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Specialist-Child Life

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
12 January, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
271995
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Specialist-Child Life

Job Description

Overview

Provides therapeutic consultation, education, performance improvement and emotional support for children and their families. Uses identified and approved assessment strategies and tools to determine patient needs, including psycho-social preparation for hospitalization or other stressful events. Conducts evaluations, records evaluations in patients' medical records and consults with physicians and staff to provide optimal family centered care. Trains and works with volunteers to effectively interact with hospitalized children.

  • This position is for the NICU.
  • Preferred Certified Child Life Specialists with at least 1-2 years of experience, specifically with the newborn population, new programming, and or volunteer programming.
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Child Life, Child Development, Therapeutic Recreation, Social Work or related field.
  • Requires certification or eligibility for certification as a Child Life Specialist.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Requires experience in working with hospitalized children or children with healthcare needs.
  • Experience leading therapeutic sessions with individuals and groups, along with experience working with volunteers is preferred.

 

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 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 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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