Job Summary: The Child Life Specialist, as a member of the total health care team, assumes responsibility for planning, implementing/evaluating programs designed to meet the (non-medical) specialized needs of hospitalized children and their families.
Education: Bachelor's degree in child life, child development, or related field. Must have completed a 480-hour child life internship or fellowship. Master's degree preparation in child life studies preferred.
Licensure, Registration and/or Certification: Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS).
Work Experience: 0 - 1 year experience in child development. Experience in healthcare setting preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
About The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis
Saint Francis is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system wholly owned and operated in Tulsa, Oklahoma whose mission is to extend the presence and healing ministry of Christ to all who seek its services. From services for the tiniest premature newborns, to end-of-life care options and all medical needs in between, the physicians and staff of Saint Francis treat each patient with dignity and integrity. Saint Francis Health System includes The Children's Hospital, which provides advanced medical care to children in a child-friendly environment. With approximately 100 pediatricians and 65 pediatric sub-specialists on staff, you can rest assured your child will receive the most comprehensive medical care available in eastern Oklahoma.