Children's Hospital Boston Child Life Specialist (multiple openings/units) in Boston, Massachusetts
65262BRJob Posting Title:Child Life Specialist (multiple openings/units)Department:Patient Services-Child LifeAutoReqId:65262BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:Boston Children's Hospital is hiring Child Life Specialists across the following units:
Intermediate Care Program
Surgical Acute Care Unit
Child Life Specialists are responsible for:
Participating in therapeutic activities and programs to meet patients' psychosocial and developmental needs, and facilitating adjustment to health care experiences.
Serving as member of multidisciplinary team.
Delegating work assignments to volunteers and participates in clinical training of student interns.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Child Life, or a closely related field with a concentration in child life.
600-hour Child Life internship under the supervision of a certified child life specialist.
General skills to resolve problems requiring the use of child development theory, professional child life principles, and experienced‑based knowledge.
Well-developed writing skills, and excellent communication skills including conflict resolution to effectively work as a team member.
Child Life Certification required within 1 year of hire
Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular