Substitute School Nurses needed Immediately, Full/Half Day positions

Job | Posted 2 months ago
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Substitute nurses promote health and safety in the school environment and provide health services to students, faculty and staff; to assist with the teaching of sound health practices.


  • Report to Principal, Supervisor and/or Director of Special Services
  • Conduct health services and screening programs as required by law and/or board policies
  • Assist the school physician with physical examinations; make referrals and conduct follow-up activities as necessary
  • Provide emergency care in case of sudden illness and administer first aid in case of injury to students or staff according to established policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the availability and maintenance of required medical supplies and equipment
  • Maintain up-to-date health records both paper and electronic on all students; maintain separate records of  immunizations for the purpose of immunization record auditor and ensure their confidentiality
  • Help prevent and control communicable disease through lectures, inspections, exclusion and re-admission of students and staff in keeping with state and local health regulations and school policies
  • Notify Principal or his/her designee for immediate examination of any student who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs
  • Confer with and advise students, parents, and staff members on matters pertaining to the health and safety of students
  • Promote healthy/safe school environment by assisting the administration and staff to maintain safe and sanitary conditions throughout the school.  Report problems promptly to the Principal
  • Administer prescribed medication to students in accordance with law and board policy.  Provide training and supervision of the emergency administration of epinephrine for designated school staff
  • Provide special health care and related services to meet the needs of students with disabilities
  • Prepare health and safety reports as required by law and/or requested by the Principal
  • Report any suspicion of child abuse to the Division of Youth and Family Services and building Principal or his/her designee
  • Assume other related duties/assignments assigned by the Superintendent, Principal and/or Special Services Director


  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in school health nursing practice and emergency procedures
  • Knowledge of child growth and development, community and family dynamics, current health issues, and wellness education
  • Knowledge of community health and social services resources and ability to communicate effectively with non-school health professionals and social service agencies    


1) NJ School Nurse Certificate, NJ County Substitute School Nurse Certificate, or LPN/RN License
3) Criminal history background check
4) Proof of US citizenship or legal resident alien status


$250 per diem 
$125 for half-day mornings





Posted By

Hoboken Public Schools

1115 Clinton Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $19,422

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 345