Durango School District 9-R is accepting applications for an Elementary level Health Service Provider, who will be responsible for creating and maintaining health records and for providing first aide and emergency health care for students and staff members in Durango School District 9-R.    The starting pay for Health Servide Provider is $14.25/hr - $15.25/hr and the starting pay for Health Service Provider LPN (or higher) is $17.75/hr - $19.25/hr.  Includes benefits.  Begins August 18, 2021


Job Title:  Health Service Provider/Health Service Provider, LPN                         

Pay Grade:  ESP Salary Schedule

Job Family:  Student Support                            FLSA Status:  Non-exempt            

Department: Student Services/School Based      Prepared Date: July 1, 2015, rev. 7/1/18

Typical Work Year:  9 months



SUMMARY:  Administer first aid and medical care for injured or ill students and staff, provide physician ordered care or procedures, conduct screening programs and assure compliance with state health and immunization laws.  Maintain health records, health action plans and billing for Medicaid reimbursable procedures.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

The frequency and percentage of time of duties may vary based on building or department assignment.


D            30%        Administer minor and major first aid to ill or injured students/staff.  Duties include determining

                                  severity  of  illness/injury,  calling  911  if  necessary,  monitoring  chronically  ill  students, monitoring the exposure of others to diseases and contagious illnesses, disposing properly of body fluids, and performing technical procedures as  necessary (e.g., blood glucose testing, injectable medication, diapering and/or catheterization, maintain feeding tubes.)


D             20%        Collect and maintain health information on students to include: computer data entry, cumulative records,

patient charts, immunization law compliance, exclusion/suspension and completion of district and state reports.  Prepare and maintain student health files, including all health records, documents and reports.

This includes documents to inform teachers/specialists of children with special health needs. Complete staffing health information forms on Special Education staffing.


D          10%         Communicate with District RN(s) and school staff to implement student health care plans.


D           10%        Administer medications and other medical treatments required by students in accordance with physician

orders and district and state policy; record into daily medication logs.  Notify parents/caregivers when medications are running low and ensure paperwork is properly maintained in file for students receiving medications.


D           5%           Contact parents/caregivers of ill or injured children, document all head injuries, file necessary

accident reports in accordance with established health office procedures and prepare student to go home if necessary.   Compile and submit student injury reports to District Nurse and appropriate administrative personnel.  Serve as worker’s compensation representative to assess and assist injured personnel with treatment options.


D            5%          Perform clerical and  secretarial duties as  necessary, including answering phones, typing,

copying, and preparing/mailing outgoing health correspondence.


D           2%           Provide students and parents with options for treatment and/or community resources by serving as a liaison to outside agencies and programs.


W           3%          Organize, schedule and implement health screening programs to include: vision, hearing, dental, etc.  Record, track results, make recommendations for follow-up care for students who did not pass initial testing.


W           2%          Notify building administrator, teachers, transportation and kitchen staff of students with significant health concerns.  Attend staffing/child study meetings as needed.  Research as needed regarding medications and conditions.  Report suspected abuse or neglect to Administrator and proper authorities.


M           3%          Assist in facilitating activities that promote healthy lifestyles for school and community (blood drives, immunization clinics, cholesterol screenings, dental clinics, etc.)


M            3%          Assist  in  control  of  nuisance diseases  per  instruction of  District  Nurse  and  state  health

                                department.  Report infectious diseases to District Nurse and state health department as per CDPHE guidelines.


D            3%         Maintain a clean and orderly health office, including inventorying and ordering supplies. Assist with maintenance of the MSDS book for the building.


Ongoing 4%         Perform other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma or equivalent.   Training as one of the following desired:  LPN, Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant.


EXPERIENCE: 0-2 years’ experience in related field.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:  CPR and First Aid required.  Criminal Background Check required for hire.







Durango School District 9-R is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Laura Galido, Compliance Officer, Durango School District 9-R, 201 E 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, (970) 247-5411, lgalido@durangoschools.org, or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spear Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, (303) 844-5695.