The Child Life Specialist is a professional utilizing current knowledge of childhood development theory to meet the needs of hospitalized children, adolescents and their families. Is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive Child Life program. Collaborates with pediatric nursing, physicians and other involved professionals in addressing the patient's needs.
SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS:
St. Mary's Hospital - Women's & Children's Unit
1. Must be a graduate of a Bachelor's Degree program in Child Life, Child Development, Special Education or a closely related field. Master's Degree preferred.
2. Must possess knowledge of childhood development and related family issues; and apply developmental concepts for the purpose of assessing and meeting children's needs required, as normally gained through a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development area.
3. Must maintain current CPR certification and CCLS (certified child life specialist).
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