2 Current Openings:
Child Life Specialist- Full Time- Surgery
Child Life Specialist- Full Time- NICU
The Child & Family Life department at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is seeking two self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic child life specialists to join our team. Functioning as a member of the health care team, the child life specialist is responsible for supporting pediatric and adult patients and their family members in adjusting to healthcare experiences, illness/injury and loss across critical care, acute and ambulatory health care settings. Assessing developmental, psychosocial, emotional and cultural needs using a strengths-based approach, the child life specialist provides developmentally appropriate education for medical procedures and diagnoses, non-pharmacological pain management, therapeutic play and emotional and bereavement support for the patient and family. With support from advanced child life staff, the child life specialist orients and trains child life students and volunteers, provides interdisciplinary education related to the psychosocial and developmental needs of patients and families, and participates in patient related programming and events.
Applicants may apply for both openings via umjobs.org with the 1 job posting number provided above.