BJC Careers

Child Life Assistant PRN

Saint Louis, MO
Support Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1177104
Employment Status: PRN
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

Responsible for the safety and security of patients and families in the hospital playrooms, teen lounge and during special events. Supervises, directs, and coordinates the daily operations of these areas and the work of volunteers. Responsible for daily tracking of needed information.


  • Carries out the playroom and teen area activity programs as assigned, including plans and implements group activities that are developmentally appropriate, and assists in the coordination of special events. .
  • Responsible for the daily safety and security of all patients and visitors and during special events by assuring that safety/security policies and practices are consistently followed.
  • Oversees the daily roles and responsibilities of volunteers in the CL areas and during special events by directing them to priority patients and guiding their work.
  • Maintains an orderly and safe environment for all patients and families by overseeing and participating in the daily cleaning and maintenance of CL areas.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • <2 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • 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