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Specialist - Child Life - Inpatient Acute Care (FT - Rotating - Riley Hospital)

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
10 June, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Rotating
Requisition Number
375226
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Specialist - Child Life - Inpatient Acute Care (FT - Rotating - Riley Hospital)

Job Description

Overview

A Child Life Specialist (CLS) is a member of the healthcare team who works to address psychosocial and emotional concerns of infants, children, adolescents and young adults during their hospital experience. Responsible for supporting patients and their family members adjusting to illness, injury or loss in critical, acute and ambulatory settings. The CLS assesses the psychosocial, developmental and cultural needs of the patient and family and uses developmentally appropriate interventions to educate, prepare and support families to improve their coping with the hospital encounter. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to advocate for emotionally safe, family-centered care for patients and families.

  • Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • Requires 0-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Requires ACLP Certified Child Life Specialist Certification within One Year of Hire Date.
  • Basic Life Support certification through the American Heart Association is required.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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