Health Nurse Substitute

Job | Posted 3 months ago


Purpose Statement
To assist the health needs of students; developing emergency care plans and individual health plans, incorporating input from parent and/or physician; complying with the laws relating to student health, including parental and guardian consent; providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured students; providing health information and serving as a resource to parents, teachers, staff, and administrators; and identifying health problems for referral for proper treatment.

Essential Functions

  • Obtains, gathers, and organizes pertinent data as needed and puts it into usable form.
  • Maintains a regular filing system.
  • Answers office telephone and responds appropriately to requests for information.
  • Processes incoming and outgoing correspondence as instructed.
  • Greets all visitors courteously, determines their needs, checks appointments, and directors or escorts them to the proper person.
  • Carries out delegated nursing tasks for students and staff
  • With appropriate training and certification, administers first aid when necessary.
  • As designated by school nursing personnel, assists self-directed students to take assigned medications that are kept in the school health office.
  • Follows established school procedures for care and reporting of injuries and illness.
  • Consults with school nursing personnel regarding unusual or difficult problems.
  • Stores and retrieves data from computer.
  • Handles all information pertinent to the school in strict confidence.
  • Assist the nurse in health screenings and completing health inventories.
  • Maintains first aid station to provide temporary care to students in the absence of the nurse.
  • Participates in in-service training programs.
Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully certified teachers.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.
Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 33% sitting, 34% walking, and 33% standing. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Reports To       Lead School Nurse and Building Principal
Supervises        Students as assigned
Education         Preference given to Registered Nurse (RN), nursing assistant (CNA) or certified medical assistant (CMA)
Qualifications  Must be able to read, write and comprehend written and oral instructions
Experience       Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired
Terms                On call, As needed. Salary to be determined by current substitute salary schedule
FLSA Status     Non-Exempt
Continuing Education/Training                             Certificates & Licenses
     Annual Training Videos                                                                                 
    Background Check
    Pre-employment Physical
    TB Test

Posted By

Rose Hill USD 394

104 N. Rose Hill Road, Rose Hill, KS 67133
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $12,231

% ELL Students


State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 231