January 10, 2020

Please contact Nicole Boik, MS, CCLS directly at nicoleboi@baptisthealth.net

Full-Time Child Life Specialist Position Job Summary Detail: Assesses the emotional, developmental, educational, and diversionary needs of pediatric patients and their families and coordinates therapeutic interventions to address the various medical experiences of patients and families. Using knowledge of child development, structures and implements programs and services to meet the identified needs of the assigned clinical population and department. Acts as the child and caregiver advocate while promoting concepts of family-centered care. Qualifications – Degree: Bachelor’s Work Experience: Prior Work Experience – 1 Year Additional Qualifications: Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential from the Association of Child Life Professionals must be obtained within 12 months of hire/job entry date and maintained thereafter. Employees hired/started in job prior to June 2018 are exempt. Completion of a 600 hour clinical child life internship. Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Family Sciences, Child Development, Education, or a related field. Knowledge of principles and practices of child development. Knowledge of the dynamics of family relationships and family systems. Knowledge of children’s reactions and coping mechanisms in healthcare environments and illness.