Health Secretary

Independence, MISSOURI | 19 days

Job Summary

Truman High School

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Job Description

9-month position

  • Minimum education of a high school diploma or its equivalent is required, with additional preparation and/or college work related to secretarial training preferred
  • Experience as a receptionist or secretary preferred
  • Computer skills and/or experience required: Microsoft Office
  • Typing and/or keyboarding skills required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position
  • CPR and First Aid certification, required
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine series
  • Experience in school or public health, preferred
  • Able to comfortably lift twenty (20) to thirty (30) pounds and reposition weight up to one hundred and fifty (150) pounds
Fair Labor Standards Act Status:  Non-Exempt
Reports to:
Director of Health Services
Job Goal:
Provide skillful and productive operation of the office in order to assure a positive impact on the Independence School District’s Health Services Programs.  Ensure completion of health screenings, wellness policies, and activities
Performance Responsibilities for Health Services Office Personnel:
  • Performs various office management tasks
  • Operates computers, copiers, office machinery and equipment with a high degree of skill
  • Performs duties to achieve high levels of customer service
    1. Answers telephone in a pleasant and respectful manner and routes calls to appropriate personnel
    2. Deals courteously with visitors, parents, students, and staff
    3. Cooperative, flexible and shows good judgement/discretion in interpersonal interactions
    4. Represents self, school and District positively
  • Responds in a timely manner to informational requests
  • Assists Director of Health Services with tasks associated with budgeting, requisition and bookkeeping tasks
  • Assists Health Services in maintaining records and reports necessary to document achievement in Health Service goals and objectives
  • Orders materials and supplies as requested by Director of Health Services
  • Assists in clinics during times of short staffing
  • Maintains accurate daily clinic logs of visits to health clinic by student or staff
  • Compiles and submits weekly/monthly reports as determined necessary by the Director of Health Services
  • Available for all clinics in time of need or disease outbreak situations
  • Assists in organizing and implementing health fairs and educational events
  • Maintains confidentiality according to HIPAA and FERPA guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Terms of Employment:
Health Services Secretaries will be employed for ten, eleven, or twelve-month positions.  The salary and work year will be established annually by the Board of Education.
Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Director of Health Services, using the Independence School District Performance Based Evaluation – Office Personnel.

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