This position plans and provides therapeutic intervention and appropriate psychosocial developmental care with pediatric patients and their families and assists them in coping with the stress and anxiety of health care experiences and maximizes the growth and development of infants, children and adolescent patients.
Bachelors in Child Life, Therapeutic Recreation or related field (Required)
Master`s degree in Child Life, Therapeutic Recreation or related field. (Preferred)
Completion of a minimum 480 hour professional Child Life Internship, under the direction of a Certified Child Life Specialist. (Required)
Minimum 1 year experience working with children. (Required)
Professional Child Life experience in a hospital environment. (Preferred)
Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association. (Required)
Current certification as a Certified Child Life specialist (CCLS) by the Child Life Certifying Commission (CLCC) or Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). (Preferred)