The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB) Night Care Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland

Job Descriptions:

Summary: With supervision, provides overnight Child Care program to an assigned group of students.

Essential Functions:

  1. Makes rounds every 1/2 hour to monitor sleeptime program for assigned students.

  2. Provides wake-up program for assigned students.

  3. Administers medications to assigned students.

  4. Maintains log of overnight program.

  5. Maintains communications with other cottages or floors.

    Work Schedule:

40 overnight hours per week with no scheduled break. This position follows an 11-month school calendar.

Required Experience:


  1. Requires AA degree; OR a minimum of a HS diploma/GED Equivalency with a minimum 2 years related experience; OR a current RCYCP Certification.

  2. General knowledge of residential child care principles and techniques.

  3. General knowledge of bedtime, sleeptime, and wake-up theory.

  4. General knowledge of report writing and data collection methods.

  5. Basic knowledge of visual impairment and a variety of disabling conditions.

  6. Must be at least 21 years of age.

After six months in this position, the employee is required to have:

  • Certification in CPR & first aid

  • Completion of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) Training.

  • Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner Certification.

After one year in this position the employee is required to have certification or satisfactory training completion in: medication monitoring, lifting techniques, and fire safety.

Keyword: child care

From: The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB)