Child Life Therapist
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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB 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.
Bachelor Degree in Child Life or related field
Certified Child Life Specialist: Must obtain Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential within 12 months of hire
Prior completion of 480 hour Child Life Internship
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