Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.Job Description
Responsible for coordination, monitoring and provision of all health care interventions for assigned student with multiple disabilities and complex health care needs.
Responsible for daily administration of medications to Campus School student and to obtain appropriate medical orders from parents and physicians and ensures that appropriate dosages/pharmacy bottles are stored in a locked medical area.
Responsible for recognition, knowledge and treatment of specific seizure disorders, lacerations, acute illness, nausea/vomiting, human bites, anaphylaxis, chest physical therapy, suctioning, nebulizer treatments, gastronomy feedings, mickey button maintenance, or any emergency.
Provides health education and training to teachers and related services staff to ensure that medical protocols are in place which includes; food allergies, seizure control, specific disabilities, adverse
medication side effects, G-tube feedings and replacements, infection control, unusual precautions, exposure to blood borne pathogens according to OSHA standards, safety, first aid, and CPR training
Completion of health care assessment and attendance at Individual Education Plan meetings as well as attend transdisciplinary team meetings or other pertinent meetings relevant to implementing students’
Individual Education Plan. Requirements
Registered Nurse, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum of one year experience working in pediatric nursing with students with special health care needsClosing Statement
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.