Children are growing and so are we! The exceptional pediatric specialty care at the Springfield Shriners Hospital has expanded to include fracture care, sports health and medicine, ultra-low dose x-ray imaging, pediatric urology, and inpatient rehabilitation. These services were introduced to fulfill the needs of children in our community and beyond. The Shriners Hospital team remains dedicated to caring for children regardless of their families’ ability to pay. We invite you to join us!
The Child Life Specialist works providing emotional and psychosocial support, therapeutic recreational and diversion activities to aid in coping skills and reduce anxiety for hospitalized and OPD patients. The Specialist works with families to promote family-centered care as well as offers support and education to patients and their families.
Qualified candidates will have 1+ year in Child Life with strong OR/Clinical procedure and preparation experience. Excellent teaching/communications skills needed, bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus. Bachelor’s degree in CL or related field with completion of a clinical CL internship and CCLS Certification required.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals For Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs. Children up to the age of 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate are eligible for admission and receive all care in a family-centered environment – regardless of their ability to pay.