Lenox , MA

Health Room Assistant

Lenox, MA Full-time
Posted on March 31, 2019

Lenox Public Schools

Health Room Assistant

Posting Dates March 29 to April 16, 2019

To be filled by May 15, 2019

Compensation is per LEA contract Position begins on or about October 1, 2019

The Health Room Assistant assists in the provision of district Health Services and under the supervision of a school nurse or administrator, who assigns specific duties, responsibilities, provides policy, and procedural guidance and direction. The Health Room Assistant is responsible for helping address the medical and emotional needs of students and staff as needed.

Health Room Assistant must follow and comply with local and state codes and appropriate health authority requirements. The Health Room Assistant works as a collaborative team member with the district School Nurse, secretaries, principals, teachers, paraprofessionals, support staff, and parents. The Health Room Assistant must have training or be willing to be trained in, and agree to provide, diabetic care to students during school hours.

Minimum Qualifications: Registered Nurse (RN) with an Associate Degree.

The district offers comprehensive tuition reimbursement if the selected candidate wishes to pursue further education.

Skills, knowledge, and abilities required for this position include:

  • Technical skills necessary to effectively utilize a computer for a variety of tasks and operate basic office machines.
  • Ability to develop strong and positive relationships with students, parents and co-workers.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records.
  • Flexibility and the ability to remain calm in emergency situations.

Non-discrimination and equal opportunity are the policy of the Lenox Public Schools in all of its educational programs, activities, and employment practices. No person shall be discriminated against or excluded from participation or workplace advancement on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, limited English proficiency, housing status, or disability.