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
Registered Nurse is responsible for coordination and monitoring of total health care program for students with multiple disabilities including complex
health care needs. Daily administration of medications to Campus School students which includes: obtaining appropriate medical orders from parents and physicians. Treatment of specific seizure disorders, 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 for each student. Responsible for ensuring that a yearly physical examination is conducted by each students’ physician including vision, hearing and dental screening. Responsible for management of all necessary immunization information as required by the Department of Public Health. Completion of health care assessments and attendance at IEP (Individual Educational Plan) meetings. Supervises University nursing students while on their assigned clinical. Works in collaboration with nurse practitioner consultant in developing health care procedures and student medical care.
Supports the mission of the Campus School as a transdisciplinary team member.Requirements
Required Education & Experience
Registered Nurse with Bachelors’ Degree and minimum of one year of 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.