Awake Overnight Child Care Worker- Denton, MD

Denton, Maryland, United States Full-time

TITLE:  Awake Overnight Child Care Worker             

TITLE RESPONSIBLE TO: Supervisor

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Ensures that nightly supervision of residents is consistent with agency standards and effectively works as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Job Location:  27993 Substation Rd, Denton, MD 21629

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Completes bed checks for every resident every fifteen minutes and documents activities in unit logbook.
  • 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 residents’ participation in maintaining established standards of cleanliness and orderliness in their living unit and the surrounding campus.
  • Ensures that residents are dressed in weather appropriate clothing. Ensures that there is direct Supervision of the bus stop.
  • 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.
  • Provides safe transportation in agency vehicles for residents as required.
  • Prepares meals according to the menu. Provides direct mealtime supervision to assure that residents are provided a balanced meal and that dining procedures are consistently followed.
  • Completes a thorough inventory for each resident’s belongings upon admission, discharge and on a quarterly basis.
  • Completes assigned unit system responsibilities and documentation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of health and safety standards through 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 by implementing the Board of Child Care Behavior Management and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Techniques.
  • Promotes effective communication through the timely submission of documentation and compliance with logbook policies.
  • Provides coverage, as needed, for direct care vacancies.
  • Provides mandatory on-call coverage as required.
  • Fosters equality and diversity in problem identification and conflict resolution among residents.
  • Performs duties, as requested, to achieve agency goals

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma REQUIRED AA Degree Preferred
  • Certification in Basic First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross.  (Must be attained by the completion of the orientation period.)
  • Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention.  (Must be attained by the completion of the orientation period.)
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted Driver’s License with a safe driving record as defined in 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.