Shriners Hospitals for Children - Galveston Is the leader in the fields of acute burn injury treatment and rehabilitation. We are seeking a Child Life Specialist to serve the mission of our organization.
The Child Life Specialist works as a part of the interdisciplinary team and is responsible for meeting the psychosocial and developmental needs of children and families in acute, day surgery, clinic, and outpatient settings.
Provides developmentally appropriate methods to prepare children and/or families for diagnostic and treatment procedures
Facilitates a therapeutic play program in cooperation with the team
Plans, coordinates, implements and/or supervises activities for patients including special events, outside group entertainment, patient birthday parties, and in-house group programs
Supports school re-entry program
Plans and coordinates therapeutic outings
Educates patients on skin care technique and makeup application.
Facilitates adaptive coping techniques and promotes normal growth and development of the patient and family
Shriners Hospitals for Children serves children and families affected by Pediatric burn injuries. We provide this care without regard to the patient's ability to pay.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and Paid Time Off.
Bachelors degree in Child Life Therapy required; Masters degree preferred
Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) required
Additional Salary Information: based upon experience
About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Galveston is the leader in the fields of acute burn injury treatment and rehabilitation. We serve children and families affected by Pediatric burn injuries. We provide this care without regard to the patient's ability to pay.