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Child Life Assistant I- PRN

Job Description

Job ID: 1217529
Employment Status: PRN
More Information:

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, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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, 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