Child Life Specialist - Child Life

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 0.90
Shift: Day
Hours: Varied Hours

SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Responsible for assessing , developing, planning, implementing and evaluating psychosocial interventions that support the educational, developmental, emotional and therapeutic needs of pediatric patients and their families. 

The Child Life Specialist - will work every 3rd Friday and every 3rd weekend in the Pediatric ED (11a-11p) and every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday (7:30a-4p) in an outpatient radiology setting on Milton S Hershey Medical Center campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : 

Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development, Family Studies, Education, or Psychology required 

1 year supervised experience in an established Child Life Program Completion of a 480-hour Child Life internship required 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Master's degree preferred 

Child Life Certification preferred 

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained