Job Description


Assists the school nurse in maintaining a comprehensive school health program. Cares for the health needs of students at a TUSD school under the direct/indirect supervision of the school nurse. Performs the essential duties and functions of a health assistant: attending to urgent medical need, personal and hygiene needs, maintaining medical records and health folders, administering prescribed medications according to instructions, and routine clerical duties.


High School Diploma or G.E.D.

One year of experience in a school health environment, or health care setting such as: health assistant, patient care technician, teacher assistant with medically fragile students or similar

Knowledge of the universal precautions for handling body fluids

Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions

CPR and First Aid Certification.

Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education


Three years of experience in a health care setting or school health environment

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Medical Assistant (MA), or Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certification


FBI fingerprint background check

Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization

CPR and First Aid Certification must be submitted at the time of hire. Certification must be maintained current during the course of employment

Must release Social Security Number to be eligible for [AZ Health Care Cost Containment System] AHCCS-Provider ID Number

Health Services orientation/training


Effective: 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Sam Hughes Elementary School - Speedway & Tucson Blvd Area
Classification: White Collar

.75 FTE, 6 hrs per day

Work Calendar: 9.5 months

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

To view the full job description, please visit our website.

Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Sharon Edwards
Title Office Manager
Phone 225-3284
Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online