Job Code: 
Department: 
Health and Human Services
Duties: 

Performs school nursing services, which include but is not limited to responding to episodic or emergency health concerns of students, care as indicated for chronic disease management, communicable disease prevention and control and immunization of school children as necessary. Plans, organizes and coordinates health education programs. Prepares and distributes health information. Consults with teachers and other school department personnel on health issues and facilitates in-service education as needed. Collects and maintains public health/school health data using the electronic health record and prepares reports concerning public health/school health activities as required by Somerville Health Department. Facilitates and contributes in communication related to student health. Performs related duties as required.

Requirements: 
  • Active/Current Registration as registered nurse with Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or Masters in Nursing or Master of Education

  • Currently certified or eligible for Department of Education's School Nurse Certification (if not certified must take and successfully obtain certification within 2 years). *Failure to obtain certification may result in termination*

  • Bilingual/Bicultural experience preferred.

  • Experience caring for children with special health care needs preferred.

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by October 11, 2015, to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: [email protected]

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.


Hours: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$40,000 to $54,000 per year, depending on experience and education; plus benefits.