HEALTH ASSISTANT

    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $10.67 - $15.95

    Job Description

    ***ONLY CURRENT APS EMPLOYEES MAY APPLY***

    ***MUST HAVE A CURRENT LICENSE OR ENDORSEMENT FOR THE JOB YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.***

    To assist supervising nurse in the promotion of health and safety in the school in accordance with all policies and procedures.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an incumbent encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:
    • The incumbent will work with APS staff members in a team environment which may include the administrative staff, State department personnel, APS legal counsel, parents, students, advocates and others outside the District.
    • Frequent interactions with people in person and on the phone will be necessary.
    • Travel from location to location may be necessary.
    • Functions are performed indoors and outside in a normal school environment.
    • Exposure to sick and injured students.
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • Administers and documents first aid care to students following District policy.
    • Assists in the self-administration of medication as directed by APS medication policy and supervising nurse.
    • Assists in maintaining immunization records and enforcing registration requirements as required by New Mexico laws and regulations.
    • Assists in maintaining school health record system.
    • Reports student illness, unusual events and injuries to immediate supervisor, appropriate personnel and parents.
    • Performs vision, hearing, height and weight screening tests.
    • Maintains clean, organized and orderly health room environment.
    • Maintains inventory and orders health room supplies.
    • Performs clerical tasks as requested by supervising nurse.
    • Performs student-specific medical procedures and/or treatments as requested by supervising nurse according to the delegation policy of the New Mexico Board of Nursing.
    • Assists in the toileting or diapering of students when appropriate following established procedures.
    • Serves as a model in developing students' language and behavior.
    • Monitors student activities in classrooms, school grounds, hallways, lunchrooms, field trips, bus loading areas, and other areas relevant to the teaching environment.
    • Provides support for non-instructional duties such as monitoring snacks, restrooms, clothing areas, etc.
    • Escorts students to other locations on campus and off campus with approval in case of emergencies.
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • The employee must regularly lift and move up to 50 pounds in supplies which requires bending, stooping and lifting.
    • The employee must have the physical strength and ability to assist injured students or staff members in emergency situations by positioning or moving following established procedures.
    • The employee must use hands and arms to manipulate objects.
    • The employee must use keyboards, tools and other controls.
    • The employee must sit and stand for long periods of time.
    • The employee must have normal vision and hearing with or without aid.
    • The employee must be able to move about assigned location unaided during the day.
    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
    • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects.
    REQUIREMENTS:

    MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Licensure based on State Department of Education Regulation No. 90-5
    • Successful completion of training in first aid and CPR.
    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Please submit online application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

    Contact: Nursing Services at (505) 855-9842. For a list and phone numbers of principals see https://www.aps.edu/summer-programs/k5-plus

    START DATE:

    Prep/Plan Date: June 4 or June 11, 2020

    Program Dates: June 5- July 10, 2020 Alternative Schedule schools

    June 12- July 17, 2020 Traditional Schedule schools.

    All schools will be closed for 4th of July Holiday on Friday, July 3rd

    APPLY TO:

    www.aps.edu/jobs, APS Jobs Apply Online Summer Extended Learning Programs/Summer School

    ***Please submit Summer Extended Learning (Summer School) Application***

    **This position is not listed on the Administrative/Certified/Classified Applications**

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    ADA Compliance

    SALARY:

    Negotiated Rate

    DAYS:

    HOURS:

    ADA Compliance
    Posting ID: 552774908Posted: 2020-05-21