Health Clerk - Jefferson High School

Weld County School District    Greeley, CO
Job Description
Health Clerk - Jefferson High School Posted: March 15, 2019 Deadline for application: Applicant screening will begin no later than 03/15/2019. Applications are still accepted until the position is filled; however, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. Contract length: 2018-2019 - 182 days Compensation: $13.33 per hour plus benefits Work Schedule: 8 hrs/day; M-F Nature and Scope of Job: The Health Clerk is trained by and works under the direction and license of a professional school Registered Nurse. The health clerk provides health care, basic life support and first aid for students and performs routine clerical and secretarial duties, as well as other duties delegated by the Registered Nurse. Education, Licenses, Certification or Formal Training:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Successful completion of School Health Clerk Class within one year.
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR (infant, children and adult) current certificate.
  • Completes ongoing training and in-services as required or recommended by District personnel.
  • Successful completion of State Medication Training for School Aged Children.
  • Qualifications: Demonstrates: Ability to prioritize time and work. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to remain calm in emergency situations. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to assess students, staff and visitors in emergency situations. Ability to perform clerical and computer skills. Ability to work with diverse populations. Ability to think critically. Ability to perform all functions of the position. Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides technical physical care to students with special needs, as delegated by school Registered Nurse on the Health Care Plan.
  • Responds to assess injuries and illnesses in emergency situations. Follows American Red Cross First Aid and CPR procedures and approved protocols to respond efficiently.
  • Notifies parent(s) and School Registered Nurse, when necessary of student illness, or injury.
  • Manages and generates revenue for School Medicaid Program by documenting billable services.
  • Dispenses medications to students under the delegation of the School Registered Nurse, according to the Colorado Nurse Practice Act.
  • Confers with school Registered Nurse regarding student absences for health reasons (communicable or nuisance disease, injury, hospitalization, etc.).
  • Generates and maintains accurate and detailed records of clinic activities and individual student health records. The Health Clerk assists the School Registered Nurse in identifying students with significant health concerns by creating and maintaining databases of students. UNDERSTANDS AND RESPECTS THE STRICT CONFINES OF CONFIDENTIALITY.
  • Tracks student immunization status and notifies parents of school entry requirement according to state law. Establishes state immunization compliance plans and reports. Cooperates with state officials for annual audits.
  • Develops computer forms, reports and other documents as needed for school, district and state reports.
  • Utilizes effective human relation skills to achieve positive working relationships with the School Registered Nurse, staff, students and community members.
  • Schedules appointments for the School Registered Nurse as needed.
  • Follows procedures for reporting suspected child abuse-neglect.
  • Understands and follows Universal Precautions at all times in caring for ill and injured students, staff and visitors.
  • Organizes and participates in state-mandated, school wide health screening. Provides follow-up for referrals and offers financial assistance and community resources to parents.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly, and attractive health office. Takes regular inventory of clinic supplies and orders supplies as needed.
  • Remains flexible and accepts other duties as assigned.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. Apply online

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