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Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)

Carle

Carle

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
To help children and their families better understand the illness, hospitalization and outpatient procedures. Decreasing stress and anxiety related to procedures, separation from home and family and changes in routine are the key focus areas.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in in Child Life or Child Development related field, including 10 required courses as outlined by the Association of Child Life Professionals. Must have completed Child Life internship in accordance with standards set forth by ACLP.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) within 1 year.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Assessment-Promotes the use of evidence-based practice using protocols and procedures.
  • Intervention-participates in the interdisciplinary care of the patient with the collaboration of team members, utilizing additional resources as needed.
  • Education- Assesses and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient's age and family needs.
  • Performance Improvement- actively participates in data collection, analysis, problem-solving and gives input on process improvements and patient satisfaction.



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