Child Life Specialist (0.6 FTE)

Duluth, MN
Aug 03, 2017
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Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. Were looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you. People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
The Child Life Specialist provides services to facilitate coping and mastery of healthcare experiences through developmentally appropriate activities. The Child Life Specialist assesses patients and families with the goal of planning interventions. The specialist communicates effectively with the healthcare team and serves as a resource to families and to the healthcare team on child development and behavior issues. Provides consultative support to all Essentia departments including evaluation of developmentally sensitive facilities, materials and processes. Actively participates with the healthcare team to complete child and family friendly redesign. The position also coordinates and oversees volunteers activities during volunteers' time in pediatric patient care areas. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.
Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
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Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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