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Health and Safety Assistant - Troutdale Elementary School (6 hours)

Reynolds School District
Fairview, OR, US
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, Elementary Education Teacher, Support Staff, Safety / Security
Grade Level
Elementary School
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**This position will be 6 hours for the 2021/22 school year and will return to 3.5 for 2022/23 school year**

Position Summary

The position of Elementary Health/Safety Assistant is done for the purpose/s of providing, under general supervision, a variety of health related services to elementary school students including dispensing medications, providing delegated health care tasks for students with chronic health problems, providing authorized first aid to students and providing for the safety and welfare of students during non classroom activities.

Essential Job Functions:

Provides health related services as directed:
  • Dispenses medications.Provides authorized first aid to students Provides delegated health care tasks for students with chronic health problems Consults with higher level staff as needed when situations arise outside normal scope of responsibility

Assures health related services are provided according to instructions, district guidelines, and applicable laws

Composes reports and documents for administrators and other school staff regarding student health and safety issues

Provides for the safety and welfare of students during non-classroom activities.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma or equivalentPrior experience working with studentsDemonstrated ability to manage multiple tasksAbility to work without direct supervisionAbility to communicate effectively with other employees, students, and the general public using tact, courtesy, and good judgmentUse and understand English in both written and verbal formAbility to work accurately and with good attention to detailAbility to follow verbal and written instructions and demonstrate competenciesFlexibility and patience to work with students with a variety of needsAbility to use good judgment in identifying, handling, protecting, and disseminating confidential student informationCurrent First Aid/CPR certificationAbility to successfully complete training for:

-Bloodborne Pathogens

-Medication Administration (ORS 339.867-870)

-Emergency Glucagon Providers (ORS 433.800-830)

-Treatment of Severe Allergic Reaction (ORS 433.800-830)
  • ORS 433.800-830 requires individuals trained to respond to severe allergic reactions and to administer emergency glucagons be at least 21 years of ageBilingual/Bicultural Preferred

Essential Physical Requirements:

Moderate to high degree of physical stamina with frequent lifting of up to 10 lbs. and the need to lift up to 50 lbs. as needed in the physical assistance of students with special needs. Ability to move freely to various locations inside and outside the school. Frequent standing, walking, sitting, and bending. Exposure to the noise and activity of a school setting. Exposure to outdoor weather conditions. May involve exposure to communicable diseases, abusive student contacts and other adverse conditions.

Education Required
High school diploma or equivalent education or job experience.

Licenses Certification, Bonding and/or Testing Required
Red Cross First Aid/CPR Card (or equivalent), Oregon Criminal background and Fingerprint clearance.

Schedule: (6 hours per day for 2021/22), Monday through Friday during school year. 179-day work calendar.

Bilingual/Bicultural Preferred
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