Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-2024


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

SCHOOL HEALTH AIDE
(Part-Time)


Health Department

Job # 12-2024

$16.46 to $21.95/hour  (Grade S14)
 
Description:

Positions available throughout Fairfax County in Public School clinics; 33 to 35 hours per week. Provides care to sick and injured students according to established guidelines within the school and on school grounds. Facilitates administration of medications. Makes appropriate student referrals. Records health room visits and care provided on a daily basis. Compiles daily absentee reports, monthly health room statistics and submits by personal computer. Plans and conducts annual vision and hearing screening. Enters health screening into school database. Performs special health care procedures such as epinephrine injections, glucagon injections and nebulization treatments. Full training will be provided.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus two years of experience working with school-aged children. A TB risk assessment is required for employees assigned to this class.

 

Special
Requirements:

A TB screening will be required for employees who have not been tested within the preceding year. Appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer as a condition of appointment.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Two years of paid or volunteer experience working with school-age children. Good verbal and written communication skills and customer service experience. Must be able to multitask and set priorities, and able to work independently. Experience using Microsoft Office software applications. Experience caring for sick and injured children.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

Note:

Please indicate on the top of your resume at which of the following locations you would prefer to work. If you want to be considered for all locations, please indicate that as well.
- Herndon/Reston/Centreville area;
- Falls Church/McLean area;
- Mount Vernon/Route 1 area;
- Springfield/Annandale area.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

1/11/2013

 

Date Posted:

12/29/2012

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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