Child Life Specialist Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Child Life Specialist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Child Life Specialist in United States is $58,387.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Child Life Specialist in United States is $28.07.

The average bonus of a(n) Child Life Specialist in United States is $1,080.00.

Job Description:

Provides a variety of recreational programs and activities to pediatric patients and families to promote emotional health and optimal development. Assesses the emotional and medical needs of assigned patient and families to determine the support needed. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in a related field and one year of experience working with hospitalized children. Formulates a plan of interaction based on assessment of patient and family and presents it to team members at psychosocial rounds and team meetings. Documents all interaction with patient and family in medical record charts. Provides play and recreational activities for assigned patients consistent with developmental needs. Utilizes developmentally appropriate methods for preparing children and families for diagnostic treatment and surgical procedures to optimize the quality of care. Supports family-centered care. Maintains ongoing communication with physicians, nurses, and unit and clinical staff to ensure a coordinated approach to patient care. Less

Provides a variety of recreational programs and activities to pediatric patients and families to promote emotional health and optimal development. Assesses the emotional and medical needs of assigned patient and families to determine the support needed. Typically requires a bachelor's... More

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