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Job ID: 958562
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022
About ECU Health
ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.
The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.
The Child Life Specialist I delivers quality patient care utilizing basic clinical skills and knowledge for patients under the ages of 21. Work is with inpatients and outpatients for whom hospital confinement and medical procedures can be threatening and result in social withdrawal, maladjustive behavior, and other psychosocial complications. Work involves striving to promote the optimum development of children, adolescents and families utilizing appropriate developmental approaches while minimizing the negative aspects of hospitalization.
Four year degree: BS/BA in Child Development, Child Life or related field required.
Child Development/Child Life or related field. Child Life internship, course work related to development of children and effects of hospitalization, preparation and coping techniques for hospitalized children and bereavement education, continuing education is required.
Certification eligible as a Child Life Specialist and acquired within one year of employment.
One year or less experience as a Volunteer, practium work, internship attendance a related conferences, workshops, seminars such as Child Life Council, graduate assistantship, and then entry level Child Life therapists.
Full time with benefits. Rotating hours are 0900-2130 and 1230-0100
It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.
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