The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest English-medium international school organisation in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds....

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest English-medium international school organisation in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.
There are over 18,000 students from 75 different nationalities in ESF kindergartens, primary, secondary and all-through schools. About 70% of our students have parents who are permanent residents of Hong Kong.

ESF is proud of the high academic and wider achievements of our students. In 2020, 22 ESF students achieved the perfect score of 45 points in the IB Diploma examinations; more than 95% go on to leading universities worldwide.

www.esf.edu.hk

School Nurse / Health Professional (Mar - Jun 2022) - Discovery College

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language English
Location
Discovery Bay
Employment type Contract
Industry Education / Training
Job function Medical Services > Nursing
Medical Services > Others
Published On 07/01/2022

Job Description
Discovery College is searching for a Temporary Full Time Nurse / Health Professional from 9 March to 14 June 2022.

The Health Professional’s primary responsibility is to ensure the smooth operation of the Medical room in order to provide professional, immediate and appropriate medical support to the students and the school.

Main Accountabilities

  • Respond to the needs of students reporting sick, prioritise and deal with them as appropriate, including carrying out appropriate First Aid care
  • Making arrangements to send home/contacting parents/hospitalisation, where necessary
  • Advising and educating patients on follow-up care, general health matters, immunization and etc
  • Liaising with form tutors and year/school heads on problems with students
  • Responsible for maintaining the medical room in good condition by ordering and maintaining adequate medical supplies and keeping the room clean and sanitary
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate and appropriate First Aid stock in medical room and “Bleed Boxes” in classrooms, such as contents and display etc
  • Maintain records of all visits to the Medical Room and report as appropriate
  • Responsible for Accident and Insurance Form completion
  • Collate information for Health Department’s Students Health Service
  • Providing staff with First Aid kits for camps, excursions, trips etc
  • To perform other duties and assume accountabilities as apparent or as delegated, including mutually agreed upon objectives


Typical reporting relationship

Business Manager

Minimum typical education
Licensed or Registered nurse in Hong Kong or appropriate other country

Minimum typical experience

5 years nursing experience in a hospital, clinic or education environment, including treating children

Core Professional/Technical Competencies required
Abilities

Applies ability to perform routine medical procedures and first aid treatment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with staff and students
Speak and write fluent English

Knowledge

Applies understanding of government requirements on medical health & safety in schools
Applies an understanding of the school system
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Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

For enquiries, please contact Joyce Kwok at joyce.kwok@dc.edu.hk.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date.

By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF.

ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.


Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.


About the Team
Grow. Discover. Dream. This vision statement, created by the College community when the school was founded in 2007, recognizes Discovery College’s belief that students should be independent, critical and creative thinkers equipped with the skills, attitudes and values to contribute positively in this complex world in which we live.
The College strongly supports all subject areas with a robust academic curriculum, including the performing and creative arts, design and ICT. Technology is embedded across the curriculum, supported by a number of digital literacy staff and a 1:1 laptop programme from Year 6 onwards.
The College’s facilities are second to none, with an award-winning design that incorporates an exceptional performing arts centre, gymnasium spaces, 25m rooftop heated swimming pool, library, science labs and design technology rooms.
www.discovery.edu.hk