The Health Facilitator is responsible for implementing the school health program, assisting with student well-being, completing health-related tasks, and carefully monitoring best practice implementation related to COVID-19. This position demonstrates a functional knowledge of current health issues as they relate to school-age children; the ability and skill to make physical, social and emotional assessments and plan and implement interventions requiring professional medical knowledge and judgment; as well as the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Maintains student health records, ensures all components of the school health entrance requirements including immunization are complete and up to date, and keeps emergency information up to date
Develops a plan of care for students with chronic health care conditions; Communicates, in compliance with medical privacy regulations, with school staff regarding health problems of students that may affect their learning and behavior in school
Administers medication to students, with parental permission and a doctor's order for prescription medication; keeps medication permission forms on file
Trains staff to administer medications under certain circumstances in the facilitator's absence or for field trips; Ensures proper documentation
Supplies and adequately maintains the school clinic; secures medications including controlled substances as required
Appropriately documents clinic services to students; enters health information in the Student Information System
Assists sick or injured students and staff, performs routine and emergency first aid
Calls parents of ill students; assists ill students as needed until parent arrives
Manages outbreaks of infectious illnesses with input from physicians, the health department and district guidelines as appropriate; follows health department directives regarding management of such illnesses when applicable
Refers additional health concerns as appropriate to a guidance counselor, school psychologist, physician, child protective services, school administrator or health department officials
May train/supervise unlicensed personnel to provide necessary health care
Ensures compliance with all laws protecting the confidentiality of medical information and obtains written consent of parent/guardian to share information
Serves as a member of the school crisis team
Advises administrators on appropriate interventions to meet student needs
Performs other duties as assigned by and in support of the Head of School
EMT certification, Paramedic certification, or nursing degree
Valid nursing license or EMT/Paramedic certification
At least two years of applicable experience
Adult & Pediatric First Aid, CPR, & AED certification
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