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Healthcare Assistant
Summary
Title:Healthcare Assistant
ID:1709
Industry:Education
Location:Los Angeles CA
Description

As a Health Care Assistant, you will assist teachers and nurses in the training and education of disabled students by presenting educational material or exercises and applying approved medical procedures. This is a Temporary position for a local school district. Each applicant will need to pass a background screening once an official offer of employment is extended.
 

TYPICAL DUTIES INCLUDE:


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  • Performs or assists the School Nurse with basic nursing care and protocols. These protocols may
    • include: catheterization, gastrostomy tube feeding, oral suctioning, ostomy care, tracheostomy suctioning, and other procedures as assigned by the School Nurse.
  • Presents lessons to a student or group of students and may check the accuracy of students' work and
    • present additional assignments as directed by the teacher.
  • Keeps routine records related to attendance, grades, test scores, and lunch money.
  • Assists students in using books, classroom materials, and equipment.
  • Carries out the instructions of a Supervising Special Education Assistant or certificated employee
    • to implement special physical handling, care, or exercises prescribed by doctors, nurses, or
    • therapists.
  • Cleans medical equipment as prescribed by the School Nurse.
  • Administers prescribed medication as directed by the School Nurse.
  • Assists teachers in maintaining discipline and encouraging acceptable behavior by the students.
  • Assists teachers in directing learning activities and acts as play leader for assigned groups of
    • students.
  • May lift disabled students in and out of holding or locomotive devices and on and off buses.
  • May work with teachers, agencies, and private companies to assist in making job placements for
    • disabled graduates of vocational courses and may take students to job interviews.
  • May make minor adjustments on special equipment, such as wheelchairs, crutches, braces,
    • standing tables, and gurneys.
  • May obtain food from the kitchen, serve food, and feed students or help them feed themselves.
  • May supervise a group of disabled students in the temporary absence of the responsible teacher.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

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QUALIFICATIONS

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  • High School Diploma (Required)
  • Cleared TB Test (No more than 6 months since last reading)
  • A First-Aid Certificate issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross must be kept valid during the term of employment. (Required)
  • A CPR Certificate issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross must be kept valid during the term of employment. (Required)
  • Ability to lift more than 50 pounds (Required)
  • Previous experience working in healthcare (Preferred)
  • 1-3 Years experience

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POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Part Time, (All positions are Temporary)

PAY RATE: TBD

SHIFTS: TBD

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