• CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST

    Location US-NJ-Camden
    Job ID
    41052
    Category
    Professionals
    Shift
    2
    Type
    Full Time
    Department Name
    Child Life Program
  • Short Description

         To plan and implement supportive, therapeutic, educational and recreational programs for

         pediatric patients.

     

         To provide preparation and procedural support to patients and families.

     

       To facilitate and encourage positive coping mechanisms in children and their families.

     

         To provide opportunities for growth and development through play, learning and self-

         expression

        

         To serve as a resource for other hospital staff in areas of: child development, family

         centered care, age appropriate preparation and coping strategies, as well as end-of-life

         issues.

    Special Requirements

    Scheduled Days / Hours: 3 12 hr shifts/week 11a-2330;

     

    Education:

    Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science Degree in Child Life, Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Education, Social work, Therapeutic Recreation, etc.

    Experience:

    Completion of 480+ hour internship, as required by the Child Life Council.

    Required License/Certifications/ Registration:

    Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS), or completion certification within one year of hire.

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