Child Care Attendant

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About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing-The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
Child Care Center (7470)
Under the direction of the manager/supervisor, this position assists in providing for the physical, emotional and instructional needs of infant, toddler, and school-age children. This may include tasks such as dressing, feeding, providing basic instruction and overseeing play.
1. Demonstrates creativity and resourcefulness in planning and implementing child activity programs that follow established guidelines.
2. Assists in providing for all basic needs of the children at the center.
3. Demonstrates concern for the personal differences between individuals in relationship to their needs, interests, development and capabilities.
4. Orients parents/family members in regard to policies and procedures of center and maintains positive rapport with all parents and patrons.
5. Participates in continuing education to ensure caregiver effectiveness and to maintain certification/
6. Ensures safe play conditions and follows established safety procedures.
7. Provides a clean, well maintained and safe play area.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Course work in Early Childhood Education or completion of Child Development Associate preferred.
experience/training :
One year experience working with children in a day care, elementary school or similar setting preferred.
Current First Aid and CPR/AED Certification required with specific training in CPR for infants and children.
other skills:
Knowledge of basic child care and feeding, as well as understanding of infant and child development
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with children, staff and parents
Computer experience preferred.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions
Ability to move and react quickly to a variety of circumstances
Child Care (306)
Job Category
: Childcare
Shift Length:
Work Type:
Per Diem/Relief
Salary range starts at
: $9.18
Required Certifications/Licensure
: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; First Aid
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK -- Childcare -- Per Diem/Relief -- MISSION SERVICES
Company Description:
As the premiere health care system in the Northwest, consistent with our mission and heritage, PeaceHealth is known for a healing culture that is patient-centered and family friendly. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. Join our team of caregivers who serve patients and their families to provide healing care for the mind, body and spirit.

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