This post is subject to the conditions of employment contained in the Jebel Ali School contract.
Purpose of the Job
The primary purpose of the school nurse is to identify and, where possible, minimise the health conditions which prevents students from learning to their full potential by providing nursing services to children;
ensuring that the health services offered are ethical, compassionate and based on current knowledge; and maintaining documentation and meeting guidelines set by Dubai School Health Authority / School Health Section.
Provide physical assessment, first aid and initial nursing care to children and staff
Communicate with parents, physicians and other members of staff when necessary
Administer medication as required
Coordinate with parents, school doctor, Ministry of Health and Dubai Health Authority regarding immunisations and physical examinations
Record daily visits by children and monthly statistics for submission to Dubai Health Authority
Monitor the school population for presence of infectious diseases
Ensure pertinent information is recorded in each child’s medical file, complete with parental signature
Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment for first aid
Respond to emergency evacuation plan procedure
Document medical information and first aid administered in student / staff files daily
Participate and support the medical team with any compliance inspections in the clinic. Recording actions required and follow up to close with the necessary evidences.
Provide health education in the classroom to children
Historically, additional, occasional duties have been attached to this position and will be discussed at interview (school fayres, sporting fixtures and events as required out of hours)
Management of COVID-19 suspected cases and any associated administration work require during school and out of hours
This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post holder.
It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks but sets out the main expectations of the school in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.
To whom responsible : Principal, Headteachers, Medical Director of the School, Head of Operations
Jebel Ali School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. The successful candidate will be subject to relevant national police checks