Child Life Specialist provides cost-effective delivery of high-quality child life services to our patients. This involves performing thorough patient developmental assessments; creating and implementing individualized treatment plans for developmentally appropriate preparation and support throughout hospitalization; serving as a resource and liaison for patients and their family members and the interdisciplinary team; precepting playroom assistants, students and volunteers; maintaining playroom activities and supplies; and participating in quality/performance improvement initiatives.  quality/performance improvement initiatives.



Must have a certification in child life or be eligible to sit for exam; must pass exam within one year and maintain certification throughout employment. Master’s degree preferred, BS/BA, in child life, education, child development or related fields required


We have the following positions available 1 FTE radiology, 1FTE inpatient, 1 FTE pediatric emergency department


For candidates with 5 plus years of certified experience, opportunities for Senior level positions are available


Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $31.34




Department: Pediatrics Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: CHAM Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8 AM-4:30 PM Req ID: 172063 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



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