Description: This position is 475 hours per fiscal school year from the end of August through May 31st.
The primary job responsibility is to coordinate and manage the following school health screenings:
o Vision and hearing screening and follow up for non-public and elementary schools, grades 1, 3, and 5.
- Site visits to all schools prior to screening to determine room suitability.
- Collaborates with Health Service Secretaries to coordinate volunteers for screening day.
- Train volunteers and function as "lead screener".
- Coordinate follow-up/re-screening as needed.
o Scoliosis screening for girls in grades 5 and 6.
- Schedule and conduct screening.
. On vision/hearing re-screen day for Grade 5.
. In February at all Middle Schools for Grade 6.
o Conduct individual student requests by teacher or parent/guardian for vision, hearing and /or scoliosis screening throughout the school year.
o Document returned referrals and coordinate appropriate care.
o Conduct immunization review at non-public schools to determine that students are in compliance.
o Work with Coordinator of Health Services to create next year's vision/hearing schedule.
o Assist families to provide appropriate resources to obtain needed services or care.
o Prepare end of the year screening reports and submit to Coordinator of Health Services which are used to assess program effectiveness.
o Other job duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Health Services.
o Degree as Registered Nurse.
o Prefer experience in administering screening tests for vision, hearing and scoliosis.
o Certified in first aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
o Ability to perform physical functions associated with the job.
o No allergies to cleaning chemicals associated with job duties.
o Willingness and ability to accept and follow directions.
o Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
o Ability to work well with students, parents, staff, administration, and other adults and participate positively as a team member.
o Ability to communicate well verbally and in written form.