Reporting directly to the associate head of school, the COVID-19 Health Coordinator collaborates with the school’s Pandemic Coordinators to develop, maintain, and implement the school’s health response for the duration of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The health coordinator will work with school administration to promote and prioritize health, hygiene, and safety of all students and employees for the duration of the pandemic, including but not limited to helping to create and adapt school policies and plans, and serving on any associated task forces designed to develop protocols related to managing this pandemic in a school setting.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Maximize the protection of optimal health and wellbeing of students and employees while minimizing social and educational disruption
Develop a communications plan to ensure that student, parents, and staff receive timely and accurate information regarding disease prevention and infection control strategies
Effectively collaborate with school administrators to promote & prioritize health, hygiene, and safety throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, including but not limited to promoting strategies of preventive immunization programs, early detection, surveillance, and reporting of contagious diseases
Implement a surveillance system to detect outbreak by monitoring and tracking rates of illness
Develop protocols for the school’s response to an employee, student, or family member with a COVID-19 diagnosis
Perform daily health checks and develop emergency procedures for acute medical emergencies
Work in conjunction with school’s facilities and maintenance staff on procedures of disinfecting, cleaning, and PPE to reduce spread
Provide the school community with reliable and accurate information, while adhering to LACDPH immunization and communicable disease control reporting requirements
Consult and collaborate with school counselors regarding emotional, mental, and social issues and proper assessment of students with physical injuries
Preferred experience as a School or Pediatric Nurse
Outstanding professional integrity, including the ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent organizational skills, including accuracy in multi-tasking situations
Ability to communicate clearly and compassionately with students, parents, and colleagues
Education and Qualifications
N. or Advanced Nursing Degree
Registered Nurse in the State of California (Current Licensure)
Currently BLS Provider certified
Qualified candidates may submit via email a letter of interest, current resume, and any additional documents to the attention of [email protected] To learn more about Wildwood School, visit our website at www.wildwood.org.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will be appropriate for the market and the individual’s experience and will include Wildwood’s comprehensive benefits plan.
About Wildwood School
Wildwood School is an urban, coed, college-preparatory, K-12 school in West Los Angeles recognized for its innovative practices, progressive pedagogy, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion programming. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the school enrolls 750 students in three divisions on two campuses. Wildwood School’s deep commitment to ongoing professional development feeds a renowned Outreach Center that has provided programming for public and independent school teachers, administrators, and trustees in over 16 states and eight countries. Wildwood School is also a founding member of the Mastery Transcript Consortium.
Wildwood School is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and welcomes teachers and staff members who bring skills, qualities, and/or experiences that demonstrate an understanding of and ability to support our work surrounding multicultural education, global citizenship, and sustaining a diverse and inclusive school community.
To learn more about Wildwood School, visit our website at www.wildwood.org.
Wildwood School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best... available persons in every job. Wildwood School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. Wildwood School also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:
Director of Human Resource
Director of Equity and Inclusion
11811 Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
12201 Washington Place, Los Angeles, CA 90066
For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at [email protected] or 800-421-3481.