Providence Health & Services Teacher Assistant - Wee Care Child Development Center in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Do you enjoy nurturing children and helping them to learn and grow? Providence is calling a Teacher Assistant to our Wee Care Child Development Center in Portland, Oregon. Wee Care has achieved a Five Star Quality Rating by the State of Oregon in childcare services and we are looking to add to our team! This is an on-call, variable shift position.

In this position, you will:

  • Work as a team member to provide a safe and secure environment that provides developmental activities for a child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.

  • Be directly involved in the physical care of children including feeding and changing of diapers/clothing and the maintenance of a clean and orderly environment.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High diploma or equivalent

  • 1 year of direct qualified child care experience in a licensed child care center with infants/toddlers (6 weeks to 36 months), or preschool children (36 months to 5 years). Other qualifying experience could include qualified course work or a combination of qualified course work and experience

  • Willingness and ability to expand knowledge of child development/early childhood education

  • In compliance with the Oregon Child Care Division, criminal history registration is required for this position, based on assigned duties

  • Must have no convictions related to child abuse, offenses against persons, sexual offenses, child neglect, felony offenses involving controlled substances or any other offenses bearing substantial relation to the qualifications, functions or duties of an employee of a child care facility

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 137009