Child Life Specialist (PT)

BJC HealthCare
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Job Details

  • Location: Saint Louis, MO, 63110
  • Date Posted: 2023-12-22
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Education
  • Req Number: 62731-en-us
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Description

Additional Information About the Role

St. Louis Children's Hospital is seeking a Child Life Specialist to work part time. 12 hour EU shift each week 10:30a-11p (Covering every 3rd weekend)

Applicants much have completed their 600 hour internship prior to starting. 


Overview

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children’s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”

 

Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries. 

 

St. Louis Children’s consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children’s was one of eight children’s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s has been designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC).

 


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

To provide the scope of child life services to children and families who are receiving services from St. Louis Children's Hospital.

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with health care professionals and hospital staff to provide optimal family centered care.
  • Provides child life services to patients and families as assessed and prioritized including psycho-social preparation for hospitalization, procedures, surgeries, and/or other potentially stressful events.
  • Actively contributes to the efficient operation of the Child Life Department, planning activities, special projects, meetings and outcome measures.
  • Increases awareness of child life services throughout the hospital by providing information about the services, role modeling, medical record documentation and in-service education.
  • Minimum Requirements

    Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Child Life/Educ/Life Science
  • Child Life Internship
  • Experience

  • No Experience
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Preferred Requirements

    Experience

  • <2 years

  • Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards

    At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
    • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
    • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
    • 401(k) plan with BJC match
    • Tuition Assistance available on first day
    • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
    • Adoption assistance

    To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

    *Not all benefits apply to all jobs

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer