Assesses the emotional, developmental, educational, and diversionary needs of hospitalized children and coordinates therapeutic interventions to address the medical, procedural, surgical, and diagnostic experiences of patients and families. Plans and implements programs and services to meet the needs identified for assigned clinical population and the child life department. Promotes and practices the delivery of high quality family-centered care and services for patients and families. (KD)
Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00 PM
Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Child Life, Psychology, or a related field required
Master's degree preferred.
Completion of a child life professional internship with one year of experience working with children required
Professional child life experience in a hospital environment strongly preferred.
OTHER CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Certified Child Life Specialist credential from the Child Life Council must be obtained within 12 months of hire and maintained thereafter.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - 2 years ago
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital studies and treats catastrophic diseases in children, especially pediatric cancers. The hospital,...