Health Aide

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Title Health Aide
Department Campus Based
Reports To Campus Principal
Compensation CIS 302
Days 185 Revised: 06/15/2020
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Assist the school nurse by assuming routine recordkeeping activities, providing minor first aid care, and conducting health screenings at campus levels.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Certification Requirements
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check
Special Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of basic first aid and cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) preferred 
  • Effective organizational and communication skills 
  • Proficient keyboarding and file maintenance skills 
  • Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation 
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Ability to perform skilled care procedures through the direction and guidance of the campus registered nurse
 
Experience:
  • Minimum of (1) one year experience in health-related position
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)
 
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with FERPA & HIPAA guidelines
  • Follow procedures as outlined in the American Red Cross First Aid techniques
  • Keep clinic clean and sanitary and assists with displays, bulletin boards, etc
  • Post all health information on health cards as soon as possible
  • Complete health services reports and referrals, as required by the proper agencies and school officials, regarding teen pregnancies, drug abuse, child abuse, communicable disease, and mental health problems
  • Compile students health lists for distribution to faculty
  • Update immunization records monthly and notifies parents of impending immunizations
  • Assist with maintaining supply inventory and requesting supplies as needed
  • Monitor vital signs of students and faculty if necessary
  • Maintain a daily log of health office activities, including reportable accidents, communicable disease data, and referrals to school nurse
  • Administer medication to conform with Board Policy
  • Assist with and/or conduct screening activities including measuring height and weight, testing vision and hearing, and examining spinal cord and scalp to meet state requirements, makes referrals
  • Use Universal Precautions Procedures when cleaning all body spills and providing wound care   
  • Maintain a consistent professional demeanor and appearance

  • Ensure compliance with the Texas Educator’s Code of Ethics
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job
 
Supervisory Responsibilities: 
Supervision and evaluation of District personnel is not a requirement of the position; however, the supervision of students is required.
 
Equipment Used: 
  • Office equipment – personal computer, printer, calculator, multi-line telephone, software programs and peripherals, copier, fax, and other equipment applicable to position
 
Mental Demands:
  • Ability to read, concentrate, communicate (verbally and written), interpret, reason, understand verbal instructions, memorize, coordinate, compile, compute,
  • Work with frequent interruptions and maintain emotional control under stress
 
Physical Demands:
  • Frequent: Sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs and/or ramps, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive hand motions, hearing, speaking clearly, visual acuity, distinguishing colors, driving, traveling.
  • Occasional: Lifting, moderate, 15-44 pounds
 
Environmental Factors:
  • Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination, vibration
  • Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.)
 
Nondiscrimination Statement:
The Judson School District considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Judson Independent School District

7475 Binz Engleman Rd, San Antonio, TX 78244