Job Information

AdventHealth Child Life Specialist I-Adult Consult FT Days in Orlando, Florida

Description

Certified Child Life Specialist- Adult Consult AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

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

  • 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

Work Hours/Shift:

  • 11:00am - 7:30pm with some weekends

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.

· Meets all requirements for CLS job description.

· Maintain child life certification by attending professional development webinars, in services, and conferences.

· May assist in application review and interview process for child life students and serve as a child life mentor.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in Child Life, Education, Recreation Therapy, Child Development or related field

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Professional child life certification through the Child Life Professional Certification Examination (CCLS

GENERAL SUMMARY :

The child life specialist is a professional in healthcare who works with children and families to help minimize stess/anxiety and maximixe positive coping throughout the healthcare experience. The child life specialist focuses on the psychological development if children, provides emtional support and developmentally appropriate information to increase understanding and coping with medical procedures, diagnosis, pain management and bereavement. The child life specialist also addresses the needs of siblings or other children affected by a patient's illness/diagnosis. The child life specialist utilizes play and self-expressive activies as primary resources to minimize the stress and anxiety patients and families may face during a healthcare experience. The child life specialist collaborates with the multidiscplinary team and peers to identify optimal care plans for patients and families.

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

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 21039854

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.