Rio Rancho Public Schools

21-22 Health Assistant POOL (21DO0615)

Job Posting

Job Details

Title21-22 Health Assistant POOL
Posting ID21DO0615

This position is for the 2021-2022 School Year. 

192 Day Contract


This posting will create a pool of applicants. As openings become available, these applications will be reviewed and considered for interview.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • New Mexico licensure:
    • Must hold or be able to obtain a Level 3 K-12 Educational Assistant License; 
    • Must hold or be able to obtain a Substitute License; and
    • Must hold or be able to obtain a NMPED Health Assistant License.


Maintain current AHA CPR/AED, Red Cross First AID certification. Completes yearly training provided by RRPS on Asthma, Diabetes, EpiPen Administration, Medication Administration, Diastat Administration, Vision and Hearing Screening and other health trainings as required by nurse or health services department.


Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in non-professional school health functions and adheres to health room guidelines and RRPS health room policies; 
  • Maintains school health records, as directed, including immunization records and student health records;
  • Administers first aid to students and staff;
  • Refers students to school nurse as appropriate;
  • Performs routine office and clerical duties;
  • Maintains stock of nursing supplies, maintains bulletin boards and other information material for health office;
  • Demonstrates respect for confidential information;
  • Performs vision, hearing, height and weight screening as assigned by school nurse;
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education, activities, and/or self-selected professional growth activities;
  • Maintains clean organized health room environment;
  • Refers medical, psychological, or social/emotional problems to the school nurse;
  • Administers medication as directed by the principal in accordance with the Rio Rancho Public Schools Medication Policy; and 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Equipment, Tools and Materials:

First aid supplies, scales; thermometer; beds; portable stretchers, vision testing equipment; audiometer; wheelchairs.


Work Hours

Work hours will be in accordance with hours determined by the school district and individual schools within parameters of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Application Procedure:

The following documents must be attached to complete this application:

  • One (1) transcript from each credentialing college or university, or, if you have no college credits,
  • A copy of your High School Diploma or GED Certificate

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationDistrict Office - Student Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date11/22/2021

Job Contact

NameJo SanchezTitleNurse Coordinator