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Mesa Public Schools Health Assistant Holmes Elementary - 948 South Horne Street in Mesa, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Health AssistantHolmes Elementary - 948 South Horne StreetClerical and Data Entry Test Required at Time of ApplicationHourly Rate: $12.24Salary Band/Grade: A13Term: 9.25 months (35 hours per week)FSLA: Non-ExemptBenefits: Sick leave, holidays, retirement, workers' comp, life, health, dental and vision insurancePositionTo assist the school nurse; to administer health services to students and staff according to District policiesQualificationsCertified Medical Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician Level 1 with current CPR cardAbility to respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situationsHigh School diploma or equivalent requiredModerate proficiency in typing; knowledge of computer and applications with Synergy preferredAbility to work well with students, staff, parents; good verbal and written communication skillsAbility to respect and maintain confidentiality of records and communicationsAbility to accept limitation of responsibility; ability to follow protocol when administering careKnowledge of immunization requirements according to Arizona State Law Essential DutiesPrioritize and deliver 1st aid and emergency care to students and staff according to district policiesAdminister medications per parent consent and District guidelines understanding possible side effectsPerform special medical procedures (i.e. asthma treatments, diabetes monitoring, injection of epinephrine for severe allergic reactions)Perform special health care treatments as delegated and demonstrated by parentPerform and assist nurse with student health screenings of vision, height/weight, dental, pediculosis and scoliosisDocument student and staff treatments and parent interactionsPrepare and maintain health records; maintain confidentialityEvaluate immunization records; advise parents of additional doses needed; track suspension datesUnderstand CPS reporting protocol and communicate with nurse in appropriate situationsPrepare and distribute instructional materials as directed by the school nurseMaintain and order office supplies and equipmentRegular and on-time attendance requiredPerform other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit Marginal DutiesAssist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activitiesSupervisionSchool Nurse and Site AdministratorClerical Test and Data Entry Test required for this position - Application is considered incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration if test results are not on file with Human Resources by closing date. Clerical and Data Tests administered at: MPS Human Resources Department63 East Main Street - 2nd FloorMesa, AZ 85201Testing Hours - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday-FridayNo Appointment NecessaryTesting takes approximately 35 minutes. (Data Entry test -10 minutes)AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.