Health Aide / Attendance Clerk / Receptionist Job Opening

Health Aide / Attendance Clerk / Receptionist

Wickenburg Unified School District 9

Wickenburg, Arizona
Category: Unit Clerk

36 Hours per week. Offered health, dental, and vision coverage. 4-day work week, M-Th

We are creating excelling schools where there is a laser-like focus on the Essential Elements of Instruction and moving each student to the next academic level.

Provide basic first aid and care for minor injuries and illnesses within the school setting as prescribed by policy and established procedures, to screen students as required by state agencies and to maintain accurate and detailed health records on students.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performs minor first aid for students and teachers;
Assists with communicable disease control including school-wide inspections for head lice;
Maintains accurate and detailed student health records;
Understands and maintains student confidentiality;
Completes and maintains records required by county, state, and /or district reports accurately, including school accident reports;
Refers students in need of medical, dental, and vision care, and assists families with identifying local services;
Contacts emergency professionals for students or staff who have been injured or have illnesses beyond the scope of basic first aid care;
Acts as liaison with the county, as required for immunizations, screenings for hearing, vision, and /or other health related needs and for general health information;
Orders and maintains inventory of supplies as appropriate;
Assists with attendance monitoring and parent phone calls;
Assists school personnel in establishing sanitary conditions in schools;
Complies with all rules, regulations and policies of the Governing Board.
Other duties as assigned.

Current First Aid training certification AND CPR certificate upon employment. Although preferred, may be hired at base pay and move up one step upon completion of First Aid and CPR certification;
Ability to pass a background check and maintain a current Fingerprint Clearance Card.

High school diploma or equivalent required, AA or college degree preferred;
Previous experience or training in a related setting preferred.

To perform the job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Computer Skills – Demonstrated competency in computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and typing.
Communication Skills – Ability to read and interpret general documents such as employee handbooks and safety/training manuals. Ability to write general correspondence and speak effectively with others.
Math Ability – Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Reasoning Ability – Ability to interpret assortment of instructions furnished in variable forms. Ability to apply reason to research and solve moderately complex issues with little or no assistance.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee occasionally will stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Employee will frequently interact with the public and other staff members. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

This job description is intended to be representative of the work performed by employees in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities as defined by the supervisor. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

The Wickenburg Unified School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Wickenburg Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.