Make a Difference | Change Lives One Patient & Family at a Time
VITAS Healthcare - Nation's Leader in End-of-Life Care, is seeking a Per Diem Child Life Specialist.
The Child Life Specialist is a member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to identify the psychological needs of the pediatric hospice patients, their siblings and the children of adult hospice patients, define goals for meeting these needs, and help provide developmentally appropriate interventions and casework needed to meet these goals. Provides grief and bereavement developmental education for adult family members and hospice staff. Assists with locating and referring to community resources prior to the conclusion of services. Maintains appropriate documentation in the hospice patient chart.
Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
Completion of child life internship. Certified Child Life Specialist, by exam within one year of hire.
Previous experience in hospital, home health, hospice setting.
Bachelors degree in Child Life , Child Development or a closely related field.