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Date: Sep 19, 2019

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Requisition No: 80122 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS HEALTH SUPPORT AIDE - 64930082

Position Number: 64930082 

Salary:  $10.00 PER HOUR 

Posting Closing Date: 10/17/2019 

Duties and Responsibilities

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply.


This position is established as an OPS (Other Personnel Services) position and will be responsible for performing health related activities in one of the assigned schools during the current approved school term.  Direct supervision will be provided by a Nursing Program Specialist, Registered Nurse, or the Executive Community Health Nursing Director.


Maintains proper documentation and parent awareness of the need to re-supply medication.  This will included documentation of minor injuries, lice checks, communicable diseases such as colds, flu, pink eye, and allergic reactions, etc.  This position will need to triage students and care for the most critical needs first.  The support technician will be responsible for contacting parents to deliver, or obtain necessary health information.  All required information must be charted in health records with accurate logs maintained.  The support technician will be responsible for monitoring the inventory of supplies and equipment and for keeping the clinic area clean and ready for use on a daily basis.  Dispenses medications to students as needed.  This position will monitor the AED’s daily for function (Green light on) and check the Emergency Boxes monthly and as indicated and will document on the Emergency Box Log.  Supplies will be replaced as needed. 


Responsible for routine health screenings which include:  vision, hearing, height, weight, scoliosis, and blood pressure checks.  This position will chart and maintain all information for required Comprehensive School Health Report.


Performs others required health duties as needed.  These may include but not limited to: breathing treatments for asthmatics, treatment for elevated or low blood sugars of diabetics and care of a student having a seizure.


Performs other clerical duties, including required reports, filing, maintaining confidentiality of student medical records, and answering telephone.  Will keep minutes for all School Health meetings.  Will record the minutes and submit them to the Nursing Program Specialist (NPS) for review and approval.  Will maintain a computer file and/or manual file according to the NPS desire.  Will assist the NPS in developing and/or updating forms as needed.


Participates in work-site wellness and community presentations when needed.  Assists in planning Health Fairs and other School Health activities as needed.


Attends mandatory staff meetings and in-service educational presentations as required.  Will work in other schools including GAP (Graduate Assistance Program ) as necessary as requested by the NPS or the Executive Community Health Nursing Director.


Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Work schedule for this position is approximately 6 hours per day based upon the Holmes County School District Calendar.  Position is a 10-month position and is inactive approximately 8 weeks in the summer.


Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. 


This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement.


Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Panama City