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Child Life Assistant

Location: Honolulu, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 808836 Date posted: 07/07/2019
Organizes and conducts play activities for pediatric inpatients. Assists in minimizing stress and anxiety for children and adolescents. Provides supportive relationships to children and their families. Observes, identifies and reports patient responses, changes in behavior or condition, and other critical information. Communicates observations, facts, and comments as appropriate. Delegates tasks to volunteers. Monitors and ensures proper sanitation and working condition of activity areas, toys, equipment and other materials. Follows established policies, procedures, laws, regulations, and/or specific instructions.

Essential Functions:
- Organizes and conducts play activities for pediatric inpatients.
- Assists in minimizing stress and anxiety for child and adolescent. Provides supportive relationships to children and their families to meet psychological and developmental needs.
- Observes, identifies patient responses, changes in behavior or condition, and other critical information. Reports findings to child life specialist/coordinator and/or nursing staff. Communicates observations, facts and comments with interdisciplinary team members, individually, and through team meetings.
- Delegates tasks to assigned volunteers as needed. Meets patient care requirements and established schedules.
- Monitors and ensures proper sanitation and working condition of activity areas, toys, equipment and other materials.
- Assists Child Life Services with the Keiki Passenger Safety (KPS) and Reach Out and Read Programs (ROR).

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum one (1) year of working with children in an educational environment or related experience.
- Associate's degree in early education, related field OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.
- Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification (must obtain within one (1) year of hire).
Additional Requirements:
- Knowledge of hospital and departmental procedures and operations.
- Ability to adapt care and treatment to reflect age specific needs, cultural values, personal needs, psychosocial needs, and religious beliefs of the patients.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, planning, organization, creativity/innovation, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, written communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Child Life Assistant experience.
- Bachelor's degree in early education or related field.

Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Hospital/Medical Offices 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Pediatrics Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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