Nurse Assistant - #337651

Peoria Unified School District

Date: 07/22/2021 16:00 PM

City: Glendale, Arizona

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

  • JobID: 14771

  • Position Type:

    School Support Staff

    Date Posted:



    Raymond S Kellis High School - Glendale, AZ

    Date Available:


    Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

    Position Title: Nurse Assistant

    Supervisor: Registered Nurse-On site administrator

    Term of Employment: 9 month

    Salary Classification: 9

    Job Summary: Provides a variety of medical and clerical office assistance and related services to support the school nurse(s).

    Essential Functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following:
      Maintains health and immunization records of students entering or withdrawing from school. Forwards records to requesting schools. Sends referral and notification letters and makes telephone calls to parents regarding necessary immunizations or verification of immunization for compliance with state law
      Assists with annual health screens for vision, hearing, blood pressure and other screenings. Organizes students and parent volunteers. Schedules follow up screening for absent or for students that did not pass original screening. Maintains charts, records and files for state reports
      Prepares and updates confidential medical lists for teachers and field trip medical lists for teachers in case of emergency
      Assists nurse in dispensing medications. Takes initial information from students including temperature, blood pressure and symptoms. Administers breathing treatments. Pulls students medical files, charts and refiles. Enters data into computer database
      Maintains nurses office in a clean, sanitized manner. Changes sheets on beds, washes and sanitizes all linen supplies
      Sends home notices to advise parents of potential exposure to infectious diseases or pests such as strep throat, chicken pox, lice, or scabies
      Assists with data entry, updating, and retrieving information necessary to prepare regulatory reports
      Performs other duties as assigned or required
      Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, regulations, ordinances and PUSD policies and procedures
      Knowledge of the principles of medical office protocol
      Knowledge of the principles of confidential medical files, records and database management
      Knowledge of the principles of customer service practices
      Skill in reading, interpreting, understanding and applying relevant Federal, state and PUSD rules, regulations, policies and procedures
      Skill in assessing, monitoring and providing First Aid, breathing and emergency treatments
      Skill in organizing, coordinating and assisting at annual health fairs
      Skill in cleaning, sanitizing and maintaining medical treatment areas
      Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school district
      Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications and peripherals
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or GED, AND two (2) years of medical office, nursing assistant or closely related experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

      Must possess or obtain an Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
      Must be able to pass a background clearence check
      Must be able to obtain and maintain First Aide, CPR, and other certifications specific to assignment within one year of hire
      May be exposed to infectious diseases, hazardous chemicals and fumes
      May be required to lift and/or carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 30 pounds
      May be required to work outside normal working hours.

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