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School Nurse Jobs

Demand for school nurses is high—in individual schools as well as school districts.And there’s no better source for school nurse jobs than Soliant. School nursing is less stressful than a hospital setting, with more predictable hours. Yet it’s just as meaningful, with plenty of opportunities every day to impact lives for the better.

Think you have what it takes to work with special needs students? Demand is particularly strong for nurses in special needs environments. It’s a specialized and rewarding practice that promotes academic achievement and overall student well-being in educational settings.

School Nurse Duties

The role of a school nurse is important for the maintenance and success of school healthcare systems nationwide. A school nurse is a representative of the comprehensive healthcare services provided to children and youth across all types of schools, and the responsibilities must be upheld for seamless performance. A school nurse is expected to provide preventive services to children, assist with the early identification of physical or mental health problems, make referrals to health facilities for more serious conditions and take part in interventions if necessary. They can also advocate against bullying and administer basic medicines to help children heal. With the help of various resources, school nurses are an important part of a school-aged child’s life, advocating for good health in order to foster better education success. The school nurse can also develop a working relationship between the school and the child’s home in order to best ensure that any health issues are being taken care of.

School Nurse Education Requirements

Most schools will require a school nurse to have a four-year bachelor’s degree in nursing and be a registered nurse to meet school healthcare standards. While some schools will employ licensed practical nurses, the chances are much greater if the nurse has an RN certificate. Beyond the certifications, a school nurse must also have experience in a clinic or in a variety of healthcare settings, as well as at least two years of training in an acute care setting. Additionally, there are some other education and training programs that can further enhance a school nurse’s qualifications. A school nurse should be skilled in pediatric health, public health and mental health practicing. They must be able to work well with children and be a strong voice for parents.

School Nurse Job Market

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the job market for school nurses is projected to grow at least 19% by 2022, which is faster than most occupations. There are some schools that must consolidate their school nurse positions due to federal budgeting concerns – however, for a nurse with that experience, there is more than enough opportunity elsewhere.

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Full Time 1:1 School Nurses (LPNs and RNs) - La Vista, NE

La Vista, Nebraska
A school district near La Vista, Nebraska has two needs for School Nurses for the next school year. The school is looking hire LPNs and/or RNs. The positions are full time, and include working one-on-one with a student for the entire school day. Candidates should be comfortable working with mid...
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NOW HIRING: School Nurse LPN - Northampton, Massachusetts

Northampton, Massachusetts
A school district is currently arranging interviews for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) near the Northampton, Massachusetts area. Details: Full Time, 30 hours per week August 29, 2022 – June 22, 2023 1:1 with Middle School Female Student Psudoseizures experience required School H...
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Registered Nurse (RN) needed for a full time schools position in Gages Lake, IL.

gages lake , Illinois
Gages Lake, IL. | Registered Nurse (RN) needed for a 1:1 school position. 2022-2023 school year.  General Definition of Work: The RN will be providing 1:1 services for a student(s) with medical needs. Suctioning, G-Tube, seizure monitoring and medication administration may be required. Job De...
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School Nurse Job RN or LPN Accepted La Vista NE

La Vista, Nebraska
A school district near the La Vista NE area is currently looking to hire a licensed RN or LPN for this school year. The district is looking to hire immediately. The candidate would be working 1:1 position at either the Middle or High School Level. Brief Job Description: Assess each individual st...
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Licensed Vocational Nurse Needed Near San Diego, California for a Full-Time Position

San Diego, California
A school district near San Diego, California is looking for a full-time Licensed Vocational Nurse. This position requires approximately 30 hours of work per week, and it is for the 2022-2023 school year. This is a school-based, contract position through Soliant. This is a great opportunity with a ve...
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Interviewing Now- Contract- School Nurse (RN) needed ASAP

Allentown, Pennsylvania
A great school district needs a great School Nurse (RN). This position is open for the 2022-2023 school year and is a great opportunity to work with a fantastic staff. Requirements listed below: Location: Near Allentown, Pennsylvania  Details: 08/29/22- 06/09/23 Full-time: 32.5 hr/wk ...
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Hiring Now. School Nurse (RN) needed ASAP

Emmaus, Pennsylvania
We are actively interviewing for an open School Nurse position. This position will require candidates to provide quality medical services to all students and assist with medical concerns. Requirements for this position are as follows: Active RN License CPR & BLS certified Details: 08/...
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School Nurse (RN) - Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona
Soliant has partnered with a school district in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area to contract a Registered Nurse (RN) for the 22-23 School Year. This position will be full-time and onsite. Licensed Registered Nurses will be considered as the director is actively scheduling interviews. Job...
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1:1 School Nurse (RN) - Near Onalaska, Wisconsin

Onalaska, Wisconsin
Soliant has partnered with a school district in the greater Onalaska, Wisconsin area to contract a 1:1 Registered Nurse (RN) for the 22-23 School Year. This position will be with a middle school student with very unstable diabetes. Licensed Registered Nurses will be considered as the ...
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ASAP Hire |Full Time School Registered Nurse | 2022/2023 School Year

Natick, Massachusetts
We are currently hiring for a Registered Nurse for the upcoming 2022/2023 school year. This job is at a great school district around the Natick, MA area. Please see more details about this role below! Details | Full Time Onsite Case load| 1:1 Bus riding & Trach Care Start Date- August 29...
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