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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: FTE: 1.000000 | Full Time | Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM

Please contact Sr. Nurse Recruiter, Michelle Tramblie for more information at [email protected]

Who We Are

Our state-of-the art 16-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


  • One-year paid experience as a Child Life Specialist; preferred
  • Child Life internship; required


  • 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
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution
  • Competitive earned time off to support a healthy and fun work/life balance

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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