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One-to-One Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.)

Company: Springfield Public Schools
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The one-to-one Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for performing direct individualized 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 otheradministrative duties and responsibilities will be assigned and directed by the Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse and Classroom Teacher

CNA'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.
CNAs shall not do classroom coverage in the absence of the classroom teacher.


Maintains confidentiality of medical and educational related concerns in the school setting
Collaborates with student 's school nurse, teacher and therapists to help provide the optimal educational experience for the student
Demonstrates a professional behavior when interacting with school staff, parents and students
Self-directed and works within the scope of the job description
Takes directives and follows through with a high level of student care
Demonstrates effective communicate with the student, supervising nurse, classroom co-workers. and others.
Seeks assistance/guidance/information as needed
Safely manage and operate equi Clean and maintain the equipment
Follows established school department policies and procedures with regard to: attendance, work hours, safety
Maintains professional dress and appearance including wearing of school issued I D and name tags
Maintains professional, courteous, helpful attitude
Maintains current CPR/First Aid and CNA certifications
Assists with her/his 1:1 assigned students participation in the swim program including entering the pool when necessary with the student


Recognizes and reports abnormal signs and symptoms of common diseases and conditions with student(s)
Takes and records vital reports abnormal findings
Sensitivity to students social and mental health needs
Makes observations of student's environment to ensure safety and comfort of client
Performs basic personal care skills such as mouth care, skin care, grooming, dressing, toileting, incontinence care, and feeding
Uses assistive devices in ambulation, eating and dressing
Performs range of motion and positioning
Understands students rights and promotes independence
Reports students concerns
Knowledgeable or spread of disease causing microorganisms and uses policies and procedures to prevent spread of microorganisms
Demonstrates ability to identify and implement safety and emergency procedures
Identifies and demonstrates principles of body mechanics
Provides escort and transport duties as needed for student care


High School Diploma or Equivalent
CNA Certification
Documentation of job specific training/competency
Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR/First Aid) or successful completion within 6 months or hire date


No lifting, bending or twisting restrictions
Must be able to ambulate quickly and walk up four nights of stairs.


The above job description provides a general outline of the role of the Certified Nursing Assistant. 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 atwilliamsv@springfieldpublicschools.com. She will be happy to answer any questions that you have.

Nondiscrimination Statement
The 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 Nondiscrimination
Springfield 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 OSullivan, 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 OSullivan 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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