Health Services

Welcome to Mt. Lebanon School District Nursing Services Department.

The Nursing Services Department Mission is: To foster the growth, development and educational achievement of each student by promoting his or her health and wellness in a safe and supportive environment.

According to the National Association of School Nurses: “School Nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well being and academic success and lifelong achievement of students.”

Mt. Lebanon School Nurses support learning by: 

  • providing support and coordinating care for children with chronic health problems

  • actively collaborating with faculty/staff/parents/community providers to help achieve student wellness

  • being active members of student support teams

  • assessing and treating day - day illnesses and injuries that occur during the school hours

  • performing health screenings as mandated by the PA Department of Health

  • reviewing and monitoring immunizations on all children

  • providing health education and wellness programs to students and employees

  • providing nursing services as needed

  • providing a safe and healthy environment for students/employees

Deanna Hess, RN, MSEd, CSN
Chairperson, Health Services Department
dhess@mtlsd.net
412-344-2049