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Children's Hospital Boston Child Life Specialist - Emergency Room (30 hours) in Boston, Massachusetts

73733BRJob Posting Title:Child Life Specialist - Emergency Room (30 hours)Department:Patient Services-Child LifeAutoReqId:73733BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:30 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description: This Child Life Specialist will:

  • Participate in therapeutic activities and programs to meet patients' psychosocial and developmental needs, and facilitate adjustment to health care experiences.

  • Serve as member of multidisciplinary team.

  • Delegate work assignments to volunteers and participate in clinical training of student interns.

  • Work 30 hours per week (three 10-hour shifts) including day/evening/weekend/holiday rotations.

    To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Child Life, or a closely related field with a concentration in child life.

  • 600-hour Child Life internship under the supervision of a certified child life specialist.

  • General skills to resolve problems requiring the use of child development theory, professional child life principles, and experienced ‑ based knowledge.

  • Well-developed writing skills, and excellent communication skills including conflict resolution to effectively work as a team member.

  • Certification in Child Life Specialist required within 1 year of hire for all new hires.

    Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.

    Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only