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School Health Assistant (Pre K-12)

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School Health Assistant (Pre K-12) 2017-12-21T16:14:06+00:00

A School Health Assistant license authorizes a trained individual assists the public education department licensed school registered nurse with the implementation of the school health program, by providing delegated nursing services in the health room, including health screening, assisting with the administration of medications, basic first aid procedures, maintenance of student health records, and maintenance of a clean and orderly health room.  The school health assistant may also perform nursing tasks as appropriately delegated by the public education department licensed registered nurse for the care of individual students with special needs, including diapering, range of motion exercises, and feeding assistance.

Initial License

  • $35 fee, cashier’s check or money order; and
  • Initial Application; and
    • High school diploma or equivalency
    • Eighteen years of age
  • Copy of a valid certification in CPR; and
  • Copy of a valid certification in First Aid; and
  • Copy of certificate in NM Department of Health and Public Education Department training for school health assistants.
  • Note: A 1 year temporary license can be issued when the applicant is lacking the NM Department of Health and Public Education Department training for school health assistants. Once the training is complete, the document can be submitted (within 1 year of application date) for the level 1 license without paying additional application fees.

Renewal License

  • $35 fee, cashier’s check or money order; and
  • Renewal Application; and
  • Superintendent‘s Recommendation for support provider form. (Must be on School District Letterhead).
    • If your level 1 support provider license has expired, you will need to apply for an initial level 1 license.
    • If your license has expired (and you do not have additional valid licenses on file) you will need to complete a new background.
    • The earliest you can renew license is January of expiring year.

 

 

Note: Your application will be returned if:

  • The application is not completely filled out, lacking a signature/date; or
  • The money order is not completely filled out or signed. The Professional Licensure Bureau does not accept other forms of payment.

Note: Delay of application:

  • Your application is lacking supporting documents listed in the above check list.
  • If your license(s) has expired (and you do not have additional valid licenses on file), and your background was completed 24 months or more, you will need to complete a new background.

Note: NMPED Correspondence with Educators:

  • Consultants correspond by email; please check your spam/junk folder.

ALL FEES SUBMITTED ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

 

Page last updated December 21, 2017