• VITAS Healthcare
  • $182,790.00 -182,790.00/year*
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • Healthcare - Physician
  • Full-Time
  • 1030 Castle Rock Rd

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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.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Affinity 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.
Special Instructions to CandidatesEOE/AA

Associated topics: adhd, arnp, child, children, kid, md do, ped, pediatric, primary, primary care

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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