Child Life Activity Coord

 
Position: Child Life Activity Coord

Job ID: 160270

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO CHILD LIFE

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Child Life Activity Coordinator -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide a comprehensive play program with a focus on ensuring opportunities for normal growth and development, normalization/mastery of the environment, peer to peer support by encouraging family and peer interaction, and healing experiences through play.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Normalizes the hospital environment and supports developmental needs
  • Prioritizes patient play/activity needs through daily report or verbal consults as evidenced by unit leadership team observation
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to assess individualized patient care goals that can be met through normalizing play
  • Provides developmentally appropriate activities at bedside
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and well-organized activity room environment
  • Conducts scheduled volunteer orientation and supports the volunteers' learning
  • Works collaboratively with the Office of Philanthropy to generate goodwill for the child life program
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills that promote free expression of ideas and viewpoints, by acknowledging value in others’ perspectives, and using conflict resolution techniques in a direct manner when appropriate while maintaining a positive working environment


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1 year experience working with children inside or outside of a hospital environment preferred


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