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Special Kids, Inc.

Children’s Activity Leader

Special Kids, Inc.

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Job Summary

SPECIAL KIDS IS A NON PROFIT CHRISTIAN THERAPY AND NURSING CENTER FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.

We are licensed professionals, but first we are Christ followers with a mission to “serve Jesus Christ by caring for His children.” Special Kids offers professional services to children ages birth through 21 years. CNA’s at Special Kids’ Kleinau Nursing Center serve medically fragile children who need skilled nursing care,

Shifts: No evenings, weekends, or holidays. Monday-Thursday, full-time 36 hours per week, benefits, holidays and paid time off.

Summary

An enthusiastic and fun individual who wants to organize and direct recreational activities for children in the Skilled Nursing program by performing the following duties.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans and implements recreational activities for patients that meet their needs and interests.
  • Evaluates responsiveness to activities and adjusts as needed.
  • Develops and maintains a constructive and ongoing rapport with children and parents.
  • Assists (and plans as assigned) outings, special guest/volunteer visits, and special events at the Nursing Center.
  • Assists with transfers and ambulation of children as needed.
  • Reports all changes or observations of children’s condition to nurse.
  • Assists with personal care needs including assistance with diaper changes/toileting along with providing hygiene or grooming assistance to patients as needed.
  • Don/Doff all assistive equipment and devices as needed.
  • Assists children during meal and nap times.
  • Leads group Bible study and/or prayer as assigned.
  • Maintains a clean and tidy room, cleans and sanitizes equipment and toys consistent with health and safety standards.
  • Delegates tasks to support staff as needed.
  • Attends meetings, conferences, and participates in other activities to promote professional growth.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Educaiton and/or Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, child development or related field preferred. Pediatric experience preferred. Work experience in similar environment preferred.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills and the ability to learn new software and web-based applications such as electronic medical records.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

AHA BLS Professional Certification is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Servant’s heart.
  • Passion to serve the children and families.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Team minded and focused.
  • Joyful in spirit.
  • Follows chain of command.
  • Solves problems creatively.

Additional Information

Benefits

Shifts: No evenings, weekends, or holidays. Monday-Thursday, full-time 36 hours per week, benefits, holidays and paid time off.

How to Apply

Apply through indeed:  https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/69678fde-bdd8-4e9d-ae98-f6105a0e1f68/Special-Kids-Inc

Apply through Special Kids website:  https://www.specialkidstn.com/careers

Details

  • Date Posted: September 2, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: TBD
  • Working Hours: 36 hrs/wk; M-Th, 7:30am-5pm