Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

Department: Health Services

Position Title:  Technician - Vision Screening - Medicaid

Position Start Date:  September 12, 2022

Position Type: Paraeducators

Work Schedule: 9 Month - Hourly - As Needed 

Pay Range: $19.80 - $28.72

Closing Date: August 6th, 2022

Summary:

This is a part-time hourly position that provides age appropriate Colorado Department of Education required vision screenings for children and teens in the Boulder Valley School District. Results of screening are documented and communicated to the Lead Technician for interpretation and referral as necessary  

Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and sets up the screening area on the screening day by arranging the environment to elicit optimal screening effectiveness.
  • Collaborates with Vision team to oversee the screening process. 
  • Accurately and legibly records screening results. 
  • Communicates pertinent information to Lead Tech and School Nurse Consultant as needed. 
  • Collects data from screening, makes necessary referrals, and provides appropriate paperwork to health room paraeducators for distribution, recording and filing. 
  • May help health room para with follow-up on students on referred students. 
  • Makes recommendations and suggestions regarding procedures and possible improvements to the screening process. 
  • Safeguards confidentiality of information. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Valid Driver's License -Personal vehicle to drive to different locations within BVSD 
  • Completed and submitted BVSD online application -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English, must pass English component of interview process  

Preferred:

  • Experience in vision screening 
  • Knowledge of distance and near vision charts, depth perception charts, occluders, digital screening camera 
  • Ability to work effectively with children and other staff 
  • Computer experience (Microsoft Office, Google, etc.) 
  • Site specific additions (optional)  

Salary Information:

Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
  • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. 

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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