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Child Life Specialist- Pediatrics FT .9 (Evenings)

Company: Mercy Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72

Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > CENTRAL IOWA INTERNIST

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Responsible for promoting a positive hospital experience for children and families by fostering normal development, through education, preparation, play, advocacy and psychosocial support. Communicates assessments, concerns and interventions with multi-disciplines. Oversees child life practicum students, interns, job shadows and patient support volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Understands and utilizes evidence based practice concepts, including play, preparation and assessment.
* Observes and assesses the needs and concerns of children and families receiving services at Mercy. Prepares the children and families for medical procedures.
* Provides activities and interventions to help children and families cope with the medical situations and meet their developmental, emotional and educational needs, on an individual and group basis.
* Participates in interdisciplinary and/or departmental team meetings and communicates developmental and psychosocial needs of children.
* Accurately documents and charts interactions with patients.
* Works as an advocate for patients and families within the medical setting.
* Manages supplies and space in playrooms, activity rooms and supply rooms.
* Oversees cleaning of playrooms according to departmental and institutional policies.
* Oversees volunteers in the department/unit, who work with children.
* Provides in-services for department/unit staff and fellow child life staff on an as needed basis.
* Assist with special events hosted by the department/unit, or the child life specialist group.
* Serves as a resource in area of child development and psychosocial needs and collaborates with other disciplines.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

* Bachelor degree in Child Life, Child Development, or related field required.
* Completion of child life internship (480 hours) or clinical child life experience.
* Certification by Committee of Child Life Council required within two years of hire date.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support.
* Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 2020-R0271053
* Schedule: Full-time
* Market: Mercy Medical Center

Keywords: Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines , Child Life Specialist- Pediatrics FT .9 (Evenings), Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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