The Health Coordinator is a full-time position during the academic school year. The Health Coordinator manages the health office to ensure optimum health and safety of our students by providing immediate medical care and accurate management of medication and information to maximize the health and wellness in the school community.
Ensure safety of students and employees by promoting effective health practices.
Receive students in the health center for care and document health office visits.
Communicate with parents and employees about sick or injured students.
Assess and provide appropriate care to ill and injured students, faculty, staff, or other visitors on campus. Assist individuals with specialized health care needs.
Provide ongoing health information to students, parents and school personnel.
Promote and assist in the control of communicable diseases through immunization review, early detection, surveillance and reporting of contagious diseases. Monitor for allergies and infectious diseases during the school day.
Maintain medications and first aid kits in the nurse's office.
Administer medications at appropriate times.
Prepare and maintain a variety of medical-related records, logs and files.
Perform clerical duties such as filing, typing, duplicating and maintaining records.
Serve as health matter expert when developing/revising school health policies (i.e. food allergies).
Serve as a resource person to school personnel.
Manage AED inventory and annual inspections.
Coordinate health requirements for school trips, including collating student health information and providing required equipment.
Participate as a member of the Pandemic Task Force Committee and provide support in all COVID related matters.
Must be First Aid, CPR, and AED, and MAT Certified.
Must have a minimum of a CNA certification strongly desired.
5 years of experience dealing with young children and/or adolescents (age 5 – 13).
Ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, and confidentiality.
Strong interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Ability to function effectively during high stress and emergency
Adept at completing work with many interruptions.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Understand and maintain confidentiality and implementing this within the school health office.
Ability to operate computer and medical equipment as required.
Student health services related to injuries and illnesses.
School policies, procedures and practices related to health issues, medical terminology and related activities.
Hygiene and health needs of school-aged children
Public health agencies and local health care resources
Health and safety regulations.
School policies and State regulations concerning immunization of school-aged children, preferred.
About ST. ANNE'S SCHOOL OF ANNAPOLIS
St. Anne’s School of Annapolis invests in the intellectual and spiritual promise of each student in a community that celebrates diversity and values the dignity of every human being.
We challenge students to think critically and creatively, to know themselves as learners, and to govern their lives with confidence, compassion and integrity.
St. Anne's School draws from its Episcopal tradition as an independent, co-educational school, serving students in Preschool through Eighth Grade.
Located in the charming, historic capital of Maryland, St. Anne's School employs a progressive educational philosophy that is focused on developing the exceptional academic, creative, and social and emotional skills students require to connect with and contribute to the world around them.