School Health Coordinator @ Basis Independent Schools - Brooklyn, NY

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2 months ago

School Health Coordinator

Basis Independent Schools - Brooklyn, NY

BASIS Independent Brooklyn Upper is seeking qualified candidates for a School Health Coordinator for Immediate Hire!

Who We Are

BASIS Independent Schools is a national network of PreK–12 private, secular schools that educate students to the highest international levels. Our ten campuses, located in some of the most bustling, dynamic metropolitan areas in the country, are part of the BASIS Curriculum Schools global network. We believe in setting a higher standard for students and promoting self-reliance and accountability in a culture where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes.

Ranked as one of the "Best College Prep Private High Schools in New York," our campus in Brooklyn, New York is in the center of one of the most influential regions in the world. As such, our facility and campus speaks to the culture of our program and the type of learning community that grows here. BASIS Independent Brooklyn Upper is building a team of talented, passionate, and hard-working educators to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us!

What We're Looking For

The role of the Health Coordinator plays an integral role as an advocate, liaison and consultant on health related issues for students, families and the BASIS school community. The person in this role is responsible for working with children and building community, excellent communication skills, and expertise in school and/or community health.

Your Primary Responsibilities

  • Attend to sick and injured students, and administer medications as needed, both prescription and a limited number of over the counter medications when approved by both a healthcare provider and parent/guardian
  • Educate students, parents, faculty and staff on various health issues
  • Adhere to NYS immunization and communicable disease control reporting requirements
  • Create, maintain and implement school health policies
  • Identify and report school safety or environmental issued which impact student or staff health to the Regional Head of Operations
  • Maintain the health office with necessary medical supplies, including monitoring inventory and notifying parents regarding expiration of medication on hand
  • Work with school leadership to create, revise, and implement Covid-19 protocols; monitor cases as necessary: conduct contact tracing, if needed; and liaise with the New York City Department of Health
  • Knowledge and management of chronic health conditions of students, including asthma, diabetes and severe allergies
  • Provide necessary direction to administrators in the event of a health crisis to ensure the situation is managed in a manner that will minimize anxiety and optimize the health, safety and well-being of the BASIS Community
  • Serve as a resource for other Health Coordinators in New York if they have medical questions
  • Responsible for doing a training sessions during the Summer Institute each July for all network Health Coordinators and Front Office Coordinators
  • Responsible for being the Health Director at all New York BINS summer day camp locations (including: being on-site at one camp; making sure that they have the appropriate camp certifications completed each year (first aid, etc…); informing the other 2 NY BINS Health Coordinators have their proper training for when they are on-site at their schools)
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills and Abilities

  • Organized- Ability to develop and maintain order while documenting, filing and coordinating tasks
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Communication- Effectively convey information both verbally and in writing. Communicated in a manner that is clear, complete and concise.
  • Accountable: Ability to take responsibility for own work, establish trust, and be receptive to feedback
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.

Position Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma (or equivalent) or equivalent combination of education and work experience; College degree is a plus.
Certifications and Credentials: Valid Finger Print Clearance Card and or applicable state background check; Valid RN or LP certification is required
Experience: 2+ years in a role with relatable job duties, ideally in a similar sized school.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Share Point.

Benefits

BASIS Independent Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Salary - Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience.
  • Career Growth - We believe our people deserve every opportunity to utilize and expand their knowledge and skills, and to share their passions. From our classrooms to central operations, our culture is one of continuous learning, mentorship, and professional advancement in our schools or across our network.
  • Retirement - Your future financial well-being is important to us. Even if you don't contribute to your 401K, we will contribute 3% and will match up to 9% after five years.
  • Health Insurance - We want you to have the care you need. We offer three PPO medical plans to choose from, as well as dental and vision insurance.
  • Flexible Spending - Because health, childcare, and travel expenses can add up, we offer an FSA that allows for pre-tax dollars to cover medical, dependent care, and transit.
  • Student Tuition Remission - You help us create a world-class program for our students. To show our appreciation, we offer your children significant tuition remission to attend our schools.

Note: Spring Education Group, including, but not limited to SEG Inc., BASIS Independent Schools, LLC, and their affiliates (collectively “Company”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring, and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

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