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AdventHealth Child Life Specialist in Tampa, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Day

Location: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Child Life Specialist provides therapeutic evaluation, education and recreational services to the pediatric patients who are in the hospital while helping to minimize stress and anxiety for the child or adolescent. Advocates for the child/adolescent and family for a positive health care experience. Adheres to Florida Hospital Tampa Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers – in person or on the telephone.

  • Demonstrate collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow-i.e. promotes timely patient placement by following hospital policy for patient admission, discharge and transfer.

  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.

  • Directs play activities in the playroom and works with bed rest children as indicated.

  • Assesses patients’ psychological reaction related to illness, separation, hospitalization, cultural influences and medical procedures.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Academic Preparation of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in the behavioral sciences.

  • Certificate of Child Life Specialist

  • Minimum of one year related experience in a hospital Child Life Service.

  • Valid AHA BLS certificate

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pediatrics

Organization: AdventHealth Tampa

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Tampa

Req ID: 22026461

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.