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Children's Hospital Boston Child Life Specialist - CATCR (20 Hours) in Boston, Massachusetts

66845BRJob Posting Title:Child Life Specialist - CATCR (20 Hours)Department:Patient Services-Child LifeAutoReqId:66845BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:20 Job Posting Category:Child Care CenterJob Posting Description: This Child Life Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Participating in therapeutic activities and programs to meet patients' psychosocial and developmental needs, and facilitating adjustment to health care experiences.

  • Serving as member of multidisciplinary team.

  • Delegating work assignments to volunteers and participates in clinical training of student interns.

  • This 20 hour position would partner with a fellow 20 hour Child Life Specialist in the CATCR

    To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Child Life, or a closely related field with a concentration in child life.

  • 600-hour Child Life internship under the supervision of a certified child life specialist.

  • A minimum of 1 year of child life experience strongly preferred

  • General skills to resolve problems requiring the use of child development theory, professional child life principles, and experienced‑based knowledge.

  • Well-developed writing skills, and excellent communication skills including conflict resolution to effectively work as a team member.

  • Certification in Child Life Specialist required within 12 months of hire for all new hires.

    Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best. Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular