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RN

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Purpose: The School Health Hearing and Vision Registered Nurse (H&V RN) is a school nurse whose primary duties and responsibilities will be coordinating and implementing the Cambridge Public Schools' Hearing and Vision Screening Program. In collaboration with the Hearing and Vision Coordinator, children in grades kindergarten nine will be screened for educationally significant hearing and vision impairments. The H&V RN will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Massachusetts vision and health screenings (105 CMR 200.400) requirements in the school setting. The H&V Coordinator will oversee coordination of referrals and follow-up care with parents, school health staff and primary care providers. The H&V Coordinator will maintain complete documentation in student records, referral forms and annual reports. This position reports directly to the RN Nurse Manager for School Health. Additionally, The H&V RN will work with School Health nurses to assist them with general school health activities and be able to function as a School Health Nurse as needed to support the work of the school health program. This part time position will require travel between all schools, a distance of least 2 to 3 miles.

Qualifications/Requirements: Minimum of two years nursing experience is also required. Candidates must have, or be eligible at time of hire for, current certification in Community, Pediatric, or School Nursing. This part time position may require travel between schools - usually a distance of at least 2 to 3 miles. Excellent communication skills, the ability to respond to events effectively and respectfully, and the ability to effectively prioritize competing responsibilities while under pressure is required. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to work with multicultural, multiracial, and multilingual populations.

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Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge , RN, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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