Part-Time Residential Life / Boarding Program Nurse
Leman Manhattan Preparatory School
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School seeks a Nurse for the Residential Life program for the 2022-23 School Year!
The Residential Life program at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is one of the only high school boarding programs in New York City, attracting a talented pool of students from around the world. Léman Manhattan is now seeking a LPN, or Registered Nurse (RN) for its Residential Life program for the 2022-23 school year.
This position involves overseeing all tasks related to boarding students’ health and wellness. The Residential Life Nurse is responsible for creating a safe and nurturing environment while ensuring that all students’ medical needs and state requirements are met.
This position is for 40 hours per week on weekdays, with a daily 7:30am start time. This is a live-out position that reports to the Director of Residential Life.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Management of Student Illness
Assess all student complaints and apply the necessary nursing interventions
Create and carry out student care plans, including scheduling of specialist doctor’s appointments, medication management, and follow-up care
Communication with parents, guardians, School Nurse, and Residential Counselors regarding management of care
Oversee immunization program to ensure all New York State requirements are met
Assist in ensuring that the Residential Life program is a safe environment and promotes healthy behaviors
Monitor for outbreaks such as pink-eye, strep throat, meningitis, MRSA, and other communicable diseases
Assist with managing of medical emergencies while on duty
Policies and Procedures
Collaborate with school leadership to create policies and procedures for Residential Life regarding management of medical issues, communicable diseases, medical communication, and health and wellness initiatives and assuring that all practices are appropriate according to NYS law
Oversee medical supplies and order as necessary
Ensure that all medications and supplies are not expired
Document medical assessments using the appropriate platform
Complete insurance paperwork and ensure efficient processing of claims
Use the Orah student management technology to conduct student checkouts on a periodic basis
Oversee Residential Wellness Program
Create educational materials and programming to support the development of healthy behaviors while students learn to live independently in a residential environment
Assist with other aspects of the Residential Life program based on individual strengths and interests
LPN, or Registered Nursing (RN) degree from an accredited nursing school
Minimum 3 year working in a school, university, or residential setting
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to delegate tasks to non-medical Residential Life Staff members
Experience working with English language learning (ELL) students
Proficiency in a second language is a plus
Experience working with adolescents
Experience in case management
Ability to work independently
Passion for working with international high school students
Willingness to be part of a new and growing program
Contact: To be considered for this position, please send a letter of interest, a résumé, and contact information for three references to: Joshua Anchors, Director of Global Admissions and Residential Life at J.Anchors@lemanmanhattan.org.
To learn more about our school, please visit our website: www.lemanmanhattan.org.
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
As an affiliate school of Nord Anglia Education, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.
The vision for Léman Manhattan draws deeply from our namesake and sister school, Collège du Léman, one of the world’s most renowned Swiss boarding schools located on the outski...rts of Geneva, with a nearly sixty-year history of educating the sons and daughters of the world’s leaders in business, politics and the arts. Together with Léman International School in Chengdu, China, College du Léman and Léman Manhattan operate as a unique consortium of schools that provide students with a truly “Three Campus, One School” experience.