Health Services Assistant - Cityview

Minneapolis Public Schools | Minneapolis, MN, United States

Posted Date 7/04/2023

Job Title: Health Services Assistant - Cityview and Requisition ID number: 98381

Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

Organizational Unit: Cityview (10000016)

Site: Cityview (0290)

FTE: .8125 FTE; 32.5 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: AFSCME(29)

Functional Area: Clerical

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.



Under general supervision, provides first-level, on-site Health Services at MPS facilities.


  • Provide first aid and episodic care to students and MPS staff, and respond to emergencies as needed.
  • Under the direct guidance of health care supervisor, administer medications and special treatments for students with chronic health issues; follow protocols, procedures, and written care plans.
  • Screen student for a variety of health care and environmental issues; track and evaluate infection control problems and follow up with clients according to protocols.
  • Interview students, listen to health care concerns, discuss treatment options, and determine health services required to treat a range of healthcare issues.
  • Conduct first stage screenings for all students in cooperation with the Health Related Services team and geographical cluster resources.
  • Make referrals to other members of the school health team and outside resources according to state guidelines and with appropriate consultations with parents.
  • Provide advice and assistance on health services issues for students and families of students.
  • Verify and monitor the health and safety of students and staff in the facilities.
  • Maintain health records for staff and students and updates electronic files.
  • Maintain inventory of first aid supplies and equipment.
  • May also track student attendance and record data on computer systems.

Knowledge of

  • State and Federal laws and regulatory issues governing public health, including rules and regulations of the Minnesota Department of health and other governing agencies.
  • Public health and safety protocols and regional healthcare issues.
  • Nutrition and health maintenance issues for children and young adults.
  • Regional community service agencies and other governmental assistance programs.
  • Principles of record keeping and confidential records and file management.
  • Customer service and public relations methods and practices.


High School Diploma or GED equivalent


1 year of experience as a Medical Technician, EMT, or Homecare PCA or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.


Must obtain and maintain Certified Nursing Assistant registration with the Minnesota Department of Health. First Aid/CPR training is required. Additional health and safety training may be required.


Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.


Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date] | Cityview (10000016) | Cityview (0290) | Clerical

Administrative & General | Education | Healthcare & Public Health

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