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Health Office Assistant

Company: Flowing Wells Unified School District
Location: Tucson
Posted on: March 17, 2019

Job Description:

Health Office Assistant $13.02 per hour - commensurate with experience Provides basic school health services to students and staff and maintains health related records under the direction of the school administrator, with orientation, consultation, and periodic review provided by a registered nurse. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides basic first aid and comfort care for minor injuries and illnesses consistent with level of training.Maintains a written daily log of student health office visits, documenting the student's name, time of visit, reason for visit, observed symptoms, action taken, and dispensation.Contacts parent/guardian regarding current illness or injury.Administers medications and special procedures to students.Maintains and updates electronic and hard copy student health records.Identifies students with known health problems, consults with parents/guardians, registered nurse and/or other health professionals as needed regarding student's care during school hours and informs appropriate school staff members.Consults with principal or registered nurse regarding a serious injury or incident.Completes students and employee accident reports and health insurance forms.Coordinates and conducts student health screenings including hearing and vision screenings and other student health screenings such as height, weight and blood pressure.Notifies parents/guardians of a student's non-compliance with immunization law and, after notification to the principal, excludes students who fail to comply according to Health Department dictated procedure.Completes and files immunization reports with the State as required by law.Compiles statistical data for State reports as directed.Reports suspected communicable diseases to County Health Department in accordance with State law and monitors student exclusion from and re-entry to school.Orders, maintains and organizes essential office supplies and equipment; assures accurate functioning and appropriate care of equipment.Coordinates and facilitates other student health related services such as on-site dental care and prevention programs as directed.Assists with front office responsibilities. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Understanding of administrative practices.Ability to efficiently complete clerical tasks.Willingness to attend required certification trainings and continuing education opportunities to maintain proficient technical skills and continued professional growth.Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community members.Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies.Ability to handle confrontation and conflict without an emotional response.Skills in time management. QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: A high school diploma or equivalent.A minimum of 2 years experience working with children or adolescents in a clinical setting.Current CPR and First Aid certification.Certification in a health related field. Computer Proficiency: Demonstrated general proficiency in computer programs including Microsoft Excel and Word. Flowing Wells Unified School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, TITLE IX, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in its employment practices. Category: Administrative , Keywords: Clerk

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