Clinic Aide - Burbank Early Childhood School

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Description

Starting rate of pay:  $20.21 per hour
20 hours per week
Hours: 9:30 a.m.- 1:30p.m.

Position:    Clinic Aide

Reports to:    School nurse, building principal, or other designee 

Employment Status:    Regular/Part-time 

FLSA Status:     Non-exempt

Description:     Works with the school nurse to accomplish maintenance/continuation of the safety, health, and wellness goals of the school community.

Probationary Period:    120 work days

  

NOTE:    The below lists are not ranked in order of importance

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing (LPN) Required

  • BSN degree or Registered Nursing School (RN) Preferred

  • Three to five years related experience

  •     CPR certification

  • Alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing

  • Effective, active listening skills

  • Organizational and problem solving skills

  • Skills that foster and facilitate learning and classroom management

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • First aid/CPR training

Essential Functions:

  • Determine and perform appropriate response to complaints (headaches, stomachaches, etc.)

  • Triage and administer first aid to staff and students

  • Perform prescribed medical treatment procedures

  • Administer medications, both routine and PRN

  • Administer emergency medication for anaphylaxis, diabetes, asthma, seizures, etc.

  • Respond to emergent medical needs according to directives in individual care plan

  • Respond to emergencies requiring CPR or AED

  • Record all clinic activity in health records according to FERPA regulations

  • Communicate pertinent information to parents

  • Communicate health/medical information on a need to know basis for teachers/staff

  • Record all communicable diseases and notify class of exposure

  • Take inventory of supplies and restock

  • Contribute to maintaining and updating Health Concerns List

  • Keep health records up to date

  • Track and make calls/emails to ensure all Emergency Medical Authorization and Information forms are received in a timely manner for each student

  • Track and make calls/emails to ensure immunization records and physical exam forms are received for each child entering kindergarten and each student new to the District

  • Review immunization records for compliance to state recommended schedule

  • Perform required screenings (vision/hearing/scoliosis/BMI) on all students in specified grade levels

  • Write referrals for all who do not pass minimum requirements and follow-up on action taken

  • Participate in meetings with parents to create a care plan for children with special needs

  • Work with school nurse on special activities in classrooms

  • Participate in safety/health/wellness school functions

  • Participate in special training

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of a school disaster plan

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a role model for students

  • Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Equipment Operated:

  • Computer

  • Audiometer

  • Lighted eye chart

  • Telephone

  • Typewriter

  • Copy machine

  • Thermometer

Additional Working Conditions:

  • Occasional interaction among unruly children

  • Frequent exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue

  • Occasional requirement for a “2 person” lift and carry children up to approximately 80 pounds

  • Occasional exposure to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals

  • Occasional requirement to push and pull up to a maximum of 300 pounds (on wheels)

  • Frequent requirement to work past scheduled hours on any given day due to emergencies and illnesses

  • Occasional requirement to lift and carry (i.e., children) up to approximately 50 pounds

  • Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull various items up to a maximum of 25 pounds, e.g., paper boxes, deliveries of supplies and equipment

  • Frequently move and position self as necessary to access and operate equipment

  • Frequently move around workspace and travel throughout school building and/or school district

Employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance, use in the work place throughout his/her employment with the District. 

This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor and or appointing authority.


 

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Upper Arlington Schools

4770 Burbank Drive, Columbus, OH 43220