Paraprofessional | Health Para | Minnetonka High School (MHS) | Available: June 2023 | Closing: 03/15/2023 at noon
The following Health Para position is available for Extended School Year from July 11 to August 3, 2023. There will be a preparation meeting on Wednesday, June 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
3.5 hours per day
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
8:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Working with high school school students with DCD and/or ASD
Primary Objective of Position:
The Health Paraprofessional provides delegated health services and support in order to promote the health and well being of students so they can be successful learners.
- Performs routine first aid care to students and staff with injuries and illness and conducts standardized first aid follow-up procedures.
- Maintains and updates health office records, including medication longs, daily visit logs, student health records, and student immunization records.
- Under the direction of the LSN, provides cares to students with chronic medical conditions, including administering medication.
- Performs emergency first aid care to students and staff with injuries and illnesses.
- Assists in organizing the Health Screening program, including coordinating the use of volunteers, scheduling screening, records results, and preparing annual screening report.
- Understands and implements OSHA regulations regarding universal precautions for blood borne pathogens and implements safe practice.
- Will participate in training on third party reimbursement and implement third party reimbursement tasks as needed.
- Current Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification.
- Evidence of successful experiences working with students and understanding their needs.
- Experience working with school age children is preferred.
- Experience working in a clinical setting is preferred.
- Evidence of basic word processing, PC and clerical skills.
- Evidence of ability to work in a team environment.
- Evidence of willingness to participate in ongoing training in health and technology.
- Evidence of the ability to respect, protect and maintain the confidentiality of students, staff, and families.
- Evidence of a willingness to work under supervision of the Coordinator of Health Services, LSN, and building principal.
- Evidence of the ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work with constant interruptions.
- Evidence of excellent human relations, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
- Experience working with these cares, as delegated by the LSN, is required: gastrostomy tubes, seizure disorders, central line care, ileostomy care, Diastat administration, diabetes care, feeding pumps, and prior training on ambu bagging for backup vent care.