Child Life Specialist (BA)
Fraser Health Authority
Surrey, Canada
6d ago

Are you someone who is passionate about helping others? Do you want to work for one of BC's top employers? Do you have the ability to deal with others effectively?

If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities.

With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1 / 3 of British Columbia’s entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

Fraser Health has en exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join Surrey Memorial Hospital as a Child Life Specialist.

Build on your education and experience as you :

  • Chart workload measurement statistics on direct and non-direct patient care in accordance with departmental and professional charting standards and guidelines.
  • Observe, record and report relevant information on patients’ behaviour, development levels, individual needs and adjustment to hospital environment on the patients’ charts and reports same to members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Coordinate, orientate and allocate work to volunteers staff assigned to the area.
  • Interpret the program to hospital based students and / or other students in related fields by methods such as providing supervised work experience, demonstrating procedures to students as required, providing mentorship and support and making recommendations to the Manager, Clinical Services regarding reporting performance to appropriate originating supervisor / institution.
  • Organize visits by community groups and special entertainers to the hospital.
  • Participates on designated program and professional committees attending meetings, providing input and advocating for the goals and objectives of program / service.
  • To join the organization we require you to have :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field such as Child and Youth Care, Child Development, Psychology, Special Education or Family Studies
  • One (1) year’s recent related experience
  • Eligible for membership with Child Life Council
  • Completion of Child Life Certification
  • If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply :

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.
  • Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.
  • Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you.

    Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients / patients / residents.

    We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

    Curious to learn what it’s like to work here? We recommend that you like us on Facebook ( fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram ( FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights.

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