• Director of Health Services

    Posted: 04/18/2021

    Westchester Country Day School, a PK-12 independent college preparatory school in High Point, seeks a Director of Health Services. This position is responsible for managing health services throughout the campus and serving as school nurse, providing care for students, faculty/staff, and visitors.

    • Develop and manage the health services annual budget and goals
    • Maintain adequate health room supplies and equipment both in the health room and on campus
    • Work with administrators and faculty to provide and enhance health care
    • Supervise, educate and direct faculty on health protocols
    • Conduct traditional screening programs as indicated for school-age children (i.e., vision, hearing)
    • Develop and update school health policies and forms
    • Consult administration, faculty, students, and parents on matters related to health care and the development of plans for special health care needs of students
    • Provide training to substitute nurses for coverage as required
    • Maintain active health records and forms for students and faculty
    • Attend school meetings and lead health care discussions; Wellness, Head of COVID Medical Task Force
    • Provide families and students with infectious disease information on household containment, prevention of cross-contamination, and general cleaning/hygiene processes
    • Manage emergency situations which arise pertaining to the health and well-being of students, faculty or staff and give emergency first aid as required
    • Coordinate instruction for staff in CPR and First Aid training
    • Investigative role in student safety and endangerment 
    • Refer parents to community agencies as appropriate
    • Contact tracing and tracking for COVID; consult with Davidson County Health Department, as needed
    • Collaborate with Head of School to make decisions regarding COVID
    • Develop, implement, and teach Sex Education Program across all grade levels in conjunction with the School Counselor
    • Report required yearly immunization compliance reports with the State of North Carolina Health Department

    Minimum qualifications are a nursing degree and licensure as a registered nurse. Please send letter of interest, resume, relevant certifications and credentials, and references to jackie.argo@westchestercds.org