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Child Care Technician

Child Care Technician

Requisition ID 
Patient Care
Position Type 
Regular Part-Time
Sub Category 
COM Kids First Magnolia Staff
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This is a PRN (as needed) position is located in Magnolia, Arkansas


KIDS FIRST serves children with special healthcare needs ranging in age from six weeks to five years. In our pediatric day healthcare clinics, children diagnosed as having a medical condition known to place them at risk for developmental delays and disabilities receive intensive intervention.


The Child Care Technician assists the Early Childhood Development Specialist in providing care and intervention to a group of young children birth to age 5 with developmental delays and special medical needs.


Salary: $8.63/hour


  1. Provides quality direct patient care for a group of young children including serving mealtimes, assisting with feeding, diapering, and dressing.
  2. Provides developmentally appropriate behavioral guidance within daily scheduled activities.
  3. Follows the direction of the ECDS to provide individualized developmental services of their assigned treatment rooms in a manner that is child-centered, family focused, and demonstrates evidence-based or best practice.
  4. Establishes exciting learning environments for young children and apply curriculum to address the objectives contained in each child’s treatment plan.
  5. May perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED plus six (6) months of experience in the care of children.
  • Excellent communication skills with adults and children.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field
  • CDA or Child Care Orientation Training (CCOT) Certificate

Candidate must pass state abuse registry checks, drug screen, submit to a TB skin test and required immunizations or provide proof of immunizations.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Occasionally
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Outdoor Weather Conditions
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Biological