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School Nurse

Company: Uncommon Schools
Location: Camden
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionUncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing, public charter schools providing an outstanding K-12 education in historically under-resourced communities. We have proudly built schools that reflect our student population, with more than 60% of our teachers and staff across our network identifying as a person of color. Uncommon currently manages 55 schools serving more than 21,000 students in six cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, Rochester, and Troy. We are proud that Uncommon graduates persist in and graduate from college at five times the rate of their peers nationally. We achieve this by offering strong academic, co-curricular, and social-emotional learning that prepares students for success in college and beyond. -Job DescriptionCamden Prep Nurses promote health and safety in the school environment and provides health services to students, faculty and staff. As the school health services specialist, nurses assist our students and staff in attaining and/or maintaining optimum health, and promoting positive health habits and attitudesResponsibilities

  • Provide basic healthcare to students in case of injury or acute illness
  • Keep track of students' vaccination records and follows up with families as needed
  • Update students' medical history and files accordingly
  • Ensure school environment is safe for children and school staff (e.g. prevention of communicable diseases)
  • Ensure compliance with national and local health lawsQualifications
    • BSN preferred
    • LPN as long as they are willing to go back to school to get their RN degree to become school certified (Tuition will be reimbursed)Additional InformationOur people are what makes us Uncommon. - -We believe our compensation philosophy and benefits should reflect our values-equity, transparency, and clarity-to enhance our ability to attract and retain talent and reward their expertise. -Our staff receive best-in-class training, coaching, and support to develop and operate mission-driven schools that provide a high-quality education to our students and families.Compensation for this position: -Most candidates who meet job description requirements will receive an offer of $55,000-$59,000. The starting compensation for this role is between $55,000 -to $76,000. - -The starting pay will depend on various factors including but not limited to relevant professional experience, education, certifications, and tenure with Uncommon Schools. To receive an offer at the top of the range, candidates will need significant experience in a directly aligned role. - Because we value staff tenure in a role, we do not currently cap salary ranges for current staff members. -Other Benefits:
      • Generous paid time off inclusive of sick time and school breaks (spring, winter, and summer) + additional sustainability half days throughout the school year
      • Extensive, best-in-class training and development - -
      • Choice of 3 comprehensive health insurance plans
      • Pre-tax flexible spending and health saving accounts
      • Financial planning & wellness
        • New Jersey Pension program
        • 529 college savings program
        • Public Service Loan Forgiveness application assistance
        • Financial - planning tools and assistance
        • Dependent Care FSA, back up childcare and daycare discounts
        • Paid leave of absence -
          • Fully paid parental leave
          • Fully paid medical leave
          • Additional paid Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance -
          • Mental health and counseling support + wellness benefitsUncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building an exceptional team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. We also strive to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. As an equal opportunity employer, Uncommon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also ensure that individuals with disabilities receive all privileges and benefits associated with employment and are provided reasonable accommodations for the interview process and to perform core job functions. If you would like to request an accommodation, please email

Keywords: Uncommon Schools, Camden , School Nurse, Healthcare , Camden, New Jersey

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