Purpose of Position/Summary:
The Health Services Coordinator works with schools to oversee health and medical services for students in Indianapolis Public Schools. This person efficiently and effectively plans, organizes, directs and implements a comprehensive district-wide school health program. The Health Services Coordinator facilitates the IPS Wellness Program and is also the District’s 504 coordinator.
The Health Services Coordinator oversees and facilitates the day-to-day execution of health and medical services for students in Indianapolis Public Schools. The Health Services Coordinator is specifically responsible for the following:
Critical core competencies for successful performance in this role are:
This role provides privileged access to the inner workings between Indianapolis Public Schools and health/medical service providers and partner organizations. The successful candidate will be discrete, high-energy, agile-minded, strategic, proactive, a direct communicator, highly-organized and committed to the vision and values of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS). In addition, the following standards will generally define the successful incumbent:
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
The IPS Health Services Coordinator directly manages the implementation of all health/medical supports, resources, and relationships with schools and partner organizations.
Provides nursing staff supervision and evaluation
Personal Work Relationships:
The individual in this position works with a wide range of health/medical staff, schools, school administrators and service providers on routine and diverse problems encountered to fulfill its duties. The individual must possess and employ a variety of personal and interpersonal skills in the discharge of the position’s responsibilities. This position requires a positive attitude when dealing with staff and health/medical constituents. Good judgment, discretion and individual initiative are necessary for the effective discharge of the position’s significant responsibilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and use hands to complete tasks requiring fine motor skills including writing and typing. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described in this document are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.