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Child Life Specialist ARRMC (Pediatrics)

Req #: 12438
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Pediatrics
Shift: Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $26.78 - $36.83 depending on qualifications

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Child Life Specialist ARRMC (Pediatrics)

Child Life Specialist Opportunity

External candidates may be eligible for a Recruitment Bonus and/or Relocation Assistance!

This position is eligible for an employee referral bonus, payable only to our current employees. Please click HERE find out more details!

Interested? Please contact Sr. Nurse Recruiter, Michael Brophy, for more information at [email protected]

Who We Are

Our 17-bed pediatrics department is the only dedicated children's health unit between Eugene and Redding. Often referred to as a hospital within a hospital, we offer a full range of care for children ages one day to 17 years. Our outstanding team of clinicians includes pediatric physicians, nurses and therapists.

As we offer comprehensive follow-up care in pediatric surgery, orthopedics, neurology, hematology, nephrology, oncology and intermediate care, you will have a unique opportunity to work with a team of skilled healthcare professionals across a variety of pediatric services. Our team partners with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) as our intensive care consults have been offered through the OHSU telemedicine network since 2010.

What You'll Do

  • Provide opportunities for expression of feelings through individual and group therapeutic play
  • You will interview and evaluate patient/family members to obtain psychosocial history
  • Plan interventions in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team
  • Provide developmentally appropriate education for children and adolescents prior to medical procedures with materials and language that are age appropriate
  • Coordinate programming and special events for pediatric patients and their families
  • Provide orientation and supervision for Child Life interns and volunteers.

Who You Are

  • You are experience in providing evidence based developmentally appropriate interventions through play, preparation and education in effort to reduce a child's fear and pain.
  • You currently practice under the Association of Child Life Professionals organization, which provide the latest best practices
  • You are experienced in providing high quality care to patients and their families
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to function within a healthcare team environment

What You Must Have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Life, Child Development, or closely related field required
  • Master's Degree in Education, Child Life, Child Development, or a related field preferred


  • Minimum one-year paid experience as a Child Life Specialist required
  • Child Life internship required
  • 3+ years paid experience as a Child Life Specialist preferred


  • Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) through the Association of Child Life Professionals required

Why Asante

  • Lucrative compensation and generous benefits including medical, dental and vision care
  • Recruitment Bonus - including sign-on, retention and a relocation package
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution
  • Competitive earned time off to support a healthy and fun work/life balance
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

At Asante we are defined by our values -traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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