Job Posting - Substitute Nurse - McDonogh School

Substitute Nurse

Position Details

Title Substitute Nurse
Supervisor Chief Information Officer
FLSA Designation Exempt
Calendar 12 month

General Summary

The School Nurse provide health services to the McDonogh School community, including first aid treatment, and on-site triage and treatment for injuries and and mild to acute sicknesses. The School Nurse also provides support to students and other community members with chronic illnesses.


Essential Functions

  • Provide general first aid, emergency care, and administration of medication for students, employees, and guests, including collaboration with families
  • Document all student Health Room visits in the school’s system; communicate student visits with parent/guardian and staff members, as appropriate
  • Provide acute injury, disease, and well-being management including, but not limited to, orthopedic injuries, diabetes, asthma, allergies, seizures, ADD/ADHD, and depression
  • Prepare First Aid supplies and medical forms for school field trips

Recommended Employment Qualifications

Bachelors Degree. Must have valid and current Maryland licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Additional Experience

  • A minimum of two years relevant experience.

Additional Requirements

  • A positive and joyful disposition
  • A strong work ethic, and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff & community also required.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.
  • Must have proven problem solving skills, be self motivated, and adaptable
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Working Conditions

Lifting and carrying of equipment is not typical, but may be required on rare occasions. Lifting up to 25 pounds. Possible exposure to communicable diseases. Reaching, grasping. Repetitive tasks. Sitting. Squatting. Standing. Stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling. The potential for exposure to blood/body fluid/tissue. Walking around campus.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to Jack Hardcastle at

Any questions you may have regarding this position can also be directed to Janet Graham, Human Resources Manager, at 443-544-7060 or

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