Job Description

    Classified: Nurse Assistant JobID: 3445
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Nursing Assistant

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Agua Fria High School

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:

    JOB DESCRIPTION – Nursing Assistant

    TITLE: Nursing Assistant FTE: 1.0


    WORK CALENDAR: 198 days

    COMPENSATION: Classified Non Exempt Compensation Guide (Starting at $15.53/hour)


    1. This position provides school health services which assists the child in reaching his/her optimal physical potential. The school medical assistant helps the child acquire knowledge and develop attitudes conducive to healthful living and the prevention of disease and accidents

    Supervision of the nurse assistant will be under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN)

    1. Receives and screens incoming students

    2. Maintains all student health files and daily logs

    3. Provides information to students and family regarding current illness or injury

    4. Files reports of suspected abuse/neglect, if initial contact person

    5. Monitors immunization status of current and new students for compliance with Arizona state law

    6. Participates in collecting immunization and hearing data for state mandated reports

    7. Participates in continuing education, workshops, in-services, etc., to maintain proficient technical skills and continued professional growth

    8. Coordinates and guides persons responsible for student's health to appropriate resources within the community

    9. Maintains medical inventory and utilizes supplies in a cost-effective manner

    10. Participates in actions to be taken for eliminating or minimizing the health problems that interfere with student learning

    11. Completes student and employee accident reports and health insurance forms

    12. Administers first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures

    13. Maintain cleanliness of the Health Center

    14. Participate in Hearing and Vision Screening

    15. Dispense over-the-counter and prescription medication according to physician’s orders in the absence of the school nurse

    16. Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues

    17. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community

    18. Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    19. Maintain punctual and regular attendance

    20. Perform other related duties as assigned


    To perform the job successfully, an 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

    Education / Certificate

    1. Must possess a current Nursing Assistant Certificate or equivalent

    2. Must obtain and maintain CPR and first aid certification. A copy must be on file in HR prior to

    Recommendation to hire

    3. Must obtain and maintain a Hearing Screening Certificate. A copy must be on file in HR

    4. Must have and maintain a valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card


    1. Recent experience in the fields of public health nursing, and/or school nursing is desirable

    Communication Skills

    1. Must possess good communication skills in dealing with students and the public in general

    Computer Skills

    1. Must possess a thorough knowledge in the use of office machines, computers, and Microsoft

    Office Publications (Google, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    2. Must have ability to use or to learn to use student information system software as well as other software necessary for the department


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be in excellent physical health.

    2. Must be able to lift 15 pounds

    3. Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, for inventory

    1. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

    2. Ability to regularly push, pull or lift weights up to 15 pounds

    3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus

    4. Regular talking and listening is required

    5. Ability to frequently stand, walk, bend, sit


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be able to tolerate a semi- private working environment

    2. Must be able to tolerate prolonged periods of sitting and computer work


    The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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