Head Nurse

Mexico School District

The Mexico Public School District is seeking application for the position of District Head Nurse (RN) for the 2023-2024 school year. This position is a nine-month position with benefits.


  • Registered Nurse certification
  • Currently licensed to practice in the state of Missouri
  • Currently certified in CPR/1st Aid
  • Two years related job experience
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):

  • Oversite of the District Nursing Staff
  • Provide leadership in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of a coordinated school health program.
  • Provide a system for prevention and control of communicable diseases; Implements board policy on exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious disease.
  • Assess, plan, and implement age-appropriate screening programs and provide follow-up of referrals for identified health needs
  • Observes and triage's students for illness and injury in the school setting according to protocols and school district policy.
  • Maintains immunization records on all students and submits reports to the state as required.
  • Administers medication according to the board policy
  • Administers first aid in accordance with established first aid protocol.
  • Trains and supervises LPNs, health aids and secretaries that cover the health office

CLEARANCES: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance


Applications will be screened as they are submitted. Job will remain posted until filled.

The Mexico Public School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION Our School District Prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, religion, disability by law in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and  activities.