Jan 13, 2024

(0.9) ESE Assistant - Behavioral Health

  • TrulyHired
  • Orange Park, FL 32073, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

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Required Qualifications:

1. NON Title One Schools

a. High School diploma or equivalent

2. Title One Schools ONLY:

a. High School diploma or equivalent and

b. ONE of the following:

i. Associate's degree from an accredited institution OR

ii. Sixty (60) credits minimum from an accredited institution OR

iii. Passing score (464) on the Praxis Paraprofessional test

3. ESE Behavior Health Assistants must complete the following training within 6 months of employment. All training is provided by the District

a. Safe Crisis Management (SCM)

b. First Aid

c. CPR

d. Medication Administration as required by Federal Medicaid regulations

4. ESE General Health Assistants must complete the following training within 6 months of employment. All training is provided by the District

a. First Aid

b. CPR

c. Medication Administration as required by Federal Medicaid regulations.

d. NOTE: General Health Assistants must be able to lift 35 pounds.

5. If transportation of students is a routine part of the assigned duties: must have a valid Florida Driver's License and a safe driving record prior to employment; must maintain the same while employed. The definition of "safe driving record" shall be as established in the District's Safe Driver Plan.

Required Qualifications for Safe Crisis Management:

Successful completion of Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training within the first 6 months of employment for Assistants assigned to Behavioral Health Assistant classes. When enrollment of special students dictate, all ESE Assistants must have successfully completed SCM or its equivalent within 6 months of assignment to that individual student. All ESE Assistants assigned to Bannerman Learning Center must have successfully completed SCM.

Required Qualifications for CPR, First Aid, and Medication Management:

Successful completion of training requirements in CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration as required by Federal Medicaid regulations to be provided by the School Board during contracted working hours at the employee's regular rate of pay within 6 months of employment for Behavioral Health Assistants or General Health Assistants assigned to a unit with a Medicaid student. Effective March 1, 2009, all Behavioral Health Assistant or General Health Assistant job holders must have successfully completed the training.

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