Registered Nurse - NW Outdoor Science School - 24/25 School Year- 3 po (Hillsboro)

Northwest Regional Education Service District

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compensation: $35.31-$44.72 per hour
employment type: full-time
job title: Registered Nurse - NW Outdoor Science School
Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve.

In line with our commitment to disrupting systemic racism, we acknowledge that research shows that Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and women are significantly less likely to apply for some positions, believing they must meet every qualification as described in the job description. At NWRESD, we value representation, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We know that sometimes that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described below.

Position Title: Registered Nurse - Outdoor School
Department: Instructional Services / Northwest Outdoor Science School
Location: Outdoor School (Various Locations)
Reports To: Outdoor School Site Supervisor
Compensation: NOSS Salary Schedule ($35.31-$44.72 per hour)
FALL 2024 Dates: September 3, 2024- November 14, 2024
SPRING 2025 Dates: February 18, 2025-June 3, 2025


NW REGIONAL ESD’S MISSION STATEMENT: In partnership with the communities we serve, Northwest Regional ESD improves student learning by providing equitable access to high quality services and support.


The Outdoor School Registered Nurse provides nursing assessments, health screenings, health
counseling, treatment of minor injuries or ailments, medication administration, and referral
services for more in-depth medical service. The RN position is located at one of five Outdoor
School sites and may be assigned to provide health services to numerous students at various
campsites within the Northwest Outdoor Science School, and the assignments can change,
depending on emerging student health needs.
Ideal candidates for this position have interest in the field of pediatrics, interest in working in
outdoor education, and desire living in close knit communities while practicing as a Registered
Nurse. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
This position requires the employee to live on-site during the work week Monday-Friday. Room
and board are provided. Our program operates at multiple sites in Northwest Oregon near the
following communities; Vernonia, Salem, Cloverdale, Rockaway Beach, and Welches. This
position is seasonal, but there may be an opportunity available to continue employment in
future sessions.
The employee will be compensated 50 hours per week. Weekly schedules vary from
Monday-Friday or Sunday-Thursday. Most work weeks are 5 days. Due to the seasonal
camp-based nature of this position, it is exempt for state overtime wage regulations.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Current RN license and licensed to practice in the state of Oregon.
2. Current First Aid/CPR certification required
3. Valid driver’s license and accompanying automobile insurance with ability to travel to site every week during the season.
4. Preferred experience with interpreting public health guidelines?

1. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
2. Ability to work with very high degree of accuracy and organizational skills
3. Ability to exhibit professionalism and effective human relations
4. Ability to communicate effectively with all staff, doctors, medical facility personnel, mental health professionals, parents/families, and students
5. Ability to self-regulate emotions and have technical skills to successfully respond to emergencies
6. Ability to effectively perform in a residential work environment, five days a week
7. Confer regularly with site supervisor and/or nursing coordinator
8. Skillfully utilize educational technology and software as required by the position
9. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by participating in professional development activities

Essential Functions: Include the following. Performs some or all of the following
tasks. Other Duties may be assigned. The duties listed below are not inclusive, but
characteristic of the type and level of work assigned for this position.
A. Provide health supervision, counseling and leadership
B. Coordinate with students, families, school personnel, and community resources to manage students with chronic and acute health issues such as: asthma, life-threatening allergies, concussion management, substance misuse, and mental health
C. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhere to safety practices, administer first aid handling hazardous materials, operate equipment used for cleaning, and operate standard office equipment
D. Prepare and maintain accurate records, promote child centered environment, and record keeping
E. Maintain facilities for dispensary and infirmary care
F. Administer current and appropriate first aid as needed
G. Administer all medications and treatments according to physician’s order. Retain and dispense all medications to students and counselors as prescribed
H. Assess illness and accidents and determine appropriate treatment or referral to physician or hospital
I. Make decisions on whether students should be sent home for medical reasons or remain at the Outdoor School
J. Keep record of all drugs, medicines, and first-aid treatments in ledger and electronic databases as required
K. File accident reports with supervisor
L. Support, comfort, and protect students who may have difficulty adjusting to Outdoor Science School and being away from home
M. Oversee the safe and healthful operation of the Outdoor Science School site
N. Serve as “health advisor” to Outdoor Science School staff, teachers, kitchen staff, counselors and students, increasing their awareness of good health and safety practices.
O. Perform collateral duties as assigned by the supervisor
P. Be involved in all phases of the Outdoor Science School program as needed
Q. Maintain strong links with the state and local health department to reduce the risk of infectious disease, mental health concerns, substance misuse disorders, health education, screenings, referrals and follow up
R. Partner with the local health department to integrate current public health information into health and safety planning
S. Communicate with site supervisors and the Outdoor Science School Nurse Coordinator regarding new public health policies and procedures
T. Assure that Outdoor Science School site health policies and procedures adhere to federal, state, and current standards of the Nursing Practice Act, and are correctly
implemented throughout the school system
U. Serve as a leader in the Outdoor Science School for communicable disease control?

Note: The description contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.

NWRESD believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. The administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department. It is our expectation that every employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the ESD’s goals.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve.

Northwest Regional Education Service District is proud to be an antiracist, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to race, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, religion, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.

Northwest Regional Education Service District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment procedures for individuals experiencing a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have limitations in their speech may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.
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