To provide a clinically effective, high-quality service of nursing care to schools and boarding pupils and first aid to all members in the community.
Assess, evaluate and implement in-patient care for pupils admitted to the Health Centre. Administering medications, wound care and other treatment options. Place order, provide and serve food and drinks for in-patients as required.
Collect pertinent student medical information and vital health data.
Example monitoring immunizations, managing communicable diseases.Ensure that individual care plans are developed and written for students requiring them and made available staff on a ‘need to know’ basis. Render first aid and emergency care and dispensing medications, including packing and replenishing of medicine. This includes replenishing of stock of all school and boarding first aid kits.
Respond and handling of emergency calls such as falls, burns, food poisoning and assess student/patient conditions and make critical care decisions quickly.
Ability to provide emergency care for injured students who are being moved from an active injury scene to the hospital. Carry out nursing procedures advised by the doctor.
Initiate continuous improvement activities to identify causes of accidents and provide action plan to avoid future similar accident.
Provide a confidential counselling of health advice service as appropriate.
Establish and execute procedures for control of infectious diseases.
Be aware of recommended safe storage, usage and disposal of medical supplies and drugs.
Maintain treatment room stock, hygiene and tidiness.
Develop and maintain good links and lines of communication with key staff whose primary responsibility is the duty of care and pupils in the school and boarding.
For boarding pupils, organize doctors’ visit, including advising pupils to attend and making appointments.
Arrange for boarding pupils to attend any medical, dental or other health appointments as necessary.
Work closely with the Superiors to determine the best way to respond to calls based on the school’s priority system.
Report health screenings/ injury hazard and accidents.
Perform other ad-hocs task duties as and when IT is required.
Report health/ injury hazard and accidents.
Organize health talk and first aid training.
Encourage save practices and awareness in school and boarding premises.
Maintaining hygienic and safe working environment.
Perform other ad-hoc tasks duties as and when required.