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Dayton Children's Hospital Child Life Specialist in Dayton, Ohio

Category:Patient_Family Experience.Facility:Dayton Children's - Main CampusDepartment:Child LifeSchedule:Part timeHours:16Job Details:

Under the direct supervision of the Child Life Manager, the Child Life Specialist will be responsible for assessing individual patients and facilitating techniques to enhance coping, providing appropriate play opportunities, establishing supportive relationships with patients and their families, and collaborating with other members of the health care team. They will also maintain appropriate records and keep their level of professional knowledge at an acceptable level. The Child Life Specialist supervises volunteers and students assigned to their department. Required: Bachelor's degree, child life internship, CPR certification, child life certification and customer service skills.

This is a 16 hr/per week float position providing child life services to our procedural unit, surgery, lab and other areas upon request. Includes every 3rd weekend in the emergency department. This position requires flexibility and the ability to work in a fast paced environment . Includes weekend and holiday hours.

At Dayton Children's we believe that each moment counts with our patients, families and with each other.

We are moving at a fast pace and are looking for the right talent for our team at Dayton Children's. We want people who embody our values and want to become a part of the Dayton Children's difference. If this is you, apply today!

Our values:

  • Safety--We make safety our first priority.

  • Compassion--We deliver compassionate, family-centered care to all we serve.

  • Ownership--We are the pediatric care experts and act knowing that every patient, visitor and the hospital is our collective responsibility.

  • Collaboration--We work collaboratively to care for children, their families and each other.

  • Innovation--We continuously innovate to make Dayton Children's even better today and into the future.

  • Equity--We strive for an environment in which all feel welcomed, valued and fairly treated in order to reach their full potential.

Dayton Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of age, color, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or transgender status.