Isolation Room Nurse

Date Posted: 10/11/2020

ACS Doha is looking for an Isolation Room Nurse to join their team.

The school nurse strengthens and facilitates the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of students., by identifying and enabling the removal or modification of health related barriers to the learning process of the students.
The school nurse facilitates a positive student response to normal development milestone by promoting health and preventing ill heath.
This includes promoting health and safety in the school environment.
Providing health services to students, faculty, and staff, and to educate the school community in sound health practices.

Duties and Responsibilities
First Aid and Care of The Sick or Injured.
Provides emergency care in case of illness and administer first aid in case of injury to students, faculty, staff and family members on campus in accordance in accepted principles of practice and established policies and procedures.
Determine whether or not to call an ambulance during an emergency.
Determines whether students need to be excused or remain in class when feeling unwell, with strong emphasis on remaining in school.
Parents will be contacted in a timely manner once a decision has been made to send a student home.
Provides guidance on health history, medical needs, current practices and medication requirements of students in the classrooms and those participating in field trips.
If students are out of school for a long period of time due to illness, the health condition should be followed up.  

Professional Responsibilities
Must be a Registered Nurse.
Updates and maintains registration and a portfolio as per NMC guideline and code of conduct.
Keeps self-current with health knowledge and trends through professional literature and professional development.
Keeps current knowledge of the Local Health Authority School Health Laws and recommendations.
Attend and participates in activities/ courses related to school nursing.
Manage or supervise staff Plan, participate in and contribute to regular clinical supervision and evidence based practice within Medical room.
Maintain a record of all courses attended. Any other reasonable duties delegated by The Head of School or Principals.

Personal Qualities
Must be tolerant and patient and able to work under pressure.
Must be caring and supportive.
Be motivated, working unsupervised, innovatively and with high standard that is research based.
Be organized and manage own time and caseload, prioritizing as necessary according to workload, whilst ceasing opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and experience. Be able to work and concentrate with frequent interruptions. Able to Multi-task without losing sight of deadlines. Open to cultural difference, experiences, and be non-judgmental. Understands and respects confidentiality of role. Has outstanding inter-personal skills and can relate to many people from many cultures. Good listening skills. Understand and respect the school lines of communications.

ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and, as an employee of ACS, you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students' welfare is the responsibility of all staff within ACS International Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.