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Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time child Life Specialist for the Child Life Program at Morristown Medical Center to work varied day/evening hours, including weekends as needed.
Promotes optimal development and prevents psychological trauma by providing child life programming for infants, children, and youth within the inpatient unit. This is a float position with a concentration within the Emergency Department.
Provides Child Life services to pediatric patients based on an understanding of child development and the impact that illness, injury, diagnosis, and hospitalization have on this process.
Develops and executes individual treatment sessions and group activity programming.
Plans and provides developmentally appropriate patient and family centered care interventions including but not limited to procedural support, diagnosis education, coping support, and therapeutic play.
Maintains records, statistics, schedules, and other appropriate documentation.
Bachelor's degree in Child Life or related field; Masters preferred.
Child Life Specialist Certification or completed requirements with plans to take exam within one year of hire.
1 year + of related experience.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.