Health Assistant at Palo Verde High School (Effective 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR)
Assists the school nurse in maintaining a comprehensive school health program. Cares for the health needs of students at a TUSD school under the direct/indirect supervision of the school nurse. Performs the essential duties and functions of a health assistant: attending to urgent medical need, personal and hygiene needs, maintaining medical records and health folders, administering prescribed medications according to instructions, routine clerical duties.
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
One year of experience in a school health environment or health care setting, such as: health assistant, patient care technician, teacher assistant with medically fragile students, or similar
Knowledge of the universal precautions for handling body fluids
Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions
Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education
Three years of experience in a health care setting or school health environment
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Medical Assistant (MA), or Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certification
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
FBI fingerprint background check.
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization
CPR and First Aid Certification - Certification must be maintained current during course of employment
Must release Social Security Number to be eligible for the AZ Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Provider ID Number
Health Services orientation / training
Effective: 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Palo Verde High School (22nd Street and Kolb Rd. area)
School website: http://www.tusd1.org/paloverde
Classification: White Collar – Grade: 6
FTE: .94 - 7.5 hours per day
Work Calendar: 9.5 months
Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.
Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.
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Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.
Job Contact Information
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 12:00 AM -
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 11:59 PM
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