School Nurse

Position Description: 


Founded in 1978 in Putney, VT, Greenwood School is the premier school for young men, grades 6 through 12, who have learning, attention and executive function challenges. Greenwood leverages its small size to deliver innovative research-based programs that empower students with the knowledge, talents, life skills and confidence they need for success, both socially and academically. At Greenwood students discover their unique strengths in a setting where quality education and character development are nurtured by a highly-supportive faculty who go beyond what is expected and deliver excellence, through experiential activities that put learning into a relevant context.

The health professional/nurse will be responsible to oversee all aspects of personal health and well-being for our boarding and day students. The nurse will bring a level of professionalism to the job and interface with the faculty on a daily basis.

Monday - Friday 7AM – 4PM; Saturday and Sunday: on call as needed.


  • Support the residential staff with morning wake ups: triage sick or injured students, dispense routine meds 
  • Attend Breakfast and Lunch
  • Dispense meds at scheduled times either at the Health Office or at meals
  • Train and delegate residential faculty for med dispensation for other times as needed (in evenings and on weekends or when the nurse is away from campus)
  • Triage and care for sick students
  • Support the Director of Student Life in maintaining attendance records
  • Attend faculty, support team meetings regularly and residential life (dorm parent) meetings as needed
  • Support the residential staff in providing a safe and positive dorm experience
  • Prepare all medications for each week. This includes dispensing medication during the academic day and preparing medications to be dispensed during the evenings, weekends, and breaks


  • Coordinate with physicians, families and pharmacies to fill prescriptions as necessary
  • Coordinate with families; answer any questions re: insurance
  • Coordinate payments for prescriptions
  • Schedule and coordinate medical and orthodontist appointments 
  • Accompany students as needed or arrange transportation to appointments
  • Weekend check-ins for medical needs and ER visits outside of normal hours as needed 
  • Maintain required State of Vermont requirements for reporting and protocols
  • Communicate with physicians and families regarding medication changes.  Document all medication changes
  • Maintain up to date Health records of students
  • Maintain Medication Administration Records
  • Budget and oversee ordering of medical supplies
  • Arrange for fall Flu Clinic for Greenwood faculty and staff 
  • Maintain First Aid Kits throughout campus and on school vehicles


  • Delegation protocol and training for all residential staff for medication and health office protocols and current student medical concerns.  Arrange CPR training for faculty and staff
  • Coordinate healthcare insurance with international families

Greenwood School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or disability in its employment policies.

Salary: Open
Type: Full Time – Faculty
Category: Health Services
Required Education: Associates Degree in Nursing or higher

Licensed by the State of Vermont

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