Health Care Technician (LVN or RN) / 32.5 hrs/week

Health Care Technician (LVN or RN) / 32.5 hrs/week
Las Virgenes Unified School District
Date Posted:
Felicia Esqueda
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
2017-18 School Year
Employment Type:
Part Time
Application Deadline:
2/16/2018 4:30 PM Pacific
$19.90 - $24.67/hr
Date Posted:
1/9/2018 Application Deadline:
2/16/2018 4:30 PM Pacific Employment Type:
Part Time Length of Work Year:
2017-18 School Year Salary:
$19.90 - $24.67/hr Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1 Contact: Felicia Esqueda Email: fesqueda@lvusd.org Phone: 818-878-5213
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Las Virgenes Unified School District
Health Care Technician
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor and /or credentialed school nurse, provide assigned health services related to the medical needs of students; perform first aid and specialized health care services to children; such services may require specialized training beyond that generally required to obtain a first aid certificate; responsible for recording keeping and clerical duties and to perform other duties as required.
Example of Duties
Assist Principals and School Nurse in maintaining a safe, healthy and sanitary school environment.
Observe student symptoms and behavior, notifying the certificated school nurse, parents, emergency personnel and school officials as appropriate; assist ill or injured students within the boundaries of school law and district regulations; administer first aid including CPR/AED; advise proper authorities of health problems, emergencies and action taken.
Monitor students with health conditions that require periodic observation and administer regularly scheduled medication, all according to written prescription, protocols and instruction. Communicate and interact with pertinent staff regarding student health conditions and changes.
Schedule and make arrangements for screening at the school location, coordinating with school personnel, contacting parents when necessary; assist with screening and necessary follow up; set up and maintain individual health records; compile information, lists and statistical reports, forms, and similar material.
Follow up on required immunizations through letters, email, telephone and personal contact with parents; record immunization dates in student health folders and applicable online database.
Ability to efficiently and effectively use current computer software as appropriate.
Provide personal care to students such as toileting and diapering; assist in lifting in and out of wheelchairs and/or other orthopedic equipment.
May perform other specialized physical health care services which are prescribed by the student's physician, such as blood glucose monitoring, administering and/or supervising a student on insulin, insulin pump, or other diabetes devices, catheterization, suctioning, seizure disorders/procedures, inhaler or nebulizer treatments, oxygen administration and flow monitoring, tracheostomy care, ostomy bag care, emergency care and other health care related duties as assigned after training and monitoring by a certificated school nurse.
Inspect for communicable diseases; as instructed, advise parents, students and teachers of presence of communicable disease, treatment, quarantine requirements and re-admittance procedures; provide factual information to parents and teachers relative to community health concerns.
Administer emergency medications (ie., Epinepherine Injection, Glucagon, and Diastat).
Implement and monitor procedures for safe storage and administration of medications; administer prescribed medication in accordance with physician directions and district policy.
Requisition, stock and inventory medical, first aid and office supplies as necessary.
Perform a variety of clerical duties related to the maintenance of health records, referrals and reports; and assist other school clerical personnel as required.
Supervise students in the health office; perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of:
Policies, objectives and procedures related to the school health program including standard health problems associated with school age children.
Methods and techniques of lifting and moving injured or physically limited students.
A variety of emergency and health care procedures including first aid, CPR and use of an AED to ensure student wellness and safety.
Pertinent Federal, State, local and education code laws and regulations.
Universal Precautions.
Basic medical terminology.
Communicable disease causes, symptoms, mode of transmission and preventing spread in a school setting.
Modern office practices, procedures, record keeping, report preparation and use of equipment.
English usage, spelling grammar and punctuation, oral and written communication skills.
Available community health resources.
Ability to:
React calmly, effectively and efficiently under stressful situations and emergencies.
Understand and empathize with children having a variety of health care needs
Learn medical procedures as necessary.
Lift children in and out of wheel chairs, braces, and other orthopedic equipment
Recognize and report safety hazards.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Learn and apply applicable sections of the education code and other pertinent health care safety regulations.
Provide information and assistance to parents, the general public and other staff members in a helpful, courteous and timely manner.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
Maintain confidentiality of privileged information.
Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively both orally and in writing.
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Travel to multiple school sites within a workday; ride school buses as necessary.
Organize and maintain an effective record keeping system.
Plan, organize and prioritize work within established timelines.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities.
Experience equivalent to six months working in a health care facility coupled with some clerical background is preferred.
Licenses and Certificates
Valid California Driver's License
CPR/AED, and First Aid Certification
Must be currently licensed as a Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse in California
Physical Abilities
Administer health care, read documents and equipment readouts; conduct verbal conversation; hear normal range verbal conversation (approximately 60 decibels); sit for sustained periods; stand, stoop, kneel, bend and walk; climb slopes, stairs, steps and ladders as needed; lift and carry 40 pounds; exhibit full range of motion for shoulders, elbows, back, hips, and knees; operate office machines and equipment in a safe and effective manner; work with disinfectants, sanitizers and medicinal chemicals without allergic reaction; operate a motor vehicle in a safe and effective manner.
Board Approved: September, 2015
Requirements for Applying
Valid First Aid and CPR certification.Must be currently licensed as a Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse in California.
Two recent written letters of recommendation are required. Please scan and attach your letters to edjoin application.
Requirements for Applying
Valid First Aid and CPR certification.Must be currently licensed as a Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse in California.
Two recent written letters of recommendation are required. Please scan and attach your letters to edjoin application.
Hours: T.B.D; Site: T.B.D.32.5 hrs/week; Monday - Friday; 10 months/yearIMPORTANT: Interested applicants should apply at www.edjoin.org.As set forth in the policies and procedures of the Las Virgenes Unified School District, the District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on any basis as prohibited by law, including but not limited to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, covered veteran's status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. The District recognizes the educational value of a diverse environment and welcomes applicants and employees of all backgrounds. Disabled applicants who require an accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Assistant Superintendent of Personnel at 818.878.5260.
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