Paraprofessional – B.E. Smith Family Center - Britian Development Center
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
·Benefits from Day One
·Paid Days Off from Day One
·Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
·Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: B.E. Smith Family Center - Britian Development Center
7415 Grandview St, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
The community you’ll be caring for:
At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
The role you’ll contribute:
Britain Development is an early intervention program for children from birth through six years of age with special needs.The paraprofessional assists the teachers, therapists, and other team members to support the overall function of the department.The paraprofessional works closely with the staff to support the children in their classroom and therapeutic environments.
This is a unique opportunity to support children with disabilities in an inclusive early learning setting.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
·Provide direct support to children under the supervision of the ECSE, PT, OT, SLP, MT, and BCBA to assist children to develop maximum cognitive, communication, self-help, social, motor, and sensory processing skills.
·Assist with self-care routines including diapering, feeding, toilet training, and hand washing.
·Substitute for teachers and/or paraprofessionals when they are absent.
·Participate in therapy sessions and parent conferences as appropriate.
·Support the operations of the Britain Development by helping to maintain a clean and hygienic environment (duties may include un/loading dishwasher, cleaning the pool, washing toys, etc.).
·Collaborate withdirector, manager, and/or social worker to support individual child and family needs and accessing community resources.
·Maintain a professional team relationship with co-workers by being considerate of workloads, assisting with duties, and being supportive toward their continued growth.
·Communicate honestly and confront issues and problems in a private setting.
·Return phone calls and emails in a timely manner, and be punctual for scheduled work hours, meetings, and patient treatment.
·Utilize computer access confidentially, appropriately and following HIPAA guidelines, including appropriate use of social media.
·Provide quality patient care skills/procedures in a manner that takes into account the special needs of the patient, e.g., age, culture, learning ability, etc.
·Demonstrate ability to adapt to constant changes in schedule and environment.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED
·Knowledge of disabilities and child and family development
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
·High School Diploma or Equivalent
·No Previous Experience is Required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
·1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
·First Aid Certification
·HeartSaver or BLS CPR certification through American Heart Association
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.