The Hun School of Princeton seeks a dynamic and creative Weekend Per Diem Nurses. The Weekend Per Diem Nurses will work 12 hour shifts and report to the Director of Health Services and are responsible for personally providing exceptional medical care to our students.
Administer holistic patient care including but not limited to routine emergent care to an adolescent population that includes illness and injuries, coordinate appropriate arrangements for treatment with a physician, specialist, or at an area hospital;
Ability to complete comprehensive physical and psycho-social assessments to determine appropriate nursing intervention based on standing medical orders and Clinical protocol;
Administration and dispensing of prescription and over the counter medications as authorized by parents and physicians, while observing for effectiveness, and monitoring for adverse side effects;
Act as a resource for health education and participate in health education and disease prevention programs of the Health Center including providing training for CPR, first aid, and health safety.
Systematic collection, communication, documentation and reviewing of data pertaining to health status, immunization records, and nursing needs of students;
Complete and submit all medical forms, reports, including student accident reports, and other documentation as may be required by policy, regulation, or School requirements;
Treat all students, parents, and other members of the School community with kindness and respect, recognizing that this position is typically dealing with stressful and concerning situations;
Ability to prioritize and effectively manage diverse tasks, multitasking in a fast-paced sometimes stressful environment;
Possess a high level of personal and professional integrity;
Plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including utilization of appropriate judgment;
Be detail-oriented, collaborative, approachable, kind, and effective communicators;
Excellent technology skills including Microsoft Office suite and Google Mail (Gmail) applications are required;
Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, which may be altered, redesigned, and/or pivoted as necessary based on School needs.
Required to work two 12-hour weekend shifts per month and coverage for one Holiday per academic school calendar year;
Must possess good judgment, tact, sensitivity, and discretion in the handling of confidential information, materials, and situations;
Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness.
Minimum of 2 years experience;
RN Licensed in the State of New Jersey;
Prior experience working in a school environment a plus, experience in a boarding campus environment preferred;
Prior experience in an emergency or critical care environment a plus;
Required passage of State of New Jersey Criminal Background check.
The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. Individual attention and strong student-faculty relationships are the hallmarks of the School. On the 50-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 645 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. Our campus is home to students from twenty-two countries and fifteen states.
Our campus is located in historical Princeton, New Jersey, a short train ride away from both New York City (50 miles) and Philadelphia (45 miles). Home to Princeton University, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and an array of cultural centers and organizations, Princeton is regarded as one of the most academically-minded communities in the world. Often named one of the country’s best places to live, Princeton is a friendly, multicultural community surrounded by mountains, parks, and lakes. There are award-winning museums and theatres, celebrated public and private schools, destination restaurants... and hotels, and a robust calendar of community events to enjoy.
The Hun School of Princeton empowers each student to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing world, by nurturing resilient character, providing individual mentorship, and inspiring vigorous and joyful learning.
In our mission of educating global citizens with resilient character, we actively seek candidates who can bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to our community. The Hun School of Princeton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics or activity protected by law.