HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Child Life Specialist in Savannah, Georgia
Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as aChild Life Specialist.
At Memorial Health, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with someunique benefitsincluding: * o Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs o Student Loan Repayment o Paid Personal Leave o 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service) o Identity Theft Protection discounts o Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options o Adoption Assistance o Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our team. Join us in our efforts to better our community! As a Child Life Specialist,you will use your expertise knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate interventions to educate, prepare, and support children as well as their family members through challenging medical encounters. * You will adjust interventions to meet the temperament, coping style, medical plan, and therapeutic needs of families who are encountering often life altering experiences related to treatment. Interventions may include medical play, pre-procedural education for the patient and/or family members, or therapeutic programming. * You will provide patients with opportunities to engage in normal play and recreational activities that promote growth, development, and feelings of success within the medical environment. * You will promote the role of parents and other family members as partners on the health care team and promote the philosophy of patient and family-centered care.
What qualifications you will need: * * You should have 1 years of relevant work experience * A Bachelor's Degree in Child Life and Families Studies is required * Must be eligible to sit for the Child Life Certification Exam and you must obtain the certifications within a year of employment In 2018,Memorial Health University Medical Center*affiliated with HCA Healthcare (South Atlantic Division), one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. HCA Healthcare has formed its mission and values to be patient-centered and for the good of all people, no matter the circumstance: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.
HCA has been continually named a /World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute/since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. * * Memorial Health University Medical Center(MHUMC) is a 640 bed hospital in the beautiful, southern city of Savannah, Georgia. The facility opened its doors in 1955 and has evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region employing over 3,500 colleagues. * * Memorial Health University Medical Centerserves as a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, the region's only Children's Hospital and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. We proudly serve 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. * * Memorial Health University Medical Centeris always looking to grow and further advance in the healthcare industry, earning local, regional, national recognition of excellence. MHUMC uses its vast clinical knowledge, innovative operating strategies, scale and stability to transform healthcare and help our community thrive. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients but also change the future of medicine.
We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Title: Child Life Specialist
Location: Georgia-Savannah-Memorial Health UMC Savannah
Requisition ID: 26960-13742