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Sunrise Hospital

Child Life Specialist

Las Vegas, NV, United States
Full-time • Evenings (rotating weekends)
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 01541-21377
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SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


For more than three decades, Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas has been Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital dedicated to caring for infants, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. As the leading neonatal, pediatric, and maternal provider in the region, we partner with physicians and hospitals throughout the Southwest to offer the most comprehensive and advanced health programs as well as access to sub-specialties. Sunrise Children's Hospital provides advanced pediatric and neonatal medicine to the residents of Southern Nevada and the surrounding region. Located near the Las Vegas strip, Sunrise Children’s Hospital offers 24/7 pediatric emergency services in our ER just for kids. In addition to pediatric cardiology, Sunrise Children's Hospital also features Nevada's largest, most comprehensive 72-Bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and 14-bed inpatient pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), the only one of its kind in Nevada today. The CICU is a 12,000 square-foot unit dedicated to the treatment of congenital heart defects, heart rhythm disturbances and heart disease in infants and children.

As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility (701 beds), Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community.  Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center has been recognized with the following awards and accreditations:

  • Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years
  • Joint Commission Accredited
  • American Stroke Association Get with The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
  • CARF Accredited Rehabilitation Unit
  • Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to Work For

Join us as we achieve our Mission Statement:

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Sunrise Children's Hospital are dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of measurable quality in the delivery of cost-effective, integrated healthcare services that are responsive to the needs of our patients, physicians, employees, and community.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need.  We offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

    • Student Loan Forgiveness
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues.  We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization.  We are currently looking for an ambitious Child Life Specialist to help us reach our goals.  Unlock your potential here!

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Child Life Specialist functions under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services/Unit Manager and performs delegated functions.  She/he is a professional member of the multi-disciplinary health care team who provides for the developmental, psychosocial, emotional and cognitive needs of hospitalized children of all ages (neonate, infant, child and adolescent) and their families as they interact with the health care environment.  Plans, coordinates and conducts therapeutic learning and plan experiences to promote patient's physical, emotional, social and cognitive development during hospitalization.  Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development over life span and possesses ability to collect data reflective of patient status.  Completes an orientation skills checklist within 3 months of employment.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

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.

Qualifications

STATUS/SCHEDULE:  Full Time Evenings

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Child Life, Child Development, Early Childhood Education or the equivalent required.  Background and skills in Interpersonal relationships and communication required.

Experience

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with children in a healthcare setting.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Certified or eligible for certification by the Child Life Certifying Commission
  • BLS

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Behavioral and Social Work
Full-time • Evenings (rotating weekends)

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