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  • Posted: Jul 26, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 9, 2021
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  • St Saviour's School Ebute Metta, is a Trust School that caters for children from Nursery to Primary 6 and delivers the Nigerian Curriculum as part of a thoroughly rounded education, preparing children to become global citizens, competing in an international environment. We also use the International Primary Curriculum to enhance the learning of all children...
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    School Nurse

    Location: Ebute Metta, Lagos
    Employment Type: Full-time

    Main Purpose

    • To support the staff and pupils on all health care matters.

    Responsibilities

    • Always dress neatly, professionally and uphold the name of the school.
    • Develop and establish healthcare plans, policies, procedures, and protocols for the school.
    • Monitor and ensure compliance with the school’s health and safety plans, policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Establish and oversee control measures for disease and infection within the school.
    • Overseeing and monitor medication administration, immunizations, and manage communicable diseases.
    • Assess the school environment and make recommendations to the school management to prevent injury and ensure a safe environment for the school
    • Oversee vision, hearing, body mass index, health screening procedures including checking pupils’ fingernails, hair, and teeth for hygiene.
    • Measure the blood pressure, sugar, and oxygen level and of all staff, on a monthly basis, and keep records of all readings.
    • Establish routines and schedules for cleaning the school to ensure that the entire is always clean, including the sickbay.
    • Serve as a consultant with other school professionals, physical education teachers, coaches, and counsellors as required.
    • Provide health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings.
    • Refer any serious injury or ailment to the Medical Centre, following the agreed school policy, and maintain accurate records of any such referrals.
    • Delegate healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
    • Ensure the necessary medical equipment and school First Aid boxes are available and in good working order.
    • Maintain medical supplies inventory, including stocking and replenishment.
    • Ensure consumable medical supplies are logged and receipts kept for all purchases.
    • Assist with the care of sick children and those suffering minor injuries within the school.
    • Maintain records of all treatments and provide the school management with a monthly report on ailments and injuries treated.
    • Inspect the school toilets daily and ensure they meet hygiene and sanitary standards and keep records of inspection.
    • Provide advice and information to school management on healthy eating, regular exercise, personal hygiene, etc.
    • Give a detailed report monthly to school management on all duties and responsibilities as well as recommendations on health-related concerns.
    • Undertake specific duties as the School Nurse, at school functions and events, that may be regarded as within the duties of this post.
    • Undertake such duties that may be reasonably regarded as within the nature of the duties of the post. Any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms.
    • Any other duties as directed by the school’s management.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and RN license
    • Experience in caring for or working with children in a school setting is an added advantage
    • Minimum 3 years clinical care experience.

    Competencies Profile
    Technical Competencies:

    • Strong observation skills
    • Infection Control
    • Clinal Skills
    • Nursing Skills
    • Ability to assess situations and act quickly
    • Health Promotion and Maintenance
    • Knowledge of state health regulations
    • Knowledge of health care in a school setting
    • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Compassionate and caring
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Ability to use initiative
    • Intuition and insight
    • Resilience
    • Stamina
    • Good health and fitness
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Ability to work independently or with others

    Deliverables:

    • Appearance
    • Punctuality
    • Timely submission of all reports
    • Functional First-Aid box with adequate inventory kept
    • Sanitary maintenance of school
    • Number of recommendations approved by management
    • Attend to all health and safety incidences in a timely and professional manner
    • Seamless referral process to the Medical Centre for serious illness
    • Adherence and compliance with school health and safety plans. Policies, procedures and protocols
    • Conduct at least one educational program per session

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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