Health Assistant

Mesa Public School

Aug 4th, 2022
$ 15.16 / Hour

Position

To assist the school nurse; to administer health services to students and staff according to District policies

Qualifications

  • Certified Medical Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician Level 1 with current CPR card
  • Ability to respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Moderate proficiency in typing; knowledge of computer and applications with Synergy preferred
  • Ability to work well with students, staff, parents; good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality of records and communications
  • Ability to accept limitation of responsibility; ability to follow protocol when administering care
  • Knowledge of immunization requirements according to Arizona State Law

Essential Duties

  • Prioritize and deliver 1st aid and emergency care to students and staff according to district policies
  • Administer medications per parent consent and District guidelines understanding possible side effects
  • Perform special medical procedures (i.e. asthma treatments, diabetes monitoring, injection of epinephrine for severe allergic reactions)
  • Perform special health care treatments as delegated and demonstrated by parent
  • Perform and assist nurse with student health screenings of vision, height/weight, dental, pediculosis and scoliosis
  • Document student and staff treatments and parent interactions
  • Prepare and maintain health records; maintain confidentiality
  • Evaluate immunization records; advise parents of additional doses needed; track suspension dates
  • Understand CPS reporting protocol and communicate with nurse in appropriate situations
  • Prepare and distribute instructional materials as directed by the school nurse
  • Maintain and order office supplies and equipment
  • Regular and on-time attendance required
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit

Marginal Duties

  • Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities

Supervision

School Nurse and Site Administrator

Clerical Test required for this position – Application is considered incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration if clerical test results are not on file with Human Resources by closing date.

Clerical test administered on line:

Please submit your application and a link to our on line test will be emailed.
Testing takes approximately 35 minutes. (Data Entry test -10 minutes)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Mesa Public School directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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