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New Story Schools

Nurse Job

Berwick, PA

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Why You'll Love This Job

New Story in Berwick, PA is seeking a qualified School Nurse to help care for students. The Nurse is responsible for overseeing and implementing the health program in the school. The Nurse focuses on the needs of the individual student, and well as the entire student population.  The Nurse is responsible for the delivery of health services including the medication management program and advocating for the health rights of children.


  • Provide first aid care as needed and document appropriately.
  • Manage medical emergencies and communicate with family members, emergency medical personnel, and/or the child’s physician regarding the event of the medical emergency.
  • Collect and ensure medical history, physical exams and vaccinations are current for all students.
  • Communicate and/or collaborate as necessary with parents/guardians, pharmacists, physicians and/or other members of the child’s healthcare team.
  • Collaborate with personnel, families, and other members of the team to develop an Individualized Health Plan consistent with the needs specific medical needs of the child.
  • Medication management responsibilities:

    • Administer prescribed medications and monitor the effectiveness of the medication.

    • Oversee the use of emergency medications, such as inhalers and EpiPens, and provide training to designated personnel in the use of emergency medications including safe handling/storage during periods of time the nurse is not available and monitoring administration for compliance.

    • Ensure corresponding physician orders are on file for prescribed medications.

    • Ensure medications are stored and secured in an appropriate manner at all times.

    • Maintain medication administration records including, but not limited to, date and time administered, current count for all medications, date medications received, returned medications, and destroyed medications.

    • Document medication errors and subsequently communicate this information with appropriate program personnel and parent/guardian. 

    • Track monthly medication administration and reports of medication errors. 

    • Communicate with parents/guardians and/or physicians regarding medication issues and/or need for additional medication supplies.


  • Must have knowledge of medical disorders and treatment.
  • Must have knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationship with child, parent/guardian.
  • Must have knowledge of common behavioral disorders exhibited by children and adolescents.


Eligible New Story Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital, and Accident Coverage
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with 100% vested company contribution
  • Healthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items.  

New Story School is an educational organization comprised of special education schools in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. We offer an academic learning environment integrated with behavior support services for students diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavioral disorders. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts, and community partners to empower children in overcoming challenges and creating new stories in their lives.

New Story Schools is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website


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