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Aide, Health

Company: New Naschitti Elementary School
Location: Shiprock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: School Health Assistant

Supervisor: School Building Principal

School Nurse

District Nursing Supervisor or Lead Nurse

Work Site: School Health Office

Summary:

Assist and support the supervising nurse to provide health-related services to students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain clean and orderly health room.
  • Assist with self-administration of medications per CCSD medication policy.
  • Give minor first aid to the sick and injured as trained and directed by the nurse and according to the School Health Manual emergency guidelines.
  • Perform tasks appropriately delegated by the public education licensed nurse for the care of individual students with special needs.
  • Perform vision and hearing, height/weight screenings of students as directed by supervising nurse.
  • Maintains health records on students per district policy.
  • Maintains immunization records and assist the nurse to notify parents/guardians of school requirements through procedures directed by the nursing staff.
  • Maintains timely regular communications with the nurse on all aspects of the health room.
  • Document visits to the health room and submit a monthly report to the district lead nurse.
  • Never leaves a student alone or locked in the Health Office.
  • Notify emergency personnel and supervising nurse as needed.
  • Comply with all Board of Education policies, administrative regulations, Public Education Department guidelines and local/state/federal laws.
  • Support district and school efforts to keep CCSD safe and secure
  • Support and comply with grant, program and/or funding source requirements
  • Complete and comply with all required trainings annually
  • Adhere to NM Code of Ethical Responsibility of the Education Profession (NMAC 6.60.9.8)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current CPR & First Aid certificates.
  • NM Public Education Department School Health Assistant License.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Din language, culture and history preferred
  • Previous work experience in public schools is preferred.
  • The ability to handle fast-paced environments and multi-task under pressure.
  • The ability to remain calm and respond professionally to students and staff, often times in emergency situations.
  • The ability to ensure school health protocols and report any non-compliance situations immediately.
  • The ability to work well with peers, staff and students.

Physical Job Requirements:

Standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying up to 75 pounds, climbing, bending, reaching, kneeling, driving a vehicle, traveling long distances, writing, typing, word processing, reading, researching information, and effective communication skills.

Safety and Health:

  • Pass drug test if required for position
  • Completed and cleared background check
  • Knowledge and compliance with district and school safety plans
  • Exposure to hazardous/infectious waste such as instruments, blood and other body fluids.
  • Exposure to odor, infectious, contagious, and nuisance conditions.
  • Activities requiring good visual/audio acuity.
  • Emotionally stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions.
  • Knowledge of OSHA/FERPA/HIPPA regulations.

Equipment/Material Handled:

  • Multimedia equipment, including current technology.
  • Equipment/Materials relevant to job responsibilities.
  • Motor vehicle, if necessary - valid driver's license.

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature and air quality
  • Work interruptions.
  • Flexibility, patience, and confidentiality are required.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision.
  • Must complete applications and assignments within the timeframes allowed (complete responsibilities in a timely manner).
  • Extended work hours, on occasion.

Terms of Employment:

  • One year contract
  • Non-Exempt

Keywords: New Naschitti Elementary School, Rio Rancho , Aide, Health, Other , Shiprock, New Mexico

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