Social Circle City Schools
  • 19-Aug-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Social Circle, GA, USA
  • 10-10 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Non Benefit Eligible


Job Description: Clinic Aide

Contract Terms: Substitute - As Needed

Reports to: Lead Nurse

FLSA Status Non-exempt


The job of The Clinic Aide is to provide support to the school site operations with specific responsibilities for administering first aid and dispensing prescribed medications under the direction of a health care professional; coordinating with other personnel in supporting students with special needs; documenting activities in accordance with established guidelines and/or regulatory requirements; and assisting health care professionals in scheduling prescribed health screenings and services.


Essential Functions & Duties

  • Administer emergency first aid and scheduled medication to students under the direction of health professional (e.g. nausea, shortness of breath, seizures, dizziness, headaches, sprains, etc.) for meeting immediate health care needs.
  • Advise assigned administrator of observations involving students' safety, abuse (physical, sexual, drug, etc.) and other health related issues for identifying problems, referring for proper treatment and complying with legal requirements.
  • Assist health professional in completing health screenings (e.g. lice, vision, hearing, scoliosis, height/weight, migrant children's screening, sports physicals, dental, etc.) for identifying health concerns and/or delivering school health services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Attend meetings, workshops and seminars for gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Clean work areas (eg. sinks, counters, cots, etc.) for maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • Distribute information on a variety of health subjects (e.g. lice, ringworm, drug prevention, personal hygiene, etc.) for providing instructional materials to teachers, students and/or parents.
  • Maintain inventory of medications and office supplies for ensuring items availability as needed.
  • Maintain student health informational records (e.g. prescription dispensing log, medical emergency cards, etc.) for providing information required by regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor students referred to the health room for ensuring their safety and/or referring to a medical professional for review and/or services.
  • Perform record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. data entry of medical alert status, immunization records, withdrawing students, answering calls, copying, faxing, etc.) for supporting health services activities.
  • Refer students, under the direction of a licensed health professional, requiring further medical attention for providing information on available follow-up treatment and services.
  • Report suspected child or substance abuse to assigned site administrator for maintaining students' personal safety, a positive learning environment and adhering to regulatory requirements and established guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for ensuring the efficient and effective

functioning of the work unit.


Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include administering first aid/CPR; handling body fluids and waste materials; operating standard office equipment including pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.


KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: emergency first aid/CPR procedures; safety practices and

procedures; and health standards and reporting procedures.


ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem

solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include maintaining confidentiality; being sensitive to and communicating with young adults/teenagers regarding a variety health needs; adapting to changing work priorities; being attentive to detail; and displaying tact and courtesy.


Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 45% sitting, 15% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed in a generally hazard free environment.


Experience: Job related experience is desired.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.


Continuing Education/Training:



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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Social Circle City School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.


Job descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position's role as part of the overall organization. Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform, and they do not limit the right of the employer / supervisor to assign additional tasks or otherwise to modify duties to be performed - even if seemingly unrelated to the basic job. Every employee has a duty to perform all assigned tasks.

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