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Summer Program Nurse


Position Type Staff
Start 06/22/2020
School Name Overlake School, The
City, State Redmond, WA 
Posted 02/13/2020

The Mission of The Overlake School:

Inspire Excellence

Develop Intellectual Curiosity

Teach Responsibility

Embrace Diversity

Foster a Compassionate Community

The Overlake School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school located on a 75-acre campus in Redmond, Washington. The school serves 530 students grades 5-12. Founded in 1967, the school has a reputation as one of the leading independent schools in the Northwest. Overlake believes that diversity is an integral part of its mission. The school therefore actively fosters a diverse community that contributes to its educational richness.

Summer Program Nurse

Interested candidates are invited to apply online - please go to our www.overlake.jobs and follow the instructions. If an applicant has questions about the position or application process, please contact the Summer Program Director, Nate Edmunds (nedmunds@overlake.org).

Description: The Overlake School, an independent, non-profit, NWAIS accredited 5th-12th grade school, seeks a Nurse to support 2020 Summer Programs at Overlake (June 22-July 31). The Nurse will support the two summer experiences at the school:

  • Overlake Summer Program (June 22-July 31)

Overlake’s Summer Program helps students pursue their passions, make new friends, and expand their skills in a fun and relaxed environment. The program provides one-week, project-based, hands-on camps for students in grades 3-8. Camps are taught mostly by Overlake faculty and staff, and the spotlights the school’s values and philosophy. Overlake’s summer camps are open to the public, and 80-90% of the students do not attend Overlake. The summer program typically has 90-110 students on campus each week.

  • Overlake Summer Link Program (July 6-31)
  • The Summer Link Program provides academic and enrichment opportunities to economically disadvantaged students to eliminate the summer achievement gap. Summer Link supports students in their current school settings by solidifying the learning from the previous year and preparing students for the upcoming one. Summer Link has 16-20 students in it for the full four-week program.

Required Qualifications:

  • This position requires strong organization, interpersonal skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • NATABOC certification and state licensure.
  • Certification as First Aid/CPR instructor or ability to obtain certification.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience at elementary and/or school level

Position: The Nurse plays a crucial role as a liaison among campers, parents, teachers, and administrators with regards to general physical health of students in Overlake’s Summer Program. In addition, the Nurse will support the Program Directors and Counselors with the day-to-day operation of the program. The specific responsibilities include:

  • Responding to and treating all student, counselor, and teacher medical issues that arise during the summer.
  • Reviewing all medical forms before each camp begins and communicating essential information to camp instructors.
  • Communicating with parents about student medical needs before they arrive to campus and when they are in our care.
  • Coordinating the risk assessment and safety protocols with the Summer Program Director for issues like fire drills and the boundaries with the construction that will happen on campus this summer.
  • Supporting counselors with community time activities (10:15-10:45; 2:15-2:45)
  • Supervising lunch and activities (with counselor support) from 12:00-1:00 to ensure the safety of all students during that hour.
  • Supporting the Program Director and Assistant Program Director with pick-up at the end of the day (4:00-4:30).

Schedule, Hours, and Pay:

  • The Summer Program runs from June 22-July 31 (No camps on Friday, July 3).
  • The Nurse is required to be on campus each day from 9:30 am-4:30 pm.
  • The Nurse is required to attend an orientation and training session the week of June 15-19 to review the expectations for the job and become acclimated with the campus and facilities. The specific time and date of the orientation will be coordinated with the Nurse and Summer Program Director.
  • The stipend for the position is $4,000.
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