Full Time

School Nurse/ Office Admin Assistant

Bialik Hebrew Day School - Viewmount Branch 2760 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON

Bialik School Nurse/ Office Admin Assistant

Maternity Leave

Bialik Hebrew Day School is a thriving Jewish day school educating 1,500 students at two GTA branches in midtown Toronto and Vaughan. Bialik’s success has been built on a program that blends a uniquely relevant Jewish mission with academic excellence.

Bialik seeks a dedicated, compassionate School Nurse with experience in working with children, either in a school or in a pediatric setting. Reporting to the Principal, Viewmount Branch, the School Nurse will be responsible for attending to the health needs of students throughout the school day and providing nursing support and advice as needed by the school. They will also be responsible for some office administrative duties.

This is a full-time maternity leave position for nine months starting in late August 2024 and is located at our Viewmount Branch in midtown Toronto.

School Nurse Responsibilities

  • Assess student health needs as they arise during the day. Determine when sick or injured students should be sent home, have follow-up medical care or be referred to a hospital.

  • Treat student injuries, illnesses and chronic conditions by providing appropriate standards of care.

  • Administer medicine as needed on an emergency and ongoing basis based on student needs.

  • Provide care for students with Type 1 Diabetes; monitor blood sugar, administer insulin (manual and pump).

  • Collaborate with parents, family physicians, teachers, School Social Workers and professional staff to implement individualized student care, particularly for students with chronic conditions.

  • Maintain high quality of care by adhering to staff policies and procedures, nursing board requirements, and other governing agency regulations.

  • Create a compassionate environment for providing emotional and psychological support to students and staff.

  • Provide expert advice to administration, faculty, staff, and student parents and guardians on health-related matters.

  • Maintain documentation on student care services and keep confidential medical information secure.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge and certification.

Office Admin Responsibilities

  • Greet visitors and students in the main school office.

  • Answer phones as part of the frontline team.

  • Coordinate bookings and schedules, such as room bookings and field trips.

  • Liaise with school staff and outside suppliers as required.

  • Manage all digital filing of student assessments and paperwork.

  • Office administration duties and filing.

  • Manage paperwork for diabetic students.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse with current license to practise in Ontario

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification

Skills

  • Excellent listening and communication skills

  • Ability to relate to children

  • Ability to work independently or with others

  • Organizational and multitasking skills 

  • Teamwork and collaboration

  • Administering medication

Qualified nurses are invited to apply by sending their resume and cover letter to hr@bialik.ca with “Viewmount School Nurse” in the subject line by May 30, 2024.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. We will only contact those candidates who will be interviewed.