School Nurse at Westside Academy

Westside Academy in collaboration with Study Overseas Specialized Institute is an organization which is saddled with the responsibility of providing qualitative educational services both internationally and locally to students who wish to study in America, Europe, Asia, South Africa, Nigeria, etc.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: School NurseJob DescriptionThe school nurse is a registered professional nurse who strengthens and facilitates the educational process of Westside Academy by improving and protecting the health status of student. The major focus of school nursing services is the prevention of illness and disability, and the early detection and correction of health problems.The school nurse is uniquely qualified in preventive health, health assessment, and referral procedures.ResponsibilitiesResponsible for all health matters relating to staff and students.Administering first aid care before taking serious cases to the hospital.Liaise with the retained doctor to ensure proper treatment for staff and students in the school when necessary.Ensuring appropriate drugs are available in the clinic.Keeping the clinic environment in an orderly manner.Organizing and handling of health talk in the School.Overseeing and supervising environmental cleaning of the School compound as at when due.Organizing and giving health talk on personal hygiene, chronic diseases, STD and other health related matter.Any other duties assigned by the school principal.Maintains, evaluates, and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students.Participates as the health specialist on the child education evaluation team to develop the health individualized educational plan (I.E.P.)Plans and implements school health management protocols for the child with chronic health problems, including the administration of medication.Participates in home visits to assess the family's needs as related to the child's health.Develops procedures and provides for crises intervention for acute illness, injury and emotional disturbances.Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunization programs, early detection, surveillance and reporting of contagious diseases.Recommends provisions for a school environment conducive to learning.Provides information on health. 

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