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Child Life Specialist

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Child Life, Child Development, or related field

Experience:

480 hour Child Life Internship under a Certified Child Life Specialist in a hospital setting
Exposure to children of all ages in a variety of settings
2 years experience preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Child Life Certification preferred

Special Skills:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong customer service skills
Adapt easily to varying job responsibilities
Takes initiative, highly motivated

Work Environment:

Able to stand for long periods of time (1/3 to 2/3 of shift)
Able to get on the floor with patients (1/3 to 2/3 of shift)
Able to push/pull 20lbs in order to transport patients to/from activities, special events, etc.
Able to lift 30 lbs (1/3 of shift)
Able to work in a warm environment to provide patient care interventions during treatments and take patients outside.

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