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Registered Nurse / Education Technician

Monarch School of New England

The Monarch School of New England serves students with significant special needs ages five to twenty-one in the least restrictive setting possible.  Our program focuses on educational activities as well as social opportunities by integrating traditional as well as alternative therapies and vocational programming.  Our professionals work closely with each student to prepare them for integration back into the mainstream or the communities where they will eventually live.


Responsible for the medical well-being of an individual student and provides assistance to the Director of Nursing. Assists the classroom teacher and teacher assistant in all assigned aspects of classroom instruction; management and the implementation of student IEPs, comprehensive treatment plans, behavioral support services, and all class activities related to school based and community instruction in accordance with school goals and objectives in a team environment.

Requirements:

Education: Board certified graduate of an accredited nursing school and current license in the State of NH. Currently, or within one year, certified as Para-educator I in the State of NH.

Experience: One year experience of registered/practical nursing and as an Educational Technician, Para-educator, or child care worker with preference to working with special needs children with significant disabilities.

Physical Requirements: Free of restrictions which would limit the use of the body as it relates to the repetitive lifting of up to 50 pounds; the physical management of students consistent with CPI training; and participation in swimming, kayaking, horseback riding, horticultural, and other activities.

Other Requirements: Valid driver's license; clean driving and criminal record; possess and maintain certification in First Aid, CPR, and CPI. Participate in professional development as determined by supervisor.

Responsibilities:

Nursing:

1. Assists with the formulation, revision, and implementation of the Individual Health Plan by observing and collecting data concerning students from teachers, para-professionals, and family.

2. Assists in the implementation of specific goals and objectives as noted in the IEP.

3. Assists students with medications.

4. Assists with maintaining accurate records including daily medical documentation as needed.

5. Uses nursing assessments to provide first aid and monitors vital signs of students.

6. Arranges emergency transportation for sick or injured students and staff.

7. Respects the dignity, confidentiality, and rights of students and staff.

8. Provides care to students within school policies, professional standards, and physician’s orders.

9. Functions within the limits of the New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act.

Educational Technician:

1. Assists the classroom teacher and teacher assistant as assigned.

2. Stays aware of all classroom activity and takes initiative to assist as requested or needed.

3. Implements classroom activities as scheduled by the classroom teacher.

4. Follows through on all academic programming and therapeutic goals/ techniques according to IEP.               

5. Assists teacher and teacher assistant in maintaining data/tracking sheets documenting student's progress toward IEP objectives.

6. Assists students with all basic daily duties as needed, including eating, toileting, and personal hygiene.

7. Supervises / helps students actively participate in community, recreational, and therapeutic activities.

8. Helps maintain a sanitary and organized classroom, facility, and vehicles as directed.

9.  Assists students with arrival and departure before and after school.

10. Participates in planning and progress meetings as a member of the team as requested.

11. Attends staff meetings and in-service trainings.  

12. Substitutes for other Educational Technician(s) as needed.

13. Participates in school-wide activities benefitting the students.

14. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing, Teacher or Teacher Assistant.

How to Apply:

E-mail cover letter and resume to Ken Plourde, Director of Human Resources at kplourde@monarchschoolne.org

Salary Range:

$55,000-$60,000

Job Location:

Rochester

Date Added: March 27, 2019

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