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Work as a School Nurse

There are several opportunities for you to work as a school nurse in the state of Washington. If you are looking for a new position browse the openings on this page and use the links provided to contact the schools directly.

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School Nurse Job Openings

Regional School Nurse Columbia River Gorge

Immediate Hire
Salary: $28.60 Hourly
Location: ESA Service Region – Columbia River Gorge
Job Type: Part-Time
Job Number: 201901048

Camp Sealth (Summer Camp)

Immediate Hire

Camp Sealth, on Vashon Island, is seeking professional health care staff to serve as volunteer camp nurses in our summer camp program, in exchange for camp tuition.  The volunteer commitment is one week (Monday to Saturday). Volunteers must stay on site and be on-call throughout the entire week; lodging and meals are provided. In exchange, volunteers receive free camp tuition for up to two kids.

More information about Camp Sealth and this volunteer opportunity can be found on our website: www.campfireseattle.org. To find out more information, or to find out about available dates, contact Necia Ivie at nivie67@gmail.com or (253) 459-2636, or contact Camp Sealth at (206) 463-3174 ext. 35.

School Nurse - Student Support - Leave Replacement

Immediate Hire

Classification:  Certificated
Location:  Assigned School(s)
Reports to: Principal or Principal Designee
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Bargaining Unit:  NTEA

This is a standard position description to be used for certificated teaching positions with similar duties, responsibilities, classification and compensation.  Teachers assigned to the position description may or may not be assigned all of the duties identified herein.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Part I:  Position Summary:

Coordinates and delivers a school health program including the delivery of services to students and staff members in order to enhance health and wellness in the school community. Duties are performed in accordance with standards of professional school nurse practice, district/state board of education policies and procedures and state law regarding nurse practice.

Primary responsibility shall include student safety and appropriate collaboration and attention to each student’s readiness to learn including needed guidance, discipline, and welfare.  Nurse may work in a variety of elementary and/or secondary educational, individual or team settings.  Nurse may rotate among several schools.

The District represents a diverse community with a population of more than 50% of students with diverse backgrounds.  We seek an individual who has successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities.  The selected candidate must demonstrate a commitment to strengthening community engagement and communication with the District’s diverse populations.

Substitute, Registered Nurse

Various Locations - Spokane, WA


  • Classified Registered Nurse Substitute
  • HOURS PER DAY:  Minimum 3 hours per day, up to 7 hours per day
  • This position is an on-call position, and does not provide medical or other benefits.
  • SALARY:  Hourly rate will be based on the MI Salary Schedule adopted by the board.  


  1. Substitute as needed for Classified Registered Nurse
  2. Assist the Certificated School Nurse in implementing individual health care plans for students with health care needs.
  3. Perform professional nursing tasks as needed, including emergency services and supportive care.
  4. Provide first aid and emergency care to student(s) for the purpose of supporting safety of all students, cares for ill students, and act within the scope and standards of nursing practice.
  5. Supervise designated school staff in the administration of oral medication to students.
  6. Supervise school staff in the performance of delegated nursing tasks.
  7. Maintains documentation (e.g. student health history, immunization requirements, current health status, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.
  8. Perform other nursing duties as assigned by the Director of Health Services.
  9. Assist with tasks involved in vision and hearing screening.

Certificated Substitute Nurse

Location John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence, WA

Overview of Position

The Certificated Substitute Nurse, under the general direction of the Health Services Manager, implements, manages, and delivers school health services in assigned schools and programs. The Certificated Substitute Nurse’s scope of practice is defined by law and standard professional nursing organizations.

Health Services - Classified Nurse - 1.0FTE

Location: John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence, WA

Overview of Position

The Classified Nurse/RN/LPN meets the health needs of individual medically fragile students by providing 1:1 care implementing student health care plans including support during district transportation of students, and/or provides care in the school health room to individual students. The nurse complies with laws relating to student health, including parental and guardian consent, provides appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured students, identifies student health problems for referral and proper treatment, and in conjunction with the School Nurse, provides health information and serves in as a health information resource to teachers, staff, and administrators.

Health Services - Certificated School Nurse - 1.0FTE

Location: John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence, WA

General Summary:

The School Nurse, under the general direction of the Health Services Manager, implements, manages, and delivers school health services in assigned schools and programs. The School Nurse’s scope of practice is defined by law and standard professional nursing organizations.

1:1 Registered School Nurse

Location: Northshore School District

Job Summary: To promote and maintain the health and well-being of students in the classroom setting to enable them to take full advantage of available educational opportunities. To assist the classroom teacher in meeting the physical and health care needs for medically fragile and special needs students during the school day.

Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training or equivalent is required.

Special Education Nurse

Location: Goldendale SD

General Responsibilities

Reporting to a special education assistant director and a regional school nurse, the special education nurse works collaboratively with the student health and education team to provide routine limited nursing care to students consistent with program procedures. The special education nurse assists in the revision of care plans; responds to the medical needs of students in the class room; and consistent with the individual education plan (IEP) or individual family service plan (IFSP) assists the special education teacher with lesson plan preparation: small group instruction; classroom management; student observation and assessment; and communication with staff.