Child Care Worker-Afternoon/Evening Shift 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 daytime 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.  

  • BCC's Baltimore Campus - 3300 Gaither Road, Baltimore, MD 21244
  • Reisterstown, MD Group Home
  • Colesville, MD Group Home
  • Windsor Mill, MD Group Home
  • Hagerstown, MD Group Home

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 their living unit and the surrounding campus.
  • 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 unit activities, recreation activities and spiritual life awareness while providing direct supervision as required.
  • 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 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 agency 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 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:

  • Required Associates Degree or High School Diploma plus 3 years experience working with youth disabilities ages 9-20
  • Minimum of one year group child care experience. (Experience working with Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities is preferred). 
  • Certification in Basic First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. (Must be attained by completion of the orientation period.)
  • Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. (Must be attained by completion of the orientation period.)
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted Maryland Driver’s License with a safe driving record as defined in the agency policy.

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.