Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by Parrish Medical Center
Under the direct supervision of the Special Programs Coordinator, the duties of the Respite Assistant include, but are not limited to, hands-on instruction of children between one year (1) and sixteen (16) years of age within the respite care program.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Leads age appropriate activities to promote child development: cognitive, social, emotional, physical and self-care skills.
Provides opportunities for social interaction between participants.
*Ensures all classroom and center wide policies and procedures adhere toState and county requirements.
Provides a safe and sanitary environment for children.
*Assists children with self-care skills to promote independence.
* Provides set up and clean up prior to and after respite night.
*Develops and maintains professionalism with the children, parents, staff and community partners.
*Meets or exceeds yearly requirements for continuing education.
Vocational or other technical school, certification, training or apprenticeship required beyond high school.
Work Experience: 1 years to Decision Making: Basic: Ongoing supervision is provided on a regular basis.
Desired results are clearly defined, however, some independent judgment is necessary to select and apply the most appropriate procedures to achieve those results.
Problem Solving: Problems are generally standard/routine in nature.
Answers are usually found by selecting from specific choices defined in standard work policies or proceduresResponsibility for Directing Others: Has temporary responsibility or authority which is limited to the direction of co-workers.
Planning Level: One to Three Months: Plan events that are expected to occur in the next one to three months or on a quarterly basis.Internal Contacts: Requires regular contact within the department and occasional contacts with other departments, supplying or gathering factual information.External Contacts: Requires occasional contact with outside agencies, other medical centers, patients or visitors, supplying or gathering factual information.
Job-Related Knowledge: Has knowledge of office or operational procedures.
Skills needed to write, obtain information, and apply to intermediate math.
(e.g., move patients or equipment, add columns of numbers, type record data, basic typing/word-processing, check charts/records, entering information into a database/spreadsheet.
)Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: 40 Clock-hour Introductory Child Care Training, Florida Department of Children and FamiliesCPR, First AidAge Specific Populations: Pediatric, Adolescent, AdultWorking Conditions/Physical Effort: Work requires occasional exposure to high noises, weather, heat and humidity.
Occasional exposure to infectious materials and chemicals.
Physical effort requires occasional moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs.
Constant intermittent sitting, standing, stooping and walking.
Changed from only minor physical strain and work does not involve any exposure to disagreeable elements.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled Category: Personal Care , Keywords: Respite Worker