RSU 23 - School Health Aide

RSU 23 | Old Orchard Beach, ME, United States

Posted Date 2/12/2024
Description RSU #23 Old Orchard Beach Schools
District-Wide Position
POSITION TYPE AND STATUS:
School Health Aide 1.0 FTE
Located a ½ mile from the Atlantic Ocean and 15 minutes from Portland, RSU 23 is a 700 student, three-school district seeking a School Health Aide to join our team. Under the direction and supervision of the certificated school nurse, the Health Assistant will assist the school nurse in meeting the comprehensive health needs of students in the educational environment. Responsibilities include performing basic first aid for sick or injured students, taking temperatures, checking vital signs, assisting with self-management of diabetes, immunization compliance review and data entry, clerical assistance, communication with parents and students as directed by RN’s, communication regarding Covid protocols as directed by RN, administering medications (including emergency medications) and documentation of administration, assist with vision and hearing screenings and assist with special projects.
This is a full time (7 hours per day, Monday-Friday) position, working the School Year schedule and is eligible for benefits. The pay range is $17.02 - $25.22 per hour with pay placement commensurate with experience and training. Candidates who have a EMT, CNA, MA, RN or other medical certification are preferred but these certifications are not required.
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma and equivalent of 2 years of college.
  • Experience working with adolescents and/or school age children
  • Healthcare Qualifications Preferred (EMT, CNA, MA, RN, etc.)
  • Maine Department of Education CHRC (Criminal History Record Check) https://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/fingerprinting
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • CPR and first aid training
  • Experience with data entry and/ or Excel and Microsoft office
  • Ability to be flexible and change based on needs of school and/or district
  • Experience working with families, youth and/or children from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic and cultural communities
  • Ability to lift object weighing 20 pounds
  • Possess strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates personal characteristics of punctuality, dependability, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Flexible in learning new concepts, cooperates with others, and adapts to a variety of assignments and conditions.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
RSU 23 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
  • Apply Online
  • Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 1 and qualified candidates will be contacted by phone.
  • Contact Cynthia Potenza, HR Manager if you have any questions regarding the online application process at 207-934-5751 x1925


Salary17.02 - 25.22 Hour
Job Type
Regular
Industry
Healthcare | Education

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