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MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center Des Moines, Iowa
Requisition ID 2022-230685 Employment Type Full Time Department Child Care Center Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday- Friday (8a-430p) Remote No Category Education and Training

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



  • Provides adequate supervision to children at all times indoors and
  • Follows all health and safety requirements consistent with DHS licensing and best-practices as out-lined in Caring for our Children National Health and Safety
  • Provides for the basic needs of children through daily routines that are respectful of each child’s developmental and cultural
  • Promotes healthy eating and mealtime practices consistent with CACFP guidelines and
  • Creates and implements weekly lesson plans, activities, and projects to promote children’s learning and development utilizing the center endorsed

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or equivalent (12 ECE or related credits ) is required. Associates or Bachelors degree in ECE or related field preferred.
  • Pediatric HeartSaver w/adult module or HeartSaver w/ Infant & child modules CPR, first aid and AED certified within three (3) months of hire.
  • Mandatory Child and Adult Abuse Reporter training to be completed within first 30 days of employment
  • Must be 18 years of age or older and meet all DHS requirements for hire
  • Prior work experience within an early childhood center-based program (NAEYC accredited)
  • Knowledge and skills in child development and early childhood education·
  • Ability to work with children and families who are experiencing special circumstances (for example homelessness, substance use, trauma)
  • Ability to move and react
  • Ability to get up and down from the floor
  • Ability to use a computer and Goggle Platform

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). 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.