Registered Nurse - Per Diem

Wallingford, CT

This is a rare opportunity to work in a boarding school-based health center with teens from around the United States and all over the world.  Excellent and professional health center team with collegial environment of care for nurses.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Health Services, the Registered Nurse performs pediatric nursing duties for our Boarding School Health Center, ensuring compliance with physician's orders and established health care policies and procedures. We have an 11 bed Health Center and see students on a walk-in basis. The Health Center is open 24 hours/day during the academic year and when summer programs are in session.

This is a per diem, non-exempt, non-benefits eligible position scheduled during the academic year only, this role is not scheduled to work over the summer or during school breaks. 

Shift differentials are paid for evening, night, and weekend hours.


  • Graduation from an accredited Diploma or Baccalaureate Nursing program, current nursing registration from the State of Connecticut.
  • Must have one year minimum RN experience with adolescent health. School health experience preferred.
  • Must have the ability to work independently with excellent physical assessment skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Working at Choate: Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 350 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.

Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development. Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments.

For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate differences and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that working in an inclusive community can also present challenges, we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own. 

Choate prohibits in all its programs, including hiring and employment practices, discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other category protected by Connecticut or federal law, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification.