The Child Life Zone Assistant is an entry level position that is responsible for providing essential life experiences and family support to patients and families in the health care system. The Child Life Zone Assistant collaborates with the Child Life Zone Coordinator, Child Life Specialists, other health care providers and the community, to promote growth and development and facilitate positive adjustment for patients and families throughout the healthcare experience. As a Child Life staff member, the Child Life Zone Assistant is expected to demonstrate a commitment to the Cook Children's operating values by integrating them into each job function: Live quality while improving efficiency Challenge the status quo by allowing innovation to be integrated into daily work Think creatively, plan analytically and then act decisively Communicate in an open, respectful, timely and effective manner Encourage personal fulfillment, optimism and joy in the work place.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required
Associates degree or equivalent college coursework in Child Development or related field is required
Minimum of 2 years of direct care experience with children
Internal Number: 46723
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.