Assists in the daily operation of the school health office; administers first aid to ill and injured students; performs a variety of clerical duties relating to the school health program.
Positions in this class serve under the supervision of a school nurse and are assigned to the health office at elementary, middle and high schools.
The class of Health Clerk is distinguished from that of Clerk in that the Health Clerk performs duties with greater initiative under limited supervision and works in a more direct manner with students and parents as a result of contacts in the school health office.
In addition, incumbents are required to perform more complex clerical tasks such as maintaining student health records with confidential medical information as required by law, verifying student compliance and typing/keyboarding at a rate equivalent to thirty words per minute (wpm) or better.
Must attach the following documents to the online application or your application will be disqualified:
High school diploma or GED equivalent (or higher)
*Unit/Degree verification (including equivalency of foreign degrees) must be submitted with the online application as an attachment in the form of unofficial transcripts. Equivalence of foreign degrees must have been reviewed and verified by a regionally accredited foreign degrees review agency.
Please note: Resumes are not required and are not reviewed in lieu of your application; therefore, ensure your application is complete.
*All required documents MUST be submitted electronically at the time your application is submitted.
6-hours per day; 5 days per week; 9 months per year
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL LICENSE OR LANGUAGE SKILLS
Completion of formal or informal education sufficient to possess the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities established for the position; must possess a secondary (i.e., high school) school diploma, or its equivalent.
Six (6) months of clerical or other paid or unpaid experience working with school age children.
SPECIAL LICENSE OR LANGUAGE SKILLS
Must obtain a standard First Aid Certificate and complete a Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course within thirty (30) days of employment and obtain annual CPR re-certification.
The ability to read, write and speak a language in addition to English, such as Spanish or Armenian, is desirable.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Employees must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of a position with or without reasonable accommodation and without hazard to themselves or others. May be required to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Assists in the maintenance of confidential student health records by typing, filing, recording information, etc.
Types information onto forms and lists; administers first aid to ill or injured students.
Provides supervision as the situation requires.
Verifies student compliance with health requirements.
Maintains a daily log of first aid services to students.
Answers questions providing information on health procedures, programs, etc.
Maintains and restocks first-aid kits and health office supplies.
Measures height and weight of students.
Contacts parents to give or obtain health information.
Types and distributes health notices and information to teachers and parents
Assists in various health clinics performing necessary clerical work.
Operates a variety of office equipment such as typewriter, copiers, etc.
Performs other related duties as required.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Operating a variety of office equipment such as typewriters and copiers.
First Aid principles and techniques
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) procedures
Child Abuse reporting requirements and procedures
Confidentiality of medical information
General clerical and record keeping procedures
District policy and procedures regarding the district health programs
Proper grammar, spelling and usage
Establish effective rapport with students
Communicate effectively orally
Compile data and keep confidential records
Comply with child abuse reporting requirements and procedures understand and follow oral and written instructions
Make sound judgments when specific instructions are lacking
Establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers and others
Maintain sensitivity to cultural, religious, ethnic and sexual differences.
APPOINTMENT Employees who receive a regular appointment to the class must serve a probationary period of one hundred and thirty (130) days of paid service. During this period, an employee must demonstrate an overall satisfactory level of performance; failure to do so shall result in the employee's termination without right of appeal to the Human Resources Department. Pay is based on actual hours worked.