Child Life Specialist Job at OSF HealthCare, Peoria, IL

  • OSF HealthCare
  • Peoria, IL

Job Description



Expected pay for this position is $22.90 - $26.94/hour. Actual pay will be determined by experience, skills and internal equity.


The Child Life Specialist fosters psycho-social, emotional, and physical development of children and adolescents through the provision of developmentally appropriate preparation for medical procedures, post-procedural education, and therapeutic play in order to maintain normalized living patterns and minimize stress and anxiety. Confers with multidisciplinary team members to promote continuity of care and develop discharge goals. Realizes the importance of family centered care, and incorporates this value into daily intervention, working with children from various hospital units (i.e., children of adult patients, siblings of pediatric patients, and outpatient services).


•Bachelor's Degree in Child Life, Family Studies, Child Development, or related field
•Completion of a Child Life internship
•Certification in Child Life is required within one year of hire date

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Tags

Internship, Relocation bonus,

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