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CLASSIFIED TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY - Paraprofessional Health

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1/8/2013
Nicole Scagni
nscagni@psusd.us
760-416-6096
1
5 Hours, School Year
Part Time
1/15/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Range 17, TEAMS2
Date Posted:
1/8/2013
Application Deadline:
1/15/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
5 Hours, School Year
Salary:
Range 17, TEAMS2
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Nicole Scagni Email: nscagni@psusd.us Phone: 760-416-6096
Cathedral City High School
Ability to frequently lift 60-100 lbs., as well as frequent bending & reaching.
2-415-049
Cathedral City High School
Ability to frequently lift 60-100 lbs., as well as frequent bending & reaching.
2-415-049
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4219.349 PARAPROFESSIONAL - HEALTH PURPOSE STATEMENT The Paraprofessional - Health assists assigned personnel in the supervision and instruction of Special Education and other identified students as assigned; and performs clerical, medical, and health related procedures in support of the instructional process. FUNCTIONS • Responds to inquiries from staff (e.g. administrators, Program Specialist, Psychologist, Teacher, etc.). • Implements, under supervision, instructional/behavioral programs and lesson plans. • Monitors individual and/or small groups of special education students (e.g. field trips, classroom, bus, playground, lunch room, etc.) under the guidance of the classroom teacher. • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. displays, bulletin board, copying, instructional materials, crafts, collecting & grading papers, etc.). • Administers, under supervision, specialized health care procedures and assistance to medically fragile children (e.g. suctioning of tracheotomy, blood glucose testing, ostomy care, respiratory assistance, etc.). • Prepares written and/or audio visual materials (e.g. daily log, recording observations, lesson materials, etc.). • Lifts students. • Instructs, under supervision, special education students, one on one or in small groups (e.g. math groups, providing proper examples, reading, behavioral skills, daily living skills, job shadowing, writing, verbal skills, etc.). • Attends meetings as requested (e.g. inservice training, workshops, IEPs, etc.). • Assists other personnel as may be required. • Performs related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above. First Aid and CPR Certification is required at time of employment. SKILLS to apply medical methods and procedures within clearly defined guidelines; provide first and and CPR procedures; perform specialized health interventions such as oral suctioning, catherization, gastronomy, tube feeding, and other procedures to assist medically fragil students with special needs; monitor, observe and report student health issues and progress according to approved policies and procedures; assist in positioning, moving and transfering students with multiple disabilities; ensure that tasks are performed in regards to Individual Education Plan requirements; adhere to safety practices; operate standard office equipment; prepare and maintain accurate records. KNOWLEDGE of child guidance principles and practices; first aid and CPR procedures; basic subjects taught in district schools including math, grammar, language and reading; classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct; safe practices in classroom and playground activities; unversal precautions applicable to handling bodily fluids and other hazardous materials; proper lifting techniques; health standards and hazards; safety practices and procedures; emergency equipment and procedures as they apply to the position. ABILITY to lift and position students; communicate with diverse groups; maintain confidentiality and use discretion; exhibit patience and compassion; work with frequent interruptions; learn, explain and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; maintain a clean, safe and orderly environment; understand and follow oral and written directions; handle emergencies in a calm and effective manner; adapt to changing work locations; set priorities; establish and maintain effective working relationships; work as part of a team; understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of vendors, district personnel and administrators; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 20% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under some hazardous conditions. Education High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Certificates Job-Related Proficiency Examination Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability (desired) Valid First Aid/CPR Certification 48 college units, or an AA degree, or be able to demonstrate college level skills by passing the No Child Left Behind proficiency test Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance Pre-placement Physical Exam EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between California Teamsters Public, Professional & Medical Employees Union, Local 911 General Employees Unit and Palm Springs Unified School District. FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date Non Exempt Teams 2 17 11/27/07

Requirements for Applying

An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they are currently probationary or regular. Transfer applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the deadline date indicated above. Transfer applications can be printed from our website, www.psusd.us, or obtained in the Human Resources Office.

      Requirements for Applying

      An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they are currently probationary or regular. Transfer applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the deadline date indicated above. Transfer applications can be printed from our website, www.psusd.us, or obtained in the Human Resources Office.


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