Health Secretary 9 Month – Cedar Rapids Community School District – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Cedar Rapids Community School District

Position Type:
Secretarial/Clerical/Secretary – 9,10 and 11-Months

Date Posted:

9/10/2020

Location:

Franklin Middle School

Date Available:

2020-2021 School Year
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Care for routine student illnesses and injuries in the health office.
Triage and initial care of students with potentially life threatening illnesses and injuries.
Identify students with health problems and refer to/consult with school nurse.
Document all student visits to the health office according to District and health services policies and procedures.
Assist students with hygiene/activities of daily living.
Active communication with students, school nurse, staff, and parent/ guardian.
Administer medications to students according to District and health services policies and procedures.
Willingness to learn and perform special procedures (ie. gastric-tube management, inhalation therapy, emergency protocols, diabetes procedures, etc.).
Perform clerical functions related to the health services program.
Maintain student health records.
Maintain health office and supplies.
Assist in coordinating health screening programs.
Attend in-service programs.
Act as an emergency responder for the building.
Report to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
Other duties as may be assigned.

CLASSIFICATION
Secretarial/Clerical Group D
Seven and a half (7.5) hours per day.
Nine (9) months per year.

EMPLOYMENT DATE
To be determined

PREPARATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS
Current certification in First-Aid, and CPR/AED, or complete training if not certified.
Certification in Medication Administration after employee begins.
Interest in working with young people.
Handle confidential information in an ethical manner.
Efficient clerical skills in typing, recording, filing and telephone skills.
Ability to use good decision-making skills regarding communication with students, school nurse, other health service personnel, administration, teaching faculty, and parents.
Some medical background or work experience in a health clinic may be beneficial.
Able to work in cooperation with administrative, health service personnel, secretarial, and teaching staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
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 accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to multi task and work effectively in a distracting environment, possibly with frequent interruptions, while being responsive to student and family needs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community.
Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication.
Ability to work under potentially moderate levels of stress.
Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 to 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 to 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is moderately quiet. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. workday. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the building including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while supervising students during indoor and outdoor activities, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will work outdoors when supervising playground and transportation activities and while on field trips.

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
Federal law obligates an employer to provide reasonable accommodation(s) for the known disabilities of applicants, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship on the employer. If you or someone you know requires accommodation in the hiring process, contact Linda Noggle, Executive Director of Talent Acquisition, at 319-558-2421.

Salary and Benefit
Salary: Hourly $15.12 per hour
Benefit: Standard Employee Benefit

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