Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
1:1 Nursing for Campus School Student
SUMMARY Responsible for coordination and monitoring of total health care program for assigned student with multiple disabilities including complex health care needs.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for daily administration of medications to Campus School student 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, anaphylaxis, chest physical therapy, suctioning, nebulizer treatments, gastronomy feedings, mickey button maintenance, or any emergency.
Provides health education and training to teachers and support staff to ensure that medical protocols are in place in the event of an emergency. This includes, food allergies, seizure control, specific disabilities, adverse medication side effects, G-tube feedings & replacements, infection control, unusual precautions, exposure to blood borne pathogens according to OSHA standards, safety, first aid, CPR training.
Completion of health care assessment and attendance at Individual Education Plan meetings as well as attend transdisciplinary team meetings or other pertinent meetings relevant to implementing students' Individual Education Plan.
Attend in-service trainings.
Responsible for following daily classroom schedules and specific programs for group and individual activities for each student as directed by the Master Teacher.
During school hours when the assigned student is not present, assist Master Teacher with scheduled classroom activities or assist with nursing department assignments as directed by the Assistant Program Director(s).
Assist Master Teacher with organization and maintenance of classroom and therapeutic supplies and equipment. Accompany student to therapy sessions as needed. Communicate effectively with students, staff and parents. Works in collaboration with Program Nurses and Nurse Practitioner Consultant in developing health care policies and procedures and student medical care Follow up regarding student absences.
Supports the mission of the Boston College Campus School
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience. Minimum of one year experience working in pediatric nursing with students with special health care needs Related Work Experience Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree preferred CPR CPI First Aid Skills/Abilities/Competencies 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
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Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
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Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
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.