Child Life Assistant

Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 3 months ago

Job Summary: Child life assistants are part of the team responsible for supporting children and families through health care experiences and helping them effectively cope by using developmental play and normalized activities in their environment.

This position is a valuable component in the delivery of family-centered care.

Minimum Requirements:
Associates degree in child development, education, or other child related field.

Previous experience with children in a structured environment Demonstrates comprehension of basic reading , writing, and math skills.

Demonstrates mature and conscientious behavior.

Demonstrates sound judgment and technical skills.

Demonstrates effective communication skills.

Demonstrates time management skills.

Accepts and recognizes differences in children relates to growth and development, play, and activities, the learning process, coping mechanisms in children, interventions to minimize emotional trauma, and basic assessment skills.

Basic understanding of children#s illness and medical terminology. Licensure and Certifications: BLS #

Job Summary:
Child life assistants are part of the team responsible for supporting children and families through health care experiences and helping them effectively cope by using developmental play and normalized activities in their environment.

This position is a valuable component in the delivery of family-centered care.

Minimum Requirements:
Associates degree in child development, education, or other child related field.

Previous experience with children in a structured environment

Demonstrates comprehension of basic reading , writing, and math skills.

Demonstrates mature and conscientious behavior.

Demonstrates sound judgment and technical skills.

Demonstrates effective communication skills.

Demonstrates time management skills.

Accepts and recognizes differences in children relates to growth and development, play, and activities, the learning process, coping mechanisms in children, interventions to minimize emotional trauma, and basic assessment skills.

Basic understanding of children's illness and medical terminology.

Licensure and Certifications: BLS



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Child Life Assistant

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