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Health Assistants are assigned to school sites and work under the direction of the district nurses.  The job of Health Assistant is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process with specific responsibilities for administering first aid and dispensing prescribed medications under the direction of a health care professional; coordinating with other personnel in supporting students with special needs; documenting activities in accordance with established guidelines and/or regulatory requirements; and assisting health care professionals in conducting prescribed health screenings and services.