Child Care Worker- Afternoon/Evening Denton, MD

Denton, Maryland, United States Full-time

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

Category of Employment: Hourly / Non-exempt

JOB LOCATION

  • Board of Child Care - Denton Campus - 27993 Substation Rd, Denton, MD 21629

     

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:

  • Associates Degree or High Diploma plus 3 years group child care experience. 
  • Certification in Basic First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. (BCC will provide class - you must pass before the conclusion of orientation)
  • Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. (BCC will provide class - you must pass before the conclusion of orientation)
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted Maryland Driver’s License with a safe driving record as defined in BCC's employee handbook and policies.

To apply, please submit your resume (required) and cover letter (optional) using the application buttons below. Mailed, emailed, or faxed applications will not be accepted. 

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.