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Health Assistant I Substitute at Santa Maria-Bonita School District

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About the Employer

Welcome to the Santa Maria-Bonita School District website. As the largest school district in Santa Barbara County with 16,900 students preschool through 8th-grade. In the heart of the coastal agricultural area, we celebrate our families, and the support they provide to the students of the district. The district is comprised of sixteen elementary schools and four junior highs. The district is committed to a high-quality education for each student, to develop students who are ready for college and career. DISTRICT CORE VALUES We believe every person has value and potential. We believe in the power of teaching. We believe families are critical partners in a child's education. We believe the greatest learning occurs in a safe environment. We believe all students should be given the best education possible We believe in being advocates for our district's excellence. We believe in dignity and respect for all. VISION We are here to prepare children to be successful citizens. MISSION Our mission is to teach, to learn and to facilitate learning in a cooperative and safe environment.

Job Information

Date Posted: 7/2/2018 Application Deadline: 6/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 180 Days
Salary: $15.50 per hour Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Savanah Smith Email:
Phone: 8053618115
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
Santa Maria-Bonita School District HEALTH ASSISTANT BASIC FUNCTION Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide health services to free the school nurse from routine work related to the health program; administer routine first aid and emergency treatment to ill or injured students. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES Perform basic first aid for school injuriesE; assess seriousness, notify appropriate parties and fill out accident reportsE; screen student symptoms to identify illnessE; determine need to be brought to attention of nurseE; notify parents if necessaryE; inspect for communicable diseases and/or parasitesE; administer prescribed medicationE; record on proper formsE; monitor blood sugar results on designated studentsE; consult with nurse, teachers and parents to assure proper diabetic managementE; record and file immunization and CHDP recordsE; send follow up notices to parentsE; maintain list of students who have incomplete recordsE; arrange for vision and hearing, scoliosis and general health referral screeningsE; coordinate screeningsE; contact parentsE; record resultsE; prepare follow up listsE; maintain the health officeE; keep supplies replenishedE; prepare first-aid kitsE; maintain log of students coming into the health officeE; assist the school nurse with special education assessmentsE; obtain preliminary informationE; type health and developmental summariesE; set up equipment for a variety of assessmentsE; collect and prepare materials used for classroom health education presentations and individual student needsE; acquire necessary equipment for presentationsE; assist in schedulingE; provide routine, factual information to the publicE; maintain operational recordsE; compile summariesE; perform clerical detail work involved in setting up a variety of tests and screeningsE; record health information and test dataE; prepare lists of health defects and/or problemsE; prepare annual reports on CHDP's, Immunizations, Vision and Hearing for the District, County and StateE; coordinate dental screenings with community dentistsE; record results, follow up on any emergencies and refer to appropriate agencyE; assist nurse in documentation of all possible child abuse casesE; schedule Family Life presentations and prepare handoutsE; review all incoming student cum files to determine if student meets California immunization lawsE; operate a variety of medical office equipment including a computer terminal, copy machine, typewriter and intercomsE; use first aid equipment such as thermometer, glucometer, blood pressure monitor and height and weight scaleE; perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Standard office practices, procedures and equipment; Basic recordkeeping techniques; Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities; Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; Health and safety regulations; Technical aspects of field of specialty; Objectives and procedures related to the school health program; First aid and CPR techniques and practices. Ability to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; Maintain routine records; Learn department and program objectives and goals; Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures; Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field; Determine appropriate action within clearly defined guidelines; Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; Understand and work within scope of authority; (continued) Page 2 Health Assistant, continued Ability to, continued Work independently with little direction; Observe health and safety regulations; Work confidentially with discretion; Operate office machines including a computer and applicable software to enter data, maintain records, and generate reports; Type 35 words per minute; Understand and relate to children with special needs; Administer first aid and CPR. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination equivalent to: Graduation from High School and one year experience working with children. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS Basic First Aid Certificate from an approved institution or the equivalent of a one semester course of study; current CPR certificate. WORKING CONDITIONS Environment: Office environment. Physical Abilities: Sitting or standing for extended periods of time; Hearing and speaking to exchange information; Lifting heavy objects; Bending at the waist; Turning/twisting; Walking; Seeing to read various materials. Hazards: Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals; Contact with blood and other body fluids; Potential for contact with bloodborne pathogens and communicable diseases; Fumes from disinfectants. Approved: 02/25/98

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Proof of HS Graduation ((HS Diploma or Equivalent is the MINIMUM requirement))
  • Typing Certificate (Minimum Net corrected speed of 35 WPM, 5 minute typing test, no more than 5 errors. Online certificates NOT accepted.)

    • CPR/First Aid Certification
    • Proof of HS Graduation ((HS Diploma or Equivalent is the MINIMUM requirement))
    • Typing Certificate (Minimum Net corrected speed of 35 WPM, 5 minute typing test, no more than 5 errors. Online certificates NOT accepted.)


      Application Deadline

      6/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific

      Date Posted



      Savanah Smith

      Number of Openings

      Not Specified


      $15.50 per hour

      Length of Work Year

      180 Days

      Employment Type

      Part Time