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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransChild Life Specialist
Tampa, FL

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

- Career Development

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 p rofessionally, 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 : Days 4 - 10's

11a - 9p Sunday - Wednesday

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa

  • Family-like culture

  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary

  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance

The role you’ll contribute:

The Child Life Specialist provides therapeutic evaluation, education and recreational services to the pediatric patients who are in the hospital while helping to minimize stress and anxiety for the child or adolescent. Advocates for the child/adolescent and family for a positive health care experience. Adheres to Florida Hospital Tampa Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Directs play activities in the playroom and works with bed rest children as indicated.

· Assesses patients’ psychological reaction related to illness, separation, hospitalization, cultural influences and medical procedures.

· Conducts consults within 24 hours of request.

· Works closely with the pediatric medical staff and supportive departments.

· Plans for interventions are based on patients’ needs and situation.

· Prepares patients for medical procedures and surgeries using play equipment, books, dolls, etc.

· Engages siblings and assists them in understanding the patient’s experience.

· Keeps playrooms clean and organized with appropriate toys.

· Routinely evaluates the quality and condition of the toys and other play equipment.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :


· Ensure infection control

· Prior Child Life Specialist experience of at least one year in the healthcare setting.

· Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

· Academic Preparation of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in the behavioral sciences.

· Minimum of one year related experience in a hospital Child Life Service.

· Valid AHA BLS certificate

· Certificate of Child Life Specialist

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Pediatrics

Organization: AdventHealth Tampa

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24006114

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

  • Facility: AdventHealth Tampa

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $20.81 - $31.22

  • Location: Tampa, FL

  • Job ID: 24006114

  • Job Family: Pediatrics

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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