Assist school nurse by assuming routine record-keeping activities, providing minor first aid care, and conducting health screenings at campus level. Work under the immediate guidance and direction of a licensed registered nurse.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Carry out first aid and emergency procedures for ill and injured students as directed by school nurse.
Administer medication to students according to board policy and district procedures; maintain accurate log of medications dispensed.
Assist with screening activities including measuring height and weight, testing vision and hearing, and examining spinal cord and scalp.
Escort students to and from health room and assist students with disabilities as necessary.
Use Universal Precautions Procedures when cleaning all body spills and providing wound care.
Keep nurse's office clean and sanitary.
Record information on student health records.
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including accurate, updated health records on all students.
Prepare correspondence, reports, and records using personal computer or typewriter.
Make appointments for and maintain schedule of the school nurse.
Maintain a daily log of health office activities, including reportable accidents, communicable disease data, and referrals to school nurse.
Maintain clinic supply inventory and request supplies as needed.
Prepare and arrange bulletin boards, displays, models, etc.
Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, Texas Department of Health rule, State Board of Education rule, and board policy in health services area.
Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.