School Nurse


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Shaker Mountain Union 70 School District
1831 State Road

Company Description:
Shaker Mountain Union 70 School District is located in central Berkshire County. The district consists of Hancock Elementary School and Richmond Consolidated School and the town of New Ashford.
Additional Business Name: Hancock Central School
School Nurse
Full Time
Associate Degree
Valid Massachusetts Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioners license. - Preference:

School Nurse

Hancock Elementary School 

Position open for start of 2024-2025 school year

The Hancock School District seeks a School Nurse to work full-time at the Hancock Central School, a Pk-6 building.


  • Valid Massachusetts Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioners license.
  • Must meet or be eligible to meet the certification requirements as developed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Valid CPR certification, including AED.
  • Experience in pediatrics/adolescent medicine.
  • Ability to function autonomously in a clinical capacity.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with students, parents, teaching and support staff, administration, and the community.
  • Citizenship, residency, or work VISA in United States required

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess the health needs of students and develop individualized health care plans as needed.
  • Manage a comprehensive school health program consistent with the Massachusetts guidelines, regulations, and statutes governing nursing and school health.
  • Organize and implement state-mandated programs such as immunization surveillance and screening programs (vision, hearing, postural, etc.)
  • Provide health care services to students, including administering medication, monitoring vital signs, and managing chronic health conditions.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records for students.
  • Collaborate with parents, teachers, and other school staff to ensure that students receive appropriate health care services.
  • Provide health education and support to students and families on topics such as nutrition, exercise, and disease prevention.
  • Ensure that the school environment is safe and healthy for students, and make recommendations for improvements as needed.
  • Participate in meetings and committees related to student health and wellness.
  • Complete all required state and local paperwork.
  • Maintain current knowledge of health care practices and regulations related to school nursing.
  • Provide formal health education and instruction to children within classrooms, under direction of the Principal.

Terms of Employment: 185 days. 

Salary: Per Contract

Interested candidates should apply through School Spring or submit a Resume and Cover Letter to Jay Merselis, Principal at