Health Assistant

Chandler USD 80 - Chandler, AZ (30+ days ago)




Job Goal:
Administer and deliver health services to each student and creating a climate of health and well being on the assigned campus

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent
A minimum of one of the following: Emergency Medical Technician Level 1 course with passing grade, Medical Assistant course with passing grade, three-credit hour college course in First Aid with passing grade (Applicants who have not worked in a health-related job within the last three years will need to complete the 3 credit hour college course on First Aid)
CPR/BLS and First Aid certified
Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel

Core Job Functions:
Provides basic first aid to school site students, staff, and campus visitors
Performs medical procedures such as diabetic care, tube feedings, catheterizations, seizure care, and other medical duties as prescribed by medical professionals (with appropriate training)
Administers rescue medications such as SVN’s, inhalers, Epipens, Klonopin, rectal Diastat, etc. as prescribed by medical professionals (with appropriate training)
Administers daily prescription and over-the-counter medications to students in accordance with school board policy under the supervision of the school administrator and maintains accurate records of medication given
Reviews student immunization records to ensure state compliance
Screens new students for vision, hearing, and immunization history
Organizes and documents annual vision and hearing screening, prepares subsequent screening lists, and sends referrals as directed by RNs
Organizes health office by setting up student health files, emergency cards, medication logs, and substitute file
Reviews all student health files and emergency cards for any health concerns, and informs district RN
Orders and maintains school health and first aid supplies
Inputs daily student health office visits in Infinite Campus
Completes accident reports clearly and concisely for all accidents where student is seen by a medical professional or 911 is called.
Compiles periodic and year-end reports for state and district
Duplicates and distributes approved educational and instructional materials on health to teachers, parents and students
Provides hygiene related demonstrations and services in the classroom as needed (hand washing)
Acts as liaison between teachers, parents, students and administrators
Arranges parent conferences for special health issues
Assists parents in utilizing available community resources such as the Chandler CARE Center, Lion’s Club, etc.
Notifies principal and RN in any and all emergencies
Notifies principal of any situation that might be considered child abuse or neglect
Notifies RN of any infectious or contagious diseases that might require exclusion of the student from school
Attends annual district mandatory health-skills fair (Fall) and district inservice (Spring)
Adheres to all policies, regulations and district rules
Performs related duties as requested
Performs all duties in a safe and prudent manner as directed

Core Values/Professional Qualities:
Respond to all internal and external customers, as it relates to position, in a prompt, efficient, friendly and patient manner
Function effectively as a team member
Be responsible, reliable and punctual
Be flexible and adaptable to change
Positively accept direction
Establish and maintain courteous, cooperative working relationships with students, staff and parents
Direct constructive criticism toward improving the district
Exercise positive problem solving behavior and conflict resolution skills
Adhere to the dress code appropriate to the site and job
Share sensitive student and staff information on a need to know basis
Be a positive role model for students
Work with a large cross section of people in a professional and non-judgmental manner

Physical Requirements – Working with Students

Positions in this classification typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, sitting, finger or manual dexterity, repetitive finger motion, speaking, hearing, seeing (with correction), focusing ability, or other factors applicable for the job. Employees may be subject to travel, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, workspace restrictions, bloodborne pathogens, and loud noises. Employees may be required to lift or exert up to 30 pounds of force to move objects occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force to move objects frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force to move objects constantly. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.