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Child Life Specialist - Covenant Children's Hospital

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:


Child Life Specialist

Functioning as a member of the health care team, the Child Life Specialist is responsible for supporting children, teens, and family members in the health care setting by providing developmentally appropriate play/recreation and activities, education and preparation for medical procedures, and emotional support of the child and family.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Child Life, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Family Studies or a closely related field.

  • Coursework/Training Child life specific clinical training experience (e.g., practicum and/or internship) in a pediatric medical setting.

  • Coursework/Training Trained in child development principles and impact of illness and hospitalization on children and families:

  • Application of therapeutic play, developmental education, and expressive modalities to address psychosocial needs of children and families.

  • Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) or eligible within 3-months to take the certification exam through the Child Life Certifying Committee. Child life certification must be attained within 1-year of hire date.

  • BLS (AHA) Certification/training within 30 days of employment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 1 year Experience working with young children and adolescents in a healthcare setting.

      Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

      About Providence

      At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

      Requsition ID: SR359009
      Company: Covenant Jobs
      Job Category: Behavioral Health
      Job Function: Clinical Care
      Schedule: Full time
      Shift: Variable
      Career Track: Clinical Professional
      Department: 8006 SOCIAL WORK SVC
      Address: TX Lubbock 4015 22nd Pl

      Covenant Health is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Lubbock , Child Life Specialist - Covenant Children's Hospital, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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