Child Life Specialist, Full Time, St. Louis Children's Hospital

Job Description

Job ID: 1190794
Employment Status: Full-Time
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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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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