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Child Care Attendant - PRN

We Are Hiring

Child Care Attendant - Child Development Center - PRN, Day - Via Christi Hospital St Francis - Wichita, KS

PRN - Must be available between Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Anywhere from 30-40 hrs per week. - Float - All ages (infant - Pre-K)

 

The Child Development Center at Via Christi (CDC) in Wichita has expanded its openings for infants to preschool-age children of associates and their family members who are employed by:

  • All Ascension Via Christi locations, including hospitals and clinics
  • Ascension associates
  • Ascension Senior Living
  • Wichita Center for Graduate Medical Education residents
  • Sound and CEP Physicians
  • Via Christi service partners:
    • Touchpoint 
    • Medxcel
    • Trimedx

The CDC accepts children between two weeks and five years of age. It is open Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. with extended hours available 6-8 p.m. 

Located near Ascension Via Christi St. Francis, the center utilizes the online Preschool First Curriculum. With daily schedules and lesson plans, the CDC offers developmentally appropriate learning activities each day to promote children’s social, emotional, physical, intellectual and language development.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to provide a safe environment for children.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures children are supervised at all times.
  • Ensures the environment is safe, clean and in good repair. Reports deficiencies to supervisor immediately.
  • Follows acceptable protocol when accepting children for child care coverage.
  • Interacts with children and parents appropriately.
  • Assists in maintaining the ordered arrangement, appearance, dcor, and learning environment of the classroom while allowing for the expressive and creative involvement and interaction of children.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. In lieu of BLS, Pediatric CPR and First Aid through ASHI, AHA or LifeSaver Learning, Inc. or Heart Saver AED through AHA obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date will be accepted.
    • Food Service Professional credentialed from the ServSafe National Restaurant Association obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. Will accept Food Handler Card through Food Handler Essentials Course through State Food Safety within 1 Month (30 days) of hire or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience:

  • Previous child care experience required.
  • CDA or related degree strongly preferred. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
Please see the link below for more information.
 
 
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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 349831
Category: Education
Facility: KSWIC VC Hospitals Wichita
Ministry: Ascension Via Christi, KS
Location: Wichita, KS

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