Primary Purpose:

Assist the Health Services Director in implementing a comprehensive program of health services. Provide health services to students.  Promote health education and preventive health practices for students.


Minimum Qualifications:


Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program

Valid registered nurse license to practice professional nursing in Texas from the State Board of Nurse Examiners

State certified to conduct vision, hearing, spinal and type 2 diabetes screening or within 6 months of employment

Appropriate CPR Certification

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid  by employee.


Required Experience

One (1) year nursing experience, preferably in community health or pediatrics


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required)



The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community.

Organization Management

The school nurse manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through the following:  

Organization Improvement

The school nurse promotes efforts to improve the school or organization through activities such as the following:  

Communication and Community Relations

The school nurse promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following: 

Professional Growth and Development

The school nurse participates in professional growth and development through activities such as the following:  

Qualities of an Effective Campus Nurse

The school nurse exhibits qualities such as the following: 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directs the work of assigned nurse aide(s) and/or LVN’s; assist assigned nurse aide(s) and/or LVN(s) when the health needs of students demand a case-management approach.



Thermometer, blood pressure cuff, audiometer, otoscope, sphygmomanometer, health screening equipment, basic clinic equipment, student medical equipment, personal computer, scanner, copier, fax, telephone, and other equipment applicable to the position.


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: 

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.