RWJBH is seeking Child Life Specialists for our Child Life Program at the New Brunswick campus. We currently have Full Time, Day and Evening shifts available!
Develops individual treatment plans based on a complete psychosocial assessment of the child’s development, temperament, coping style, medical plan, and available social support.
Utilizes therapeutic play techniques as a diagnostic and treatment tool. Interprets the child’s perception of his/her diagnosis and treatment as revealed through play and other means of communication both verbal and non-verbal.
Provides opportunities for and facilitates a variety of play and activity forms which promote self-healing, self-expression, understanding and mastery.
Uses developmentally appropriate methods in preparing children and families for diagnostic and treatment procedures.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in child life, psychology, child development, education, or related field.
Child Life Internship required.
Child Life Certification preferred upon hiring.
Child Life Certification required within one year of employment and maintained throughout employment.