Health and Wellness Coordinator (District RN)

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                                                                                                                                            Job Description
                                                                                                              Union Elementary School District - AZ
                                                          Health And Wellness Coordinator
  Purpose
         The Health and Wellness Coordinator will give leadership and guidance to the district staff in the development
         and maintenance of the District's Health Services Programs. The Health and Wellness Coordinator will be
         available for consultation with the health services staff and principals to orient them to the expectations and
         functions of health services. The Health and Wellness Coordinator will also perform school nursing duties, as
needed. The Health Wellness Coordinator will coordinate all professional development for the school health offices including certification for vision training, hearing training, and CPR/First aid. The Health and Wellness Coordinator will be the district liaison to the Department of Health Services and to other administrative staff concerning the medical needs of our students.
  Essential Functions

  • Analyzing and Planning to meet health needs for the purpose of incorporating objectives of the District,
  community needs, and available resources.
  • Coordinating and assisting with District vision, hearing, scoliosis, dental sealant, height/weight screenings and
  immunizations for the purpose of identifying student needs.
  • Determining health equipment/supply needs for campus nurses for the purpose of ensuring appropriate
  resources are maintained in health offices.
  • Developing methods/procedures and a system of reporting for the purpose of ensuring effective performance.
  • Developing and providing training and in services regarding health-related matters to school health offices and district office staff for the purpose of staying up to date on current guidelines.
  • Overseeing the district health offices for the purpose of participating in screening and hiring, providing input to
  evaluation, resolving staff conflicts, and monitoring work performance.
  • Planning and implementing periodic assessment of the District's Health Program for the purpose of ensuring
  compliance and proper oversight of the District Health Program.
  • Providing health resources for staff, parents, teachers, and entire district staff for the purpose of informing
  on latest guidance.
  • Working cooperatively with the state county, and local agencies in providing services for the district for the
purpose of serving as a District Liaison for health initiatives/projects such as immunization clinics, flu shot
clinics, etc.
  • Working with Technology to keep advances current for staff and training of staff; District Health Program for
  the purpose of ensuring health office personnel maintain proper data input.
 
  • Reading and Maintaining doctor orders for the purpose of creating individual student health plans.
 
  • Reviewing, implementing, and evaluating the district’s communicable diseases program for the purpose of protecting staff and students from communicable diseases.
 
  • Reviewing, implementing, and evaluating the districts accident reports in collaboration with Business Services and Human Resources for the purpose of ensuring the districts compliance with safety regulations and the safety of staff and students.
 
  • Providing oversight and training on the district Athletic Program to the purpose of ensuring the safety and well being of student athletes.
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  • Developing and coordinating trainings for school related personnel in bloodborne pathogens, school related injuries, mandatory reporting, school health office procedures for students with chronic health issues, First Aid and CPR for the purpose of ensuring staff and student safety.
  Other Functions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
     Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices and procedures; analyzing data; classifying data and/or information; physical restraint practices; planning and managing projects; conducting meetings; facilitating meetings; travel between sites.
 
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.
 
ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working extended hours; working with detailed information/data.
 
Responsibility
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to effect the organization’s services.
 
Work Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 0% sitting, 0% walking, and 0% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.     
     Experience:              Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired.
       Education:                 Master’s degree preferred.
     Equivalency:    Bachelor’s degree in job related area.
     Required Testing:                                                              Certificates and Licenses
                                                                                               School Nurse Certificate
     Continuing Educ. / Training:                                              Clearances
   Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses                       Criminal Background/Fingerprint Clearance Card MMR
 
  FLSA Status                         Approval Date                                                                 Salary Grade
  Exempt                                   September 09, 2021                                                        Related Services Salary                       
Inspiring Hope and Empowering All Students to Courageously Pursue their Goals and Dreams.
 
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Union Elementary School District (AZ)

3834 S. 91st Ave. , Tolleson, AZ 85353
 

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3834 South 91st Avenue , Tolleson, AZ 85353