Temporary Educational Assistant - Medical Needs (Multiple Positions)
Company: Lake Oswego School District
Location: Lake Oswego
Posted on: February 25, 2021
This position will be responsible for monitoring the health room
and requires the employee to report to the school building.JOB
SUMMARYThis position provides a wide range of health-related
services to students generally in a 1:1 setting. Tasks include
individual assessments, development and implementation of health
plans, and dispensing medication.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIESEssential duties of this position include the
following tasks. Employees in this position perform some or all of
the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned at any time.
- Confers with teachers, supervisor and other colleagues to plan
day-to-day routines, programs, and special projects,
student-specific delegated healthcare, and special projects for the
purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing
504, behavior plan and IEP objectives.
- Assists students with physical education and other recreational
- Assists teachers and specialists in the testing and assessment
of student skills. Records and maintains accurate test and
developmental data on student performance.
- Provides student safety, self-care, health care, medical
protocols, hygiene care, and mobility assistance services which may
include lifting, feeding, and toileting/diapering.
- Implements prescribed physical therapy/medical assistance and
support duties as directed and delegated by a health care
- Attend District workshops and staff development classes to
remain current on behavioral, medical and data collection
- Performs evidence based nursing care, including: assessments,
implementation of health plans, provision of direct and indirect
student care, and making referrals for ill and injured
- Provides nursing care per criteria in the Nurse Practice
- Maintains required and necessary nursing documentation and data
- Demonstrates skill in effective and appropriate verbal and
written communications for a wide variety of recipients and in a
wide variety of settings.
- Demonstrates ability to effectively present information and
respond effectively to questions, in one-on-one and small group
settings, and to students, staff and parents.
- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all district
policies and procedures.
- Consistent, daily and punctual attendance.
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Non-essential duties of
this position include the following tasks. Employees in this
position perform some or all of these tasks. Other duties may be
assigned at any time.
- Operates and troubleshoots various office equipment including
telephones and photocopy machines.
- Attends in-service trainings, staff meetings and other meetings
- Provides staff development activities for staff during
- Communicates information about district, school and/or
departmental policies and procedures to students, staff, parents
- Reports issues to the principal and the appropriate authorities
including safety, sanitary and fire hazards, vandalism, thefts and
- Consistently follows all applicable federal and state laws and
all district policies, rules and supervisor directions.
- Observes ergonomics of sedentary office work including
placement of computers and monitors, and sitting
- Observes proper lifting techniques and other strategies to
avoid accidents and personal injury while performing job
- Performs other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESAll school employees have some
responsibility for supervising students and assisting in
maintaining a safe environment.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Education and/or Experience: A Certified Nursing Assistant
(CNA) or related medical training preferred. Prefer three (3) years
of experience in a public school setting working with special needs
and/or medically fragile students.
- Interpersonal Skills: Works well with others from diverse
backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict, maintaining
confidentiality, listening to others, keeping emotions under
control, remaining open to others' ideas and contributing to
building a positive team spirit. Demonstrates the ability to remain
calm and professional in an environment with frequent
interruptions. Interacts with staff and students
- Language Skills: Ability to communicate English fluently both
verbally and in writing, including proficiency in spelling and
grammar. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from
students, parents, staff, regulatory agencies, vendors and members
of the community. Ability to read and interpret documents including
governmental regulations, safety rules and operating and
maintenance instructions/ instruction manuals. Ability to prepare
routine reports and correspondence with high degrees of accuracy
- Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and
divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common
fractions and decimals. Ability to calculate rates, ratios,
percentages, proportions and volume. Ability to create, read and
interpret various charts, bar graphs and similar visual data
- Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding
to carry out instructions furnished in oral, schedule or diagram
form. Ability to deal with problems involving more than one
- Computer Skills: Ability to effectively use office computers
and internet access for email, research, word processing, database
manipulation, visual presentations and general web-based
- Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to exercise good judgment
and work effectively in a dynamic environment.
- Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must have a valid Oregon
Drivers' License and valid First Aid Card and valid LPN license.
Have or able to obtain various certificates, licenses and/or
registrations as required by federal, state or local law(s) and/or
determined by the district.
PHYSICAL EXPECTATIONSThe physical expectations described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. When performing
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk,
see, or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk stand,
sit, use fingers and hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel,
reach with hands and arms and move around inside and outside of
buildings. The employee is occasionally required to, push, pull,
bend, stoop, crawl, kneel and crouch. The employee must lift and/or
move up to 35lbs. and occasionally more than 100lbs. The employee
may occasionally climb stairs or ladders. The employee must have,
with or without vision correction, close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability
to adjust focus. The employee must occasionally move quickly and
sometimes run to keep students safe and avoid injuries. The
employee must regularly lift students up to 35 lbs and lift, with
assistance, students weighing up to 150 lbs.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe
work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters performing the essential functions
of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The
work environment is a standard classroom setting and other activity
areas (e.g., school gym). The noise level of the work environment
is usually low to moderate, but occasionally high depending upon
the location, the student population and current activities. The
employee occasionally will be required to supervise children during
the arrival/departure and recess. The employee is occasionally
exposed to wet or humid conditions and outdoor weather conditions,
including seasonal heat and cold. The employee may occasionally be
exposed to contagious diseases, bodily fluids and blood-borne
pathogens. There is some risk of personal injury from students. The
employee may be exposed to moving parts of nearby machinery, a
variety of cleaning agents, some hazardous chemicals and fumes,
risk of electrical shock and mechanical vibration. Special
Requirements:The person selected for this position must be able to
provide: proof of educational requirements, verify identity and
employment authorization, complete a pre-employment record check
and be approved by the State Department of Education after having a
Fingerprint-Based Criminal History Verification completed. The
selected candidate will pay $10-$20 for a set of fingerprints and
$59.00 for the verification check.NOTE: This is not necessarily an
exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills,
duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions
associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of
employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or
conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or
delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time
as it deems advisable. Equal Opportunity Employer:The Lake Oswego
School District is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
all applicable state and federal statutes and regulations in
employment and school district programs. Equal employment
opportunity and treatment shall be provided in recruiting, hiring,
retaining, transferring, promoting and training of all employees
regardless of the individual's race, religion, color, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, marital status, age or disability. It
is the Lake Oswego School District's policy to provide veterans and
disabled veterans with preference as required by law. Applicants
who are veterans will need to provide certification of eligibility
for preference, in addition to other requested materials.
To apply, visit:
Job ID 3113 - 3118
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