Job Title: Clinic Assistant

Reports to:Site Administrator/School Nurse
Typical Schedule:188 days/7 hours
Bargaining Unit:SRP USEP

 

FLSA:Non-Exempt
Job Code:5021
Salary Schedule:SRP S06

JOB GOAL

To provide first aid and limited health services support for assigned students based on training received from the school nurse. Clinic assistants must work under the supervision of a member or members of the instructional or administrative staff at all times. The supervising school nurse and/or administrator is responsible for communication and direction regarding the level of care that is provided to students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Work under direct supervision of site administrator and at the direction of the school nurse assigned to the school with program supervision by the Supervisor of Student Services (Health).
  2. Determine students’ health status upon arrival at the clinic and provide appropriate care and referral if necessary.
  3. Assist students with health, hygiene, and other personal needs.
  4. Notify site administrator or designee at once if an emergency situation exists, including notification if a call is made to 911. Make every reasonable attempt to notify the parent or emergency contact person regarding medical emergencies as soon as possible.
  5. Follow district procedures as contained in the Clinic Assistant Procedure Manual and the Healthy Student Protocols, under direction of assigned school nurse responsible for delegation and evaluation of competency.
  6. Assist with routine health screenings, as requested.
  7. Administer medications and perform selected health procedures per established guidelines.
  8. Make referrals to school nurse, school social worker, guidance counselor, administrator, school staff, and community agencies as appropriate.
  9. Perform clerical duties regarding health services that include:
    1. Organize, file, and maintain health information in a confidential manner
    2. Documentation of health services provided c. Maintain the clinic supply inventory
    3. Assist the school nurse with students’ health record review and follow up, including, but not limited to, immunization, physical exam, and emergency cards
  10. Communicate effectively with students, parents, staff, and community agencies while maintaining confidentiality.
  11. Keep the health room organized/orderly and clean at all times.
  12. Perform other school health related duties as assigned by site administrator or designee.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Demonstrate basic clerical skills, including filing, record keeping, and report preparation
  • Display ability to perform basic mathematics skills
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills
  • Exhibit basic knowledge of word processing and data entry computer skills

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certifications or agreement to become certified within the designated timeframe

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

None

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in a similar position
  • Word processing, database, and spreadsheet computer skills
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, licensed by Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) or Certified Nursing Assistant, certification issued by FL Department of Health, Division of MQA

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arms and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker site most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Clinic Assistant;   EST: August 17, 2010;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: August 17, 2010