Child Life Assistant - Levine Children's Hospital - PT

  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Jun 14, 2018
Part time Administrative / Clerical

Job Description

Location Details:  Levine Children's Hospital
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
 
 
Job Summary
Promotes development in infants, children, adolescents and families through diversionary activities to maintain normal living patterns and minimizing psychological trauma to hospitalized children. Provides opportunities for play, self expression, family involvement and peer interaction. Maintains competency as appropriate to the ages, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served.

Essential Functions
  • Plans and/or provides individual and group activities for ambulatory and nonambulatory patients.
  • Assists with special groups, activities and events.
  • Responsible for the 7A Playroom and 7C Activity Room, its contents (cleaning and maintenance) and stocking of supplies.
  • Collaborates with the Child Life Specialists to provide activities that assist patients and families in dealing with and understanding the issues of hospitalization and illness.
  • Provides supervision of playroom volunteers.
  • Assists with inventory, ordering and distribution of supplies and pharmaceuticals excluding controlled substances.
Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, stooping, bending, reaching, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support 20 pounds of weight in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Verifiable experience with children of all ages. General knowledge and understanding of normal growth and development in children and adolescents. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Good organization and time management skills are required. Maintains a calm, professional disposition.

 
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
 
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
 
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer