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Child Life Specialist

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 100212
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053143602-Child Life


What you will do:

  • Plans activities and interventions to aid pediatric patients in coping with hospitalization
  • Assists patients in the continuation of normal growth and development during hospitalization
  • Uses appropriate teaching materials to prepare children/families for procedures and hospitalization
  • Makes appropriates referrals to outside organizations
  • Describes sensory experiences, sequence of events timing and duration of procedures in developmentally appropriate language

What you need: 

  • High School or GED Diploma
  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Life, Recreation Therapy Child Development Education or a closely related field
  • Clinical Internship in Child Life required
  • Child Life Certification to be obtained within one year of hire