Although there are school closures across the country due to COVID-19 virus, we will continue to work and provide email support for all systems.

Facebook Image


Back To Search Results Page

District Nurse 2020-2021 School Year at Palo Alto Unified School District

Palo Alto Unified School District Logo

Job Information

Date Posted: 4/3/2020 Application Deadline: 8/3/2020 1:11:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 11 Month
Salary: Range 95 ($41.20 - $58.45/Per Hour) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Stacey Ramirez Email:
Location: Palo Alto Unified School District
Department: Wellness and Student Services
Benefits: 100 percent Employee Self

Job Summary

Job Summary

OVERVIEW: The District Nurse provides leadership and support of district-wide health services and strengthens and facilitates the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of children. The major focus of the district nurse is the prevention of illness and disability, the early detection and correction of health problems, and response to health crisis’. The district nurse is uniquely qualified in coordinating, planning and implementing health related services for students PreK-12. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (include but are not limited to the following) • Assist in the guidance, supervision, training and evaluation of the school nursing team. • Consult with sites and/or attend site-based meetings as requested by the Student Support Team. • Provide professional learning for nurses, health clerks and other staff supervising the health office. • Develop clear systems of monitoring service provision, data collection and evaluation of nursing services. • Conduct immunization programs pursuant to California Education Code, Section 49403, of the California Code of Regulations • Assess and evaluate the health and developmental status of pupils, including: Review cumulative health records to identify pupils' health needs and develop appropriate health plan. • Interpret the health and developmental assessment to parents, teachers, administrators, and other professionals directly concerned with the pupil • Design and implement individual student health maintenance plans, incorporating plans directed by a physician • Refer the pupil and parent or guardian to appropriate community resources for necessary services • Maintain communication with parents and all involved community practitioners and agencies to promote needed treatment and secure reports of findings pertinent to educational planning • Interpret medical and nursing findings appropriate to the student’s individualized education program and make recommendations to professional person

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications


          Application Deadline

          8/3/2020 1:11:30 PM Pacific

          Date Posted



          Number of Openings



          Range 95 ($41.20 - $58.45/Per Hour)

          Length of Work Year

          11 Month

          Employment Type

          Full Time


          Palo Alto Unified School District


          Wellness and Student Services


          100 percent Employee Self