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Child Life Specialist, Part-time, Days

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Wheaton
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Part Time
Required degree level: 
Other
Remote Position: 
No

Provides therapeutic, developmental, recreational and diversional play activities for pediatric patients. Supports the child's development of personal coping strategies to enhance adjustment to the hospital experience and enhance normal growth and development. Minimum Qualifications:

  • One to two years of experience as a Child Life Specialist preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Additional languages preferred

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Hospital Play Education, Child Development or Psychology
  • Master's Degree in Child Development preferred

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

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