Westchester Country Day School, a PK-12 independent college preparatory school in High Point, NC, seeks a Director of Health Services. This position is responsible for managing health services throughout the campus and serving as school nurse, providing care for students, faculty/staff, and visitors.
Develop and manage the health services annual budget and goals
Maintain adequate health room supplies and equipment both in the health room and on campus
Work with administrators and faculty to provide and enhance health care
Supervise, educate and direct faculty on health protocols
Conduct traditional screening programs as indicated for school-age children (i.e., vision, hearing)
Develop and update school health policies and forms
Consult administration, faculty, students, and parents on matters related to health care and the development of plans for special health care needs of students
Provide training to substitute nurses for coverage as required
Maintain active health records and forms for students and faculty
Attend school meetings and lead health care discussions; Wellness, Head of COVID Medical Task Force
Provide families and students with infectious disease information on household containment, prevention of cross-contamination, and general cleaning/hygiene processes
Manage emergency situations which arise pertaining to the health and well-being of students, faculty or staff and give emergency first aid as required
Coordinate instruction for staff in CPR and First Aid training
Investigative role in student safety and endangerment
Refer parents to community agencies as appropriate
Contact tracing and tracking for COVID; consult with Davidson County Health Department, as needed
Collaborate with Head of School to make decisions regarding COVID
Develop, implement, and teach Sex Education Program across all grade levels in conjunction with the School Counselor
Report required yearly immunization compliance reports with the State of North Carolina Health Department
Minimum qualifications are a nursing degree and licensure as a registered nurse.
About Westchester Country Day School
Westchester Country Day School is a college preparatory school teaching and guiding students in grades PK-12 to strive for excellence in moral and ethical conduct, academics, the arts, and athletics. The environment is one of mutual respect, and nurturing from students, teachers, faculty, and parents focused on a common vision of defining excellence.