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Buckeye Union High School District

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3895718
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This position is for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.

 Full-time positions (30+ hours/week) are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following their 60th day of employment: The District Benefits are very competitive and include health, dental, vision, and a life insurance policy. Supplemental policies through Aflac and LegalShield are also offered at an additional cost to the employee. You can view more information on benefit policies & costs on the benefits page at Benefits Page Link


TITLE:               Health Nurse


EMPLOYMENT TERMS:  0.75 FTE / 9-month





Assess and/or treat students and staff members as they come into the Health Center; assist in creating a climate of health and well-being by assuring a caring, confidential, and understanding environment while organizing, keeping, and updating records on students and staff.



  • Assesses and treats ill students and staff members.
  • Maintains a physical environment that meets the health needs of students and staff.
  • Maintains records of active and non-active student immunization but the District Nurse files immunization reports with the State as required by law.
  • Coordinates health screenings, follow up, and referrals
  • Must possess the ability to deal effectively with matters of confidentiality
  • Must use own initiative and judgment in performing job
  • Ability to communicate and work well with staff, students, and parents



  • Registered Nurse certificate or Licensed Practical Nurse certificate.
  • First Aid Training and CPR Certificate.
  • School Nurse Endorsement, preferred.
  • One to Three years’ experience in School District setting, preferred.
  • Must be able to push, pull or life up to 50 pounds
  • Must possess basic math, language/reading, and writing abilities
  • Must posses a warmth and understanding for special needs students
  • Must possess ability to operate adaptive devices for special needs students
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge in the use of standard office machines and personal computers.



Medium risk - Work is routinely performed both indoor and outdoor environments, including exposure to noise and being on your feet for extended periods of time. Requires standing in inclement weather including summer heat.



  • Maintains records of active and non-active student immunization but the District Nurse files immunization reports with the State as required by law.
  • Works with Life Skills learners, including Multi-Handicapped students and students at risk for seizures
  • Accesses highly confidential information and maintains confidential classroom student files and records
  • Recognizes when a student is not feeling well (both verbal and non-verbal students_ and provides basic first aid, as needed
  • Coordinates health screenings, follow up, and referrals.
  • Coordinates services with outside health providers, i.e., Rural Health, Lions Vision Center, Healthy Kids Dental, doctors’ offices, and EMTs as appropriate.
  • Communicate health symptoms and recommendations to parents as appropriate.
  • Notifies the Principal and proper authorities of special problems involving students.
  • Manages medical emergencies.
  • Performs basic office procedures, and other related tasks as assigned by Site Supervisor.
  • Trains and supervises student assistants.
  • Files reports of suspected abuse/neglect if initial contact person.
  • Maintains medical inventory and utilizes supplies in a cost-effective manner.
  • Completes student and employee accident reports and health insurance forms.
  • Must complete paperwork assigned in an efficient and timely manner
  • Participates in continuing education, workshops, in-services, etc., to maintain proficient technical skills and continued professional growth.
  • Must use own initiative and judgment in performing job
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Standard practices, methods, and materials of assigned work.
  • Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and practices.
  • Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.
  • Customer service principles.
  • Specialized equipment is relevant to the area of assignment.
  • Modern office technology.


  • Willingness to be an integral member of a successful team.
  • Dedication to providing the highest level of service.
  • Adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Resourceful and adaptable.


Time Management:     Must be able to prioritize tasks assigned by supervisor.

Stress Management:    Periodic stress due to deadlines and multiple schedules.

Public Contact:           Interact primarily with students, the public, staff, and parents.



The evaluation is done by the Exceptional Student Services Director with input from site principals, in accordance with provisions specified in governing board policy.



The Certified Health Nurse reports directly to the Exceptional Student Services Director.



Buckeye Union High School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Click here (  to read the entire policy.


El Distrito Escolar de Buckeye Union High School no discrimina en base de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Haga clic aquí ( para leer toda la política

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Health
    Student Services > School Nurse
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Leslie Doud
    • 1000 E Narramore
    • Buckeye, Arizona 85326

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