School Nurse Required in Dubai - Dubai

Position Overview:

The school nurse supports student success by providing basic health care through assessment, intervention, and follow-up for all children within the school setting. The school nurse addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social health needs of students.

Key Accountabilities:

• Provide nursing care and implement first aid measures for students and staff as needed.
• Administer daily medications and nursing care procedures as prescribed by the student’s physician.
• Ensure to follow protocols and other instructions for School Clinics as provided by the coordinator of Dubai Health Authority.
• Plan and provide vaccinations for students.
• Initiate emergency procedures for students and staff as needed
• Assume responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of care given to students.
• Building and fostering a positive relationship with students, parents, teachers and the local community.
• Implement and record required screening programmes, notifying parents when further evaluation is needed.
• Manage student referrals, ensuring that parents are updated with all relevant information.
• Establish and update student health and immunisation records.
• Prepare and maintain student clinic records and prepare required reports.
• Submit reports as applicable to DHA and the School Senior Management Team.
• Follow procedures for suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.
• Plan and implement health education according to the needs of the students and parents.
• Develop and implement “Kid’s Club” activities within the school.
• To actively support the implementation of nursing/local strategy and uphold the ethos of the Clinic.
• Delivers a high standard of evidence-based care to patients and adheres to the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) guidelines.
• To maintain student confidentiality at all times

Education & Qualification

• UAE Medical Health Authority License (DHA).
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing or Degree in Nursing (minimum two years course duration) And Registration as a Registered Nurse from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia.


• Has worked in hospital or similar setting for at least 2 years
• Has worked in a British Curriculum school

Training & Knowledge

• Resuscitation Certificate as per the specialty.
• Demonstrable ongoing and active CPD
• Provides excellent patient care
• Good Computer knowledge
• Communication skills – able to relate and communicate with patients and staff at all levels and from different professions.
• Problem solving skills – able to respond to unexpected issues and provide first line response and to identify appropriate sources of secondary support.
• Ability to maintain professional and personal credibility across all staff groups
• Multi-tasks well in a fast-paced workplace.


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