Job Summary

 

Provides support in assigned school health room within the Duval County Public School System under the indirect supervision of the Technical Manager, Nursing. Provides first aid to students, performs student specific health services, maintains school health records, and assists with screenings.

 

Essential Functions

 

1. Provides basic first aid and attends to student health needs as indicated in the School Health Services Manual. Performs clerical duties including creating and updating records, reports, and filing; telephoning; routine referrals; and follow-up activities as instructed by supervising nurse.

2. Distributes and/or administers prescription and non-prescription medication to students in accordance with Section 1006.062 F.S., and guidelines described in the School Health Services Manual and upon receiving training through or by the school district. 

3. May be required to perform routine non-invasive mecial care and specific health services upon successful completion of face to face student specific training provided by a Registered Nurse. Health services include, but are not limited to, diabetic glucose monitoring and calculating carbohydrate counts; administering of medication via nebulizer; use of a magnet over a vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) to control seizures; and/or administration of emergency medication.

4. Maintains current school health records and clinic logs. Updates student health information and ensures health records are maintained in a confidential manner.

5. Assists the student, school personnel, and parents in understanding and coping with a students disability or condition.

6. Assists and gathers records and reports for statistical data relating to health concerns and nursing service.

7. Facilitate Telehealth appointments for students.

8.  Supports district and school-based wellness initiatives and performs other duties as assigned.

 

Probation: Six (6) months

 

Qualifications

 

Open Requirements: N/A

 

Promotional Requirements: NA

 

Licensing: Dependent upon assignment, may be required to have a valid Florida Driver's License prior to appointment and which must be maintained during employment in this class.  First Aid & CPR certification must be maintained during employment in this class.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities