Hagerstown Child Care Worker - Afternoon/Evening

Hagerstown, 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 LOCATION

  • Board of Child Care -Group Home - Hagerstown, Maryland

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Consistently implements each resident’s treatment plan and completes documentation as required.
  • Accurately administers medication according to physician and/or nurse’s orders and documents the medication administration record (MAR).
  • Actively encourages and reinforces resident’s participation in maintaining established standards of cleanliness and orderliness in the home.
  • Ensures that each resident’s health needs are identified and met within the specified time frame.
  • Actively encourages and supports each resident’s need to achieve satisfactory academic performance.
  • Participates in the development of home's activities, recreation activities and spiritual life awareness while providing direct supervision as required.
  • Provides safe transportation in BCC provided 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.
  • Work with residents on life skills building
  • Completes a thorough inventory for each resident’s belongings upon admission, visits, and discharges and on a quarterly basis.
  • Completes assigned unit system responsibilities and documentation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of health and safety standards through daily/weekly on-site inspections according to BCC guidelines.
  • Demonstrates the ability to receive, transmit, store and retrieve information as evidenced through written and verbal communication.
  • Contributes to the prevention and management of challenging behaviors.
  • Promotes effective communication through the timely submission of documentation and compliance with BCC policies.
  • 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:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University.
  • Minimum of one year group child care experience.
  • Certification in Basic First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. (Must be attained by completion of employee orientation - BCC to provide course)
  • Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. (Must be attained by completion of employee orientation - BCC to provide courses)
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted driver’s license with a safe driving record

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.