HEALTH OFFICE ASSISTANT
Morris Community High School
Morris, IL 60450
Has a high school diploma.
Is able and willing to maintain confidentiality of health information.
Holds current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid. Has had experience/training in a school health setting.
School Nursing Personnel and Building Administrator
The health aide assists school nursing personnel by performing routine health-related tasks and clerical services, under the direction of the school nurse, to aid in the health care needs of students and staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of and direction from the registered professional nurse, the individual performs all duties and responsibilities assigned to the health clerk, as well as additional duties as follows:
With appropriate training and certification, administers first aid when necessary.
- As designated by school nursing personnel, assists self-directed students to take assigned medications that are kept in the school health office.
- Follows established school procedures for care and reporting of injuries and illness. Consults with school nursing personnel regarding unusual or difficult problems. .
- Assists school nursing personnel with clerical tasks.
- Assists school nursing personnel in preparing health displays for the purpose of disseminating health and wellness information to students and staff.