Provides Child Life Services to pediatric inpatients and outpatients, alleviating the potentially deleterious emotional effects associated with hospitalization and medical treatment. Coverage being provided on all units as needed.
Bachelor's degree in a Child Development, Early Education or related field
480 hours or more of clinical internship
Internal Number: 2020-7855
About Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is offering an opportunity for a part-time Child Life Specialist position at one of the nation’s top ranked Children’s Hospital as reported U.S. News & World Report. As Oregon’s only academic health center, we strive to offer the best medical care to every child across Oregon, Southwest Washington and beyond.
The Child Life Specialist will promote healthy growth and development, reduce anxiety of hospitalization, and aid focusing on emotional adjustment to procedures and hospitalization for pediatric patients in the outpatient settings. This CL Specialist must also be capable of providing support to inpatient units when needed, i.e. vacation coverage or illness of coworkers