Child Life Specialist Per Diem

Child Life Specialist Per Diem
Child Life Program

The Child Life Specialist will be responsible for implementing age specific programs that are beneficial to the pediatric patients and their families which assist them in coping with the stress of hospitalization and/or illness.

The Child Life Specialist Per Diem will:
  • Provide therapeutic play activities involving patients and their families under the supervision of the Child Life Coordinator
  • Assist and collaborate with Child Life Coordinator and nursing staff in formulation of individual activity plans, including short term and long term goals/objectives as assessed by the RN.
  • Demonstrate initiative in self-development.

  • Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Psychology, Special Education, or closely related field required. Knowledge of child and adolescent growth and development, family dynamics, play therapy and basic pediatric medicine required.
  • Special Training - Successful completion of Child Life Internship is required.
  • Coursework in child development, knowledge of medical terminology and special needs of hospitalized children also required.
  • BLS Certification required, as approved by the American Heart Association.
  • Candidate for Child Life Certification.
  • Completed 600 hours of Child Life Internship.

Schedule: per diem (as needed)

Grade 118