Job Description

 

Location:                     L.I.F.E.

                                    1305 South Gilbert Road

                                    Gilbert, AZ 85297

 

Hours:            

40 hours/week full-time,

 

Salary: $41,600 per year & $1000 Sign on Bonus (Salary commensurate based on licensure and experience). Excellent benefits package.

 

Qualifications: Degree or a certificate from an accredited school, community college, or technical school and have completed all national board certification exams as appropriate. Advanced certification such as EMT, CNA or equal to is preferred. Experience with G-tubes, seizure, anaphylactic or similar emergency protocols preferred. Experience working with children with developmental disabilities.  Knowledge of regulations and rules as it pertains to position and level of support.  Fingerprint clearance card, CPR/First Aid, Article 9 certification, and three letters of recommendation.  Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required. 

 

Population:  Children and adults with various developmental disabilities in a private school setting.   Pediatric clients of all ethnic and religious affiliations receive services at L.I.F.E. 

 

Description:   

The Health and Safety Administrator will be responsible for the following;

  • Respond to all medical calls on campus.
  • Respond and support all first aid requests.
  • Reviews all new onboarding consumer health intakes and requests additional information or protocols as needed.
  • Maintain all health intake information for Academy students
  • Manage and support all seizure protocols for the Academy.
  • Manage and support all medicine disbursement and documentation for the Academy.
  • Train and support proper medicine disbursement rules being managed in Academy classrooms.
  • Documents medical calls on a medical daily report and individual health visit log per student.
  • Reports monthly medical call numbers to Director of Academy Administration at the close of each month.
  • Support feeding needs for children utilizing feeding tubes or specialized feeding restrictions and diets in the Academy.
  • Properly identify and store all medical equipment.
  • Support and communicate with parents in proper documentation, medical concerns, and/or needs, and questions.
  • Support all specific medical needs for the organization.
  • Support Academy student attendance and all the attendance rules and processes required of the private academy with regards to Illness and Injury.
  • Properly communicate campus outbreaks such as flu, lice, etc.
  • Coordinates with the teachers and parents when outside nursing support is provided for students.
  • Maintains Emergency Preparedness supplies on campus.
  • Facilitates Fire Drills and Lockdown drills and completing necessary documentation
  • Maintains the AED equipment and Bleeding Control kits
  • New hire medical protocol training
  • Annual medical protocol training
  • Assisting with OLCR audit checks semiannually
  • Assist in facilitating L.I.F.E. Pandemic policies
  • Maintains stock of all medical supplies
  • The Health and Safety Administrator will attend regular monthly scheduled meetings with the Director of Academy Administration.
  • The Health and Safety Administrator must be self-motivated, possess high energy, and good moral character.
  • The Health and Safety Administrator must manage documentation in a timely manner.
  • The Health and Safety Administrator must think independently and clinically in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Directors or Upper Management.
  • Staff are expected to be able to utilize our water environments with clients as needed as part of their programming. This includes the use of our swimming pool and splash pad. Staff should be able to swim, and must be comfortable in these environments. They are directly responsible for the oversight of their clients in these environments, and must discuss with their supervisor if accommodations would be needed for them during these times.
  • Performs all duties safely and prudently as directed by the clinical directors.

Special Knowledge

& Skills:                       

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Windows; clinical assessment and documentation; strong communication and presentation skills/ability to professionally promote themselves and the organization at all times.

Global LIFE Benefits: (center-based) 

  • Be part of a team with an important mission to help people with disabilities  
  • 11 paid holidays 
  • 2 weeks of Paid Time Off (3 weeks after completion of 2 years) 
  • Spring | Fall | Winter breaks (paid after completion of 3 years) 
  • Health | Vision | Dental 
  • Wellness Program (stay healthy, earn rewards, discounts on insurance premiums) 
  • 401K/Roth Retirement Plans 
  • Performance and attendance bonuses 
  • Annual longevity bonuses based on organization profitability 
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counseling and other assistance) 
  • Professional development opportunities  
  • Inhouse trainings 
  • Discounts on degrees through partnership with Capella University  
  • Learn from different disciplines 
  • As a non-profit 501c-3, LIFE may qualify you for student loan forgiveness. 
  • Employee appreciation  
  • Birthday gift, monthly cupcakes for all staff  
  • Employment anniversary recognition every year, special gifts at 1, 3, 5, 10 and 15 years  
  • Employee of the month for each department. Recognition, gift, personalized parking space for the month 
  • All staff celebrations (close center, fun staff social activities) 
  • Monday football treats for all staff 
  • Free work shirts including a special department spirit shirt 
  • Beautiful 10-acre facility with multiple specialty environments 
  • Departmental budgets used to buy what staff want (e.g., food, ET, supplies) 

 

Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and be aware of surroundings. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; run; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to push items of 50 pounds, such as assisting children who utilize a wheelchair or moving/rearranging furniture. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.