Substitute Clinic Assistant

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Title:  Substitute  Clinic Assistant 

Salary:  $20.36/PER HOUR
              7 Hours Per Day

Position Purpose:

  • Performs responsible paraprofessional work assisting the school nurse by providing care for ill and injured students; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of the School Nurse.

Essential Functions:
  • Providing nursing care and physical screening to students; assisting in the maintenance and operation of a school clinic.
  • Performs health care services to students in school system;
  • Performs nursing assessment of students sent to school health clinic;
  • After observation and assessment, counsels student and reports problems observed to registered nurse;
  • Administers medications and first-aid;
  • Assists with screening and testing students for hearing and vision problems, height, weight and blood pressure;
  • Keeps logs of visits and care given; maintains adequate clinic supplies;
  • Performs related tasks as required.
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

  • Uses medical equipment to provide health care to students/staff, including, but not limited to, blood glucose monitor, stethoscopes, thermometers, sphygmomanometers.
  • Uses personal computers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of the common medical practices, procedures and techniques associated with a standard physical examination;
  • some knowledge of the preliminary diagnosis of medical problems and the administration of medications related to treatment and first aid;
  • ability to administer medications and apply therapeutic treatments as required;
  • ability to follow technical oral and written instructions in exact detail;
  • ability to maintain accurate records.

Safety Requirements:

  • Adhere to all applicable professional safety standards and practices in the nursing field, including requirements set forth in federal and state law, and Occupational Safety and Health regulations.

  • Implements Board Policy regarding Blood Borne Pathogens and other Board policies regarding the medical or health care of employees and students.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
  • Work in standard school building environment.
  • Exposure to body secretions, blood borne pathogens, medicine and medicinal supplies, illnesses and diseases.

Qualifications Profile:
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

License or Certificate:
  •  License Practical Nurse, designated as LPN. as defined and determined by state law, and currently licensed in the state.
  • Current certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).


Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

Suffolk Public Schools- All Locations

P. O. Box 1549 , Suffolk, VA 23439