Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School in Washington, D.C. seeks a qualified registered nurse to supervise medical care for children between three months and nine years old in the Early Learning Center, Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade classrooms, the Summer Program, and the Aftercare Program. The nurse will work from 10:00 am – 6:00 p.m.
The nurse will be responsible for assessing the health status of children in the identification and prevention of illnesses and for providing general healthcare. The nurse must respect the confidentiality inherent to the health profession and will work with the School's other nurse to maintain accurate and proper documentation and records. The nurse will promote health teaching in the after-school (ABC) and Auxiliary Programs.
Preference will be given to candidates with prior pediatric healthcare experience. In addition, candidate must successfully pass a criminal background check and complete the Staff Health Certificate issued by the District of Columbia for child development facilities.
Candidates must have demonstrated ability to function as an interdisciplinary team member and willingness to uphold the mission of the School. Successful candidates will possess the qualities of maturity, diplomacy, integrity, and ability to work well with others.
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarship, or employment programs.
Interested candidates should email resumes and cover letters and contact information for at least three references to email@example.com or fax these materials to 202-537-6680.
Ability to relate to and provide healthcare for children ages three months to nine years old.
Three years of experience in a staff nurse capacity in a school or pediatric healthcare facility or division preferable.
Bachelor's degree in nursing.
Graduate of an approved registered nurse program.
Valid and current license to practice locally as a registered nurse.
Current CPR certification, health exam, and TB test.
Knowledge of current principles and best practices of nursing standards of care.
Knowledge of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogen standards and operational procedures.
Demonstrated ability to maintain personal and professional accountability by adhering to state mandates and established policies, procedures, and standards of excellence while providing quality health care.
Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing (including electronic communications).
About Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School
Beauvoir is an independent elementary school, serving a co-ed population of 390 students from grades Pre-Kindergarten through Third Grade. Beauvoir also has an Early Learning Center that serves children from infancy through age three.
Mission: At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide the highest quality early childhood education in a diverse community that values every ...individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.