Health Assistant

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Description

HEALTH ASSISTANT
Hiring Pay Range: $13.65-$14.49/hr, DOE
Non-Exempt, 25 hours per week, 10 Months per year
Schedule: M-F TBD
Location: Orange Grove Middle School
Target Start Date: 2021-2022 SY

  
Definition:
Under general supervision of the School Nurse/District Health Coordinator and school administrator, provides daily health services to students and staff.
 
Essential Functions:
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this job class.)
 
Tasks:
Following CFSD guidelines and policies, the Health Assistant will provide basic first aid for minor illnesses and accidents; 
Observe, report and record information related to students' condition in daily logs;
Consult with principal or school nurse regarding a serious injury or incident; 
Administer medications and special procedures to students;
Assist in health screening such as: hearing, vision, and lice checks; 
Maintain and update student health records; 
Assist with school immunizations compliance program;
Compile statistical data for state reports, as directed; 
Maintain needed office supplies and equipment;
Ensure neatness of health office, equipment and supplies; 
Observe and report school health hazards;
Communicate observations to school nurse, staff, principal and parents, as appropriate;
Perform other related duties, as assigned.
 
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
Knowledge of sterile and non-sterile wound care.
Knowledge of Arizona State laws regarding student immunization requirements.
Knowledge of universal precautions and Blood Borne requirements.
Knowledge of communicable diseases.
Knowledge of health emergency protocols.
Knowledge of confidentiality requirements.
Skill in identifying health matters that must be referred for professional assessment and treatment.
Skill in accurately maintaining health records, including daily student logs.
Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, administrators, students, parents and medical professionals.
Ability to handle multiple tasks.
Must have the ability to respond to emergencies.
 
Minimum Required Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED; 
Certification in a health related field or equivalent school health class completion;
Two (2) years working in a school preferred;
Current CPR and First Aid certificates.
 
Physical Requirements: 
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 regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.                        
 

Posted By

Catalina Foothills School District

2101 E. River Rd. , Tucson, AZ 85718
 

At the following locations

Orange Grove Middle School

2101 E River Road , Tuscon, AZ 85718



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,026

State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

18.78

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

9%

State Average: 12%

FTE

489

State Average: 143