Sun Valley Community School seeks a School Nurse. This is a new full-time,12-month position with benefits that begins on August 1, 2020. The School Nurse will work directly with all aspects of our school programming, including Elementary, Middle, and Upper School divisions, athletic, residential, and outdoor programs, and in our academies.
Assess the physical and emotional health of students as related to the educational process.
Manages health concerns within the scope of school nurse practice.
Initiates referrals for further diagnosis and treatment of identified health needs and provides follow up if necessary.
Manage student health records to maintain the health and well-being of the school.
Help the school maintain compliance with HIPPA and FERPA in the context of school nursing.
Coordinate or deliver relevant medical training for staff and students.
Coordinate with local resources South Central Public Health, St. Lukes, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare with regard to the school’s operational guidelines.
Support the School Counselor with the mental health and wellness needs of the school community.
Serve as a member of the school’s Crisis Management Team.
Interested candidates should electronically send a cover letter, resume, and at least two letters of reference by Wednesday, July 1 to:
Sun Valley Community School is an equal opportunity employer. The school encourages, seeks, and will employ applicants the school deems qualified for the position sought, regardless of age, ethnic background, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, or physical ability, with reasonable accommodation to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
A sense of joy and comfort working with students across a wide developmental age span (ages 2-18).
Demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Model health and wellness for our community.
An interest in creating a vision for this role in our school community.
A demonstrated commitment to one’s professional evolution/growth.
The ability to train faculty and coaches, and teach students in dynamic settings.
Demonstrate professional communication skills including in a variety of settings including students, colleagues, parents, board, and community members-at-large as a representative of the school.
Organizational skills commensurate with the magnitude of program demands, both administrative and logistical.
Embracing the school mission, guiding principles and diversity statement in their professional role.
A minimum BSN degree with coursework and training in school nursing and child development.
A willingness to understand and embrace the unique culture of an independent school in a small, vibrant mountain resort community in the Rocky Mountains.
A healthy sense of humor and flexibility in approach
About Sun Valley Community School
Since its inception in 1973, Sun Valley Community School in Sun Valley, Idaho has inspired its students to think critically, embrace challenges, and lead impactful, purposeful lives. The school serves more than 390 day and boarding students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve. Close student-faculty relationships and experiential, project-centered learning define the school’s distinctive educational experience.
Our philosophy? Build community. Take risks. Grow your curiosities. Pursue your passions. Aim for personal bests. We are a preK-12 day and boarding college prep school of more than 400 students set in the iconic mountain resort town of Sun Valley, Idaho. Our faculty and staff are passionate about the outdoors, the arts, innovation, athletics, adventure, and the work they do with students. They are engaged and encouraging and believe in our student-centered approach.
Our students are open to new experiences, take advantage of the natural environment, thrive in a small-town community but have a solid sense of the broader world. A Sun Valley Community School experience balances intellectual inquiry with adventure. We ask students and faculty alike to push comfort zon...es and seek understanding. We value inclusivity, authenticity, and critical thinking.
Our mission: "From our campus to the wilderness, we inspire students to think critically, engage confidently, embrace challenges, and lead impactful, purposeful lives."