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School Doctor

Shenzhen, China | Shenzhen Campus

Position: School Doctor

Location: Shenzhen

Reports to: Director of Operations

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The School Doctor at Avenues will be responsible for policy development, government compliance and health office management. The School Doctor will manage the school’s nurse team covering Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary Divisions, as well as the school’s sports complex. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will bring proven abilities to contribute in the following areas: 

  • Provide effective leadership over the school’s health office according to compliance requirements
    • Manage the nurse team to:
      • Develop school health policies, including around crisis/emergency response, health office organization, training for faculty and staff, and other areas as needed
      • Create and implement health educational campaigns for students and their parents
      • Promote a healthy school environment by ensuring appropriate exclusion for infectious illnesses
      • Maintain complete and up-to-date health and immunization records for all students
      • Manage medical supplies and purchasing
    • Prepare Chinese government reporting and ensure full compliance with regulations pertaining to health and safety
    • Lead COVID epidemic prevention and control measures for the school as required by the Education Bureau
  • Serve as advocate and consultant on matters of health education, public health law and related medical problems, as well as emergency treatment procedures
  • Deliver medical care and physical screening to students; examine students and provide first aid measures for students and staff as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates should have most, if not all, of the following: 

  • Registered professional doctor or nurse practitioner, licensed to practice
  • Master’s degree in General Medicine from a recognized medical university with a specialty in pediatrics, internal medicine and/or family medicine 
  • Experience as a school, pediatric and/or public health doctor preferred
  • Familiarity with Chinese government health regulations 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to relate communicate effectively with students, staff, administration, parents and the community
  • Knowledge of school health programs such as immunization and other requirements
  • Understanding of pediatric growth and development, allergies and behavioral health
  • Understanding of health curriculum and instruction for children from toddler (2-year-olds) through grade 12
  • Proficiency in computer operation, including office software, online research and database operations
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese

 

TO APPLY

Resumes, accompanied by a thoughtful letter of interest outlining how your experience aligns with the challenges of the position and Avenues' mission, may be submitted to Chinacareers@avenues.org


Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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