Infection Control School Nurse

at The Pembroke Hill School
Location Kansas City, MO
Date Posted June 24, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

We are seeking a full-time Infection Control Nurse for the 2020-21 school year, beginning in August 2020. 

Job purpose:  
The Infection Control Nurse will promote awareness of and assist in the prevention and tracking of Sars-CoV-2 infection by -

  • collaborating with PHS teams and individuals to create infection control and prevention strategies for the Pembroke Hill School
  • creating awareness within the school community regarding the virus and infection control
  • identifying, investigating, monitoring and reporting SARS-CoV-2 cases within the school community
  • providing ongoing feedback to the PHS staff and community regarding SARS-CoV-2 updates and necessary adjustments to IC strategies
  • upholding professional standards according to the state Nurse Practice Act, applicable to school nursing practice.

Job Requirements:

  • Valid and current RN license in the State of Missouri.
  • Nursing Degree; Associate’s required, Bachelor’s preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience in infection control or infectious disease Nursing.  Pediatric nursing is a plus.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Demonstrated clinical assessment skills.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – verbal and in writing.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Strong computer and research skills to stay up to date with new developments, best practices and standards of care.

Pembroke Hill School is an independent school with a 100+ year history located near the historic Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.  We have newer and updated facilities, excellent resources, small class sizes, and a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package including a free lunch while school is in session.  If you would like to join a highly qualified team who enjoys working with talented and dedicated students and faculty and would like to be considered for this opportunity, complete the online application. 

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