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Winchester Hospital Childcare Teacher Position in Winchester, Massachusetts

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association's highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area's leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery. JOB SUMMARY: Contributes to the Hospital's mission by planning and implementing safe and developmental classroom curriculum for the children of the Winchester Hospital community. This educator staff position will have an impact on staff and physician satisfaction by setting their minds at ease, comforted that while they are at work their children are safe and in a nurturing environment. QUALIFICATIONS Education: Required: An Associate's Degree Preferred: An Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in a related field Experience: Preferred: Prior experience working in a licensed child care facility Experience in a full day program. Experience in a National Association Education Young Children (NAEYC) accredited center. Other Skills/Knowledge Required: For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team. At least 21 years old and meet the requirements for Department of Early Education and Care (102CMR7: 21(2)(d)). Skills in working with families, conflict resolution and public relations. Good human relations skills to facilitate positive relationships with community agencies, staff, families, and program participants. Possess and utilizes excellent organizational skills. Preferred: Familiar with Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment and Planning. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS: Required: Qualified and applied for Certification from the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) and obtained within one month of hire. Current CDA or completion of certification within 1 year of hire. Within the first 60 days of employment, must obtain: - Child Abuse Prevention Training - Blood Born Pathogen Training - Sexual Harassment Training LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: First Aid and CPR certified OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Professional Commitment Requirements: Keep abreast of developments in the field and/or licensure through continuing education, participation in professional organizations or a combination of both. About Us Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. For more information from the MassHire Metro North Career Center, email Veterans and their eligible spouses receive priority of service. MassHire Metro North Career Center is an EEO Employer. Auxiliary aids or services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.