SCHOOL HEALTH ASSISTANT

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas ( learn more )

Las Vegas, NV ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3669148
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 6, 2021

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Part-Time Position

 

The primary goal of the Health Assistant is to care for student health injuries and/or illnesses in an expedient and safe manner.  The Health Assistant works with parents, students, and school medical personnel for the control and prevention of disease and for the development of optimum health of each student.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

  1. Provides appropriate emergency care of illness or injury to students and staff in accordance with school district policy and procedure, i.e. the use of ice packs, temperature taking, band-aid, and Kool fever gel for the lowering fevers.
  2. Administers oral, inhaled, and topical medications to students after receiving a prescriber’s written order and parent’s permission. Injected medications, such as an EpiPen, may be given only in an emergency.
  3. Log the results in the Log Book, diabetic students’ blood glucose, Carbs, and Insulin Doses.
  4. Keep accurate records of medications brought to the front office and records each administration of medication in Infinite Campus.
  5. Maintains confidentiality of information learned regarding students and their families.
  6. Notify campus principal of serious incidents, significant health problems, referrals, and possible child abuse.
  7. Exhibits knowledge of job limitations and accepts supervision.
  8. Performs all other health-related or work delegated tasks that are required to accomplish the objectives of the total school health program.

 

 POSITION EXPECTATIONS:

  1. Completes “Health Office Visit” in Infinite Campus to document each student seen in the front office, including their chief complaint, the time arrived and time left the front office.
  2. Assume responsibility for maintaining a neat and orderly environment.
  3. Follows district policy regarding the cleaning of cots and equipment.
  4. Follows district policy regarding infection-control measures.
  5. Monitor inventory of supplies and notifies campus principal of needed supplies

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education/Experience, Training:

 

     1.High school graduate or equivalent is required

     2.  Current CPR certification is required

     3.  Red Cross First Aid required/or prior healthcare experience/training such as EMT or         another medical background

     4.  Good oral and written communication skills

     5.  Ability to react quickly, calmly, and decisively in a crisis 

     6.  Basic computer experience is required

 

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Health
  • Employer Description

    Coral Academy of Science ("CASLV") is a K-12 STEM state-sponsored tuition-free award winning public charter school with emphasis in the areas of math, science, and technology. CASLV was designated as a high achieving 5-Star school by the Nevada Department of Education and successfully participates in many academic competitions. CASLV is ranked as the best and most challenging high school within Nevada and the Nation according to the U.S. News & World Report and the Washington Post. CASLV believes in empowering our community by investing in our youth. We foster an environment based on 21st century skills: Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Creativity. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Bridget Johnson-Peevy , HR Director
    • 8965 S. Eastern Ave. #280
    • Las Vegas, Nevada 89123
    • Phone: 702-776-6529
    • Fax: 702-776-6569
    • Email: click here

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