Roles and Responsibilities of Health Technicians
Clinical/Assistance under the Direction of a Certificated School Nurse
Provides first aid treatment including emergency care.
Assists with vision and hearing screening and other screenings as directed.
Promotes sound health practices.
Reports communicable diseases in school population.
Reports suspected child abuse to supervising nurse.
Carries out technical procedures for students with special health care needs within scope of first aid and inservice training.
Oversees students self-administering medication in health office.
Reports concerns regarding student’s medications to supervising nurse.
Assists with collection and maintenance of health records and data, including data entry.
Assists with preparing weekly, monthly, and annual reports.
Initiates accident/incident reports.
Follows building and District procedure for daily absence reporting.
Inventories and maintains health office supplies.
Appropriately refers questions regarding Health Services procedures to the supervising school nurse.
Refers staff concerns and inquiries regarding student health to supervising school nurse.
Maintains confidentiality regarding all school and health related issues.
Assists the supervising nurse in clinics and other school programs such as Kindergarten Round-Up and Puberty programs.
Health technicians are certified in first aid, CPR and AED usage.
Health technicians may also be certified in vision and hearing screening.