Cooper University Health Care is the leading academic health system in South Jersey. In addition to having South Jersey’s only Level I Trauma Center at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, we also have the only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in the Delaware Valley: Children’s Regional Hospital.
Our Cooper Team is growing, and we’re looking for the best candidates to work with our youngest patients and their families as a full-time Child Life Specialist. In this role, you will be expected to plan and implement supportive, therapeutic, educational and recreational programs for pediatric patients. You will provide preparation and procedural support as well as facilitate and encourage positive coping mechanisms in children and their families.
This role requires a compassionate individual who can provide patients with opportunities for growth and development through play, learning and self-expression, and serve as a resource for other hospital staff in areas of child development, family-centered care, age appropriate preparation and coping strategies, as well as end-of-life issues.
At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies, and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.
Please feel free to refer a friend to these openings! To see additional opportunities available at Cooper and to apply, please visit jobs.cooperhealth.org.
Cooper University Health Care is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, disabilities, marital status, protected Veteran status, national origin, or any other category protected by federal or state law.