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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Norton Healthcare Louisville, KY

Company
Norton Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1674
AJE Ref #
576169739
Location
Louisville, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

The role of the Child Life Therapist is to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate psychosocial patient/family needs for patients aged neonatal to 17 years (Neonates, Pediatric, Adolescent). The Child Life Therapist provides psycho-social support to meet the needs of the patients and families; plans and coordinates activities designed to further the social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth of the child within the inpatient and outpatient setting, utilizing age appropriate principles of growth and development; acts an advocate for the patients and families; performs other related duties.

REQUIRED:

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Bachelor Degree in Child Life or related field
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Certified Child Life Specialist: Must obtain Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential within 12 months of hire
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Prior completion of 480 hour Child Life Internship

DESIRED:

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One year in a healthcare setting

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS MAY INCLUDE VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION, LICENSE OR CREDENTIALS.

Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity