Overview

This is work in support of student health service programs provided at elementary schools. <br /><br />The employee in this class is primarily responsible for providing competent health and standard first aid care to students. This worker performs duties under the supervision of a Resource Nurse, including the maintenance of health records on the computer and vision/hearing screening. The worker in this position will initiate their own daily assignments and use independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions to manage standard recurring clinic business.<br /><br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: <br />* Renders limited first aid; checks temperatures; contacts parents and school personnel as necessary regarding medical issues<br />* Administers routine prescription and non-prescription medicines, as well as emergency medication to prevent anaphylaxis, per school district's medication policy and documents appropriately in the computer<br />* Manages daily care of students with chronic medical concerns according to the individualized health care plans<br />* Documents student clinic visits and care provided daily on the computer; initiates and completes injury/incident reports as required<br />* Maintains an organized clinic with necessary items to provide routine first aid and respond to emergencies<br />* Performs related work as required<br /> Graduation from high school and experience working with elementary age students in the provision of health clinic specialist services; or any equivalent combination of education and experience in a setting that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:<br />* Knowledge and practice of standard first aid and basic health practices<br />* Ability to effectively manage students requiring health or first aid assistance<br />* Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing<br />* Ability to work cooperatively with others


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