Awake Overnight Child Care Worker- Colesville, MD

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Full-time

The child care worker provides direct childcare services, ensures that day-to-day supervision of residents is consistent with agency standards and effectively works as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

JOB LOCATIONS

Board of Child Care is hiring child care workers for overnight shifts at the following locations.  You will be asked both on the application and during the interview process which locations you would be able to work at.  

  • Baltimore Campus - 3300 Gaither Road, Baltimore, MD 21244
  • Reisterstown, MD Group Home
  • Colesville, MD Group Home 
  • Hagerstown, MD Group Home (Western Maryland)

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Consistently implements each resident’s treatment plan and completes documentation as required.
  • To obtain all pertinent information regarding the assigned unit's residents and upcoming evening program schedule at the beginning of the shift.
  • Accurately administers medication according to physician and/or nurse’s orders and documents the medication administration record (MAR).
  • To complete a bed check of each resident every 15 minutes and document outcome in the Unit Log Book.
  • Ensures that each resident’s health needs are identified and met within the specified time frame.
  • Provides safe transportation in agency vehicles for residents to keep scheduled appointments as required.
  • Provides direct mealtime supervision to assure that residents are provided a balanced meal and that dining procedures are modeled and consistently followed.
  • Completes assigned unit system responsibilities and documentation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of health and safety standards through daily/weekly on-site inspections according to agency guidelines.
  • Contributes to the prevention and management of challenging behaviors by unit residents.
  • Promotes effective communication through the timely submission of documentation and compliance with policy.
  • Provides coverage, as needed, for direct care vacancies.
  • Provides mandatory on-call coverage as required.
  • Fosters quality and diversity in problem identification and conflict resolution among residents and co-workers.
  • Perform duties, as requested, to achieve agency goals.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma REQUIRED AA Degree Preferred
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted Maryland Driver’s License and safe driving record. 
  • Able to transport children as needed (BCC provides vehicles)
  • Application of first aid and CPR. 
  • Physical intervention and/or restraints with male and female residents ages 10-19 years. 
  • On-site evening and weekend hours. 
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication. 
  • Able to engage youth in a positive and therapeutic manner. 
  • Able to provide positive role modeling to youth through attitude, behavior, language and dress in keeping with agency standards. 
  • Able to work cooperatively with supervisor and within an interdisciplinary setting.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Willingness to engage with youth and families in their working in their home communities, encouraging the reconnection of the youth to their support system by use of guidance planning and role modeling.
  • Familiar with the utilization of evidence based practice models in the effort to ensure clinical excellence and high quality standards.
  • Interest in working with an adolescent female population, embracing a youth guided philosophy of care that supports an ongoing connection of the youth to their family and support networks, promoting individualized and culturally competent services, eliminating blame and supporting the strength of each and every family member.  

To apply, please submit your resume (required) and cover letter (optional) using the application buttons below. 

To view a summary of employee benefits and learn more about our company culture, visit www.boardofchildcare.org/careers.  

The Board of Child Care is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply for vacancies as appropriate.