Certified Child Life Specialist- Adult Consult AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
11:00am - 7:30pm with some weekends
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.
· Meets all requirements for CLS job description.
· Maintain child life certification by attending professional development webinars, in services, and conferences.
· May assist in application review and interview process for child life students and serve as a child life mentor.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of Bachelors degree in Child Life, Education, Recreation Therapy, Child Development or related field
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Professional child life certification through the Child Life Professional Certification Examination (CCLS
The child life specialist is a professional in healthcare who works with children and families to help minimize stess/anxiety and maximixe positive coping throughout the healthcare experience. The child life specialist focuses on the psychological development if children, provides emtional support and developmentally appropriate information to increase understanding and coping with medical procedures, diagnosis, pain management and bereavement. The child life specialist also addresses the needs of siblings or other children affected by a patient's illness/diagnosis. The child life specialist utilizes play and self-expressive activies as primary resources to minimize the stress and anxiety patients and families may face during a healthcare experience. The child life specialist collaborates with the multidiscplinary team and peers to identify optimal care plans for patients and families.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.