UnityPoint Health

  • School Health Assistant

    Requisition ID
    2018-47555
    Category
    Medical Assistants
    Location
    US-IA-Waterloo
    Address
    1825 Logan Ave
    Affiliate
    2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
    City
    Waterloo
    Department
    Nursing Admin-Medical- Logan
    State
    IA
    FTE
    0.6
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Days
    Work Remotely within the US
    No
  • Overview

    Under general supervision, oversees workflow of day-to-day duties of the school health office; performs services as assigned by the school registered nurse and in accordance with written policy. School health assistant responsibilities will vary according to the school health program.

    Responsibilities

    Serves as the primary point of contact for students needing health assistance and maintains good working relationships with students, parents, staff members and administration.

    Provides care to students by taking vital readings, preforming CPR/First Aid, diabetic testing, and reporting illnesses and injuries to school nurse as warranted.

    Assist school nurse with administering medication to students as delegated and in accordance with written policy

    Prepare and/or perform health screenings as assigned.

    Ensures health office is well-maintained and functional

    Maintain Student immunization and health records, along with class lists.

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent

    Prior experience working with children.

    Previous medical office experience preferred

    Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

    Must completed Iowa Department of Education requirements on Medication Administration

    Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office, Internet and Email.

    Read, write, and speak English

    Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

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