RN - Primary Care Nurse

  • Westborough, MA


: $89,330.00 - $131,710.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

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Overall Responsibility
Under the administrative supervision of the Director of Health Services and the clinical supervision of the nurse practitioners and pediatrician, the Primary Care Nurse provides healthcare for the students on their designated teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Position is daytime 8AM-4PM or 7:30AM to 3:30PM, no weekends except for beeper coverage
  • Provides primary healthcare management for assigned students
  • Provides medication management for assigned students
  • Participates in daily health clinic and prepares new treatments for students seen at clinic. Instructs teachers and parents about treatments.
  • Advanced health assessment skills - collaborates with NP when necessary. Able to work independently.
  • Beeper coverage rotation: 6 weeks per year which may include visiting team house or accompanying team to the emergency room. Beeper rotation will include 1-2 holidays annually.
  • Participates in health education to teaching staff.
  • Supervises and teaches clinical staff for delegation of administration of medication to students.
  • Participates in assigned tasks such as narcotic counts, cleaning of clinic and exam rooms, or maintenance of medical equipment to assist in Department function and regulation compliance.
  • Participates in the organization of Specialty Medical Clinics with consultants, team and parents.
  • Assists in the coverage of other nurses' sick and vacation time, including Residential, Day Services, Occupational Health and Adult Services
  • Participates in weekly supervision meeting with Director of Health Services and/or Nurse Practitioner.
  • Serves as a medical liaison between teaching staff and parents.
  • Registered Nurse, duly licensed to practice in Massachusetts
  • Minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing, Bachelor's preferred
  • Basic CPR certification of Adults, Children and Infants (ARC or AHA)
  • Successful completion of NECC orientation course
  • Computer skills necessary

    Benefits (partial listing)
  • On-site daycare
  • 6 weeks paid vacation
  • Major holidays off
  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Associated topics: ambulatory, care, care unit, coronary, hospice, nurse, nurse rn, psychiatric, surgery, tcu

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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