School Health Services Assistant- 3110 Tucson

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Location: Tucson Campus  
Employee Status: Permanent  
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Calendar: 10-Month
Pay Rate: $17.46/hr-$25.00/hr  

Assists licensed Register Nurses, School Health Services Assistant provides health and medical support to students as needed. Accomplish administrative and simple medical responsibilities including provision of first aid for injuries, recording symptoms of sick students, administering doctor-approved medication to students, providing emergency care when necessary, and keeping records of each student who visits Student Health Services. This position is open to Certified Nursing Assistants, Health Assistants, Medical Assistants, EMTs, or related position. The School Health Services Assistant is responsible for calling parents or guardians of sick children or doctors who can provide emergency care. Reports sensitive situations, school health hazards, and any compromising trends of injuries/illness to licensed Registered Nurse or Nurse Manager.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Completion of Arizona Department of Education approved Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, EMT Program
  • 2 years experience in special needs healthcare preferred
  • First Aid, CPR, Automated External Defibrillators
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check or Fingerprint Clearance Card as position requires by policy or Statute
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Job related certification in good standing
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Federal and State rules and regulations governing paraprofessional nursing
  • Medical terminology
  • Common disorders
  • Proper hygiene
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Methods and techniques needed for treating injuries
  • Safety protocols
  • Methods and techniques needed for treating injuries
  • Communicable diseases, mitigation strategies, infection control
  • Application of methods and techniques of paraprofessional nursing practices
  • Routine clinical and emergency procedures
  • Using and maintaining medical equipment
  • Confidentiality and professional boundaries
  • Accurately record health activities and/or treatment provided
  • Provide a safe and hygienic environment of care
  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Computer proficiency, either Microsoft Office or Google Workspace
  • Detail orientation
  • Assist with student transports and care
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

Student Health Center Tucson

1200 West Speedway Boulevard , Tucson, AZ 85745