Job Description / Essential Elements:
TUSTIN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
HEALTH SERVICES CLERK
The Health Services Clerk, under general supervision of the Site Administrator and an assigned
School Nurse, provides a variety of health services at School sites and District Office;
coordinates and schedules vision, hearing and other health screening programs; prepares and
maintains related records, files and reports.
• Assists in providing a variety of health services including First Aid and health checks
for students; assists in evaluation and documentation of student health complaints and
determines appropriate action to be taken; assists with implementation of District
Policy regarding medication at school; maintains related records and reports using a
• Instructs students on proper personal hygiene; attends to students needing assistance
with changing clothes and using the restroom; checks students for head lice as
directed and notifies parents of results.
• Performs the basic clerical operations of a health office including maintaining and
ordering health office supplies and First Aid kits.
• Maintains accurate records of pupil injuries, illnesses, health problems, and vision
and hearing screening.
• Monitors and keeps track of students with special circumstances (disabled, diabetic,
asthmatic, seizure disorders, etc).
• Processes incoming health records of new students; verifies compliance with State
regulations for immunizations and Child Health and Disability Prevention Program
(CHDP) physicals; notifies parents by letter of needed immunizations for school
• Informs teachers of student disability.
• Assists students/teachers with obtaining homework for sick students.
• Maintains the health office in a clean, orderly and safe condition.
• Performs related tasks as required.
• Current First Aid methods and appropriate response to illness and injury.
• Clean and sterile treatment techniques.
• Personal hygiene practices.
• Current computer applications.
• Modern office organization, procedures and practices.
• Routine procedures of record keeping.
• Telephone etiquette.
• Health regulations and safe working methods and procedures.
• Proper lifting techniques.
• District policies, rules and regulations.
• Administer First Aid and medications according to established procedures.
• Perform a variety of basic clerical work with accuracy and speed.
• Work under conditions of frequent interruptions and deadlines.
• Maintain cooperative and effective working relationship with students, parents and
• Type at a net corrected speed of 40 words per minute.
• Make clear and comprehensive reports and keep simple records.
• Operate standard office equipment.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Observe health and safety regulations
• Work cooperatively with others.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• High school graduate or equivalent.
• Valid First Aid and CPR certification desirable.
• Experience in health care service environment desirable.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger,
handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is
required to walk or sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and
arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Work conditions may include
exposure to fumes, dust, odors, cleaning agents and chemicals. The Health Services Clerk may
also be exposed to blood-borne pathogens, body fluids and communicable diseases. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth
perception and the ability to adjust focus.