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Specialist-Child Life - WH Nursing Admin BMH Women's

Job ID: 11954
Job Category: Nursing Support & Patient Care
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Rotating
Facility: BMH-Women's Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN

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Provides leadership and development of the Child Life program. Coordinates all phases of the assessment of the emotional and education development and the therapeutic needs of the hospitalized child. Orients hospital staff to the psycho-social needs of the hospital. Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to ensure the accomplishment of department goals and acts as and advocate for the needs of the patient. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Directs and plans the activities of the Child life program.
  • Develops and manages the budget for the program.
  • Manages the quality improvement processes for the program.
  • Promotes the Child Life Program by establishing a philosophy for the service.
  • Prepares and executes individual plan of care for pediatric patients.
  • Integrates child life principles into the daily practices of the health care providers caring for children.
  • Completes assigned goals.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: Master degree preferred.

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in child development, child life, psychology, or related field.


Minimum: Completion of a Child Life Specialist Internship

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 2668 - Specialist-Child Life
Facility: BMH-Women's Hospital
Department: WH Nursing Admin BMH Women's
Category: Nursing Support & Patient Care
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Rotating
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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