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Altoona Area School District Nurse


Substitute Teacher


Altoona Area School District Nurse

Altoona Area School District, Blair County, PA

School District Nurse

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.


  • 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


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