Per Diem Registered Nurse

Deerfield Academy’s Health and Wellness Center is seeking Registered Nurses for non-benefited, per diem positions during the academic year.

Primary responsibilities: provides appropriate, individual health care and education to students which includes active management of sports injuries, triage, assessment and treatment of both outpatients and inpatients (in our licensed clinic with a 15 bed infirmary,) and psychotropic medications administration; is familiar with protocols and procedures for medical emergencies; performs the skills necessary to give immediate treatment in an emergency situation; sends the student to the hospital as appropriate; calls for extra help as needed; maintains a high level of nursing care, following professional nursing standards and written protocols, policies, and procedures, and utilizes nursing knowledge and assessment; maintains confidentiality and a professional approach towards students, their families, faculty, staff, and all others involved with the health and well-being of the student and is able to draw blood, call in prescriptions, dispense medications, administer immunizations and perform other medical procedures and tests as deemed necessary and as ordered by the MD/NP.

Qualifications include: Nursing degree from an accredited school; at least one year  clinical nursing experience, preferably with adolescents in a health care setting; valid Massachusetts RN license (or LPN license as grandfather clause); current CPR certification; sound decision making capabilities; ability to be flexible; ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; ability to work with a wide range of people in a diplomatic and professional manner; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to handle confidential information; proficiency with MS Office Suite; ability to multi-task effectively; strong attention to detail; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

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Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.