Child Life Specialist

Job Location US-NC-Huntersville
Job Opening ID
2022-142777
Facility
Huntersville Medical Center
Department
Emergency Services Admin
Work Schedule
Other
PRN Details
12p - 12a; every other weekend
Category
Nursing Care Services
Job Status
Full-Time

Overview

Novant Health is seeking a warm, caring, and nurturing Child Life Specialist.  The Child Life Specialist I assesses the emotional, developmental, educational, and diversionary needs of hospitalized children and coordinates therapeutic interventions to address the medical, procedural, surgical, and diagnostic experiences of patients and families. Plans and implements programs and services to meet the needs identified for assigned clinical population and the child life department, which may include supporting children affected by the hospitalization of an adult. Promotes and practices the delivery of high quality family centered care and services for patients and families. Participates in the education of the multidisciplinary team on child life strategies for providing optimal care for pediatric patients and their families. Arranges visits with schools and other communication organizations to provide education about a patient’s disease, treatment plan and/or limitations. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.

 

#JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth #nursingatnovanthealth. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Education: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree, required. Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or related field. Graduate Degree, preferred.
  • Experience: Completion of Child Life Internship, required.
  • Licensure/Certification: Certified Child Life Specialist or will have completed child life cert. within 1 yr of hire or within 2 examination cycles, required.
  • Additional Skills (required): Assesses the emotional, developmental, educational, and diversionary needs of hospitalized children and coordinates therapeutic interventions to address the medical, procedural, surgical, and diagnostic experiences of patients and families.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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