Child Care Worker (Certified CNA) - Providence Public School Department

Providence, RI 02903

Posted: 01/14/2022 Industry: Healthcare Services/Human Services Job Number: 2753

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is recruiting candidates for Providence Public School Department. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’s Future at the end of this job description.

COMPANY NAME: Providence Public School Department
JOB TITLE: Child Care Work (Certified CNA)
LOCATION: Providence, RI

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing all specialized equipment for students in the beginning of the day and securing equipment at the close of school. 
  • Assisting students to and from transportation vehicles (especially those who are medically fragile)
  • Provide follow up activities as supervised by the Physical or Occupational Therapists.
  • To assist the school Nurse/Teacher with maintenance regarding correspondence whenever necessary.
  • Will give personal care when needed, in toileting/changing diapers, personal hygiene, and clothing changes, whenever necessary.
  • To take temperature (axillary/orally/rectally) pulse and respiration whenever necessary.
  • Meets safety needs of students by providing necessary assistance to prevent injuries and use of equipment properly, such as walkers, wheelchairs, etc.
  • Emptying, cleaning, and changing of the urinary bags.
  • Assist the students to the bathroom facilities.
  • To instruct students in proper hygiene techniques.
  • Participates in field trips whenever directed.
  • 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.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Successful experience working with medically fragile students.
  • Successful experience working with teachers and parents of medically fragile students.
  • Certificate required by the State Department of Education. (RI STATE CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT)
  • Proof of evidence of covid vaccination

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’s Future website at Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’s Future and Providence Public School Department will make the final hiring decisions.

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future’s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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