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Job Reference #: 2017-2739
ERAC-Health & Wellness
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Position Type: Substitute
Salary: $14.60 - $14.60
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JOB TITLE: SUBSTITUTE/TEMPORARY AUDIOMETRIST AND VISION SCREENER
GROUP: Hourly/On-call/As needed
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
SUMMARY: This position provides auditory and vision screening and rescreening for students according to state guidelines. This is a temporary position based on school scheduling needs and may vary in the days and times needed each day. This position provides lists of students screened with screening results and audiograms and vision results for all students tested to the school nurses; assist with recording screening results on student health records; maintain records of screenings and testing’s; maintain hearing equipment; work cooperatively with other district staff during school screening activities; and perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Health Services Facilitator.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington State. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship. The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future. The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students. - Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession. - Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand. - A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Provide auditory and vision screening for students according to guidelines in WACs and current policies for the school district and Health Services Department. - Follows direction of the school nurse at each school for timing and screening procedures to best meet the needs of each school screening needs. - Rescreen all students who fail initial auditory screening, within time guidelines in WACs and current policies of the school district and Health Services Department as re quested by Health and Social Services Director. - Test with complete audiograms all students who fail initial and repeat screening, according to guidelines in WACs and current policies of the school district and Health Services Department. - Provide to the school nurse the following information for appropriate follow-up: o Lists of students screened with screening results; o Audiograms and visual screening results for all students tested.
JOB DESCRIPTION: SUBSTITUTE/TEMPORARY AUDIOMETRIST AND VISION SCREENER - Assist with recording screening results on student health records as time permits. - Work cooperatively with other district staff during school screening activities. - Perform such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Health Services Facilitator
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Education and Experience High school diploma or equivalent 1 year practical experience in audiometric work Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed for the district hearing program
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:: Ability to use sign language Experience in evaluating children
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Washington State Driver’s license and proof of insurance
KNOWLEDGE OF: Audiometrists screening techniques State guidelines (WACs) for auditory screening School board policies and procedures
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing at all levels Operate a microcomputer and related software Demonstrate understanding of and experience with cultural competence Remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations; work a flexible schedule as needed Organize activities, set priorities, and follow instructions Comply with district board policies and follow administrative procedures Work cooperatively and maintain working relationships with staff, students and parents in a school environment Work at a fast pace to make sure scheduling is maintained Follow screening guidelines for large group screenings that adhere to state screening guidelines Make sound decisions and resolve staff conflicts tactfully and diplomatically Attend to detail and follow tasks through to completion Work independently and with minimal supervision Maintain strict confidentiality Establish and maintain medical records and filing systems and to prepare reports in a timely manner
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Health and Social Services
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is Highline Public Schools GS7AUDM Guest Audiometrist Page 2 of 3
JOB DESCRIPTION: SUBSTITUTE/TEMPORARY AUDIOMETRIST AND VISION SCREENER occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to drive vehicle to various sites within the district.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must deal with angry and upset students, parents, and community members. The employee must adjust to frequent interruptions in their work schedule.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Updated by Human Resources, 2013.09.06 Created by Human Resources, 2001.08 Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Highline Public Schools GS7AUDM Guest Audiometrist Page 3 of 3
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