Additional Application Requirements:
Deadline (November 15th)
Please note: Earlier applications may be considered and accepted prior to the deadline
Select applicants will be interviewed on location or via Skype
Child Life Fellowship
Funded by: Spirit of Children Charity
The Child Life Fellowship position is offered to a new child life professional who has successfully completed a child life internship (minimum 600 hours), and is either certified in child life or eligible to take the child life certification exam.
The CL Fellowship is a 9-month full-time position (40 hours/week) with a tentative start date of January 6, 2020. The fellowship position is intended for new professionals who wish to gain supervised professional experience that includes mentoring, educational opportunities, and clinical skill development with an emphasis on evidence-based practice. The child life fellow will work primarily as a floating staffed position providing supplemental coverage to units with high volumes or limited CL staffing. The fellow will gain a breadth of clinical experience in various areas of the hospital including PICU, outpatient services (e.g., radiology, pedi oncology), general pediatrics, and the emergency department. The fellow will work as a member of the clinical team and attend team meetings, track productivity data, participate in program development & evaluation, and provide direct-patient care. The child Life fellow receives a monthly stipend ($2,200/month - without benefits) and will be required to complete a W-9 IRS form.
Covenant Children’s Hospital, part of the Covenant Health system, is a 269-bed freestanding children’s hospital located in Lubbock, Texas. Inpatient units include a pediatric ICU, general pediatric unit, and neonatal intensive care unit. The hospital also includes a level-2 Pediatric Trauma Emergency Department. The hospital has three therapeutic playroom spaces, a songwriting/music recording studio, and a children’s performance theater with closed-circuit television.
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: $2,200.00 /month