Job Description

3141 N 3rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA Req #550
Monday, July 1, 2024

About DMG:

District Medical Group, Inc. (DMG) is well known as a respected leader in the Phoenix healthcare industry, with a reputation for outstanding leadership, innovation and dedication to the patients and communities we serve. DMG employs over 650 credentialed providers and more than 350 professional/administrative staff as one of the largest physician groups in the Valley.


What Does DMG Offer?

DMG continuously strives for and succeeds in providing a strong and positive work environment through employee appreciation, team collaboration, competitive compensation, mentoring, growth opportunity, and attractive benefits that include:

  • A strong benefits package inclusive of Medical, Dental and Vision, and several voluntary benefits, Effective DAY ONE
  • Flexible Spending Account option
  • Company-paid STD and LTD
  • A rich 401(k) with employer match, increasing annually up to 6%
  • 3 weeks of Paid Time Off, increasing after 3 years.
  • Paid Sick Time
  • 10 paid holidays, annually
  • and more

About the Role:

The Child Life Specialist is responsible for maintaining and designing the physical, therapeutic, developmental and educational environment for the patient population in an outpatient clinical setting.

Schedule

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.

Primary Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Provides psychosocial and emotional support to children and families during out-patient visits.
  • Responsible for designing and maintaining the physical, therapeutic, developmental and educating environment of Child Life Services in a manner that promotes a child/family friendly atmosphere.
  • Lends their expertise and knowledge of child growth, psychosocial needs and development to the healthcare team
  • Adjusts interaction and/or treatment to match each patient’s age-specific developmental, educational or other related needs thereby reducing the stress and anxiety associated with the patient’s health care needs.
  • Advocate for the special needs of children and their families and promote the philosophy of patient and family-centered care.
  • Coordinates volunteers
  • Organizes and manages special events and special guests.
  • Maintains confidentiality and HIPAA compliance in accordance with Federal guidelines.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of minimum of 480 hours Child Life Internship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Life Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or other related field.
  • Certified Child Life Specialist or ability to gain certification within one year of employment.

The Successful Candidate Will Possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adjust language and demeanor to the developmental and emotional state of the child.
  • Enjoys working with children and parents.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Computer skill proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or federal, state and local standards.

Employee Health Compliance:

As a condition of employment, DMG requires its employees to comply with Employee Health standards. All employees must provide proof of Tuberculosis clearance as well as Influenza, or approved declinations. Specific roles, depending on location/job responsibilities will require proof of immunization or antibodies for Hepatitis B, MMR, TDAP, and Varicella.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $24.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $30.00

Application Instructions

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