Primary Purpose:

Assist school nurse by assuming routine record-keeping activities, providing minor first aid care, and conducting health screening at campus level.  Work under the guidance and direction of a registered nurse.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certification               

High School diploma or GED (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency)

Certified Nurse Aide with the Texas Department of Health preferred; medical assistant considered

CPR/AED certified

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee.

 

Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Proficient keyboarding and file maintenance skills

Ability to use personal computer and software to do word processing and data entry

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)

bility to work with children

Knowledge of general office equipment

 

Experience:

One (1) year experience in health-related position, including contact with school-age children

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

                        

Professionalism

The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community.  

Organization Management

The certified nurse assistant manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following:  

Data Management

The certified nurse assistant assists with fostering analytical and collaborative environment activities such as the following:   

Professional Growth and Development

The certified nurse assistant provides leadership in professional growth and development through activities such as the following:

Qualities of an Effective Certified Nurse Assistant

The certified nurse assistant exhibits qualities such as the following:  

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Equipment:

Thermometer, blood pressure cuff, otoscope, sphygmomanometer, health screening equipment, basic clinic equipment, as well as student personal medical equipment, personal computer, copier, fax, telephone, and other equipment applicant to position.

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors  

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.