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Health Assistant

Company: Vertex Education
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Changing Lives Through Education!

Legacy Traditional schools is dedicated to providing motivated students with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence in an accelerated, back-to-basics, safe learning environment taught by caring, knowledgeable, and highly effective educators in cooperation with supportive, involved parents.

With multiple locations in Arizona and Nevada, Legacy Traditional Schools offers excellent benefits and compensation packages for staff providing student services for grades K-8.

Join Us!

Position Overview

Providing support in addressing the health needs of students; assisting in implementing the school health program; and providing appropriate care and/or referral for ill, medically fragile and/or injured students. Administer first aid and medication to students according to district policy and procedures.

Essential Duties & Accountabilities

  • Notify student's guardian of visits to the Health Office.

  • Offer care for student injuries.

  • Create an Arizona Health Record for each student.

  • Record immunizations, vision and hearing test results.

  • Maintain all prescription and non-prescription medication with proper security measures.

  • Maintain a clean and sanitized office.

  • Maintain and rotate supplies.

  • Complete weekly accident and health office visit reports for Administrator.

  • Attend monthly staff meetings.

  • Conduct hearing and vision screening.

  • Complete and send immunization and hearing reports to state.

Competencies

  • Positively interact with all students.

  • Create a safe environment that students feel safe in.

  • Ability to identify individual student medical needs.

  • Good communication skills with, students, coworkers, administration and parents.

  • Ability to collaborate with other school staff.

  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance.

Requirements

  • Minimum of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Registered Medical Assistant (MA), LPN, or RN preferred

  • Six Months patient care experience

  • Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at all times.

  • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

  • Must possess strong communication, organizational, analytical, and written skills;

  • Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;

  • Must have ability to interact positively with teachers and administrators;

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • 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 essential functions. Duties are performed typically in school and/or office settings throughout the division. May include frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting up to approximately 25 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or materials weighing up to approximately 40 pounds may be required.

  • Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone; and the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Keywords: Vertex Education, Mesa , Health Assistant, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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