Job: Temporary Hearing and Vision Screener

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Posted: 11/30/2017

Job Status: Contract/Temporary

Job Reference #: 5274

Job Description

Openings as of 12/13/2017
Substitute/Temporary

  • Temporary Hearing and Vision Screener JobID: 5274
  • Position Type:
    Substitute/Temporary

  • Date Posted:
    10/4/2017

  • Location:
    All Schools

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    GRADE:
    8015
    Starting Salary Range:
    $19.09
    POSITION CONTROL:
    8514
    DEPARTMENT:
    Special Services: Health Services
    ACCOUNTABLE TO:
    Health Service Coordinators
    FLSA STATUS:
    Non-Exempt

    CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) screens hearing and vision according to District supported methods and protocols. Incumbent(s) Maintains, sets up, and operates screening equipment.

    DUTY
    NO.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    FRE-
    QUENCY
    BAND/
    GRADE
    Screens hearing by using puretone hearing equipment, recording results, and reporting results to school health personnel. Daily
    30%
    Screens vision by using District supported methods, recording results, and reporting results to school health personnel. Daily
    30%
    Maintains hearing and vision equipment. Transports and sets up equipment at each site. Daily
    15%
    Organizes screenings with school personnel. Maintains positive relationship with students to ensure accurate testing. Daily
    15%
    Trains and organizes volunteers to assist with the hearing and vision screenings. Daily
    5%
    Attends trainings and meetings established by the Health Services Department. Attends and completes hearing certication screening training sponsored by the District. Weekly
    5%
    Performs other duties of a similar nature. As
    Required
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
    • One year of hearing and vision screening experience;
    • Possession of a Registered Nurse (RN) License;
    • One year of working experience with children.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Applying universal precautions and infection control techniques;
    • Understanding the use of hearing and screening equipment;
    • Applying organizating techniques;
    • Knowing first aid procedures;
    • Assessing hearing and vision within scope of training;
    • Maintaining paperwork and supplies in an organized manner;
    • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES/REQUIREMENTS:
    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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORKING 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 is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.






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