Warsaw Community Schools

School Nurse (3582)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSchool Nurse
Posting ID3582


Reports to: School Nurse Coordinator/Building Administrator


General Summary: The School Nurse will maintain and/or improve the students’ health status, thereby enabling them to fully benefit from educational experiences


Essential Functions:

  • Assist the head nurse in coordinating the health services program
  • Implement immunization requirements and all screening programs mandated by Indiana law
  • Implement non-mandated health programs approved by the Board of School Trustees
  • Assess, identify, monitor and refer health needs of students
  • Maintain current cumulative health records for all students
  • Advise teachers on health matters  particularly relative to screening for student health defects
  • Serve as a liaison between school, home and community
  • Visit students’ homes on an as needed basis and contacting homes of children referred by the principal
  • Provide health counseling to students, their families and school personnel
  • Administer firs aid and emergency procedures in accordance with established procedures
  • Collaborate with teachers, students and parents in the appropriate placement of students
  • Implement policy on exclusion/readmission of students in conjunction with infectious  and contagious diseases
  • Cooperate with community organizations in coordinating services with those provided in the school
  • Provide teacher orientations and in-services in techniques for observing students for signs of health problems
  • Coordinate and supervise the training of volunteers and/or health room assistants in screening techniques, first aid and clerical responsibilities
  • Serve as a resource person in matters pertaining to health curriculum planning
  • Participate in school health councils; provide consultation to other school and community groups concerned with health
  • Perform other reasonably-related duties as may be assigned by the head nurse and/or other appropriate administrators


  • Registered Nurse with current Indiana license
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • Experienced nurse preferred

Length of Contract: 185 days

Position Type: Exempt


These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a school nurse.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationEdgewood Middle School

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/14/2024