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Child Life Specialist

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Job ID:

1347822

Location:

Akron, OH 

Category:

Health Care

Salary:

per year
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Job Views:

211

Zip Code:

44301

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.17.2014
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Job Description:

Department: Emergency Services
Schedule: Part time nonexempt - PH
Shift: Evening
Hours: 11a-11p/3p-11p/Weekends Required

Position Description:

Plan and implement comprehensive Child Life services. Responsibilities include: Provide preparation, and facilitate adaptive coping strategies for patients and families for medical procedures and other health care experiences. Provide education and emotional support to patients and families; advocate and communicate patients/families needs to multi disciplinary staff; provide education related to child development and impact of hospitalization; supervise and train students and volunteers. Perform other related miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Child Development. Child Life specialization preferred. Must possess or be eligible for professional certification from Child Life Certifying Committee as a Certified Child Life Specialist (C.C.L.S.) With eligibility, must secure certification within one year of employment and maintain. Minimum two years clinical experience functioning as a Child Life Specialist preferred. Current Health Care Provider BLS training is required. American Heart Association (AHA) is the organization designated for BLS, ACLS, PEARS and PALS B for clarification see Department of Nursing Training Requirements for CPR and Resuscitation policy.



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Child Life Specialist

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Job ID:

1347822

Location:

Akron, OH 

Category:

Health Care

Salary:

per year
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

211

Zip Code:

44301

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.17.2014
col-wide   

Job Description:

Department: Emergency Services
Schedule: Part time nonexempt - PH
Shift: Evening
Hours: 11a-11p/3p-11p/Weekends Required

Position Description:

Plan and implement comprehensive Child Life services. Responsibilities include: Provide preparation, and facilitate adaptive coping strategies for patients and families for medical procedures and other health care experiences. Provide education and emotional support to patients and families; advocate and communicate patients/families needs to multi disciplinary staff; provide education related to child development and impact of hospitalization; supervise and train students and volunteers. Perform other related miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Child Development. Child Life specialization preferred. Must possess or be eligible for professional certification from Child Life Certifying Committee as a Certified Child Life Specialist (C.C.L.S.) With eligibility, must secure certification within one year of employment and maintain. Minimum two years clinical experience functioning as a Child Life Specialist preferred. Current Health Care Provider BLS training is required. American Heart Association (AHA) is the organization designated for BLS, ACLS, PEARS and PALS B for clarification see Department of Nursing Training Requirements for CPR and Resuscitation policy.


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