Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: PRN FTE: 0.0001 Shift: Day Hours: Fridays 10:00a - 6:30p
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for assessing , developing, planning, implementing and evaluating psychosocial interventions that support the educational, developmental, emotional and therapeutic needs of pediatric patients and their families. Utilizes a facility dog to provide therapeutic Child Life interventions within the inpatient setting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development, Family Studies, Education, or Psychology required
1 year supervised experience in an established Child Life Program
Completion of a 480-hour Child Life internship required
Master's degree preferred
Child Life Certification preferred
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