Child Life Specialist
Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center
Department: AZ Childrens Center - Roosevelt
Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week
Under the direction of the Child Life Coordinator, this position supervises, assesses, plans, coordinates, facilitates, and evaluates psychosocial, developmental, and educational activities for pediatric patients (infants through adolescents) and their families. Provides comprehensive care based on the principles of growth and development across the life span of patients served. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost-effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.
Hourly Pay Rate: $19.73 - $29.10
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Education, Child Development, or related field.
Master's degree is preferred.
Prefer at least one (1) year Child Life experience or previous acute care Pediatric experience.
Must have successfully completed a Child Life Internship.
Requires a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) certification.
Requires BLS card obtained through the American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess the ability to work with culturally diverse patients and families.
Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and ability to meet designated deadlines are required.
Must have basic computer knowledge.
Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
Bilingual Skills desired.