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Health Clerk - 24/25 School Year

Company: Flagstaff Academy
Location: Longmont
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Health Clerk Full Time Hiring Pay Range $19-$24/hour -Position Description Flagstaff Academy seeks a Health Clerk for the 2024-25 school year. - This position is responsible for meeting the health needs of students; providing basic first aid, medication administration, and health records maintenance. - The ideal candidate is someone who has excellent communication skills with children and who handles sensitive situations with respect and empathy. - The Health Clerk coordinates the annual hearing and vision screenings as well as the annual dental clinic for students. - The Health Clerk also coordinates staff training with the nurse consultant. - The position requires close collaboration with staff to ensure the safety and welfare of students. - The Health Clerk works under the guidance of a nurse consultant in partnership with Children's Hospital. -Qualifications Sought We seek a reliable individual who will deliver exceptional service through compassion and confidentiality while being inspired by our mission - "where science and technology take flight." - -Specifically, we seek an individual with:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or associated vocational training required
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certifications
  • Experience in a school or health care setting
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Experience with software applications; including student information systems (Infinite Campus preferred), word processing, Google Suite, email, and basic office equipment
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Exceptional organizational skills managing files and records
  • Calm demeanor and sound decision making in crisis situations
  • Skill in demonstrating tact in sensitive situations
  • Proficiency with oral, written, and interpersonal communications
  • Ability to accept supervisory direction and a desire for continuous improvement -Position Responsibilities:
    • Staff the health office throughout the school day
    • Provide minor first aid; water, ice packs, bandaids
    • Administer medication to students on med plans
    • Under the guidance of nurse consultant, manage students on health plans (ie, diabetes, seizures, etc)
    • Maintain a detailed daily log of health room student visits
    • Recordkeeping of student immunization records for annual state filing
    • Coordinate student allergy information with faculty and classrooms
    • Participate as a member of the school Emergency Response Team (ERT)
    • Maintain student health files
    • Maintain and review medication logs
    • Coordinate annual hearing and vision screenings
    • Prepare student medications for field trips
    • Review and follow Centers for Disease Control and Boulder County protocols
    • Meet with parents to discuss student needs
    • File and maintain detailed records
    • Coordinate and train health room volunteers
    • Work cooperatively with others and maintain a positive attitude in the work environment
    • Participate in appropriate staff development, as required, to ensure professional growth
    • Perform other duties as assigned -About Flagstaff Academy Charter School Located in Longmont, Flagstaff Academy is a tuition-free public charter school serving grades kindergarten through eighth. Our school also offers a tuition-based full- and part-time preschool program for three and four year olds. - -Since its founding in 2005, Flagstaff Academy has grown into Longmont's premier science and technology school. Our mission is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world community with a foundation based on science and technology. -As a public charter school, Flagstaff Academy is operated by a board of directors made up of parents and community members. Our school serves approximately 800 students and is part of the St. Vrain Valley School District. The Flagstaff Academy guiding principles are:
      • Provide a K-8 Core Knowledge-based education with a science and technology focus that challenges students to achieve their academic potential.
      • Pursue excellence in every student and employee.
      • Promote, value, and recognize academic achievement and creativity.
      • Welcome a diverse student population.
      • Respect the individual, classroom, school, community, and world. -Pay Range This position is expected to pay within the listed pay range based on qualifications, skills, and experience. -Flagstaff Academy Offers an Extensive Benefit Package: -
        • Medical & Rx - Employees can choose between two UMR healthcare plans, a PPO or a HDHP, with prescription coverage through OptumRx.
        • Teledoc - At no cost to employees, Flagstaff Academy provides access to a telehealth program that offers medical and behavioral health visits via video or telephone.
        • Dental - Dental insurance is provided through Delta Dental of Colorado with Flagstaff Academy paying the full cost for the employee's coverage.
        • Vision - A voluntary vision insurance plan is available through VSP.
        • Flexible Spending Accounts - A medical FSA is available for those covered under the UMR PPO plan, allowing employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for unreimbursed healthcare costs. - A dependent care FSA is available for employees to pay for qualifying dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
        • Health Savings Account - A HSA partners with coverage under the UMR HDHP plan, allowing employees to contribute funds on a pre-tax basis to use or save for eligible healthcare expenses now and in the future. - Flagstaff Academy contributes $720.00 to the HSA for employee only coverage or $1,200.00 for employee + dependent(s) coverage.
        • PERA Retirement - In lieu of Social Security, public employees in the state of Colorado contribute to a tax-deferred retirement account that is administered by Colorado PERA. - Employees contribute 11% of monthly earnings while Flagstaff Academy contributes 21.4% to the PERA pension trust fund on the employee's behalf.
        • Life/AD&D insurance - Flagstaff Academy provides a Life/AD&D insurance policy with a $40,000 benefit for each eligible employee.
        • Short Term Disability - Flagstaff Academy provides a Short Term Disability policy for each eligible employee.
        • Paid Time Off - Employees are granted PTO based on years of service and number of contract days. - Part-time employees are granted PTO prorated at the percentage of a 40-hour week.
        • Free Childcare - Staff can access childcare before/after school, as well as during all professional development days, through our Dragon Flight program.
        • Employee Appreciation - Flagstaff Academy offers an unmatched employee appreciation program throughout the school year. -Additional Voluntary Benefit Options: -
          • Voluntary Retirement Options - Employees may choose to contribute additional funds through payroll deductions to either a 401(k) or 457(b) plan offered through PERA Plus.
          • Life/AD&D Insurance - Additional term life insurance is available at a group rate for coverage of employee, employee's spouse, and employee's child(ren).
          • Long Term Disability - Long term disability insurance is available at a group rate.
          • Aflac - Aflac Accident and Aflac Critical Illness plans are available at a group rate.
          • Norton LifeLock - Two plans for identity theft protection are available at a group rate.

            -Flagstaff Academy is an equal opportunity employer. -NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Flagstaff Academy reserves the right to modify any descriptions contained herein provided such changes are publicly posted and disclosed to all applicants.

Keywords: Flagstaff Academy, Longmont , Health Clerk - 24/25 School Year, Healthcare , Longmont, Colorado

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