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School Nurse

The Hamilton International School
Doha, Qatar
Date Added: Apr 1, 2024

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ISP School Nurse Role Profile
Purpose of Role
The Nurse is responsible to oversee the function of the School First Aid Unit by promoting health and safety, including actual and potential health problem intervention, case management services; records and database maintenance.
To act as first responder in medical emergencies.
To have an in-depth knowledge of nursing best practices with a high degree of professionalism to support the whole School.
The Nurse will provide quality health care support to the school and will be part of the pastoral care team for students.
The role requires a happy, welcoming, and caring disposition, excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. The Nurse will be a supportive, co-operative team member who shows initiative and a willingness to improve processes.
ISP Principles
Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.
Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.
Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.
Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.
Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.
ISP School Key Responsibilities
  • Performs and/or oversees mandated screenings and completes referrals and follow-up where applicable.
  • Supporting and assisting in the daily operation of the nursing office, and the general maintenance of the health and welfare of staff and students
  • Assessing and treating students medical complaints and record keeping
  • Initiation, implementation, and maintenance of procedures/protocols following Professional Guidelines
  • Providing annual audiometric and vision and BMI screening service to students
  • Keeping an up-to-date diabetic register and reminding parents to send snacks and diabetic kits with their children.
  • Overseeing sports tournaments and events, liaising with PE coordinator of list of visiting students with medical concerns and arranging appropriate support
  • Performs and/or oversees mandated screenings and completes referrals and follow-up where applicable.
  • Supporting and assisting in the daily operation of the nursing office, and the general maintenance of the health and welfare of staff and students
  • Assessing and treating students medical complaints and record keeping
  • Initiation, implementation, and maintenance of procedures/protocols following Professional Guidelines
  • Providing annual audiometric and vision and BMI screening service to students
  • Keeping an up-to-date diabetic register and reminding parents to send snacks and diabetic kits with their children.
  • Overseeing sports tournaments and events, liaising with PE coordinator of list of visiting students with medical concerns and arranging appropriate support
  • Performs and/or oversees mandated screenings and completes referrals and follow-up where applicable.
  • Supporting and assisting in the daily operation of the nursing office, and the general maintenance of the health and welfare of staff and students
  • Assessing and treating students medical complaints and record keeping
  • Initiation, implementation, and maintenance of procedures/protocols following Professional Guidelines
  • Providing annual audiometric and vision and BMI screening service to students
  • Keeping an up-to-date diabetic register and reminding parents to send snacks and diabetic kits with their children
  • Overseeing sports tournaments and events, liaising with PE coordinator of list of visiting students with medical concerns and arranging appropriate support
Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • At least 5 years of working experience
  • Valid Nursing License from the Ministry of Health at State of Qatar
  • Updated First Aid Training & Child Protection
  • Up to date knowledge and compliance to Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Local Municipalities and or other relevant Ministry Directives/Laws
  • Background/experience preferred in pediatric nursing, community health nursing, critical care nursing, medical-surgical nursing and/or emergency room nursing.
ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles
ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including an online due diligence search, references and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years employment history.
ISP Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.
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