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Health Office Nurse - Sub (909-21) at Moorpark Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 12/1/2020 Application Deadline: 6/7/2021 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: School Term
Salary: $17.38 / hour Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2
Contact: Vanessa Gomez Email: vgomez@mrpk.org
Phone: 805-378-6300 Ext: 1612

Job Summary

Job Summary

MOORPARK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 5297 Maureen Lane, Moorpark, CA 93021 (805) 378-6300 CLASSIFIED EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES No. 909-21 The Moorpark Unified School District will accept applications for the following classified position until filled. HEALTH OFFICE NURSE Salary Range 29 Substitute $17.38/Hr. Various Sites Various Hours School Term Position *LVN or RN License Required The person in this position is under general supervision of an administrator or a nurse, to provide assigned health services related to the medical and physical records and needs of students. Primary responsibilities are: • A variety of specialized health care techniques and procedures and the ability to perform those procedures after training; • Administer prescribed medications in accordance with District policy and school rules; • Monitor, administer and/or supervise a student on insulin, insulin pump, or other insulin devises; • Ability to lift children in and out of school buses; wheel chairs; braces, or other orthopedic equipment; • Maintain a valid First Aid and CPR certificate; • Perform a variety of clerical, bookkeeping, and record keeping duties such as maintaining a variety of confidential health related records and files; • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Receive and give information over the telephone, or in public, in a clear and concise manner • Learn to operate various types of office machines. Current employees working in a different job classification and desiring to make an application for a vacant position should complete and submit an Application for Classified Employment to the Personnel Office prior to the posted deadline. An employee requesting to transfer from one work site to another work site in the same job classification, must complete and submit a Classified Request for Transfer to the Personnel

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HEALTH TECHNICIAN DEFINITION Under general supervision of a certificated administrator or a nurse, to provide assigned health services related to the medical and physical records and needs of students; to perform a variety of first aid, record keeping and clerical duties; and to perform specialized personal and health care services for students as assigned; and to perform related work as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS Positions in this class are established to assist the certificated administrators or nurses in carrying out the basic objectives of the school health program. Incumbents use independent judgment in performing general clerical and medical clerical work and performing duties in caring for the health needs of students. Duties may include administering routine first aide, maintain various data on records and assisting licensed personnel with routine vision, health and hearing screening. Incumbents perform specialized health care services to children with exceptional needs as required by their physical limitations, and which require specialized training beyond that generally required to obtain a first aid certificate. Contact with students is continuous throughout the day, and incumbents regularly function without immediate supervision. Incumbents may be assigned to more than one school site. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Assist Principal in maintaining a safe and sanitary environment; perform a variety of clerical duties involved in the maintenance of health records, referrals, and reports and to assist other school clerical personnel as required; maintain a variety of confidential health related records and files including student medical records, emergency cards, immunization records, and communicable disease reports; assists ill or injured students within boundaries of school law and District regulations; administers first aid including CPR; observes student symptoms and behavior, notifying nurse, parents, emergency personnel and school officials as appropriate; MOORPARK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (Health Technician) schedules and makes arrangements for screening at the school location, coordinating with the administration and teachers, contacting parents and requesting volunteers to assist with the process; assists licensed personnel with screening and with necessary follow-up; sets up and maintains detailed individual health records for each student; compiles information and statistics for required state reports; types memos, lists, correspondence, reports, forms, bulletins and similar material; prepares lists of students’ health defects and/or problems; follows up on required immunizations through letters, telephone and personal contacts with parents; records hearing and vision test information and immunization dates in student cumulative folders; assist in lifting pupils in and out of school buses, wheel chairs, braces, and other orthopedic equipment; assist in rendering various forms of personal care such as toileting, diapering, dressing, undressing, bathing, grooming and feeding of children; assists and instructs students in personal hygiene; may perform other specialized physical health care services which are necessary during the school day to enable a child to attend school and which are prescribed by the child’s licensed physician, such as catheterization, oxygen administration and flow monitoring, glucose monitoring, injections, emergency care and other health care related duties as assigned; operates computer terminal, copier and other standard office machines; inspects for communicable diseases and/or parasites; as instructed, advises parents, students and teachers of presence of communicable disease and/or parasites, treatment procedures, quarantine requirements and readmittance procedures; provides factual information to parents and teachers relative to community health resources; advises proper authorities of health problems, emergencies and action taken; inventories, orders and requisitions medical supplies for school health office; implements and monitors procedures for the safe storage and administration of medications; administers prescribed medications in accordance with District policy and school rules; supervises students in health office; attends in-service meetings; performs related work as required; MOORPARK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (Health Technician) LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS Possession of, or ability to obtain, valid first aid certificate (including CPR). Some positions within this class may require travel within the school district. Incumbents must possess a valid California driver’s license and means of transportation. Some positions in this class may require ability to speak, read and write in a designated second language as demonstrated by passing district certification exam. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: • Personal hygiene practices; • General needs, behavior and emotional problems of physically handicapped children; • Behavior management techniques; • First aid principles and techniques, including CPR; • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment including telephone techniques and etiquette; • Computer skills commensurate with job requirements; • Principles and procedures of record keeping; • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; • Basic medical terminology; • Causes and means of transmission and methods of control of common diseases; • Procedures in promoting health, hygiene and physical well being; • Basic math; Ability to: • Understand and empathize with children having a variety of specialized health care needs; • Maintain emotional control in difficult situations; • Efficiently and effectively react to emergencies; • Be trained in a variety of specialized health care techniques and procedures and perform those procedures after training; • Recognize the need to provide for the personal privacy and dignity of physically handicapped children; • Lift children in and out of school buses, wheel chairs, braces, or other orthopedic equipment; • Learn and apply applicable sections of the State Education Code and other pertinent health and safety regulations; • Administer first aid including CPR to ill or injured children; • Establish and maintain files, records, reports, and referrals; MOORPARK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (Health Technician) • Understand and follow oral and written instructions; • Perform routine clerical duties; • Type at a speed of 45 wpm; • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. or Experience at or equivalent to six months of acute care experience coupled with some clerical background. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS May be required to assist in lifting, carrying and/or pushing students and/or orthopedic devises weighing up to 150 pounds.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Testing will be scheduled as applicants arrive.



      High School Diploma or GED required. Testing will be scheduled as applicants arrive.

           


          Application Deadline

          6/7/2021 12:00 AM Pacific

          Date Posted

          12/1/2020

          Contact

          Vanessa Gomez
          805-378-6300 Ext: 1612

          Number of Openings

          2

          Salary

          $17.38 / hour

          Length of Work Year

          School Term

          Employment Type

          Part Time