School Nurse Aide PRN - Substitute

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Certified Employee Job Description





Department: School Nursing             Date Prepared: 05/2021


Job Title: School Nurse Aide


Classification (FLSA Status): Non-Exempt


Lane/Salary Grade: Grade 3 


Location: Assigned School




General Function:

The health aide assists school nursing personnel by performing routine health-related tasks and

clerical services, under the direction of the school nurse, to aid in the health care needs of

students and staff.


Organizational Structure:


Job Title: School Nurse Aide


Supervisor’s Title: School Nursing Personnel and Building Administrator 


Jobs Reporting to this Title:

  • None

Summary and Overall Objective:

The health aide assists school nursing personnel by performing routine health-related tasks and

clerical services, under the direction of the school nurse, to aid in the health care needs of

students and staff.

Essential Functions Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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. 

  • Assists school physician and/or school nurse in physical, visual,  screening examinations or other health screening tests of students and employees. 

  • Assists school nursing personnel with clerical tasks surrounding making referrals to parents resulting from screening procedures and physical examinations. 

  • Assists with immunization clinics by recording inoculations, preparing individuals and keeping order. 

  • Assists school nursing personnel in preparing health displays for the purpose of disseminating health and wellness information to students and staff. 

  • Under the supervision of and direction from the registered professional nurse, the individual performs all duties and responsibilities assigned as well as additional duties as necessary. 


Competencies (Knowledge, skills, abilities):


This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English at a level required for successful job performance.

  • Able and willing to maintain confidentiality of health information 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, public groups, and/or the ICSD School Board. 

  • Ability to work with applicable mathematical concepts. 

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 

  • Ability to perform mathematical operations using units of American money. 

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out essential duties of this position. 

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems involving concrete variables situations. 

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; and any licenses or certifications required. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma


Preferred Education and Experience: 

Holds current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid. Has had

experience/training in a school health setting.


Job Related Experience:


Required Licenses and Certifications: 

Must acquire cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid certification with the first year of position 



  • Iron County School District expects all employees to practice high standards of moral and ethical conduct which are consistent with the values taught in our schools. 

  • All employees are expected to be law abiding, ethical and honest; and demonstrate respect for the dignity of all students, colleagues, parents and members of the community. 

  • All employees are expected to adhere to all district policies while employed. 


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually


  • Employees working under this position description are considered to have regular contact with

students who may place the incumbent at risk to bodily fluids. 

  • These employees are eligible to receive the Hepatitis A and B vaccines from the Southwest Utah Public Health Department, at no cost.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, 

  • The employee is regularly required to sit. 

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, sit or stand in a bent or stooped position, walk, reach with hands and arms, use fingers and hands to handle, and talk or hear. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

  • School Registered Nurses must be able to lift up to, but not exceeding, 55lbs on an occasional basis. A team lift or utilization of the necessary equipment is recommended if any other items or persons exceed this weight limit. 


Machines, Tools, Equipment Used: 

  • Computers, 

  • Electrical pumps for feeding tubes, 

  • Suction equipment, 

  • AED machines, 

  • Nursing tools for physical assessment of student or faculty, 

  • Blood glucose monitors


Possible Hazards: 

  • Contact with dissatisfied individuals

  • Contact with bodily fluids.

Expected Work Hours:

Regular school hours as needed


Travel Requirements: 

  • Regular travel within district required

  • Some instate travel needed for meetings or conferences


Terms of Employment: 


Job Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified  Personnel.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Iron County School District is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. 


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Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720

At the following locations

District Office West