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2 days ago

Location

Lawrenceville, NJ

Description


Founded in 1810, The Lawrenceville School, one of the country’s premier independent schools, is located in central New Jersey, five miles south of Princeton, 55 miles south of New York City, and 40 miles north of Philadelphia. Lawrenceville attracts outstanding students in grades 9-12, plus post-graduate students. The School’s 817 students come from 30 states and 34 countries/territories, with over 30 percent receiving a total of $12.2 million dollars in financial aid.  Across academic, residential, and co-curricular settings, Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community of promising young people to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose, inspiring the best in each to seek the best for all.

 

The Lawrenceville School seeks enthusiastic, energetic, collegial individuals who want to work with both adults and students in a collaborative and inclusive academic setting. The Director of Academics position requires part-time work February through June, full time work during one week in June and the month of  July, and part-time work one week in August. 


The Summer Scholars program runs from Monday, July 12, 2021 to Friday, July 30, 2021. The Health Director and Nurse must be able to work in-person, on campus for the entire duration of the program. The Health Director will need to be available for bi-weekly program team conference calls beginning in April 2021.


A Lawrenceville Summer Scholars (LVSS) Health Director and Nurse ensures the health and safety of all on-site students, faculty and visitors; obtains and maintains health records and documents as required by The Lawrenceville School, state agencies and accreditation agencies; administers basic first aid and medications; responds to emergencies as necessary and communicates with families as necessary.


The Health Director oversees the health and safety for all students (grades 6-10), faculty, and visitors if necessary. The Health Director must be either:

  1. A physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in New Jersey;
  2. A registered nurse or licensed practical nurse licensed by the State Board of Nursing;
  3. An individual who is certified as a paramedic or emergency medical technician or first responder/CIM accredited by the Department or by the American Red Cross in their First Responder-level training; or
  4. An athletic trainer certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), with the appropriate level of training provided by the National Safety Council, or an equivalent certification approved by the Department.

 

Shifts: On-call, in-person and on campus throughout the entire duration of the program; office hours will be coordinated with the Director of LVSS.


  • Administers appropriate care in compliance with LVSS Standards, Policies, Guidelines and Procedures 
  • Serves as a liaison between LVSS, parents/guardians and campers, communicating with LVSS families as necessaryParticipates in all trainings as required (dates TBD), as well as pre-program opening activities 
  • Collects and maintains health records of students and faculty/staff  in accordance with LVSS Policies
  • Respond to all medical emergencies and make referrals to appropriate medical personnel
  • Administer morning and afternoon/evening meds to students.
  • Monitors, evaluates and follows appropriate health and safety procedures and routines. Monitors health of students participating in program activities  
  • Collaborate with the program’s nursing staff to ensure the smooth operation of the summer program
  • Maintains sick room and supply inventory; orders supplies as necessary

  • The Medical Director must be either:
  • A physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in New Jersey;
  • A registered nurse or licensed practical nurse licensed by the State Board of Nursing;
  • An individual who is certified as a paramedic or emergency medical technician or first responder/CIM accredited by the Department or by the
  • American Red Cross in their First Responder-level training; or
  • An athletic trainer certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), with the appropriate level of training provided by the National Safety Council, or an equivalent certification approved by the Department.
  • American Red Cross First Aid Certification (Required)  
  • American Red Cross CPR Certification (Required)
  • Proven success in working with children and young adults with medical conditions, including but not limited to; food allergies, diabetes, seizure disorders, etc. (Preferred)
  • Proven success in working with children and young adults with special needs and/or disabilities (Preferred) 
  • Valid licensure as outlined.
  • A desire to serve students and to participate fully in an academic and enriching camp community.
  • Proven ability to connect with students ages 11-15 and adults aged 18 and above.
  • Willingness to work in-person, on campus for the entire duration of the program.