GENERAL ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Receive all students who come to the health office, determine their needs, provide basic first aid or care for minor illnesses as outlined in the School City of Hammond guidelines and policies. Manage routine activities and updates health records on a daily basis. Duties are performed under the delegation of the School Nurse.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS POSITION: • Participate in professional development and health services staff meetings • Provide basic medical care and first aid to students, staff and visitors in accordance with School City of Hammond procedures, guidelines and policies. • Maintain an organized and professional health office with properly functioning equipment • Maintain health office supplies • Assist the school nurse in identifying the medical needs of students • Assist in inputting information into the state immunization system • Assist in maintaining accurate and updated health records • Prepare and submit all required reports for the Health Service department • Perform necessary and state mandated health screenings • Assist parents and students with mandated health information • Participate in Wellness Programs • Communicates all accidents, injuries and/or medical concerns to the school nurse and the school administrator, as needed • Complete On the Job Injury, accident and incident reports as soon as possible • Follow up on illnesses, injuries, absentees or other health related • Perform other duties as delegated by the School Nurse, Building Principal, or the Supervisor of Health Services
SPECIFIC SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE FOR THIS POSITION: • Basic knowledge Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc. • Must have good communication, computer, and interpersonal skills
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES DESIRED: • Dependability • Confidentiality • Professionalism • Ability to work independently • Ability to work well with staff, students, parents and the general public • Ability to communicate and serve a diverse population • Demonstrate good communication skills – oral and written • Ability to organize and prioritize • Ability to multi task • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidate should be physically capable of successfully performing the essential functions of the position.