School Nurse – DeBakey High School – Qatar

  • Conduct student health appraisals including:
    • Nursing assessments
    • Vision screenings
    • Hearing screenings
    • Weighing and measuring
  • Follow-up of problems noted.
  • Consultation with teachers and parents regarding health problems.
  • Coordinate a program of communicable disease control based on Ministry of Public Health’s immunization laws to include:
    • Maintaining immunization records for each student.
    • Communicating with parents regarding immunization requirements.
  • Coordinate a comprehensive program of caring for students who are injured or who become ill at school.
  • Provide faculty and staff with first-aid training and supplies as appropriate or as needed. 
  • Provide emergency care for accidents and sudden illness of pupils until parents assume responsibility.
  • Notify parents and building administrators regarding children who are severely ill or injured.
  • Report school accidents to Chief Teaching & Learning Officer and/or Head of School.
  • Enforce and monitor medication guidelines.
  • Coordinate and supervise a comprehensive program of dental health education per the Ministry of Public Health.
  • Encourage parents to provide their children with annual dental check-ups.
  • Coordinate and supervise a comprehensive program of health education.
  • Confer with parents and community agencies concerning the health of children following confidentially guidelines.
  • Counsel with teachers, students and parents concerning children’s individual health concerns and formulate a plan for facilitating adequate attendance for these students.
  • Assist in referral and planning programs for exceptional children.
  • Assist students in developing feelings of self-worth and in making social adjustments that permit them to cope with disabilities.
  • Maintain a cumulative health record for each student, recording all data pertinent to the child’s health.
  • Submit accurate and timely reports as required by various health agencies and/or the Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
  • Order and maintain all supplies for the health service program.
  • Supervise staff members as assigned.
  • See that school’s policies are observed during all activities.
  • Obtain prior approval for all special activities and expenditures.
  • Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Delegate nursing tasks to appropriate school employees as approved by the Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education to include teaching, supervising, documentation, medication delivery, and care plans.
  • Adhere to all school, Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education health and safety policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-12-17
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Job Role: Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Company Industry: Primary, Prep, & Secondary School

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Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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