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Health Services Support Professional - 10 month 8 Hours a Day

Company: Rockford Public Schools
Location: Rockford
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

ROCKFORD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #205

Job Description

Job Title: Health Services Support Professional

Job Code: 9673

Department: Special Education - Health Services

Supervisor: Health Services Supervisor

Date: June 20, 2018

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Work to obtain signed consents from the parent so child may receive Medical, Vision and / or Dental care. Will assist nursing staff to obtain immunization and physical exam information from parents. This individual will make phone and community contacts to set up medical, vision and dental services for students. This individual will accompany students, who are transported in District authorized vehicles, to receive medical, vision and dental care. The applicant must be able to work independently to develop and implement an effective and efficient medical, vision and oral health program. This individual must possess knowledge of HIPAA, FERPA, IL School code, IDPH rules and District 205 regulations as they pertain to student's right to confidentiality, health, and safety. The position will require working with community partners to develop School Based Health Centers throughout the District. This individual may be asked to assist with other duties, as directed, by the immediate supervisor

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance is an essential function of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

* Ensures that all actions are in concert with the Board policies as well as the mission statement, beliefs, objectives and parameters found in the Board's strategic plan.
* Participates in job training and professional growth opportunities in order to enhance ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
* Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
* Parent Liaison duties
* Contact parent to explain results of medical care, vision screening, and dental screening, identified need for medical care, glasses, or restorative dental care.
* Explain to parent the details of the medical care, vision follow-up, or dental care proposed for their child
* Ensure parent understands services that are to be provided to their child
* Obtain consent for these health services.
* Provide follow-up contact to parent regarding medical treatment, vision exams, or dental care rendered to their child.
* Collaborate with District Communications Department to help keep parents abreast of changes in health requirements for school compliance.


* Community Liaison duties
* Coordinate dental and health services with community partners
* Accompany from serving school to appointment and return to serving school. Supervise students in District authorized vehicle for their dental and medical appointments
* Encourage positive student behavior while in the community
* Keep accurate data and report on a monthly basis to immediate supervisor - numbers of children served by this service on a monthly basis/type of service/completion of treatment
* Develop professional relationships with community partners
* Assists with implementation of proposed School Based Health Center.
* Collaborates with community partners to write grant proposal for development of multiple School Based Health Centers throughout the District.


* Health Office duties
* Assist school nurses in bringing students into compliance with physical exams and immunizations
* Assist school nurses in bringing students into compliance with dental and vision exams as required by the state of Illinois
* Provide school nurses with miscellaneous Health office support as needed and directed by the Health Services Supervisor


* Administrative Duties
* Manage, and support School Based Health Center
* Continually assess efficiency of program and be cognizant of financial constraints.
* Implement, and analyze data storage and retrieval procedure on a regular basis.
* Develop and provide presentation for Rockford Health Council Board of Directors annually
* Create public relations articles and materials to be used to market health programs at District events.
* Coordinate oral health program awareness campaign throughout the District.
* Assist with Grant writing to extend health services to students.
* Coordinate and oversee School Based Health Center Advisory Board


* Provides supplemental/discretionary reports, data and materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum High School Diploma, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must be able to work independently in order to accomplish the intended goals of the Health Service program. Must make connections within each school building and within the community to move the health program forward. Must possess excellent communication skills, both face-to-face and using written language. Must be able to develop data collection and tracking systems which are used to report progress.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Moderate in-district travel as well as intermittent in-state and out-of-state travel. Intermittent prolonged and irregular hours of work.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Growth of the health program is evidenced by a reduction in the number of students out of compliance by the District's established exclusion date, a reduction of the number of students out of compliance with the state mandated vision exam requirements, and an increased numbers of students receiving dental screenings and/or restorative care. Performance is measured by increased numbers of students receiving medical care through the School Based Health Center and by the number of community partners participating positively in health promotion programs.

OTHER:

This job description describes duties and responsibilities which are representative of the nature and level of work assigned to the position. The identified duties and responsibilities are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the school district and employee and is subject to change by the school district as the needs of the school district and requirements of the job change.

Keywords: Rockford Public Schools, Rockford , Health Services Support Professional - 10 month 8 Hours a Day, Healthcare , Rockford, Illinois

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