Lockwood School District # 26
Job Description

TITLE: Nurse’s Assistant
REPORTS TO:

Nurse/Superintendent

SUPERVISES (if applicaable): N/A
JOB DEFINITION OR GOAL: To perform a variety of regular duties which follow particular routines in school health office. To perform basic first aid, administer medication according to district procedure, and to perform related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIIES:

  1. Maintains an attitude of warmth and friendliness with children.

  2. Performs a variety of clerical work, including proofreading, filing, checking and recording information on records.

  3. Alphabetizes, files and re-files paper, cards and reports.

  4. Searches records and files for readily identifiable information.

  5. Operates a variety of office machines, including copier and computer.

  6. Performs basic first aid.

  7. Receives and gives information over the phone or in person in a courteous manner.

  8. Works efficiently with frequent interruptions.

  9. Understands and carries out oral and written instructions.

  10. Maintains cooperative working relationships.

  11. Types accurately.

  12. Communicate clearly with parents, staff and students.

Only minimum duties are listed. Other functions may be
required as given or assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school diploma or equivalency.
  2. Demonstrate aptitude for the work to be performed.
  3. English usage, punctuation, spelling and grammar.
  4. Knowledge of standard office procedures.
  5. Knowledge of current technology and software applications.

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 sit, walk, and stand; twist at neck and waist; kneel.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to be able to hear conversations in quiet environments. May be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud at times.

The employee must work well under pressure to meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. The employee shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.

6/2006
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