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School Nurse (RN)- Various (N15-2324)

companyHartford schools
locationWethersfield, CT 06109, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023

POSTING NUMBER: N15-2324

POSTING DATE: May 19, 2023

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

POSITION: School Nurse – RN

LOCATIONS: Achievement First

Betances STEM Magnet School

Burr Middle School

Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy

McDonough Middle School

MD Fox Elementary School

Naylor Elementary School

Webster MicroSociety Magnet School

REPORTS TO: Principal and Coordinator of Health Services

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Responsible for providing general health care services to students

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited school for registered nurses, BSN preferred.
  • Successful experience as a school nurse preferred.
  • Experience with nursing procedures (tracheotomy, G-tube feeding, catheterization, diabetic care, etc.) highly preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of school health procedures including state and federal mandates.
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to work with school-aged children.

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Current and valid State of Connecticut Registered Nurse license

Current and valid CPR certification

SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary in accordance with Hartford Federation of School Health Professionals (2018-2025) - Appendix A, Salary Schedule 5A: ($46,660-$71,610). 10-month work year.

UNION AFFILIATION: Hartford Federation of School Health Professionals (HFSHP)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All current internal and external applicants must submit an online application. To apply, please visit https://app.hirenimble.com/jobs/hartford and follow the appropriate link.

Hartford Public Schools (Hartford, Connecticut) is a diverse community of educators and approximately 18,000 students attending 39 distinctive magnet, community, and neighborhood schools, located in the capital city of Connecticut. We are committed to being a leader in innovative urban education, cultivating equity and excellence for all of our students, closing the opportunity gaps, and preparing students for life, college, career, and success.

HPS recruits and selects diverse professionals, who are committed to developing students’ individual, academic, social, and emotional capacities and growth within the classroom and beyond. Highly talented and qualified candidates with a passion for urban education, a commitment to our Hartford students, families, and community are strongly encouraged to apply immediately!

Why Should You Choose Hartford Public Schools?

Hartford Public Schools is seeking excellent candidates and wants to provide the best experience for you. We have put together a comprehensive package of benefits and incentives, including:

● Competitive salary

● Career growth opportunities

● Tuition reimbursement

● Rich health care plan

● Professional development

Diversity Among Us

Hartford Public Schools is a diverse community of scholars and educators. Among our 18,000 students, there are 90 languages spoken; 22% of our student population are English Learners. Over 85% of the population are students of color. At Hartford Public Schools, we are well above the national average for diverse teachers and administrators. Among our teachers and administrators, 27% and 47%, respectively, identify as people of color.

Hartford is the Place for You

The state of Connecticut is seated on the northeastern seaboard. Hartford is within an hour’s drive of the coastline and is centrally located between New York City and Boston. Hartford is one of America’s oldest and most historic cities, made up of 17 unique neighborhoods rich in history and diversity. It is commonly known as the “insurance capital” due to its prominence beginning in the 19th century as home to many of the most prestigious insurance companies in the U.S., many of which still call Hartford home today. The city features world-class museums, entertainment, and sports venues and is home to several major companies. An array of restaurants reflecting cuisines from all over the world attract people from far and wide, and more than 200 arts, heritage, and cultural organizations in the Hartford region provide hundreds of events year-round. In addition, several universities and colleges are in Hartford and the surrounding towns, allowing easy access to advanced degree programs.

Position Subject to Available Funding

An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D