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Child Life Specialist (PRN) Job

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Rochester, MN
Date:
07/24/2017
2017-07-242017-08-23
Mayo Clinic
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Child Life Specialist (PRN) Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Nursing

A Life-Changing Career


Responsibilities: Child life specialists promote effective coping through play, preparation, education, and self-expression activities. The specialist provides emotional support for families, and encourages optimum development of children facing a broad range of challenging experiences, particularly those related to healthcare and hospitalization. The specialist provides information, support and guidance to parents, siblings, and other family members. The specialist play a vital role in educating caregivers, administrators, and the general public about the needs of children under stress. (009902)

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in child development, child life, child and family studies or related field.
Completion of eligibility assessment by the Association for Child Life Professionals (ACLP).
Successful completion of, at minimum, a 480 hour clinical child life internship under the direct supervision of a Certified Child Life Specialist.


Additional Qualifications: One year of recent work experience with children and families, prefer one year of paid experience as a Child Life Specialist. Knowledge and experience to ensure understanding of the basic issues of infant/child/adolescent development and behavior. Analytical skills necessary to assess patient and family needs, to establish a plan of care and deliver appropriate interventions. Ability to represent and communicate the role of child life to others. Ability to organize and prioritize work effectively across clinical settings. Ability to work as a contributing member of the multidisciplinary team. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Technical skills to effectively complete required professional documentation and correspondence. Basic supervisory skills to oversee Child Life program volunteers.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

License or Certification: Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) or granted acceptance to take next scheduled exam and attains certification within first year of employment.
Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or the Military Network Training.

Benefit Eligible: No
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.35 per hour. Shift differential offered for qualified positions.
Hours/Pay Period: Supplemental/Variable
Schedule Details: The hours will vary based off of planned absences and unit needs.
Weekend Schedule: Some weekend, evenings and holiday coverage will be expected.

Recruiter: Jeff Eigenheer

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job Posting Number: 81703BR

Date: Jun 29, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Child Development, Medical, Patient Care, Intern, Education, Healthcare, Entry Level, Research