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103311 - Supervisor-Child Life

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
23 February, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Rotating
Requisition Number
302900
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103311 - Supervisor-Child Life

Job Description

Overview

Provides clinical leadership and supervisory guidance to the Child Life and ancillary staff who support child life programming. Serves as a liaison with volunteers, individuals, and groups from the community who wish to participate in or provide a positive patient experience that benefits children and families at Riley Hospital. Coordinates procedures and plans that enhance the health and social support to program participants and for assuring a comprehensive therapeutic program based on developmental theory and evidence-based interventions. Conducts evaluations, records evaluations in patients' medical records, and consults with physicians and staff.
 Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development, Therapeutic Recreation, Social Work, or related field required.
• Requires a certification as a Child Life Specialist.
• Requires 5-7 years of relevant experience.
• Requires experience working with hospitalized children or children with healthcare needs, experience leading therapeutic sessions with individuals and groups, and experience working with volunteers.

 

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.

Qualifications for the 103311 - Supervisor-Child Life Role

Overview

Provides clinical leadership and supervisory guidance to the Child Life and ancillary staff who support child life programming. Serves as a liaison with volunteers, individuals, and groups from the community who wish to participate in or provide a positive patient experience that benefits children and families at Riley Hospital. Coordinates procedures and plans that enhance the health and social support to program participants and for assuring a comprehensive therapeutic program based on developmental theory and evidence-based interventions. Conducts evaluations, records evaluations in patients' medical records, and consults with physicians and staff.
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     Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development, Therapeutic Recreation, Social Work, or related field required.
  •  Requires a certification as a Child Life Specialist.
  • Requires 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  •  Requires experience working with hospitalized children or children with healthcare needs, experience leading therapeutic sessions with individuals and groups, and experience working with volunteers.
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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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