Child life specialists are trained and interactive professionals with expertise in helping children and their families overcome life’s most challenging events.
Accomplished Child Life Specialists encompass an educational background in child development and family systems and promote effective coping through therapeutic play, preparation, education, and self-expression activities.
They provide emotional support for families, and encourage optimum development of children facing a broad range of challenging experiences in a healthcare and hospitalization environment.
Child Life Specialists acknowledge that a child’s well-being depends on the support of the family. They become a crucial resource by providing educational information, support and guidance to parents, siblings, and other family members. They also play a vital role in educating caregivers, administrators, and the general public about the needs of children under stress.
Child Life Specialists are a cherished member of the medical team.
Additional Details: This position provides child life services to patients and families in ED. The schedule is Sunday-Wednesday. Candidate must be willing to work weekends, evenings, and may be asked to work holidays. Schedule changes may be required based on patient and family needs
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Intermountain verifies both degree attainment and educational institution accreditation following an offer of employment.
Child Life Certification from Child Life Council, Inc. or eligible for Child Life Certification (to be obtained within six months of hire date)
Child Life experience in a medical or hospital setting
Computer experience in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases or similar applications
List Physical Requirements
Master's degree from an accredited institution
Bilingual in English and Spanish
All positions subject to close without notice
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
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