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Child Life Specialist

Job Details

Location:
Fort Myers, FL

Category:
Child Life

Type:
Full Time

Schedule:
Evenings

Job Ref:
10534

Location: Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida

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Department: Child Life

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Workdays/Nights: Days

9981 S. HealthPark Drive

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Shift: Shift 1

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8:30:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM

Fort Myers, FL 33908

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Work Type: Full Time

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Exempt: Yes

Job Summary

Summary:

Provide evidence-based, developmentally and psychologically appropriate interventions including therapeutic play, preparation and education that support and reduce fear, anxiety and pain for infants, children, youth and families. Promotes the philosophy of family-centered care and meets the psychosocial needs of children and families during their hospital experience.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Bachelor'sChild DevelopmentRequiredor
Bachelor'sChild LifeRequiredor
Bachelor'sChild and Family StudiesRequired

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
1 YearChildlifeRequired

Completion of minimum of 480 hour Child Life Internship Required



State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
CCLS (Certified Child Life Specialist)Requiredand
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

Child Life Certification required to obtain within 12 months of hire. BLS required to obtain within 3 months of hire.

Additional Requirements

Child Life Certification, or candidate for certification.

US:FL:Fort Myers



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