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Denver, CO, United States

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

 

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Pediatric Acute Care Unit. Submit your application today!


We are seeking a Child Life Specialist for our medical center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!


Our employees come first. We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, student loan repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, and identity theft protection.


The Child Life Specialist is responsible for assessing the developmental and psychosocial needs of pediatric clients/families, and plans and implements therapeutic interventions and an in-patient and outpatient basis.  When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Position Requirements: 

  •   .       Licensure/Certification/Registration:  BLS required
  •          Education:  Graduate of an accredited College/University with a Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education, psychology, human development or other related field, and successful completion of 400 hours internship in child life program.
  •          Experience:  Previous experience preferred with basic understanding of children’s illnesses, medical terminology and supervisory skills.
  •          Special Qualifications:  Ability to communicate and interact with pediatric and adolescent population and their families.  Proficient in knowledge of growth and development of the pediatric population.

 

Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, located in the Uptown neighborhood in Denver, CO and licensed for 680 beds, PSL provides the most advanced care for patients across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. We are proud to serve our community with experienced physicians who offer a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages.

 

Since delivering our first baby in 1882 at St. Luke’s Hospital, we have focused on providing exceptional baby care. Today, P/SL offers the region’s most advanced maternal-fetal care, focusing on rare conditions that put mothers and their developing babies at high-risk. The Advanced Cardiac Center at P/SL is known as a major heart hospital, recognized several times over the American Heart Association for excellence and for its success in implementing a higher standard of cardiac care that effectively improves treatment of patients hospitalized for heart disease.

 

While the tools are ever changing and our ability to care for patients is always advancing, one things remains constant - putting our patients first, with quality, respect, safety and teamwork.

 

Facts at a Glance:

The Rocky Mountain Hospitals for Children at P/SL's 84-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the largest in the Region.

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center leaves a legacy of over 135 years of exceptional medical care

Over 80 specialties and 1,000 specialists and primary care physicians

Three Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer

The Joint Commission Accreditation

18-bed OR embraces diversity and learning

Robotics: 3 da Vinci Xi and 1 Medrobotics systems – least invasive surgery options

 

We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


 

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
Facility: Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
Job ID: 25705-86209
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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