Clinic Aide

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PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1.          License to practice nursing as a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse issued by Ohio Board of Nursing pursuant to Ohio Revised Code.
2.          Proof of completion of an approved course in medication administration.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.          High school graduate or equivalent with evidence of higher education or professional training.
2.          Evidence of three or more years of prior successful related experience in a medical related position working in a pediatric or school setting.
3.          CPR certified.
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works under the direction of a registered school nurse and requires considerable knowledge of skilled licensed practical nursing procedures in order to provide for individual students’ care in a school clinic.
  • Nursing duties are performed at the direction of a licensed registered school nurse or by physician order legally authorized to prescribe medical treatment.
  • Performs any/all daily job functions necessary to facilitate the daily needs of students in assigned school building location.
  • Performs skilled nursing procedures as allowed by nursing license and scope training.
  • Creates or provides health related information and written data to facilitate individual student needs.
  • Receives and gives health care reports including any changes in individuals’ condition or medical regime.
  • Documents administration of or changes in medication order.
  • Assists in individual programming related to health, hygiene, safety and/or other health related topics, as necessary.
  • Assists in assessing individuals’ responses to habilitation process and its impact on health concerns.
  • Observes changes in medical condition and behavioral responses to medication for reporting, when necessary.
  • Actively participates as a professional resource in student related matters, when necessary.
  • Assures compliance with all applicable state, federal and facility policies required for the daily operation of a school clinic.
  • Assists the registered school nurse(s) with training for individuals and staff, when necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of skilled licensed practical nursing and/or related procedures for:
    • Pharmacology
    • Client/patient (student) care
    • First-aid
    • CPR
    • General medical office practices and procedures
    • HIPAA regulations & standards
    • Human relations
    • Inventory control
    • Employee training & development
  • Skilled in use of medical equipment.
  • Ability to:
    • understand practical field of study and its application to student population.
    • deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables.
    • recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate emergency action.
    • develop good rapport with students, staff, parents, or other stakeholders.
    • understand manuals and verbal instructions associated with practical nursing.
    • demonstrate dexterity to administer medication, injections, and perform medical treatments.
  • Technologically literate.
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as medical orders, safety plans, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before individual or groups of students or employees of the district.
 
REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
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 frequently required to walk and stand. Occasionally the employee will sit and/or run. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the trunk while performing the duties of this job. 
 
The specific vision requirements of the job include good depth perception and occasionally being able to see objects/persons at a distance. While performing the duties of the job the employee frequently is required to hear conversation in quiet, as well as, a noisy environment and be able to tell where a sound is coming from. The employee must be able to communicate to the team in order to give directions.
 
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.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will continuously work inside. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with public and other workers. The employee has direct responsibility for the safety and well-being of others. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate/loud.
 
JOB GOAL:
To provide the medical support necessary for students that contribute to a safe learning environment.
 
REPORTS TO:
Head Nurse and building Principal, unless otherwise assigned.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
193 day non-teaching non-union employment contract.  Salary level commensurate with education and experience level. 
 
The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status ancestry, genetic information (collectively, "Protected Classes"), or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.
 

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New Albany-Plain Local Schools

87 North High Street, New Albany, OH 43054
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$14,283

State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students

4%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

19.65

State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 15%

FTE

1,106

State Average: 294