BJC Healthcare Child Life Specialist - PRN in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.
To provide the scope of child life services to children and families who are receiving services from St. Louis Children's Hospital.
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.
- Child Life/Educ/Life Science
- No Experience
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
- Certified Child Life Spec
- <2 years
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
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.
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