Overview: MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit,
Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and
Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's
Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in
Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional
facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric,
internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of
Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually
operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest
employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a
medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health
associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which
was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit
Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost,
not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more
than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
Assists teachers with nurturing and teaching of children in
support of the objectives of the developmental programs for
families at risk residing at House of Mercy. Provides adequate
supervision to children at all times.
Assists the teacher with supervision of all children's
activities so as to maintain a safe and healthy environment.
Assists the teacher in planning and conducting N.A.E.Y.C. and
developmental appropriate lessons to meet the needs of the
individual children and the group.
Assists the teacher by passing on observations regarding the
children's health, behavior and development. Assists the teacher in
preparing and conducting parent/teacher conferences.
Documents necessary information (e.g., incident reports, daily
Assists the teacher in facilitating training and educating of
parents during shadowing in the day care.
Assists with general housekeeping tasks in the Center, including
clean up of equipment and child areas.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
At least 18 years of age, preferred.
High school diploma or GED.
Some experience in early childhood education and/or some college
in early childhood, education or related field, preferred.
Medication Manager certification, preferred.
Heartsaver AED (Infant, child and adult CPR) certified through
American Heart Association within three (3) months of
First Aid certification (Infant, child and adult) through
American Heart Association or Red Cross within three (3) months of
Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting training to be completed within
first 30 days of employment.
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.