Health Technician - CGMS/Saguaro Job Opening

Health Technician - CGMS/Saguaro

Casa Grande Elementary School District

Casa Grande, Arizona
Category: Guidance Counselor

The job of Health Technician is done for the purpose/s of performing student health duties at assigned school site; administering first aid and dispensing prescribed medications in accordance with State policies and practices, assisting in student vision and hearing screening testing; assisting with student care; and maintaining confidential student health records.

Administers emergency first aid in absence of nurse, e.g. insect bites, nausea, shortness of breath, seizures, dizziness, headaches, sprains, chest pain, etc.; attends in-service trainings, staff meetings, workshops, etc., as requested; communicates with students, teachers, guidance counselors, parents, etc.; dispenses medications to students under the direction of a health care professional; maintains inventory of health office supplies at assigned school site(s); maintains student health records, e.g. prescription dispensing log, accident reports, claim forms, etc.; maintains work areas, e.g. sinks, counters, beds, blankets, etc.; performs a variety of screening, e.g. scoliosis, color blindness, vision, hearing, etc.; performs record keeping and clerical functions, e.g. data entry of medical alert status, shot records, withdrawing students, answering calls, copying, faxing, etc.; processes student's new and withdrawal forms; provides counseling referral services to students when nurse is not available; assists other personnel as may be required.

CPR/First Aid Certificate
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
Targeted job related education that meets organization's prerequisite requirements.

This is a 10 month School Year position only.