EdPost Listings

Minnesota's #1 Web Site for Postings for Pre-K-12 Teaching and Administrative Positions

Customize your search...

View All Listings by Date Posted
View All Listings Alphabetically
RSS Feed

LPN/Health Para - St. Cloud Area School District 742

Posted on 9/11/2017 5:44:39 PM

Listing expires 10/9/2017

(ADA/Text Version)


Start Your Online Application Now


Date of Availability: 09/22/2017

TYPE OF POSITION:
Monday-Friday, 6.5 hrs/day, specific hours to be determined
Position starts December 18, 2017
Hours may vary based on program needs
 
REPORTS TO:
Building Principals, immediate supervisor
 
SUPERVISION:
None
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license
Preferred
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum of two years nursing experience
  • Experience working with students with multiple handicaps
  • Clerical and computer experience   

POSITION SUMMARY:
This class is the fifth level in the five level Paraprofessional group, this group includes the Health Paraprofessional.  The Health Paraprofessional assists with students’ daily routine health care, medications, treatments, episodic and first aid care and manages the school’s Health Services Office, under the supervision of the Licensed School Nurse (LSN). 

SALARY:
$16.75/hr (starting salary for new hires) 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Communicate with families and public
  • Contribute to the school and district
  • Grow and develop professionally
  • Show professionalism
  • Maintain Confidentiality 

KNOWLEDGE:
  • Modern office procedures, methods and equipment
  • Basic principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility
  • Basic data collection and documentation skills
  • English language, grammar, and punctuation
  • Basic computer knowledge 

SKILLS:
  • Using computers and related software applications
  • Operating modern office equipment
  • Compiling and organizing data and information
  • Receiving and processing a variety of documents and information
  • Proofreading typed materials and documents
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, students, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
To perform nursing duties as delegated by the Licensed School Nurse
  • Dispenses medication and provides treatment as prescribed by physician and delegated by the LSN according to District policy and procedures; this may include suctioning, tube feeding, checking blood pressure, catheterization, auscultation, and otoscopic exams
  • Provides first aid according to established policies and procedures maintaining a daily log of accidents and injuries and completing necessary forms
  • Receives students who are ill and checks them in to the Health Services Office and/or sends them home as appropriate
  • Assists with routine screenings, refers all findings to the LSN
  • Reports students with repeated symptoms, problems, or incidents of communicable disease to the LSN
  • Documents services provided to students with an IEP for the purpose of third party billing
  • Assists the LSN in obtaining required verification of immunizations in accordance with school district policy, as requested
  • Attends required district, building, or nursing meetings and trainings
To manage the Health Services Office:
  • Maintains Health Services Office by updating health records, tracking inventory, filing and other related functions for the maintenance of an organized and effective health office, handling telephone calls and communications in a professional manner; types letters, memos and forms under the direction of the LSN; responsible for proofreading own materials
  • Performs duties of a receptionist such as receiving and screening calls, handling recurring routine matters, furnishing general information, issuing passes to students and assisting visitors as necessary
  • Maintains communication with the LSN regarding documented health office occurrences or changes to student health information
Other duties as assigned
 
PHYSICAL FACTORS:
  • Positions in this class typically require:  reaching, standing, walking, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions
  • Light Work:  exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects  

All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.
 
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.
 

St. Cloud Area School District 742 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online