Certified Nurse's Aide

Horizon Montessori Public Schools

job description



Implement comprehensive program of health services for campus. Provide health services to students. Promote health education and preventive health practices for students.




1. Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program. CNA

2. Certified by Texas Department of Health to conduct vision and hearing screening.

3. CPR Certification.

4. Two to three years of experience in a school setting preferred.


Other Skills and Abilities:


1. Knowledge of health appraisal to identify student health defects.

2. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

3. Ability to implement policies and procedures.

4. Ability to perform duties remotely and/or on a flex schedule, upon approval by superintendent, in response to pandemics, natural disasters, catastrophic events, etc and will be subject to virtual/distance learning policies and procedures as set forth in employee handbook. 


Major Responsibilities and Duties:


  1. Provide direct care utilizing professional assessment skills, the nursing process, and established

school health protocols.

  1. Serve as health advocate for students and staff.

  2. Notify parents of accident or illness and secure medical care for students in emergency cases (if parents or emergency contact cannot be reached).

  3. Administer medications to students at school. Administer medications according to district policy and procedures.

  4.  Provide medical treatments and procedures according to Physicians orders and parent authorization.

  5.  Establish and implement effective procedures for mandatory screening programs. Make referrals as necessary.



  1. Participate in development of campus health education curriculum and provide health education to individuals and groups.

  2.  Educate faculty and staff as needed on health related topics.

  3. Provide health counseling and instruction to individual students.



  1.  Serve as health liaison between school, physicians, parents, and community.

  2. Assess student medical needs and make appropriate referrals working with students, teachers, parents, and medical and health care professionals as needed.

  3.  Participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee, crisis team, and school committees and develops Individual Health Plan.

  4. Collaborate with other professionals regarding implementation of health-related Individual Education Plan (IEP) items.

  5. Participate in assessment and reporting of suspected child abuse.

  6. Communicate regularly with principal, health services coordinator, school counselor, teachers, parents, food services, and other staff regarding health services issues.

  7. Assess emergent health care needs of campus staff. Make appropriate referrals and assist with completion of workers compensation forms as needed for staff injuries.



  1. Review and evaluate immunization records for state compliance.

  2. Supervise and train assigned campus staff in clinic procedures and responsibilities according to district policy.

  3. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including clinic records and accurate, updated health records on all students.

  4. Compile and submit annual state reports.

  5. Requisition supplies and equipment needed to maintain clinic inventory.

  6. Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, Texas Department of State Health rule, State Board of Education rule, and STET, Inc. board policy in health services area.

  7. Report potential health and safety hazards to principal.

  8. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.  Responsible for properly maintaining district records, adhering to all policies set forth by the district for records maintenance and learning the records retention schedule for department records.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.


Professional Development

  1.  Maintain certification in CPR, vision and hearing screening.

  2. Model Behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.


Supervisory Responsibilities:




Equipment Used:


Computer, telephone, printer, copier, fax machine, and calculator.


Working Conditions:


1. Maintain emotional control under stress and emergencies.

2. Exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases.

3. Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens

4. Able to squat, bend, lift and reach.



STET/HMPS considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age ,religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. 

contact information

business: Horizon Montessori Public Schools
contact: Jenilee Farias
address: 2319 N Grand Blvd
Pearland, TX 77581
phone: 956-969-3092 (Call Now)
website: http://www.hmps.net

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