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Child Care Teaching Assistant-Daycare, 20 hrs/wk, Day Shift, M-F, Lincoln

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Job Title: Daycare-Childcare Teaching Assistant
Job Code: 880250
Status: Part Time
Location: Lincoln Child Development Center   

**NOTE** Effective 10/01/19, Nebraska State Law requires that all new staff members submit fingerprints for a national criminal history record check through the Nebraska State Patrol.
   The individual submitting prints is required to pay the actual cost of the fingerprinting and processing (approximately $50.00).  In addition, individuals providing child care are required to have a full set of background checks completed every 5 years while employed at or living in a child care program.  If you have questions about these requirements, please contact the Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit, at 800-600-1289 or by email at  To remain compliant with this law, the HR office will present this paperwork to any applicant who is selected for an interview. 

Madonnaâ??s Child Development Center supports the mission of Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital by providing child care for children or legal dependants of employees.  Trained staff members, using developmentally-based programs focus on meeting each child's level of need while stimulating and challenging each child to promote balanced growth.
Other medical centers provide save lives; we change lives!  Madonna miracles and breakthrough moments happen every day; when patients who could not previously walk or speak independently, joyfully celebrate when they hear: â??Now You Can!â?  
The marvelous aspect of working at Madonna Child Development Center, regardless of licensure, is the ability to provide a lifetime of care with dedication, skill and compassion.  Now is the opportunity to be a part of something meaningful!
The Child Care Assistant carries out a daily schedule of activities for an assigned group of children.  Maintains a safe and orderly environment; communicates childrenâ??s activities and behavior to parents as appropriate.  Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for the department and Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital as a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.



  1. Provides for the basic care of assigned children.
  2. Maintains a safe and orderly environment for children.
  3. Observes and relays significant individual and group behavior to appropriate personnel.
  4. Communicates the daily activities of children to parents.
  5. Conducts daily activities for children as assigned.
  6. Attends staff meetings and development programs as required; participates in in-services and continuing education as required by state law.
  7. Communicates effectively (written, verbal and in all aspects) with facility personnel, coworkers, and parents.
  8. Assists with oversight of volunteersâ?? activities and assignments; provides support and direction when needed.
  9. Ability to react appropriately under stress and emergency situations.
  10. Ability to recognize and relay significant individual and group behavior.
  11. Must follow written and verbal directions as given by parents, teachers, or supervisors.        
  12. Takes instruction from supervisor to perform other functions as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department and/or system.
  1. Obtains educational materials required to implement the daily activity.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of records and work information.
  3. Adheres to facility and departmental policies and procedures in responding to routine and non-routine work demands.
  4. Knowledge of developmentally appropriate teaching methods and practices to provide for activities for and interactions with assigned children.
  5. Knowledge of appropriate childcare practices.

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  2. Skill in basic art and craft activities.
  3. Takes instruction from supervisor to perform other functions as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department and/or system.

Must have constant near visual acuity with ordinary hearing and speaking skills.  Must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds with frequent lift and carry of 35 pounds.  Must tolerate frequent sitting and standing throughout the work shift.  Requires frequent bending and stooping.  Must tolerate occasional to frequent horizontal reaching with both arms.  Frequent grasping of both hands requiring normal grip strength based on national averages.  May be exposed to biohazardous materials.
High school diploma or equivalency required.  Any combination of training and experience that will allow the incumbent to perform stated work requirements.  Incumbent must be 18 years of age or older. Must have valid Nebraska driverâ??s license and proof of good driving record.   CPR for Health Care Provider/CPR for Professional Rescuer and first aid required.

Must complete all in-service hours required by the State of NE; by November of the current year. Background checks are conducted on applicants for this position with the agencies as required by Nebraska State regulations, in addition to any other agencies as determined by Madonna.  Applicants must sign authorization forms to release information to Madonna.
For those that seek it out, this role is a springboard for your career!  For others, attaining a rewarding part time role provides the perfect balance and supplemental income for their family.   Madonna offers a Competitive Salary; 403b Retirement Plan; Tuition Assistance and varied scholarships to qualifying employees!   We have a Certified Daycare that is on the main campus (childcare coverage for the staff) available for children 6 weeks to 12 years old. 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Madonna is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Turn your work into your lifeâ??s mission!  See first-hand impact on members and their families!  Learn new skills and advance your career!   Love your job and your team!   Go home at the end of the day knowing that you have made a difference!  


Job Details

Date Posted February 13, 2020
Date Closes February 28, 2020
Requisition 0003JN
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department Lincoln-Madonna Main Campus
SOC Category 00-0000.00