Company: Englewood Public School District
Posted on: November 26, 2022
*All Candidates Must Apply Here: *
*Applications through Indeed will not be accepted*
*EFFECTIVE: 2022-23 school year*
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
*POSITION SUMMARY: *
This position is responsible for providing health care, medication
and first aid to sick or injured students. Maintain and compile
accurate student health records, files and database. Generate
health-related reports and documents as required or requested.
Verify, report and track student attendance. Assist with promoting
health and wellness among students. Assist with other front office
responsibilities. Develop and promote good community relations
*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *
Follow COVID-19 health and safey protocols
Provide major and minor first aid care to sick and injured
students. Determine the severity of injuries, call 911 if
necessary, monitor chronic illness, monitor exposure of other
diseases, properly dispose of body fluids and perform technical
procedures as necessary (e.g. blood glucose testing, subcutaneous
injectable epinephrine, diapering and/or catheterization).
Verify, track, record and report student attendance. Communicate
with the principal and parents/guardians regarding unreported
absences or tardiness.
Maintain accurate student immunization files and ensure all student
files are state compliant. Prepare immunization plans and track
students who are in the process of updating immunizations.
Document, in student health file and record log daily, the care and
treatment provided to each student.
Dispense medications and log into daily medication records, notify
parents/guardians when medications are depleting. Ensure paperwork
is maintained and on file for each student receiving
Contact parents/guardians of ill or injured children, document all
head injuries, file required accident reports in accordance with
established health office policies and procedures and prepare
student to go home if needed.
Prepare and maintain student health files, documents and reports,
including documents to inform teachers/specialists of children with
special health needs and District and state health reports such as
State Immunization Report, asthma report, Varicella report and the
District Health Conditions Report.
Act as school child abuse representative and assist with reporting
suspected child abuse.
Maintain a clean, orderly and stocked health office, including
inventorying and ordering supplies and updating health-related
Update District Nurse regarding student health-related issues and
student absences for health reasons.
Coordinate and perform vision and hearing screenings for students
each year. Recruit and train volunteers. Make vision referrals for
appropriate students and track student follow-up care.
Occasionally lift students in and out of wheel chairs for
positioning, diaper changing and toileting.
Support the main office through performing clerical duties as
needed, including answering phones, typing, enrolling or
withdrawing students, data entry, greet and assist visitors.
Provide student supervision during recess/breaks, lunch, and/or on
Encourage an environment that is safe for responding and
questioning, even for the shyest student.
Establish student, staff and parental rapport that allows for a
proactive response to potential problems.
Actively participate in PLCs and other required training.
Apply and implement knowledge, skills and new understandings to
support work environment.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
*SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: *
Supervise the behavior and safety of students while in the health
Provide data and reports related to student health, immunization,
attendance and student count.
Provide assistance in main office.
*BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITIES: *
Inventory and maintain health supplies.
Monitor student medications.
_The education/training/experience, license/certification, general
expectations, physical demands, and work environment factors
described below 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._
Meet NCLB (No Child Left Behind) qualifications for
Medication administration training _(preferred or completed within
one month of hire)._
CPR and First Aid training _(preferred or completed within one
month of hire)._
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Bachelor of Arts _(preferred)._
English fluency will be determined through the interview
*LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS: *
Valid Colorado Driver's License.
Valid CPR and First Aid Certification _(preferred or receive within
one month of hire)._
*GENERAL EXPECTATIONS: *
Has computer/technology skills.
Has basic health care knowledge.
Has the ability to make sound decisions in crisis situations.
Has the ability to work with students with illnesses, injuries,
diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and
Has the ability to understand and follow complex oral and written
Has the ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity
of close supervision.
Has the ability to effectively communicate with the School District
Has the ability to analyze, instruct, negotiate, coordinate,
communicate, problem solve and use interpersonal skills.
Has the ability to compare, compute, synthesize and evaluate.
Has the ability to meet attendance standards and work the hours
necessary to perform the essential functions.
Maintain a generally positive attitude.
Observe all District policies and procedures.
Adhere to federal and state legislation, regulation, and
*ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: *
Frequent lifting 5 (five) to 10 (ten) pounds.
Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds.
Specific vision abilities required for this position include close
vision and ability to adjust focus.
Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and
reach with hands and arms.
Frequent sitting, bending, walking, standing, talking and
Occasional stooping, kneeling, squatting, and crawling.
*WORK ENVIRONMENT: *
High exposure to disease due to caring for sick and injured
Repetitive motion injury possible due to keyboarding and
May expose others to disease or further injury if the individual in
this position fails to properly handle or dispose of bodily fluids
or administer proper and timely care to sick or injured
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Occasional exposure to adverse weather conditions.
Mostly clean and comfortable.
*REPORTS TO: *
Principal or designee.
Englewood Middle School
$15.49 - $25.07 per hour depending on comparable experience and
New hires or rehires will be responsible for the $49.50 fingerprint
processing fee required for background checks through the Colorado
Bureau of Investigation.
*CLOSING DATE: *
Open until filled
_In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of
1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in
Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act and
Colorado law, Englewood Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on
the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, gender identity,
sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin,
ancestry, age, or need for special education services in
admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational
programs or activities which it operates. Inquiries or complaints
may be referred to Mr. Ryan Cowell, Executive Director of HR and
Talent Development,4101 S. Bannock Street, Englewood, CO 80110,
(303) 806-2029, or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department
of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North
Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204._
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.59 - $25.07 per hour
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location%58047475%
Keywords: Englewood Public School District, Denver , Health Assistant, Other , Englewood, Colorado
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