Job Description

Health Coordinator

Department:Administration (Staff)
Office:BASIS Independent Manhattan
Location:Manhattan, NY

BASIS Independent Manhattan is seeking qualified candidates for a Health Coordinator! 

Who we are... 

The mission of BASIS Independent Schools is to redefine education by raising the levels of student learning to the highest international standards. Every BASIS Independent school provides a joyful learning community where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes. In just three years we have established five highly-regarded private schools (PK-12) in some of the world's most dynamic regions: New York City, Silicon Valley, and Northern Virginia, with more campuses opening in the coming years. BASIS Independent is building a team of talented, passionate, and hard-working educators to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us! 

You can expect to... 

The Health Coordinator at BASIS Independent Manhattan is responsible for overseeing and providing services related to maintaining the health and wellness of students. Through elevated expectations of student capabilities and a willingness to ensure that all students have the support they need to be successful, our Health Coordinator will work together with our student support team to monitor student health needs and provide appropriate interventions and medical services while building strong relationships with parents, students, teachers and supportive members of the school community.    

Primary Responsibilities...

  • Establishes and maintains standards of first aide care for the emergency treatment of student injuries and illness during the school day and keeps a high level of neatness, cleanliness and organization of the health clinic. 
  • Organizes and maintains student health records, medication cabinet and medical administration and daily clinic records, and prepares required reports.
  • Collaborates with the student support team to develop protocol and programming for the safety and well-being of the students in grades PK-12.
  • Reviews records from students' previous school and communicates with families required updates of student health records (e.g. immunizations).
  • Ensure compliance with applicable City, State and Federal health regulations.
  • Collaborates with the operations team to develop protocol and programming for a hygienic facility. 
  • Supports school attendance by working closely with students who must use medication in the treatment of illness or chronic disabilities and interprets student's health status or medical findings with school personnel.   
  • Supports school administration by performing tasks related to student data collection and responding to frequently asked questions.  Assigned additional tasks and projects as needed to support the entire school function.


Minimum Qualifications: An Associate's degree and valid fingerprint clearance. Knowledge of child and adolescent growth and development.  Experience treating minor injuries and/or providing medical support to patients or students. Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate issued by an authorized agency. Flexible hours are required. 

Preferred Qualifications: Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Assistant, or Licensed Practical Nurse background strongly preferred. Knowledge of communicable disease prevention and medication protocol. Together with a high level of personal responsibility and optimism, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, and will thrive in a fast-paced, achievement-oriented learning environment.

The Nitty Gritty... 

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS Independent Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Note:  BASIS Independent Schools, LLC (BINS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. BINS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination. 

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