Job Summary

Bridgan schools are looking for superstar School Nurse to help us ensure the well being, academic success, lifelong achievement, and overall health of our Pre –Primary, Primary and secondary school students.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

We are searching for talented and inspiring individuals who are keen to inspire a passion for our mission in parents, students and the communities that we serve. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

Key responsibilities for the School Nurse Job

  • Managing our students’ wellness and development and offering them psycho-social support as needed.
  • Maintaining close liaison with the Medical staff at the nearest Private Hospital consistently
  • Handle confidential situations, information and documentation.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels with students, staff, parents and other clinicians and paramedics
  • Inspecting boarding house facilities (toilets and bathrooms, laundry area) when pupils are away from the facilities and appraise the level of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Monitoring standards achieved by cleaners and other support agencies within the Boarding House and report on any deficiencies to the Director, Operations.

School Nurse Job Qualifications

  • A professional, flexible and conscientious registered nurse with the ability to build a harmonious, energetic and cohesive relationship with students and co-workers.
  • Prior experience working as a pediatric nurse
  • Professional counseling skills with a proven track record will be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • The ability to win the trust of children and encourage them to talk about their problems.
  • The ability to explore sensitive issues with tact, understanding and patience.
  • The ability to stay calm in an emergency.
  • Record-keeping and organisational skills.

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