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School Nurse - Bolivia

school
Network of International Christian Schools
location
La Paz, Bolivia, South America
salary
US 600 - 1000 a month
Start date
Start September 2022
2 years
1
  • Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • College/University Faculty, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • Nursing
  • Other Certification

Qualifications

Current state or provincial issued nurse license (registered nurse)

Specific Skills

A nurse station is a safe place for many students. Be able to share the Gospel and in many cases offer emotional support for students.

  • Free local dental coverage
  • World-class health benefits
  • Transportation to and from school. 

School Background:

Highlands International School (HIS) was founded on February 2, 2003. Since May 19, 2003, HIS has been a member of the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS), with many schools around the world. HIS is an international Christian school that provides an environment of academic excellence and respect for people of all cultures and religions. Highlands International School is a community of students, parents, and Christian educators, working together as a NICS network school, to instill in each student a passion for truth, a commitment to excellence, and an appreciation for diversity. HIS Core Values: Servant Leadership, Christ-like Compassion, Biblical Stewardship.

Job Summary:

The school nurse will work to promote a healthy school environment. Beyond promoting health and safety for students within the school facility during the school day, also encourage students to maintain healthy habits and behaviors when they are not in school. The school nurse is also responsible for identifying both actual and potential health problems, providing case management services, and collaborating with educators, school officials, students, and families to ensure students respond positively to their environment and develop normally.

General Responsibilities:

Use clinical knowledge and judgment, and routinely perform the following duties: Provide healthcare to students and staff Perform health screenings Coordinate referrals to private healthcare providers Serve as liaisons between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment.

Subjects Taught

Health Week, Anatomy and Physiology

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

The Network of International Christian Schools is an organization that consists of 15 schools in 13 countries in Asia, Africa, South America, Europe and North America.

The mission of NICS is to establish a worldwide network of international Christian schools staffed by qualified Christian educators, instilling in each student a Biblical worldview in an environment of academic excellence and respect for people of all cultures and religions.

Purpose

Reaching the world for Christ through international Christian education.

Vision

NICS (Network of International Christian Schools) is founded on the belief that a major thrust for world evangelism and discipleship for Christ can happen through the classroom with the impact made by committed Christian educators overseas. Children have many teachers in their lives, whether they be at home, in the classroom, on the street or elsewhere; none, however, have a more powerful impact than educators in the classroom.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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