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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Child Life Network Educator
Orlando, FL


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

· Sign-on Bonus*

· Relocation Bonus*

  • Nursing or BU specific benefits and perks

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : M-F 8-4:30PM (Flexible)

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

The Child Life Network Educator is a professional in pediatric healthcare who works with children and families to help minimize stress/anxiety and maximize positive coping throughout the healthcare experience. The Child Life Network Educator serves as a resource and role model in developing and advancing atraumatic care standards of practice throughout the AdventHealth system. Primary focus of the Child Life Network Educator is providing education on the psychosocial development of children by promoting emotional support and developmentally appropriate information to enhance each pediatric patient and sibling’s understanding and coping with medical procedures, diagnosis, pain management and bereavement. Play and self-expressive activities are utilized as primary resources to minimize the stress and anxiety patients and families may encounter in a healthcare environment. The Child Life Network Educator serves as a resource in educating staff on atraumatic care and aids in pediatric program development to enhance the patient/family experience.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Serves as a liaison for pediatric program leaders throughout the AdventHealth network with supporting atraumatic standards of practice via education and providing information and up to date best practice resources.

  • Teaches skills to enhance the multidisciplinary team in promoting emotional support and consistent approaches to atraumatic care techniques to assist with patient/family coping and to minimize stress relative to the healthcare experience. Practices stress reduction techniques to aid the multidisciplinary team in promoting positive coping techniques for patients and families during procedures throughout the healthcare experience.

  • Provides guidance and coaching for Child Life Specialists throughout AdventHealth system

  • Supports the multidisciplinary team in providing developmentally appropriate education for patients and their families by presenting age/developmentally appropriate information related to medical procedures, diagnosis, parent education, bereavement, etc.

  • Utilizes and promotes the use of play as a primary resource with patients/siblings to enhance coping, promotes opportunities for mastery/control and to build trusting relationships.

  • Assesses patient/siblings’ developmental levels, coping skills and diversional needs while establishing therapeutic relationships and serves as a role model for others


The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Life, Education, Recreation Therapy, Child Development, Psychology or related field

  • Two years of child life experience

  • Completion of Child Life internship under a certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)

  • Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pediatrics

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23023933

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: 601 E ROLLINS ST

    Pay Range: $23.95 - $35.93

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 23023933

  • Job Family: Pediatrics

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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