School District Nurse

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This is a 20-25 hours per week contracted position.


  • Current and valid Michigan license as a Registered Nurse (RN) preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Nursing
  • Meets criteria for, or possesses, the Michigan Department of Education Professional School Nurse certification
  • Current CPR (adult and infant) certification

Job Duties:

  • Works in a team relationship with teachers, support staff, and administration
  • Provides nursing services to school aged children and youth
  • Able to work effectively with staff, parents, medical professionals, etc. to coordinate and implement appropriate school-based health care plans
  • Serve as a proactive liaison between home, school, private physicians, and agencies relative to the applicable health needs of students
  • Sensitive to the unique needs of students – able to differentiate services and care, where appropriate
  • Develops and enforces medication protocols and enforces documentation of medication administration
  • Knowledge of necessary safety protocols and injury prevention practices
  • Effective practices of collecting data to monitor student care
  • Collaborate with district and building administration on matters related to pandemic response, quarantines, contact tracing, vaccines, etc.
  • Able to design and deliver appropriate in-service/training to school personnel (CPR, use of epinephrine auto injector, use of AEDs, etc.)
  • Provides sex education program for elementary and middle school aged students
  • Coordinates with district staff and the Jackson County Health Department to oversee vaccinations needed to attend school
  • Fills out the Michigan School Building weekly report of communicable diseases and forwards to the Jackson County Health Department
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient user of current forms of technology
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with HIPPA and FERPA laws

All applicants please submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to Mr. John Denney, Superintendent, Hanover-Horton School District, 10000 Moscow Rd., Horton, MI  49246 (


John Denney, Superintendent


Application deadline:   February 8, 2024 or until filled

The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, including sexual orientation and transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, “Protected Classes”),, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. Direct inquiries to the Superintendent of Hanover-Horton Schools District, 10000 Moscow Rd, Horton, MI  49246.
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