Child Life Specialist will apply knowledge of child development, special needs of the hospitalized child, therapeutic play techniques, and family dynamics to promote optimum development of children, to help them maintain normal living patterns, and to help minimize psychological trauma for children ages 0 ï¿½ 21 years of age
Must be able to relate to children and families in supportive and therapeutic ways.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to lead play groups, and use play techniques to accomplish Child Life goals.
Must have a knowledge of disease processes and types of treatment plans.
Must be able to demonstrate and maintain competencies in preparation techniques, planning and facilitating developmentally supportive and therapeutic play with individual patients and in group settings, in assisting patients in coping with the stress of hospitalization, illness, death and/or loss and in planning and facilitating medical play sessions with individual patients and in group settings.
Required: Bachelors degree in Child Life, Child Development or related discipline
Required: 1 year as Child Life Specialist
Required: Child Life Specialist (CCLS)
Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Glendale, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005037722
About Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.