Health Office Assistant (8252)

Job Description

JOB TITLE:
Health Office Assistant

JOB GOAL: 
To assist the school nurse; to administer health services to students and staff according to District policies. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. A minimum of one of the following: Emergency Medical Technician Level 1 course with a passing grade; or Medical Assistant course with a passing grade; or three-credit-hour college course in First Aide with a passing grade.
  3. Applicants who have not worked in a health-related job within the last three years will be required to complete the 3 credit hour college course on First Aid.
  4. Current CPR certification.
  5. Knowledge of and adheres to all policies, regulations, and rules.
  6. Ability to work well with students, staff, and parents; good verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Ability to respect and maintain the confidentiality of records and communications.
  8. Ability to accept the limitation of responsibility; ability to follow protocol when administering care.
  9. Knowledge of immunization requirements according to Arizona State Law.
  10. Must obtain an Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  11. Pass a background check

 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  203 days 
COMPENSATION:  $15.00 – $17.83
BENEFITS: As per District policy
REPORTS TO:  Nurse or Principal
HOURS: 40 hours per week
CLASSIFICATION:  Hourly, Non-exempt
 


PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Prioritize and deliver first aid and emergency care to students and staff according to District policies.
  2. Administer medications per parent consent and District guidelines with an understanding of possible side effects.
  3. Perform special medical procedures (i.e. asthma treatments, diabetes monitoring, injection of epinephrine for severe allergic reactions).
  4. Perform special health care treatments as delegated and demonstrated by parents.
  5. Perform and assist nurse with student health screenings of vision, height/weight, dental, pediculosis and scoliosis.
  6. Document student and staff treatments and parent interactions.
  7. Prepare and maintain health records; maintain confidentially.
  8. Evaluate immunization records; advised parents of additional doses needed; track suspension dates.
  9. Understand CPS reporting protocol and communicate with nurse in appropriate situations.
  10. Prepare and distribute instructional materials as directed by the school nurse.
  11. Maintain and order office supplies and equipment.
  12. Organize and maintain health office.
  13. Prepare re-screen list for R.N.
  14. Prepare and send referrals and follow-up at R.N. direction.
  15. Complete accident reports clearly and concisely for all accidents.
  16. Participate in in-service training programs and faculty meetings.
  17. Report any unsafe environmental conditions in the building or grounds to the principal.
  18. Follow universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
  19. Compiles periodic and year-end reports for school and district.
  20. Arrange parent conferences for special health problems or needs with R.N.

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and arms, stand, bend or stoop. The employee is frequently required to move about the campuses and to drive to the schools and departments in the District. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
 
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
 


 
Notice of Nondiscrimination Queen Creek Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in admission and access to its programs, services, activities, or in any aspect of their operations and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Queen Creek Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Compliance Officer for Title IX, Assistant Superintendent of Support Services, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480- 987-7418 and Compliance Officer for Section 504/ADA, Director of Special Education, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-5990.
 
El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek no discrimina en base a su raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o la orientación sexual para la admisión y su acceso a sus programas, servicios, actividades, o en cualquier aspecto de sus operaciones y proporciona un acceso igualitario a los Boys Scouts y otro grupos de jóvenes designados. El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek tampoco discrimina en sus prácticas de empleo y contratación. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar las preguntas en cuanto a las pólizas de no discriminación: Funcionario de Cumplimiento de Título IX, Asistente del Superintendente de Servicios Auxiliares, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-7418 and Funcionario de Cumplimiento para la Sección 504/ADA, Director de Educación Especial, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-5990.