Lower School Nurse

The Covenant School, an independent Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences and college preparatory school for grades Pre-K-12 located in Charlottesville, VA is looking for a School Nurse for the Lower School. The Lower School Nurse is located at our Birdwood Campus.

Essential Duties:
  • Responsible for the collection and compilation of Health Concerns and Emergency Medical Information and Release forms of the students at Birdwood. He/She makes the Birdwood faculty aware of any health concerns affecting students the teachers may come into contact with during the day.
  • Acting as a liaison between home and school by communicating with parents regarding students’ health and safety needs and developing plans to meet those needs at school.
  • Provide educational in-service/training for faculty and staff annually or as needed. Trainings include Occupational Safety and Health Associations (OSHA): Bloodborne Pathogens; anaphylaxis and Code Ana; appropriate use of Epi-Pen and AED. The nurse schedules CPR and First Aid classes for both campuses.
  • Provide health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings.
  • Monitoring immunizations, managing communicable diseases, and assessing the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety.
  • Implement health screening programs (i.e. vision & speech screening) and facilitate follow-up care.
Qualifications: 
  • Must have graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing with at least two years’ work experiences as a Registered Nurse.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. Must be licensed as a RN by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
  • Must possess current CPR & First Aid Certification To apply, send cover letter and resume to mgaffney@covenantschool.org
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The Covenant School

Birdwood Campus | Lower School | Pre-K–Grade 6 |
1000 Birdwood Road Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 434.220.7309

Hickory Campus | Middle and Upper School | Grades 7–12 | 175 Hickory Street Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434.220.7329
Located in Charlottesville, VA, The Covenant School is a non-denominational, private, Christian day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, visual and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.