Health Centre Nurse

Health Centre Nurse

Health Centre Nurse 
Permanent, part-time position, starting September, 2024
 
St. Michaels University School (SMUS) is seeking a part-time Nurse to join our dynamic and high-functioning Health Centre department. Reporting to the Head Nurse, the Health Centre Nurse is part of a team that supports the day-to-day operations of the Health Centre, which attends to the clinical care of SMUS boarding students from Grades 8 to 12. 

Work Schedule: 
As a boarding school, we provide access to medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Nurses work both day and evening shifts between the hours of 7:30 am and 9:30 pm on weekdays, weekends from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and overnight as required to look after students. Some weekend, evening and on-call hours will be required. This role will work 23 hours per week in-clinic, during the school year. The school and health centre close for statutory holiday long weekends, winter break, spring break and summer break. 

Our preference is for 3 shifts a week (7.5 hours per shift), plus one on-call shift each week. There can be some flexibility concerning the exact schedule. The Nurse will start in the role in September with orientation in June and August.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides health care such as first aid treatment for minor ailments and injuries and administering medications.  
  • May be called upon to attend an injured or sick student.  
  • Refers students to the school doctor, liaises with outside medical specialties, therapists, dental, ophthalmic or other health related appointments for boarding students.  
  • Provides preventative health care, promotion of health and health awareness through seminars.  
  • Liaises with other health care professionals in the community.  
  • Refers students to the school counselors when appropriate.  
  • Performs administrative functions, such as maintaining emergency equipment, ordering supplies, maintaining electronic student files including medication needs, immunization records and allergy lists.  
  • Ability to work with digital medical records.  
  • Ability to be flexible as needs and shifts may change. 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • This position requires a current membership in good standing with the BC College of Nursing Professionals along with a minimum of two years’ experience in a related position. 
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or a Licensed Practical Nursing diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution. 
  • Current CPR Level C certification. 
  • Adherence to the BC Standards for Nursing Practice. 
  • Proactive approach to preventative health care. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel). 
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written, with internal and external customers. 
  • Ability to be tactful, demonstrate excellent judgment, and work as a positive and collaborative team member. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, teachers, parents and staff. 
  • Ability to identify and assist students with emotional and other health concerns. 
  • Organized, with the ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, a self-starter with the ability to work independently. 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Pay Range: 
Hourly pay range: BCNU RN3 $41.42 to $55.91 per hour. LPN1 $32.84 to $41.35 per hour.  
                 
Criminal Record Check: 
 
Must pass and maintain a clear Solicitor General criminal record check for the purpose of working with children. 

Application Details: 
Please apply by 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 4, 2024. 

About St. Michaels University School: 
Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, St. Michaels University School (SMUS) is a Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 day and boarding school with a global reputation for academic excellence. 
 
Our students from over 30 countries all over the world have opportunities in academics, athletics, arts, leadership, service and outdoor education, and are inspired by an extraordinary staff committed to character growth and preparing students for what lies ahead in life. The school’s Mission shapes these endeavours: Our school seeks the excellence in all of us, with passion and compassion. We are a community shaped by the pursuit of truth and goodness, providing outstanding preparation for life. At St. Michaels University School, we seek to employ and empower individuals who wish to forge impactful relationships and careers that place our students at the centre. We firmly believe that expanding our diversity while adjusting our practice will lead to becoming the community we envision – a place where staff and students share a sense that they fully belong. 

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