Job ref no.: CT3126496-01#0011
Flora Education Limited

School Nurse

Flora Education Limited

Position Objective:

  • To provide medical support for all activities conducted at the School.
  • To ensure a safe and healthy environment for all students, teachers, staff and visitors to the premises through attendance to school safety concerns, allergy and disease control, medical records and maintenance, first aid and emergency procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the relevant Cognita Safeguarding; Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, s/he must report any concerns to the School’s Designated Safeguarding Lead or to the Head of School or indeed to the Regional CEO or Safeguarding Manager - Asia so that a referral can be made accordingly to the statutory services.

Nursing

  • Provide a service of Health & First Aid (H&FA) in an educational institution in an international environment
  • Maintain standards of best practice in the delivery of H&FA
  • Maintain all H&FA areas as safe and functional including restocking First Aid kits for on and off site needs
  • Maintain a confidential environment
  • Assess and treat all illness and accidents
  • Refer to outside medical services as warranted
  • Provide first-line counselling
  • Identify and refer ‘Students at risk’ to the Head of School
  • Safely secure and administer medications
  • Assess students with special health needs and be aware of those at risk of requiring emergency care
  • Act as a resource person to all staff members, students and parents.
  • Assist and deliver health promotion and health education to staff, students or parent. Actively promote Healthy Lifestyles issues.
  • Assist with student accountability by notifying teachers of students needing sick leave.
  • Ensure compliance with procedures, protocols, and other instructions provided by the Health Department and the Education Bureau
  • Carrying out other duties and tasks as reasonably delegated by the School Management

Administration

  • Contribute to an effective data base and communication between H&FA areas and nurses
  • Keep detailed records of service by monitoring student visits
  • Maintain professional development including First Aid and CPR skills
  • Maintain security of records and equipment
  • Monitor illnesses, incidences and accidents; and assess and report hazards to the Health and Safety Manager Asia
  • Manage and renew the Insurances for school

Position Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Experience working as Registered Nurse Paediatric in school environment preferred
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written & spoken)
  • Ability to deliver high quality, timely nursing care to all individuals on campus
  • Understanding of Government requirements and regulations on medical health and safety in schools

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Contacts:

  • Other School Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff
  • Parents and Students
  • PTA

Working Conditions:

  • School Environment
  • Working hours are between 8:15 a.m to 5:15 p.m, Monday to Friday, plus occasional staff meetings and trainings and weekends, School activities out of hours and school field trips
  • Paid school holidays (please refer to school calendar on school’s website) 

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

To understand more about our school, please visit www.sais.edu.hk.

Interested candidates please send your full resume including your current/last salary and expected salary by clicking Apply Now. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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More job information
Job ref no. CT3126496-01#0011
Salary
Job Function
Industry
Location
  • Kowloon City
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 1 year
Career Level
  • Middle management level
Education
  • Degree
Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Medical plan