BJC Careers

Child Life Specialist Part Time Non-Benefits

Saint Louis, MO
Support Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1175967
Employment Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.


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Role Purpose

To provide the scope of child life services to children and families who are receiving services from St. Louis Children's Hospital.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with health care professionals and hospital staff to provide optimal family centered care.
  • Provides child life services to patients and families as assessed and prioritized including psycho-social preparation for hospitalization, procedures, surgeries, and/or other potentially stressful events.
  • Actively contributes to the efficient operation of the Child Life Department, planning activities, special projects, meetings and outcome measures.
  • Increases awareness of child life services throughout the hospital by providing information about the services, role modeling, medical record documentation and in-service education.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Child Life/Educ/Life Science

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Child Life Spec

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • <2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer