Job Description

BAND

GRADE

SUBGRADE

B

2

1

DEPARTMENT:

Varies

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

School Administrator

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY:

Incumbents are responsible for serving the health needs for the entire school population by performing health services, promoting health education, and implementing a healthful environment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Classified Health Assistant is a stand-alone classification.

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

1.

Administers basic first aid, screens ill or injured students, school personnel and assesses level of care needed. Documents daily all accidents or illnesses and completes accident reports according to District procedures

    Daily

    40%

 

2.

Maintains health records in compliance with federal   and state laws. Reviews immunization records to insure             compliance.

    Daily

    15%

3.

Administers daily medications and treatments in accordance with District procedures under supervision of the principal, as directed by the physician, with parent consent. Ensures medications are properly stored and secured in locked cabinets.

    Daily

    10%

4.

Consults with principal on matters related to emergency situations, suspected child abuse, contagious diseases, or other medically sensitive situations.     Provides health information that may affect student performance in academic, social, or psychological areas.

  Weekly

    5%

 

5.

6.          

7.

Provides specialized health care treatments approved by the student’s physician or other licensed health professional, the parent or legal guardian, after consulting with and receiving training from the Health Treats confidential information with respect by keeping it confidential.

Performs any other duties or responsibilities as mey be assigned from time to time.

Weekly

10%

As Required

As Required

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):

Knowledge of:

·       Public schools and their operations;

·       Applicable laws, rules and regulations;

·       Community resources;

·       Diverse multicultural populations

·       Research-based prevention programs

·       Knowledge of medical terminology.

·       Knowledge of district policies and procedures affecting assigned work.

·       Basic first aid and CPR

 

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Skill in:

·       Utilizing a computer and related software.

·       Administering hearing test.

·       Communicating verbally and in writing.

·       Maintaining confidential records.

·       Obtaining and maintaining CPR and First Aid certification.

·      Operating various types of medical equipment, splint, nebulizer, thermometer, sphygmomanometer, how to set up blood glucose monitor and SVN maching.

·      Administering medication.

 

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):

·       Maintain valid CPR and First Aid certification

Licensing Requirements (position requirements at entry):

·       Valid Health Assistant Certification

·       Valid Driver’s License

        Upon Hire, Must obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, driving, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Incumbents may be required to lift students weighing up to 60 pounds.

Incumbents may be subjected to body fluids and travel.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

NOTE:

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:

Draft prepared by Fox Lawson and Associates LLC (LM)

Date:   9/16 Revised by Cartwright: 9/16

      


Primary Location: District Wide

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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