The Child Life Supervisor will provide both Child Life services to Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare patients and families as well as administrative leadership for Child Life staff. This position provides clinical services to patients as a purposeful intervention to facilitate physical, emotional, cognitive and social growth.
Specific duties are determined by the work setting or patient population served; however, in all positions, serving patients with challenging and complex conditions requires a concentration of specialized staff able to work in highly coordinated teams. We organize care around each patient’s condition which requires staff at multiple levels and across many departments to exhibit exceptional teamwork qualities including communicating efficiently and effectively and adopting the behaviors required for high functioning integrated teams, consistent with our Gillette CARES expectations.
Providing individualized Child Life services to a diverse patient population
Meeting simultaneous demands of multiple units, prioritizing services and supporting the development and coping of a diverse population.
Mentoring staff who work with a complex patient population.
Balancing clinical and leadership workloads.
Coordinating services and program planning with other disciplines, programs and departments.
7 years of related Child Life experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Child Life, Child Development, Child Psychology or related field
Internship in Child Life Program
Certified Child Life Specialist
Experience working with a range of specialty care patient populations
AHA CPR certified within 60 days of hire
Internal Number: SUPVC04209
About Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare provides specialized health care for people who have short-term or long-term disabilities that began during childhood. We help children, adults and their families improve their health, achieve greater well-being, and enjoy life.
To learn more about working at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, please visit https://www.gillettechildrens.org/careers.