Full Job Description
Located in Manhattan, The New York Proton Center (NYPC) is one of the most unique and respected clinical partnerships in the world of proton therapy. The collaboration between Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center and Mount Sinai Health System brings state of the art proton therapy treatment to the patients of New York and the surrounding areas. The Consortium is managed by ProHEALTH Medical management, LLC.
Our team at NYPC is comprised of highly motivated, passionate, professional and engaged individuals working together as a dynamic team to deliver an exceptional level of patient care, providing the most advanced proton therapy technology. We offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefits package with flexibility for growth and career advancement.
If you meet the criteria and would like to be a part of our collaborative, innovative and patient focused team, please apply with a cover letter and copy of your resume, or CV, to the current opportunity listed below.
The Child Life Coordinator will work alongside clinicians and will provide supportive care for infant, child, and adolescent pediatric patients and their families at the New York Proton Center. The person in this role will strive to enhance the lives of children and their families through delivering world-class care.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create a welcoming environment. Greets and introduces self and role upon initial contact with patient/family
Provide services to pediatric patients based on an understanding of child development and the impact that illness, injury, disability and hospitalization have on this process
Identify teaching, materials and techniques for different age groups and learning needs
Provide emotional support and stress reduction techniques during identified stress points
Provide pediatric patients with opportunities for play and relaxation, interaction with other children, and personalized attention
Develop and execute group activity programs
Plan interventions specific to the impact of the health care
Provide guidance for the family in understanding and dealing with NYPC regulations and procedures
Records patient care information in the medical record and or the daily census sheets
Comply with all New York Proton Center policies related to Privacy Rules established under the Health Information Privacy and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Perform other job-related duties, as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Child Life, Child Development or closely related field
Child Life Specialist Certification
Prior experience working with pediatric population in a hospital environment
Must possess strong technical problem-solving skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
The New York Proton Center (NYPC) strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.