Child Care Attendant - 30 Hours Per Week (10AM to 10PM)
Tyler , Texas
April 03, 2017

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

We are currently looking to fill part time, afternoon shift positions with hours ranging from 10:00am - 10:00pm Monday - Saturday. This position will typically work 30 hours/week.

Monitor waiting room for children whose parents/guardians are donating plasma and provide a safe and clean environment.

• Perform ID card and child/parent coordination for services related to supervised waiting room.
• Maintain and monitor child attendance log.
• Provide a clean and safe atmosphere for children through continuous monitoring and multi-tasking when room has more than one child. Coordinate replacement for breaks.
• Perform daily maintenance of room, toys and play surfaces.
• Perform universal precautions and wear appropriate PPE when caring for child/children.
• Plan for and provide appropriate activities for each age group.
• Report suspected child abuse, of any form, to Management.
• Maintain effective communication with management to ensure safe and clean supervised waiting room.
• Complete the Supervised Playroom Statistic sheet daily and turn into Management quarterly.

Supports the center management team in identifying operational opportunities for continuous improvement, initiating changes to center processes as needed, through use of company approved procedures (including but not limited to 5S, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen). Frequently lifting up to 26 lbs; occasional lifting up to 50 lb.

Qualifications: Detail oriented.

• Ability to balance needs of children of varying age groups simultaneously.
• Certification in basic First Aid and CPR desired.
• Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Requires previous childcare experience. Physical Demands/Work Environment: Frequently lifting up to 26 lbs; occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.

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A little about us:
At Shire, we help people with rare diseases and specialized conditions live their lives to the fullest.

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