Job Description

Req # 24204

Arizona Childrens Hospital · Maricopa Medical Center


Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week, Evenings

(22) $18.64 - $29.82

Under the direction of the Child Life Coordinator, this position supervises, assesses, plans, coordinates, facilitates, and evaluates psychosocial, developmental, and educational activities for pediatric patients (infants through adolescents) and their families. Provides comprehensive care based on the principles of growth and development across the life span of patients served. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.


Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Child Life, Education, Child Development or related field. Master's Degree is preferred. Prefer at least one (1) year Child Life experience or previous acute care Pediatric experience. Must have successfully completed a Child Life Internship. Requires a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) certification or must be attained within the first year of employment. CPR Required. Must possess the ability to work with culturally diverse patients and families. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling & punctuation. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual Skills desired. Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and ability to meet designated deadlines are required. Must have basic computer knowledge.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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