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NURSE PER DIEM

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THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
Connecticut, United States (on-site)
15 days ago

Description

THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF

ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR

NURSE – PER DIEM

CLOSING DATE:   
REV:                          07/19/2022                             
POST:                        07/19/2022

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.  ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools.  There is also much to do in West Hartford.  There is a wide array of parks and recreation.  There are pools and hiking trails.  There are historic sites to visit as well.  If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Director of the Student Health Center and the Student Health Center Medical Consultant, the nurse will provide medical care to students and staff.                                    

PRIMARY DUTIES:  

  • Responsible for medication administration and documentation for all students.
  • Assists Medical Consultant as needed.
  • Addresses student’s medical and emergent needs.
  • Provision of care of in-patient students.
  • Annual student screenings and documentation.
  • Change of shift responsibilities.
  • Serves as a member of the Student Health Center Team.
  • Assists Director of Student Health Center with paper work when requested.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to think analytically, critically and reflectively.
  • Ability to practice nursing that meets the needs of clients cared for using logical thinking and accurate nursing skills.
  • Proficient with integrating professional knowledge into practice.
  • Ability to assess and manage crises.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect the client's right to privacy.
  • Ability to function independently following standing orders and procedures.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicant must possess a current Connecticut License as a Registered Nurse and be CPR certified.
  • Three years of prior school nurse experience preferred.
  • Applicant must have the ability to use sign language or willingness to learn.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

SALARY:

  • Compensation range is specified by experience. 
  • Per Diem (as needed basis)

HOW TO APPLY:

Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:

jobopportunities@asd-1817.org 

Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:

Human Resources

American School for the Deaf

139 North Main Street

West Hartford, CT  06107

Fax: 860.215.2891

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing).



Job Information

  • Job ID: 64626499
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Connecticut, United States
  • Position Title: NURSE PER DIEM
  • Company Name For Job: THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
  • Discipline: General Nursing

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