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Category: Allied Health/Advanced Practice
Facility: Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland
Department: Child Life - Donations
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: Variable shifts, 9-5
FTE: 0.00000
Job Details: Certificate
Certified Child Life Specialist

Job Summary:
The Child Life Specialist, in collaboration with members of the health care team, plans, implements, and evaluates a therapeutic intervention/activities program in the playroom and at bedside, which is appropriate to the developmental, emotional, educational and recreational needs of patients (infants, children, adolescents and young adults) and their families.  Additionally, the CLS prepares patients for hospital experiences and provides support as appropriate.  The CLS supports the family system and facilitates coping.

Job Requirements:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Child Life or related field required, Master's degree preferred.
Experience: To have completed clinical internship (minimum of 480 hrs) in a pediatric hospital setting.
License/Certification: Child Life Professional Certification required within first year

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 6 hours/day
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep Use of UE: Up to 6 hours
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms, clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20 feet. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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