JDE: 3.09

Ankeny Community School District

Substitute Building Nurse – District Wide (SY 21 – 22)

Purpose Statement

The position of Substitute Building Nurse is to provide direct health services to individual students, parents/guardians and staff. Participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the school health services program.  

Job Title: Substitute Building Nurse

Hourly Wage: RN $130.50 per day/ BSN: $145 per day

Reports To:         Building Principal 

Wage/Hour Status:  Non-Exempt

Hours: Vary based on building, location, and need

Minimum Qualifications:



Job Goal:

To provide primary health and emergency care to students, promote wellness and serve as a resources for health concerns in the school setting.

Essential Functions


Performance Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Administers medications and treatment as ordered.
  2. Provider care for student and staff illness and accidents.
  3. Administers care based on individual health care plans and individual emergency care plans.
  4. Serves as liaison between the home and the school regarding student health concerns.
  5. Document all encounters in the health record system.
  6. Follows communicable disease control procedures and informs administration and/or parents regarding school exclusion and readmission.

Working Environment

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

The usual and customary methods of performing the position functions require the following physical demands:  some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Working conditions may include extreme temperatures and humidity.  Hazards may include exposure to communicable diseases. This position requires the ability to maintain emotional control under stress.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



Terms of Employment

Work year established by the Superintendent; Salary according to schedule adopted annually.


Job performance will be evaluated annually as per district policies and procedures

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.