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Children's Hospital Boston Child Life Specialist, Weymouth Satellite in Boston, Massachusetts

73474BRJob Posting Title:Child Life Specialist, Weymouth SatelliteDepartment:Patient Services-Child LifeAutoReqId:73474BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:30 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description: This Child Life Specialist will be responsible for participating in therapeutic activities to support patient and their families at our brand new Weymouth satellite. Specifically, together the two child life specialists will responsible for initiating this new child life program - facilitating coping and preparation in the Primary Care area, as well as clinical areas including (but not limited to) radiology, phlebotomy cardiology and neurology. These are 30 hour positions, (3 – 10hr/days) working either M/T/W, or W/Th/F schedules.

This Child Life Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Participating in therapeutic activities and programs to meet patients' psychosocial and developmental needs, and facilitating adjustment to health care experiences for patients.

  • Serving as member of multidisciplinary team.

  • Delegating work assignments to volunteers and participating in clinical training of student interns.

    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.

  • Child Life Certification required within 1 year of hire

    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:WeymouthRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only