Nursing | Substitue Nurse | Districtwide | Available: ASAP | Closing: CLOSED


Daily Substitute Nurse

Application Procedure:
All Candidates:  Apply online at as an External Applicant


  1. Hold current Minnesota State license as a Registered Nurse, or Licensed Practical Nurse
  2. Current certification in CPR
  3. Excellent communication skills
  4. Knowledge of current practices for common childhood illnesses and chronic diseases: asthma management, diabetes, insulin pen and pumps, seizure management, COVID-19 protocols and infection control
  5. Ability to perform skilled nursing care such as catheterization, suctioning, gastrostomy tube feedings, insulin administration, insulin pump skills and nebulizer treatments
  6. Demonstrated experience and proficiency working with a culturally, ethnically, racially and socioeconomically diverse school community is preferred.
  7. Skilled with electronic health care record



  1. Baccalaureate or Associate degree in nursing
  2. Experience in pediatric, acute care, and/or community or public health nursing
  3. Prior experience in school nursing, or acute care setting

REPORTS TO:          Health Services Coordinator, LSN and building Principal
PRIMARY ROLE:     To provide primary health and emergency care to students, promote wellness and serve as a resource for health concerns in the school setting.



  1. Administers medications and treatments as ordered.
  2. Provides care for student and staff illness and accidents.
  3. Administers care based on individual health care plans and individual emergency care plans.
  4. Serves as liaison between the home and the school regarding student health concerns.
  5. Documents all encounters in the Electronic Health Record.
  6. Follows communicable disease control procedures and informs administration and/or parents regarding school exclusion and readmission.

While most activities are standardized between the various health offices in the district, each office has some individual differences in daily operations. The school specific information will be available in the school Substitute Nurse Manual when you arrive. It is the responsibility of the Substitute School Nurse to locate the Substitute Nurse Manual and become familiar with the operational procedures particular to each building.

Compensation:  $27.00 per hour

In District 196, the sky’s the limit for students and employees. That’s because our committed team of educators is dedicated to helping learners explore their infinite possibilities and reach their full potential. Our whole child, “Triple-A” approach provides students and staff boundless opportunities to learn, grow and pursue their interests in academics, the arts and athletics.
District 196 is a Minnesota public school district of choice, serving more than 29,000 students and 160,000 residents in the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Empire, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville and Vermillion township. District 196 is the third largest school district in Minnesota and among the largest employers in Dakota County, with more than 4,000 full- and part-time employees. District 196 has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best-in-State Employers multiple times based on a survey asking employees to rate their employer and how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others.
District 196 has 19 elementary schools (grades K-5); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center high school program; a K-12 special education school for students with emotional and behavioral difficulties, and a special education program serving young adults ages 18-21. The district also operates three learning centers that provide early childhood and Adult Basic Education services, and offers extensive community education programs and classes for life-long learners of all ages.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As required by Title IX and other state and federal nondiscrimination laws, District 196 does not discriminate in employment or in any of its education programs and activities, including vocational opportunities, on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, age or genetic information. District 196 provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The Director of Human Resources, Tom Pederstuen (651-423-7859 – is the designated Title IX Coordinator and has also been designated to respond to employment-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Elementary Education, Sally Soliday (651-423-7782 – and the Director of Secondary Education, Michael Bolsoni (651-423-7712 – have been designated to respond to student-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Special Education, Janet Fimmen (651-423-7629 – has been designated to respond to inquiries concerning the rights of a student with a disability. The mailing address for all directors is 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount, MN 55068. Title IX inquiries may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the US Office for Civil Rights (OCR).