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Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: CHIPLEY, FL, US, 32428

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Requisition No: 71389 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS HEALTH SUPORT AIDE - 64967051

Position Number: 64967051 

Salary:  $11.00 

Posting Closing Date: 08/25/2019 


Duties and Responsibilities

The school health support aide will be assigned to a specific school and will function under the direct supervision of the Nursing Program Specialist/School Health Coordinator, performing health aide support services.


Assists the nurse in her assessment and counseling of individual students.  Maintains a record of the medical needs of all students with special health care needs.  Records will be completed at the time of visit to the health room, 100% of the time.


Obtains vital signs as indicated, recording results on a daily health room activity log.  Prepares a monthly, weekly, and daily health room activity log of students visiting the health room for the nurse.  Will accurately complete vital signs and activities 100% of time.


Assists nurse in screening for pediculosis.  Refers students to the nurse that have positive results for counseling and treatment as indicated. 


Assists students in the administration of prescription medications, as prescribed by school board policy.  Accurately follows procedures, administering only medications that the school nurse has instructed health support technician to administer.


Performs vision and hearing screening on individual students.  Assists the nurse in rescreening of students who fail initial exam.  Provides directions and explanation to student of tests to be performed.  Performance of vision and hearing screening to be done according to procedures and will be performed accurately, 100% of the time.


Makes appropriate referrals to the designated school personnel concerning students that need to be referred to the school nurse or principal.  This activity will be performed without confusion and according to procedures.


Assist the nurse in evaluating immunization status of all children entering school.  Assist the nurse in contacting parents and with written communication to parents.  Will be able to identify immunization needs of individual students accurately 100% of the time.


Provides students with First Aid and CPR if indicated in emergencies.  Keeps log of all First Aid performed and documents all services performed in the cumulative health record.  Will remain current with First Aid and CPR certification.


Maintains the health room in an orderly and clean manner at all times.  Responsible for the inventory of medical supplies used in the health room on a weekly basis.  Medical supplies will always be available for use.


Assists nurse in providing follow-up in the home as needed.  Visits are made on the time schedule indicated by the nurse and according to established procedures. 


Will assist nurse with School Health Fairs as indicated.


Other duties as assigned


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. 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 upon the date of your retirement.


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

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