St. Luke’s Health System in Boise is seeking a Child Life Specialist to join our Child Life team.
The Child Life Specialist provides and supports the physical and psychosocial development of children in themedical center.
Provides age appropriate play-based interventions and creates care plans compatible with medical and psychosocial needs.
Supports the patient's emotional, social, and cognitive growth in the context of family, culture, and development.
Enhances patient's and family's understanding of medical procedures and diagnosis by facilitating developmentally appropriate procedural preparation and support.
Implements a wide range of recreational events and activities, including coordination of visitors and donations.
Serves as a resource to hospital staff on issues related to psychosocial developmental needs of pediatric patients.
Minimizes fears and stress regarding the health experience and fosters coping.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelors’ Degree in Child Development, Child Life, or related field.
1 year experience working with children.
Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) and American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider certification.
Child Life Hospitalization experience
Why St. Luke's:
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.
Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:
St. Luke’s Health System | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Boise Valley Economic Partnership | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit Idaho.org
- St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.