LAUSD School Nurses are California Registered Nurses (RN) with a Baccalaureate Degree. In addition, the School Nurse possesses a California School Nurse Services Credential. School Nurses are members of a multidisciplinary team established to meet the health and educational needs of all LAUSD students. The program component includes health assessment, communicable disease control, state mandated screenings, such as vision and scoliosis, first aid and disaster preparedness, immunization follow-up, child abuse reporting, suicide risk assessment, utilization of approved community resources, and health education of students and staff. School Nurses train, assign, and supervise unlicensed personnel to provide Specialized Physical Health Care Services. School Nurses focus on students' health promote student attendance and achievement.
There are over 450 School Nurses who serve the health needs of more than 640,000 LAUSD students in a wide range of programs: Infant Special Education, Pre-Schools, Elementary, Secondary, Continuation Schools, Migrant Education Programs, Special Education and Early Education Centers. If you're interested in School Nurse employment, click here.