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CNA - Therapeutic Day School

Company: Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
Location: Naperville
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

This position is designed specifically to assist in promoting the physical, mental, emotional and social-being of students and staff at Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. The ability to establish great relationships with students, families, and staff that will facilitate a positive environment with a robust health services program is essential. The CNA works under the direction of a Nurse to aid in providing expertise and oversight of all areas of school health services.
Essential Job Functions:

Provide assistance and support to the Nursing staff
Work as a team with Nursing staff to promote the physical, mental, emotional and social well-being of students and staff
Assist Nursing staff in collecting health data
Assist Nursing staff with maintaining a user-friendly and organized work environment with appropriate logs and health supplies
Maintain confidentiality in communication with appropriate staff and students regarding all school and health related matters
Assist Nursing staff with reviewing and maintaining all necessary records for the administration of medication as required by ISBE
Assist students in personal and intimate care
Be knowledgeable and assist with student health action plans
Perform other work and responsibilities as assigned

Experience & Skills:

Experience working in an educational, therapeutic, or similar environment with students impacted by autism or other developmentally disabling disorders
A calm and organized demeanor while working in a fast-paced environment
Ability to communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality
A proven track record as a team player

Physical Demands:

May include lifting and supporting up to 50 pounds
May be required to bend, stoop, and kneel
Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations
Ability to stand and circulate for extended periods of time
Moderate to high stress levels
Daily contact with students, teachers, and school staff
Regular contact with parents, community members and outside agency personnel
May be exposed to contact with individuals displaying physically aggressive, self-abusive, or socially undesirable behavior


Keywords: Turning Pointe Autism Foundation, Naperville , CNA - Therapeutic Day School, Healthcare , Naperville, Illinois

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