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School Health Aide/EMT

Company: Joffe Emergency Services
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Joffe Emergency Services is an all-in-one provider of expert emergency response training, event safety, and disaster preparedness supplies for individuals, schools, non-profits, small businesses, and corporations throughout the country. Our goal is to save lives and prevent emergencies through highly skilled response training that builds trust, demonstrates respect, and empowers learners to apply life-saving techniques to any individual in need, under any circumstances.

We are seeking a full-time certified EMT to oversee the health and safety of students in Junior Kindergarten to 8th grade. This position also works in conjunction with the school counselor and faculty in enhancing wellness programs for the school community.

The ideal candidate will possess prior experience working with children, values community relations and outreach and is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Tend to the injuries and illnesses of students on campus and determine if further care is needed

• Oversee the special and routine medical needs of students; safeguard medication supply and accounting for students that require medication on a regular basis, if requested by the student’s parents; notify parents of low medication supply for prescription refills

• Maintain and monitor the School’s emergency information database for students including health records and immunization records

• Manage record-keeping and compliance with immunizations and physical exams

• Manage record-keeping and compliance with the rules of OSHA

• Participate as a member of the Emergency Preparedness Team, attend emergency

preparedness coordination meeting as needed

• Notify parents of immunization requirements and necessary paperwork

• Complete student and employee accident reports; act as a worker’s comp interface as needed

• In conjunction with the Director of Finance, manage Safety Committee and serve as primary liaison with outside safety consultant

• Serve as leader and first aid team member during an emergency

• Plan and conduct regular emergency drills with assistance of the Director of Finance

• Maintain emergency preparedness manual, classroom emergency backpacks, emergency and first aid supplies and food

• Provide accurate and consistent communication with families, administrators and colleagues regarding student medical concerns or issues

• Work in conjunction with the school counselor regarding emotions, mental and social issues and proper assessment of students with physical injuries



• Possession of a current EMT license and up-to-date CPR qualification

• Experience working with children with language-based learning differences preferred

• Ability to communicate rapidly and effectively with all constituents in a school environment

• Strong computer skills; proficient in MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Google Drive

• Collaborative, team player, confident in front of large groups and public speaking


Job Type: Full-time

Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

Salary: $20-22/hr

Keywords: Joffe Emergency Services, Oakland , School Health Aide/EMT, Other , Oakland, California

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