Boarding School Nurse job at Ntare Louisenlund School (Rwanda)
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Boarding School Nurse

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Health Professionals ]

Jobs at:

Ntare Louisenlund School (Rwanda)

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, July 07 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Who we are:
Ntare Louisenlund School (Rwanda) aspires to become the premier institution in Africa, dedicated to fostering excellence in education. Through the Rwanda plus-STEM program, the school aims to attract the finest talents in mathematics, computer science, natural sciences, and technology, serving as a catalyst for innovation, entrepreneurship, and future-shaping endeavors. Situated on a sprawling 60-hectare campus in Rwanda's Bugesera District, a brief forty-five-minute drive from Kigali, the school is designed to accommodate up to 1,000 boarding students.
Ntare Louisenlund School is committed to delivering an exceptional international education, empowering students to seek scholarships at the world's leading universities. The student body will comprise two halves, with a portion selected through a rigorous assessment and funded by appropriate scholarships (plus-STEM stream), and the remainder consisting of students from across Africa pursuing the IB Diploma with their families financing the education. Seeking candidacy as an IB World School, Ntare Louisenlund School plans to offer the IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme.
Operated and managed by Ntare Louisenlund CBC, in collaboration with Stiftung Louisenlund, a renowned institution with over 70 years of experience running a secondary boarding school in Germany, Ntare Louisenlund School strives for comparable excellence at both locations in Germany and Rwanda. A strategic partnership with the Rwandan government is envisioned to identify plus-STEM students eligible for government scholarships.

Your challenge and responsibilities:
Ntare Louisenlund School is seeking a boarding school nurse who will play a critical role in ensuring the health and well-being of students. This position involves providing direct healthcare services, promoting health education, managing student health records, and collaborating with school staff, parents, and healthcare professionals to support student health needs. S/he must have 5 years of working experience in complex and busy Hospital. this position is tentively to start on/or around 01/08/2024. The boarding school nurse reports directly to the Middle School Principal and Deputy Head Overall.

Your Main Responsibilities:
Healthcare Services:
• Provide first aid and emergency care as needed for injuries and illnesses occurring at school.
• Administer prescribed medications and treatments to students according to physician orders and school policies.
• Monitor and manage chronic health conditions of students, not limited to asthma, diabetes, and allergies.
• Respond promptly to medical emergencies and coordinate with emergency services when necessary.
• Conduct health assessments and screenings to identify student health concerns as required
Health Education:
• Develop and deliver health education programs and materials for students, staff, and parents on topics such as nutrition, hygiene, and disease prevention.
• Offer guidance and support to students regarding healthy lifestyle choices and behaviours.
• Collaborate with teachers to integrate health education into the curriculum and promote a culture of wellness within the school community.
Student Support:
• Assess and address the health needs of individual students, including physical, emotional, and social aspects.
• Provide counselling and referrals for students experiencing health-related issues, including mental health concerns.
• Advocate for students' health and safety within the school environment, including participation in health education meetings when appropriate.
• The school nurse works in a variety of environments within the school, including the health office, classrooms, and outdoor spaces.
Record Keeping and Documentation:
• Maintain accurate and confidential health records for all students, including immunization records, medical histories, and treatment plans.
• Document health assessments, interventions, and communications in student health records according to legal and professional standards.
• Generate reports and summaries of health data as required for school administration, healthcare providers, and regulatory agencies.
Collaboration and Communication:
• Collaborate with school administrators, teachers, and support staff to address health-related issues affecting student learning and well-being.
• Communicate effectively with parents/guardians regarding students' health concerns, medications, and treatment plans.
• The school nurse typically works during regular school hours, with occasional evening or weekend commitments for school events or meetings.
• Coordinate with community healthcare providers, public health agencies, and other stakeholders to access resources and support for students' health needs.
• The role requires the ability to respond calmly and effectively to medical emergencies.

Your Profile:
• S/he must be a registered and possesses valid nursing license, membership to allied health professional body would be an added advantage
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing and Midwifery
• Certification in School Nursing or willingness to obtain within.
• Experience working with pediatric populations in a healthcare or educational setting.
• Strong assessment and critical thinking skills to evaluate and respond to diverse health needs.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interacting with students, families, and colleagues.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to legal and ethical standards in healthcare practice.
• Proficiency in using electronic health record systems and other technology for documentation and communication.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in handling sensitive information as a boarding school nurse.
• Attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of work.
• Customer service-oriented mindset with a positive attitude and willingness to assist others.
• Fluency in English, French and Kinyarwanda is required.
• A proactive and service-oriented approach to supporting the needs of the Headmaster and the school community.
• Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and situations.

We offer:
• A fully equipped school campus with excellent facilities in a beautiful natural setting in Bugesera.
• Optional campus housing on a first-come-first-serve basis.
• An exceptional in-house professional development programme with travel opportunities for further professional development.
• Small learning groups.
• An extensive and diverse co-curricular programme and the possibility of taking part in or offering co-curricular experiences for students.
• Collaboration with an experienced, internationally recognized school in Germany.
• Various partnerships with external educational partners.
• A committed, dedicated, and team-oriented staff.
• An attractive compensation package based on your level of experience. All staff salaries are paid in Rwandan Francs.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Can you imagine working to help us design the school of the future? Then you should apply by 11/07/2024 to  and share an updated CV, motivation letter and certified electronic copies of degrees and relevant certificates. CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please indicate in the subject line while applying as “Boarding School Nurse”.

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Job Info
Job Category: Health/ Medicine jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Sunday, July 07 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 12-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-06-2064
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