Health Office Paraprofessional Substitute
General Definition of Work
Provides delegated health services and support under the direction of a Licensed School Nurse (LSN).
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Performs routine and emergency first aid care to students.
Administers and documents student medication administration.
Maintains health office records, including daily visit logs.
Performs other duties of a similar nature as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Evidence of the ability to organize and prioritize tasks. Ability to follow technical oral and written instructions. Maintains confidentiality of information. Evidence of basic computer and clerical skills. Ability to administer medications and apply treatments as required and delegated by the Licensed School Nurse. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, students and the general public. Willingness to participate in ongoing training in health and technology.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent. Equivalent combination of education and experience accepted. Associates/Technical degree preferred.
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands, fingers to handle or feel; frequently requires standing, sitting, reaching with hands and arms, repetitive motions and occasional walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, smelling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires color perception; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging information by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal levels; visual inspection involving the use of standard health office equipment; work frequently requires exposure to blood borne pathogen requiring the use of personal protective equipment; work is generally in a modernly noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
CPR/ first aid certification, obtained upon hire.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Trained Medication Assistant (TMA) preferred.
Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse preferred.
Valid driver’s license in the State of Minnesota.
Applicable district or department training will be provided and must be completed upon hire.