Mount Sinai Careers

PER DIEM CHILD BIRTH EDUCATOR

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Provides therapeutic and emotional support for patients and their families utilizing a range of developmentally appropriate activities, including play, preparation for a medical procedure, education, self-expression, and family support to help cope with hospitalization, illness, death and dying. Bachelor's or Master's degree in Child Life, Child Development, Special Education or closely related field and Certification in Child Life.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    1. Provides a normalized, therapeutic and safe environment for individuals and groups in Pediatrics.
    2. Develops plans of intervention by utilizing the program's resources.
    3. Plans, coordinates and participates in patient and family teaching, in-service education for department staff, pediatric students and volunteers, community education programs and special events.
    4. Coordinates special events such as holiday celebrations, parties and the participation of outside individuals in department programs.
    5. Offers education and/or training to outside community groups.
    6. Responsible for his/her continuing education to maintain professional development.

 


 

Requirements
Education:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Child Life or Child Development
 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans