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ELC Teacher Assistant

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Virginia Mason Memorial

Yakima, WA 98901
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The responsibility of the ELC Teacher Assistant is to assist in the care and education of children from one month to seven years of age, with light housekeeping included. Creates and maintains a healthy, safe and positive environment for children. Ensure children are well supervised at all times. Assist children with diapering, hand washing, feeding, clean-up and any other needs they may have. Understand and comply with Department of Early Learning Licensing Standards. Serve snacks and lunch according to Health District guidelines. Maintains confidentiality of information and files of children and families. Respond productively to interruptions and changing conditions. Possess advanced knowledge of children's physical and intellectual competencies for ages one month to six years. Maintain and promote teamwork with all staff. Participate in ongoing training and regular staff meetings. Maintain an appropriate level of responsibility for updating job-related knowledge and skills level including applicable Joint Commission requirements.



Teacher Assistant I: High School Diploma or GED.

Teacher Assistant II: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood education or related field.

Experience: Previous experience working with children required.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: CPR/1st aid, food handler's card and STARS certifications required. Required to complete a TB Test every year as well as BBP/HIV training.


At Virginia Mason Memorial, our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.

Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. Does this sound like the place for you? We would love to hear from you! Come be the best of the best with us!

We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including a generous 401K plan, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.

"Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

Reference: 569309544