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Nursing Technician Now Hiring

at Academy of Math and Science

Pay: $13 to $17/hour
<div><b> $13 - $17 hourly DOE</b></div>
Posted: 7/31/2020
Job Reference #: 1397

Job Description

Academies of Math and Science
2016 Arizona Charter School of the Year
2018 Runner-Up Reader’s Choice Awards: Best Place to Work
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Nursing Technician
AMS MASSA campus - 434 W Lerdo Rd., Tucson, AZ, 85706
The Nursing Technician provides support to all employees and serves as a Research & Development Specialist in the fields of Nursing and School Health. Providing support in addressing the health needs of students; assisting in implementing the school health program; and providing appropriate care and/or referral for ill, medically fragile and/or injured students. Administer first aid and medication to students according to district policy and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides professional expertise in the fields of Nursing and School Health
  • Acts as a liaison between the schools and outside groups.  Fosters relationships with the Arizona Department of Health and non-profit organizations that provide services to the schools or assist the schools with training and other initiatives
  • Researches local laws and practices for possible implementation in AZ schools
  • Conduct quarterly health office site audits
  • Analyze trends in audit outcomes to strategize additional training
  • Notify student's guardian of visits to the Health Office.
  • Offer care for student injuries.
  • Create an Arizona Health Record for each student. 
  • Record immunizations, vision, and hearing test results.
  • Maintain all prescription and non-prescription medication with proper security measures. 
  • Maintain a clean and sanitized office.
  • Maintain and rotate supplies.
  • Complete weekly accident and health office visit reports for Administrators. 
  • Attend monthly staff meetings.
  • Conduct hearing and vision screening. 
  • Complete and send immunization and hearing reports to the state.
  • Performs other related duties as required by supervisor
Competencies, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Positively interact with all students.
  • Create a safe environment that the student feels safe in.
  • Ability to identify individual student medical needs.
  • Good communication skills with, students, coworkers, administration and parents.
  • Ability to collaborate with other school staff.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance.
  • Be detailed, organized and timely in completion of work
  • Hold a Minimum of Medical Assistant Certificate
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP level one fingerprint clearance card at all times.
  • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
  • Must possess strong communication, organizational, analytical, and written skills
  • Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • 2 years School-based experience
  • CPR AED and First Aid Certified
How to apply:
Apply in 5 minutes through the link below. Please include the following in PDF or .docx format:
1. A detailed resume describing your experience and data-supported accomplishments.
2. A cover letter showcasing your written communication skills and demonstrating your alignment with the AMS mission and competencies.
Compensation: $13 - $17 hourly DOE

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