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Providence Public Schools

Providence, RI (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3728683
  • Application Deadline: December 3, 2021
  • Re-posted: January 23, 2022

Job Description

Job Description:  The Child Care Worker will be responsible for all health and hygiene issues described below and work cooperatively with the other service providers and the School Nurse/Teachers.
Roles & Responsibilities:  The duties of the Child Care Worker (CCW) encompass a broad spectrum and include but are not limited to the following:
  1. Prepare all specialized equipment, e.g. walkers, helmets, braces, etc. for use by all pupils each day; securing at the close of school day.
  2. Assisting children to and from transportation vehicles (especially those that are medically fragile).
  3. Assist medically fragile students, in their daily movement, whenever necessary, especially during fire drills, emergencies, changing classes, etc.
  4. Provide follow up activities as supervised by the Physical or Occupational Therapists.
  5. To assist the school Nurse/Teacher with maintenance regarding correspondence whenever necessary.
  6. Will give personal care when needed, in toileting/changing diapers, personal hygiene, and clothing changes, whenever necessary.
  7. To take temperature (axillary/orally/rectally) pulse and respiration whenever necessary.
  8. Meets safety needs of students by providing necessary assistance to prevent injuries and use of equipment properly, such as walkers, wheelchairs, etc.
  9. Emptying, cleaning, and changing of the urinary bags.
  10. Assist the students to the bathroom facilities.
  11. To instruct students in proper hygiene techniques.
  12. Participates in field trips whenever directed.
  13. To assume other responsibilities at the direction of the Nurse/Health Administrator.
  14. The Child Care Worker will monitor the gastrointestinal feeding tube while it is running and is responsible for closing the valve if the student experiences any symptoms of gastric reflux or gastrointestinal distress, and will immediately notify the School Nurse/Teacher.
  15. The Child Care Worker will inform the School Nurse Teacher when a student is required to take any medications.  THE CHILD CARE WORKER IS NOT PERMITTED TO DISBURSE ANY MEDICATIONS TO ANY STUDENT.
  16. The Child Care Worker will report any medical problems/changes of the students to the School Nurse/Teacher immediately.
  17. At the discretion of the building principal and the School Nurse/Teacher, the Child Care Worker will assist with other students as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:  
  1. Successful experience working with medically fragile students.
  2. Successful experience working with teachers and parents of medically fragile students.
  3. Certificate required by the State Department of Education. (RI STATE CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT)
  4. Proof of evidence of covid vaccination

 Must complete all compliance videos prior to first day of work

Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Instructional Support > Substitute
  • Employer Description

    Providence Schools is an urban school district serving 24,000 children in Rhode Island's Capital City.

    Providence Schools employs approximately 3,500 people; over 2,000 are certified teachers.

    Contact Human Resources manager 401-456-9100 Ext. 11182 to answer any questions you may have. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Providence Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Brenda Marquis
    • 797 Westminster
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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