School Nurse at the Riverbank School

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The Riverbank School – We are committed to raising God fearing Child leaders who would aim for excellence in all their endeavor. We offer a Christian and family approach to care and education that will ensure full academic potential is realized in every individual child.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: School Nurse

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The School Nurse would be in charge of the health care and well-being of students and staff ofthe school and also develop and implement health practices aimed at making the school functional and in conformity with global standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide health services to strengthen and facilitate the educational process by modifying or removing health-related barriers to student’s learning.
  • Identify problems and disabilities and provide such services as case finding, health education, referring, and care in order to help prevent serious health problems and manage current chronic conditions.
  • Provide basic healthcare to students in case of injury or acute illness
  • Educate students and staff on healthy habits, such as proper nutrition and hygiene
  • Detect health problems in early stages through regular screenings
  • Update students’ medical history
  • Ensure school environment is safe for children and school staff (e.g. prevention of communicable diseases)
  • Write referrals for pediatricians and other health specialists.
  • Ensure compliance with national and local health laws.
  • Conduct routine temperature checks and screenings for all staff and students
  • Collaborate and supervise support staff in periodic sanitation and disinfection of offices, classrooms and school area.
  • Ensure all students, employees and visitors comply with the school COVID-19 prevention guidelines
  • Take medical record of visitors coming into the compound (e-copies) after peak period in the morning
  • Supervise the cleaners in the primary school and every office around/within the primary building
  • Consult with teachers, school administrators and other school staff regarding student care

Requirements

  • A First Degree in Nursing.
  • Must be a registered Nurse (RN) and possess relevant license
  • Minimum of 3 years’ cognate experience preferably in a school environment
  • Basic knowledge of diverse areas of health including mental health
  • Ability to work independently or with others
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Ability to assess situations and act quickly
  • Knowledge of state health regulations
  • Ability to multitask.

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@riverbankschools.org  using the Position as the subject of the email.

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