School Nurse for After School Care
Job Details

TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country’s most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ. 

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives

 

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a School Nurse to provide nursing services, as needed, to students during our After School Care program. TCA’s after school care program offers supervised time for students to play, complete homework, and engage in other age-appropriate activities. The hours are M-Th 3:00- 6:00; F 1:00-5:30 for 10 months.

General Responsibilities

  • Provide direct nursing service and care utilizing professional assessment skills, the nursing process, and established school health protocols.
  • Notify parents of accident or illness and secure medical care for students in emergency cases (if parents or emergency contact cannot be reached).
  • Administer medications according to TCA's policy and procedures.
  • Assess student problems and make appropriate referrals working with students, teachers, parents, and medical and health care professionals as needed.
  • Communicate as needed with administration regarding health services issues.
  • Comply with policies established by Texas Department of Health Services and TCA's policies and procedures.
  • Report potential health and safety hazards to Administration.

Education, Experience and Qualifications 

  • Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program. 
  • Valid registered nurse license to practice professional nursing in Texas from the Texas Board of Nursing Certified by Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Minimum of one year of nursing experience.
  • Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Possible exposure to bacterial, viruses and communicable diseases.
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
  • May be required to lift and position students and assist non-ambulatory students.

Job Details

Position:   School Nurse for After School Care 

Start Date:   Immediately

Hours:    Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-6:00pm and Friday 2:30pm-5:30pm, 10 months

Our application is extensive and in-depth. We value the time and effort you put into applying for a position at Trinity Christian Academy. We recommend that you print the application and review the questions before completing it. The Paycom system will time you out after 30 minutes of inactivity and answers to any questions you have entered will be deleted. Being prepared to complete the application beforehand will minimize the opportunity for your application to time out.
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