Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center

Department: AZ Childrens Center - Roosevelt

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Evenings

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.





  • 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.

Specialized Training:

  • Must have successfully completed a Child Life Internship.


  • Requires a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) certification or must be attained within the first year of employment.
  • CPR Required.
  • Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months.

Knowledge, Skills & 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 & punctuation.
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
  • Bilingual Skills desired.
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and ability to meet designated deadlines are required.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge.

Salary Range: Hourly rate: $19.73 - $29.10

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