Medical Assistant Certified- Yakima, WA

Employer: West Valley School District

Job Description:
Provide school nurse services for students at one elementary school - direct services and development of Emergency Care Plans for students.

Schedule: 6.5 hours per day. (8:30 am - 3:30 pm with 1/2-hour unpaid lunch)

- Provide health services for students based on student needs.
- Oversee health room.
- Review medication schedule for students on a monthly basis.
- Implement Emergency Care Plans for students with life threatening conditions including students with diabetes, asthma, and other health conditions.
- Work with staff and families to develop Individual Education Plans and 504 Plans for students with disabilities.
- Educate staff (including Transportation and Child Nutrition staff) regarding student Emergency Care Plans.
- Assist in annual review of Emergency Care Plans. Coordinate transitions between buildings, i.e. Elementary School to Middle School.
- Facilitate training for staff regarding student health concerns, including annual training for asthma symptoms, treatment and monitoring of students with asthma as per RCW 281.210.370
- Facilitate training for staff regarding Anaphylaxis Prevention as per District Policy 3420
- Facilitate staff training for gastro-tube feeding and other specific health procedures as needed.
- Facilitate annual HIV/AIDS education for students (5-12) as per RCW 28A.230.070 (1).
- Serve as classroom guest speaker for sexual health units as needed.
- Train, supervise, and delegate authority to designated staff members who administer those medications specified under school district policy.
- Coordinate health screenings (vision and hearing) with school staff and when necessary, train volunteers on how to conduct the screenings.
- Document activities completed in the above areas to meet state and district rules and regulations in health services.
- Document errors/omissions in medication and other health procedures in accordance with district policy.
- Assist staff to monitor student compliance with immunization requirements set forth in district policy and state law.
- Communicate regularly with District Lead Nurse.
- Communicate regularly with health professionals and families regarding student needs.
- Communicate regularly with staff regarding student needs and state/district requirements.
- Serve as a resource for information regarding communicable, infectious disease, immunizations and preventive medicine.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: WA State MA-C Certification Required, be adaptable, enjoy working with people.

Bilingual Preferred

Personal Qualities: Commitment to the School Health Program, ability to work as a team member, communicate effectively, good organizational skills, commitment to model acceptance, inclusion, and respect for individuals.

Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting (able to lift 50 pounds and assisting in lifting over 50 pounds), carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 34% sitting, 33% walking, and 33% standing. The job related is performed under a generally hazard free environment and in a clean atmosphere.

Daily Schedule: 6.5 hours per day. (8:30 am - 3:30 pm with 1/2-hour unpaid lunch).

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: $20 -$24/ HR

Posted on July 19, 2022

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