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School Health Assistant

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School Health Assistant
Policy # JD60






Reports to                 School Nurses, School Principal, and

                                    Director of Student and Special Education Services


Job Goals:                  To provide for the immediate needs of the students and to work under the supervision of  the school nurses to see that medical aid is provided when necessary, and to see that health records are kept.




1.      Provide basic first aid.


2.      Dispensing of prescription medications under supervision of the school nurse.


3.      Maintain health records.


4.      Practice clinical skills and duties as specified by the school nurse.


5.      Participate in health screening; e.g. vision, hearing, postural screenings.


6.      Daily log documentation.


7.      Accompany student to hospital, if necessary.


8.      Maintain health rooms.


9.      Contact parents or other agencies as appropriate.


10.  Assist in personal daily needs.


11.  Other duties as assigned by the school nurse and/or principal.           



·         High School graduate

·         Certification as a Licenses Practical Nurse (LPN)

·         Completion of approved course in first aid

·         Certification I Health Care Provider CPR

·         Interest in and an understanding of children and adolescents

·         Respect for confidentiality of information

·         Ability to accept and utilize nursing supervision and consultation

·         Typing and computer skills preferred


Terms of Employment: 30 hours per week for the school year per Collective Bargaining Agreement


Evaluation: The building principal in consultation with the school nurse will annually  do an evaluation of the School Health Assistant and submit it to the Director of Student and Special Education Services.     

Adoption Date: 1/1/1901
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