(PA) Altoona Area School District Nurse

Posted 2 years ago


Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of students? A School Nurse (LPN) assists in providing the fullest possible educational opportunity for students by minimizing absence due to illness and creating a climate of health and well-being in the schools.

ESS, a leading educational staffing company, has dozens of daily substitute nursing opportunities each day in our partnering school districts throughout the U.S.

Responsibilities of a School Nurse 

  • Provide critical care services to medically fragile students as assigned.
  • Administers medications from physicians' orders.
  • Maintains medication records and reports.
  • Assist with personal hygiene tasks for assigned student(s).
  • Maintain effective communication with medical, nursing, and district personnel.
  • Manages and provides health room services, including first aid and CPR, according to established procedures.
  • Performs medical procedures ordered by students' physicians.
  • Provides guidance and counseling in the area of health to students, staff, and parents according to professional standards..
  • Maintains accurate nurse's notes and records, including summaries of services provided.
  • Reports all cases of diagnosed or suspected communicable disease to the necessary agencies.
  • Maintains an inventory of health room supplies.
  • Reports environmental conditions which may adversely affect the safety and health of the students and staff.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the school district or ESS

Qualifications of a School Nurse  

  • Must have a LPN Certification
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Tuberculosis Test

ESS Advantages 

  • Flexible schedule – work when, where, and how often you choose
  • Benefits – we offer medical, dental, vision, 401k, and more
  • Ongoing support and training opportunities
  • Accept jobs 24/7 by phone, internet, or text message
  • Our partner districts routinely hire our substitutes for full-time positions

ESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


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MissionOne Educational Staffing Services

800 Kings Highway N , Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

At the following locations

(PA) Altoona Area School District

800 N Kings Hwy , Cherry Hill, NJ 08034