Campus School Nurse

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Job location: Smith College

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-06-10
Req: R-201900493
Campus SchoolJob Description



Dept: Campus School of Smith College

Title: School Nurse

Position Control: AS0224

FLSA: Non-exempt Grade: NA

Reports to: Assistant Head of School Date: May 30, 2019


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  Develop and maintain policies and procedures to ensure the health and well being of Campus School students and respond to their daily medical and health needs. This is a full time 42 week position.


  • Respond to and keep accurate records of student illness, medical needs and injuries as they occur during the school day.

  • Administer restricted medication to students.

  • Administer yearly vision and hearing screening.

  • Communicate with parents and faculty regarding illnesses, chronic conditions and/or injury of students.

  • Train Campus School staff as needed to respond to health and medical needs of individual students.  

  • Consult with teachers, parents and Campus School staff regarding concerns about the students’ general health and well being.

  • Review student emergency cards

  • Oversee and maintain student health records and monitor compliance with Massachusetts state laws.

  • Annually review and revise as necessary protocols and procedures for responding to illnesses, medical emergencies and students with chronic conditions, in consultation with the school administration and the consulting physician.

  • Maintain the nurse’s station, medical supplies and medication dispensing cabinet.

  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Campus School administration.



Education/Experience: RN licensure, two year nursing experience that includes working with elementary school age children, experience in school setting preferred, CPR and first aid certified.


Skills: Medical expertise, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact with elementary age children, parents, teachers and staff in an effective and supportive manner. Ability to work independently and as a cooperative member of a team; ability to be flexible; good organization skills.

Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position.

Review of applications will begin

July 2, 2019

Compensation Grade:

Grade X Non-exempt

Position Type:


About Smith College

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 6/13/2019
Application Due: 7/26/2019
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