Career Opportunities

HMS School offers career opportunities in every area of the school’s operations: education—teachers and teacher assistants; therapies—professional practitioners in physical, occupational, speech/language, recreation, music and dance/movement therapies; nursing—pediatric nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants; facilities and administration.

HMS offers an exceptional working environment, with a strong sense of team collaboration on behalf of our students. Salaries and benefits are competitive, and we support opportunities for professional development. HMS School believes that every student has the right to experience a rich school program and our staff are dedicated to that goal. Our program provides education, therapy and nursing services to its day and residential students.

Open Positions:

RN Charge Nurse Position – Full Time 7 AM-3 PM

HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy is seeking an RN charge nurse for our residential facility for medically fragile students with complex needs in order to provide optimal well-being and continuity of care. This is a 40 hour/week position that includes a shift obligation of 1 weekend every 4 weeks. This position will begin in September 2017.

Applicants must demonstrate the professional ability to manage and coordinate pediatric or adult health care in a health facility or school setting; facilitate a team approach; provide nursing care and interventions, delegate responsibilities and adhere to timelines, recognize and address problems; supervise and advise staff; and, oversee the development and implementation of student care plans.

Essential characteristics and required skills: leadership; quality clinical care provision; resourcefulness; good judgement,  decision making; organized and effective planning, efficient methodology; action oriented; flexibility; effective communication, and computer competency with web or software based programs.

Two years of charge nurse experience is required. Pediatric experience is preferred. Pennsylvania RN license, CPR and PA DOH and DHS clearances are required for hire.

RNs and LPNs (part-time): 11 month position/Essential staff 7AM-3PM/3PM-to 11PM/11PM-7AM shifts

We are seeking RNs and LPNs for shift coverage in our residential facility to provide care for medically fragile students with complex needs. These positions will begin in September 2017.

Responsibilities include: RN applicants must demonstrate the professional ability to manage and coordinate pediatric or adult health care in a health facility or school setting; facilitate a team approach; provide nursing care and interventions, delegate responsibilities and adhere to timelines, recognize and address problems; supervise and advise staff; and, oversee the development and implementation of student care plans.

LPN applicants must demonstrate the professional ability to provide continuity of health care; participate in a team approach; provide direct nursing care including medication administration, treatments and interventions; and, implement student care plans.

Required Experience: Two years of facility or school care experience is required. Pediatric experience is preferred. Pennsylvania RN and LPN license, CPR required.

Personal Care Assistant- Monday through Friday Day Shift/One Weekend a  month

Duties include promoting and providing the highest quality physical and emotional care to HMS students, providing assistance to students by performing and facilitating tasks the students cannot do for themselves, while encouraging independence when appropriate. PCAs participate in classroom settings and during recreational activities.

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 yrs old in accordance with Department of Public Welfare which regulates our residence. Experience working with children is a plus.

 

If you have the right experience and are interested in joining our incredible staff and working with amazing students, then please send resume with a brief cover letter to jbonghi@hmsschool.org, or fax to 215-222-3018.  No walk-ins and no calls Please!  HMS School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Background checks will be required.

For all positions, please send a brief cover letter and resume to Judy Bonghi using one of the methods below.

No calls please.

To apply:
Fax: 215-222-3018
Email: jbonghi@hmsschool.org
Mail: HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy
4400 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19104
attn:  Judy Bonghi, HR Manager

 

HMS Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization:HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy supports and practices the concepts of equal employment opportunity in any and all employment decisions, pertaining but not limited to corrective action, hiring, firing, discipline, compensation, assignment, promotion, working conditions, training and benefits, regardless of race, color, religious creed, gender, national origin (including those with limited English proficiency), ancestry, age, sexual preference, veteran status or handicap or disability which does not interfere with a qualified individual’s ability to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation, if any