Child Life Specialist - Autism Spectrum Center (24 hours)
Boston Children's Hospital
Location: Brookline, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 70270BR
Job Summary This Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) will be responsible for:
Participating in therapeutic activities and programs to meet patients' psychosocial and developmental needs, and facilitating adjustment to health care experiences for patients in our Autism Spectrum Center, (2 Brookline Place).
Coping support and consultation within established clinics and phlebotomy, as well as future departments.
Serving as member of multidisciplinary team.
Working 24 hours per week, (three 8 hour days).
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Child Life, or a closely related field with a concentration in child life.
600-hour Child Life internship under the supervision of a CCLS.
Prior experience working with autism spectrum disorder and/or related neurodevelopmental disabilities, management skills and ability to work across departments in a collaborative model.
Flexibility, maturity, creativity, interest in innovation and program development.
Certification in Child Life Specialist required within 1 year of hire.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.