Child Life Specialist Pediatric Specialty Department Outpatient CA
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: February 12, 2024
Meets the psychosocial needs of hospitalized children through a
play activity program. Provides play opportunities and other
experiences in order to minimized the negative emotional and
developmental impact of hospitalization, within the CSA.
This position is primarily based in the outpatient subspecialty
department, although the specialist may also accompany and prep
patients at other departments within the hospital.
Provides appropriate play activities for the ambulatory and
bedridden pediatric patient which assists in coping with their
illness and hospitalization.
Assists children in the development of coping strategies through
play, recreation, and art.
In conjunction with other health care team members, identifies
current patient needs and develops care plan goals.
Participates in multi-disciplinary care conferences.
Ensures each childs program is consistent with The Joint Commission
and other regulatory requirements.
In conjunction with others, coordinates the Child Life Program
volunteers. Orients, trains, and supervises volunteers and students
who provide support on the pediatric unit.
Develops and implements inservice training to hospital staff in the
area of Child Life. Monitors the effectiveness of the program.
Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a
routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to
reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions
from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally
implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Bachelors degree in child life or related field OR four (4) years
of experience in a directly related field.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)
License, Certification, Registration
Basic Life Support
Child Life Specialist Certificate within 12 months of hire
Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
Current Child Life Specialist certification preferred.
Masters degree and one (1) year post-graduate Masters
PrimaryLocation : California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical
HoursPerWeek : 32
Shift : Day
Workdays : Tue 8am to 4:30pm, Wed 8:30am to 5pm, Thu 8am to 4:30pm,
Fri 8:30am to 5pm
WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
Job Schedule : Part-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-09-NUE-Non Union
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual
Department : Santa Clara Homestead Hospital - Pediatric Palliative
Care - 0206
Travel : No
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