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Certified Nursing Assistant (Boland Elementary School)

Company: Springfield Public Schools MA
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

WORK SCHEDULE: To be arranged with the Principal and the Nursing Supervisor of Nursing (In accordance with contract requirements).DUTIES: BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for performing direct student care and student care related activities, including, but not limited to: personal care, activities of daily living, and other clinical skills necessary to meet the objectives stated in the individual student plan of care. These require tasks and other administrative duties and responsibilities will be assigned and directed by the Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse and Classroom TeacherCNA's may help deliver the educational component by assisting the student with hand over hand and other similar physical exercises with respect to the student(s) physical limitations in demonstrating his/her ability to perform the educational tasks as instructed by the teacher(s). CNA's assigned to a 1:1 role are primarily responsible for student safety, direct and indirect student care and should actively facilitate the student's learning. CNA's shall not do classroom coverage in the absence of the classroom teacher.PRIMARY FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:Maintains confidentiality of medical and educational related concerns in the school settingCollaborates with student's school nurse, teacher and therapists to help provide the optimal educational experience for the studentDemonstrates a professional behavior when interacting with school staff, parents and students.Self directed and works within the scope of the job descriptionTakes directives and follows through with a high level of student careDemonstrates effective communicate with the student, supervising nurse, classroom teacher, co-workers, and others.Seeks assistance/guidance/information as neededSafely manage and operate equipment. Clean and maintain the equipmentFollows established school department policies and procedures with regard to: attendance, work hours, safety procedures.Maintains professional dress and appearance including wearing of school issued ID and name tagsMaintains professional, courteous, helpful attitudeMaintains current CPR/First Aid and CNA certificationsAssists with her/him 1:1 assigned students participation in the swim program including entering the pool when necessary with the studentKEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB:Recognizes and reports abnormal signs and symptoms of common diseases and conditions with student(s)Takes and records vital signs, reports abnormal findingsSensitivity to student's emotional, social and mental health needsMakes observations of student's environment to ensure safety and comfort of clientPerforms basic personal care skills such as mouth care, skin care, grooming, dressing, toileting, incontinence care and feedingUses assistive devices in ambulation, eating and dressingPerforms range of motion and positioningUnderstands student's rights and promotes independenceReports students concernsKnowledgeable of spread of disease causing microorganisms and uses policies and procedures to prevent spread of microorganismsDemonstrates ability to identify and implement safety and emergency proceduresIdentifies and demonstrates principles of body mechanicsProvides messenger, escort and transport duties as needed for student careEDUCATIONAL & JOB EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or EquivalentC.N.A. certificationDocumentation of job specific training/competencyCertification in Basic Life Support (CPR/First Aid) or successful completion within 6 months of hire dateLIST ANY PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:No lifting, bending or twisting restrictions. Must be able to ambulate quickly and walk up four flights of stairs.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe above job description provides a general outline of the role of the Certified Nursing Assistant position. It is not intended to describe every possible job function. Other duties could be assigned by Classroom Teacher.Reach out to Valerie Williams, the Senior Administrator of Talent and Diversity Development at . She will be happy to answer any questions that you have.Nondiscrimination StatementThe Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, age, disability or military service or marital status. The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in admission to, access or treatment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.Title IX Notice of NondiscriminationSpringfield Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Springfield Public Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discrimination on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Senior Administrator of Human Resources, Kathleen O'Sullivan, Springfield Public Schools, 1550 Main St. Springfield MA, 01103, 413-787-7100, ext. 55428, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Springfield Public Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Springfield Public Schools may be referred to Kathleen O'Sullivan or to U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Ave., SW Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone 800-421-3481.

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