Health Technician
3 months ago
Primary
Full Time
Southwest / Boise
Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (will vary by assignment) ● Assess, plan, evaluate and manage health services for one or more schools; ● Provide direct and indirect health services to individual students for acute and chronic conditions to promote and protect the optimal health status of school-age children; ● Maintain, evaluate and interpret cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students and to ensure that the District meets State and Federal regulations; ● Provide health assessments including obtaining and updating health history, monitoring health outcomes, assessing health needs and educating students, school personnel and parents regarding student health management; ● Identify and monitor students with special health care needs; ● Develop and monitor individual health care plans for students who require nursing intervention during the school day, as well as for students who may require adaptation of the learning environment or classroom schedule; ● Provide case management to students with complex health needs; ● Manage chronic and ongoing health problems in cooperation with parents, physicians, school and community agencies; ● Provide health screening to include height, weight, vision, dental, scoliosis or other health assessments; ● Provide health education and anticipatory guidance; provide classroom instruction on health issues; ● Counsel students concerning speciic problems such as pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and substance abuse in order to facilitate responsible decision-making practices; ● Serve as a resource person to school staff members in health instruction; Every Child Learning Every Day ● Coordinate school and community health activities and serve as a liaison health professional between home, school and community resources; ● Assists in the coordination and implementation of District wellness programs in assigned schools; ● Ensure that school health services and activities are appropriately documented; ● Document, compile and analyze data for required reports on school health services; ● Train and supervise staff who provide health services, including the administration of medication to students; ● Participate in the development of the school’s emergency health and crises plan; ● Participate in professional development activities to improve personal knowledge and skills; ● Utilize technology resources to enhance the delivery of health services; ● Adhere to laws, policies, procedures and ethical standards of the school nursing profession; ● Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with District policies, procedures and safety practices, as well as professional nursing standards


Education Required
  • Medical Assistant Licence

Equal Opportunity Employer

Middleton School District 134 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.