Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Staff Nurse (per diem/on call)
Responsible for coordination and monitoring of total health care program for students with multiple disabilities including complex health care needs
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for administration of medications to Campus School students which includes obtaining appropriate medical orders from parents and physicians and ensures that appropriate dosages/pharmacy bottles are stored in a locked medical area.
Responsible for recognition, knowledge and treatment of specific seizure disorders, lacerations, acute illness, nausea/vomiting, human bites, anaphylaxis, chest physical therapy, suctioning, nebulizer treatments, gastronomy feedings, mickey button maintenance, or any emergency
$40 per hour
Minimum of one year experience working in pediatric nursing with students with special health care needs
Related Work Experience Registered Nurse, Bachelors Degree preferred CPR CPI First Aid
Excellent Communication Skills Excellent Organizational Skills Excellent Interpersonal Skills Knowledge of medications and syndromes relevant to population Knowledge of mandated healthcare policies and procedures in special education programs Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations Ability to assist/or lift students who have physical disabilities
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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.