School Nurse, RN

Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative

Pennsauken, NJ 08110

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

School Nurse, RN

Pennsauken, NJ (

Job Type



Salary Range - $30 ph

Full COVID-19 vaccination required

The School Nurse maintains health records and documents student health issues/events in accordance with New Jersey state law for students in non-public school settings. This individual provides on-site medications, health screening, first aid, referrals and triage to students and staff.


+ Maintains health records consistent with state and local requirements

+ Provides emergency care for injuries and illness in the school as determined by the professional judgment of the nurse

+ Administers medication/treatment to students as per specified approved written policy

+ Performs health screenings as mandated by the state with referrals and follow up as needed

+ Communicates with faculty, parents and students to serve the best interest of the students regarding health services

+ Acts as a resource person for students, their families and faculty

+ Compiles reports related to services delivered in schools and submits reports to Nurse Coordinator

+ Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to Perform Essential Functions:

+ Registered Nurse licensed in the State of New Jersey

+ Certification in School Nursing preferred

+ CPR and BLS certified

+ Two years of school nursing experience preferred

+ Culturally competent experience working with diverse populations

+ Valid driver’s license, car and current insurance policy

Physical Requirements:

+ Must be able to see to read documents and hear well enough to communicate with others

+ Must be able to write, type on a computer, and use a telephone

+ Must be able to operate a motor vehicle

+ Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds

+ Additional requirements to be determined with input from Director and HR

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

Travels regularly to sites where traffic, weather, and other environmental conditions may be encountered; otherwise works in a climate-controlled professional office environment generally free from hazards and other adverse working conditions.

This job description describes the general nature of the duties and responsibilities of the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or to limit a supervisor’s ability to modify work assignments as needed.

Successful candidates for employment by SNJPC must undergo a criminal background check and driver`s license review.

Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, a nonprofit maternal/child health agency providing programs/services to improve perinatal/pediatric health. SNJPC offers a comp. salary and benefits pkg. It is SNJPC’s policy to make every practical effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities to execute the crucial functions to the job.

Code of Ethics:

SNJPC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply for employment with our agency without regard to abilities, age, race, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio economic status, educational levels, military/veteran status or any other characteristics.

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