Child Life Specialist

Parkview Health - Fort Wayne, IN3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $25,000 - $33,000 a year
EducationSkills
Summary
Responsible for assessing the developmental level and needs of children and families and provide interventions appropriately. Works collaboratively with families and health care providers with a focus on decreasing anxiety, providing pain management techniques, providing psychosocial-emotional support, promoting effective coping, preparing children for medical procedures and encouraging family centered care.

Education
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree with an educational emphasis on human growth and development or child life.

Licensure Certification
Must have Child Life Professional Certification within one year from date of hire.

Additional Experience Information

Experience working with therapeutic child care programs in a health facility preferred.

Other Qualifications
Must possess communicate skills, group work techniques, and organization ability. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Location: Parkview Health · Emergency Care
Schedule: Non-benefited, Evenings, PRN