Loma Linda University Medical Center Child Life Specialist* in Loma Linda, California
Child Life Specialist*
Child Life Services
Must have a minimum of 500 hours of a Child Life internship.
- Bachelors Degree
Job Summary: This position will support LLUCH's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Child Life Specialist (CLS) collaborates with the healthcare team to facilitate activities consistent with patients' age-specific (neonate, infant, toddler, preschooler, school age, adolescent, young adult) developmental needs. Works with pediatric patients and families to help them cope with hospitalization, procedures, surgeries, and grief through therapeutic play, education, and other interventions. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse internal and external workforce and patient population. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Life/Child Development or related field with an emphasis in Child Life required. 500 hours of Child Life internship and one year experience in child development/education center required. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required; certification by Child Life Council preferred. Experience in hospital-based Child Life program preferred. Able to read; write legibly; and speak in English with professional quality.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability