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Health Assistant/ Licensed Vocational Nurse

HEALTH ASSISTANT/ LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE
Employer:
Waterford Unified School District
Date Posted:
1/7/2019
Contact:
Jose Aldaco
209-874-1809
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Length of Work Year:
8 hrs per day / 180 work days
Employment Type:
Full Time
Application Deadline:
1/18/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
Salary:
$22,69 to $28.97 p/hr.
Date Posted: 1/7/2019 Application Deadline: 1/18/2019 4:00 PM Pacific Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 8 hrs per day / 180 work days Salary: $22,69 to $28.97 p/hr. Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Jose Aldaco Email: jaldaco@waterford.k12.ca.us Phone: 209-874-1809
Location:
Districts Schools
Location: Districts Schools
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
DEFINITION: Under the direction of an assigned Director, perform specialized physical health care services for students; travel to various school sites to perform a wide variety of nursing duties; maintain a healthy and safe environment for students and staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES: Perform specialized physical health care services for students including suctioning, blood sugar testing, medication administration, catheterizations, drip and tube feeding administration, and other specialized nursing services; operate specialized medical equipment and instruments in the assessment and treatment of individuals.
Travel to various school sites within the County Office and perform a wide variety of nursing duties; assess illnesses and injuries and apply first aid as needed; assess and assist students with seizures; check for head lice, skin abnormalities and other conditions; obtain vital signs.
Maintain a healthy and safe environment for students and staff; provide information to staff, students and parents regarding safety issues, head lice, hand-washing practices, and other health-related matters.
Prepare and maintain records, reports and doctor orders and parental consents related to assigned activities; maintain student cum files and immunization records as needed.
Respond to emergencies, evaluate condition of students and provide health instruction and care as needed.
Discuss student's health with parents and arrange for transportation as needed.
Communicate with County Office and school personnel and outside organizations to exchange information, refer students, report suspected child abuse, coordinate activities and resolve other health-related issues and concerns.
Assure cleanliness and sanitary conditions of medical instruments and offices.
Attend a variety of meetings to maintain current knowledge of medical laws, rules and regulations and technological advancements in the field of medicine.
Train and provide work direction to other staff and students as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE OF:
District policies and State regulations concerning student immunization.
Modern medical terminology, equipment and techniques.
Accepted methods and principles of personal hygiene.
Basic diagnostic methods for medical conditions and diseases.
Contracted student transportation policies.
Accepted medical assessment techniques.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Public health agencies and local health care resources.
Health and safety regulations.
Operation of specialized medical equipment, machines and instruments.
Record-keeping techniques.
ABILITY TO:
Travel to various school sites within the Waterford Unified School District and perform a wide variety of specialized health care duties.
Maintain a healthy and safe environment for students and staff.
Record data and information.
Establish files, records, reports and referrals.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field.
Work independently with little direction.
Prioritize and schedule work.
Operate a variety of specialized medical equipment, machines and instruments.
Maintain confidentiality of student medical records.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from an accredited Vocational Nurses Training program and one year related experience.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California driver's license.
Current valid California State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Valid First Aid and CPR Certification.
ENVIRONMENT:
Indoor and outdoor environment.
Constant interruptions.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate various medical instruments.
Seeing to assess medical conditions and perform first aid.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.
Lifting moderately heavy children from wheelchairs to tables as needed.
Carrying, pushing or pulling moderately heavy objects such as wheelchairs.
HAZARDS:
Cleaning chemicals.
Bloodborne pathogens and bodily fluids.
Communicable diseases.
Requirements for Applying
CPR/First Aid Certification
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)
Proof of HS Graduation
Resume
TB Screening Result
Requirements for Applying
CPR/First Aid Certification
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)
Proof of HS Graduation
Resume
TB Screening Result
Bilingual preferred.
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