Prefer High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer three years of experience in school health. Current first aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), the ability to qualify or obtain a T3hearing screener training certificate.
The job of school health associate is done for the purpose of providing support in addressing the health needs of students and for providing appropriate care and/or referral for ill, medically-fragile, and injured students under the supervision of the district nurse and school administration.
Administers first aid to students according to state regulations, district policy and procedure for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.Assists with the administration of medications to students and staff.
Assists with providing annual Bloodborne Pathogen training.
Maintains written and electronic log of all student health office visits.
Completes Supervisor's Incident Reports and Student Accident Reports when necessary.
Responsible for performing hearing and vision screenings. When appropriate, refers student for follow-up sensory evaluations.Review immunizations to ensure compliance with state requirements for school attendance.
Answers phone and keeps a log of phone contacts.
Handles correspondence by filing, distributing, duplicating, etc.
Assists with preparing required reports.
Monitors student behavior.
Maintains health office supplies and equipment by ordering and ensuring appropriate inventory of supplies.
Maintains student health and immunization records by documenting hearing and vision screening results, office visits, medical conditions reported by parents on the Emergency Authorization and Medical Information Form in both the student's health file and the electronic Student Management System.Counsels students in good health habits.
Assists with the care of disabled children.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios.
Read a variety of manuals; writes documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others.
Understand multi-step written and oral instructions.
Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: recordkeeping and office equipment/software.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write correspondence.
Ability to work with a variety of people and maintain confidentiality of information.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet and District software, preferred Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and other appropriate technology software).
Knowledge of appropriate business machines and telephones.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. In addition, some carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: requires sitting, walking, and standing.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Ten-month, employee pay and benefits in accordance with Board policy.
Full Time Employee Benefits: employee pay and benefits in accordance with Board policy.
Laveen Elementary School District