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Weekend Registered School Nurse (Part-Time)

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JOB ID: 22000308

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Health Services (Medical, Dental and Psych Svcs)

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is a tuition free, home, and private school for over 2,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students.  Founded in 1909 by Milton and Catherine Hershey, the lives of more than 11,000 students have been positively transformed through MHS’s high-quality career-focused education, nurturing home life, and extensive extra-curricular opportunities.

MHS is currently seeking part-time Registered School Nurses (RNs) to provide acute and comprehensive health care to a diverse population of students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. All students live on campus and receive an exceptional care & educational experience—with all costs covered.  At MHS, we seek to educate the whole child providing comprehensive health and wellness programs for our students. These include free medical and dental care. The unique and very child-centered structure of MHS’s Health Services programs enables nurses to focus where their heart is – on student care.

Work schedule: The weekend nurses work every other weekend (36 hours) Friday through Sunday, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with occasional weekend night shifts at the health center. This is a year-round position and nurses are represented by Milton Hershey Education Association (MHEA).


  • PA Registered Nurse License required, Bachelor’s degree in nursing, preferred
  • Minimum of two years nursing experience, physical assessment, primary pediatric, school health and/or emergency nursing, and counseling skills
  • Valid PA Driver's license in good standing
  • Ability to function as an interdisciplinary team member and have health teaching skills
  • Strong triage and clinical assessments skills required
  • Current CPR certification and advanced first aid training
  • School Nurse Certification a plus
  • Candidates must demonstrate high level of integrity, as all MHS Staff are role models for the MHS Students
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students beyond the scope of their job responsibilities.    

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