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.


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: 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Howell Elementary School - 5th Street & Alvernon Area

Classification: White Collar

FTE: .75 - 6 hours per day
Work Calendar: 9.5 month

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.

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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 520-225-3284
Applications will be accepted
Thursday, April 25, 2024 12:00 AM  -
Monday, September 2, 2024 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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