Child Life Assistant Resume Samples

A Child Life Assistant works in hospitals and performs duties as a therapist. The job description entails providing psychological and emotional support to infants, children, and adolescents and helping them overcome the stress and anxiety that the child faces due to injuries and hospitalization. A well-drafted Child Life Assistant Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – understanding the patients’ condition; planning and implementing therapies accordingly; making patients comfortable and trying to relieve stress and fear; developing creative and effective therapeutic play activities for soothing patients; conversing with family members and discussing the child’s treatment, organizing safe and learning playful environment for pediatric patients.

To work at this level, one needs to possess the following skills – a strong understanding of the patient’s medical condition, required treatment and the precautions to be taken; capability to showing sympathy and encouragement towards the patient; and excellent application of knowledge skills. While employers want only a high school diploma or GED, it would be beneficial to have a degree in applied science or a related field.

 

Child Life Assistant Resume example

Child Life Assistant Resume

Objective : Objective is to find a challenging, fast paced position where I can excel and assist the organization to achieve its goals. The opportunity I seek will allow me to apply knowledge from my degree as well as my prior work experience. I hope to find a position in which I can improve the skills I already possess, acquire new skills, and in some way be able to help my peers and my community.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Directing.

Description :

    1. Focused on patient satisfaction.
    2. Provided a better experience to families and patients while in the waiting room.
    3. Offered toys and activities to waiting children and families from diverse backgrounds.
    4. Offered warm blankets, water, crackers, etc.
    5. Made the family's wait more comfortable, and less stressful.
    6. Visited patients in the Emergency Department as well as patients on the Critical Decision Unit, and brought the children toys and/or activities.
    7. Created a safe environment in the playroom and assist with receiving donations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Psychology


Child Life Assistant Resume

Summary : Child Life Assistant is Aiding in providing a therapeutic healing environment, Maintaining safe, clean, inviting environment in assigned activity area, Orienting, training, and supervising child life volunteers and student workers, Contributing to the organization by actively participating in process improvement initiatives and shared decision making.

Skills : Public Speaking, Debate, critical thinking, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Google Drive.

Description :

    1. Promoted healthy child development to hospitalized children and teens through education, play groups, arts and crafts groups, parental support groups, and coping strategy training.
    2. Educated family on trauma symptoms and strategies for healing, including developmental education, interventions suggestions and advocacy efforts.
    3. Supervised hospital playroom, including all hiring and training of volunteers and medical students for the Child Life Program.
    4. Provided program development for Oncology, Cardiac, Dialysis, and Surgery patients, including programs that incorporate play, art, groups, and interactive offerings for children and families.
    5. Assessed, evaluated, and advised on the donations and services offered to the program.
    6. Worked with hospitalised children using toys, games, paints, craft materials, conversation and stories to interest and distract.
    7. Interpreted information between patients, parents and staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS In Clinical Psychology


Child Life Assistant Resume

Headline : Bilingual- Fluent in Spanish Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Has the ability to interact with customers of diverse cultures and backgrounds Energetic and fast learner Hard worker, great with children, and families Emergency Management Institute Certificate.

Skills : Planning, Emergency Management.

Description :

    1. Focused on patient satisfaction.
    2. Provided an enhanced experience to families and patients while in the waiting room.
    3. Offered age-appropriate toys and activities to waiting children and families from diverse backgrounds.
    4. Offered warm blankets, water, crackers, etc.
    5. Made the family's wait more comfortable, and less stressful.
    6. Visited patients in the Emergency Department as well as patients on the Critical Decision Unit, and brought the children toys and/or activities.
    7. Created a safe environment in the playroom that meets hospitals policy and guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Psychology

Child Life Assistant Resume

Objective : Primary motto to provide personalized service to all has continued to challenge, inspire, and motivate me to make a difference with service by ensuring their well-being, comfort, safety and loyalty for all I encounter. I wish to become an integral part of growth with any team and hope to utilize the excellent skills that I've acquired in the field of customer service and many of my service experiences to any career that I acquire.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Medical Records, Human Resources.

Description :

    1. Worked alongside Certified Child Life Specialists and provided normalization activities to patients and provide breaks for parents.
    2. Escorted pet therapy dogs and handlers to individual rooms for fun time with patients and families.
    3. Collaborated with physicians, nurses, social workers, and child life specialists to promote a nurturing atmosphere for patients and families during hospitalization.
    4. Wrote thank you notes for donations and group visits.
    5. Cleaned and maintained three playrooms as well as prepare and implement weekly age-appropriate activities in playrooms and at bedside.
    6. Taught Kids Klass: What to expect when Mom's expecting.
    7. Provided care and support for patients of higher needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Early Interventions

Child Life Assistant Resume

Summary : A highly enthusiastic, ambitious, and artistic professional with thirteen years of combined experience focused on proactively developing and maintaining client satisfaction and donor relationships. Now seeking to be rewarded the opportunity to contribute my interpersonal, organization, and self-motivated skills to the University of California Berkeley's success; while learning and developing hands on experience to benefit the team's goals and corporate mission.

Skills : Teacher, Leadership, Office Management.

Description :

    1. Engaged bed-side patients through therapeutic.
    2. Washed toys, setup and closed playroom.
    3. Provided distraction and support for patients of higher needs, care, or isolation.
    4. Planed therapeutic activities and crafts for playroom and individual primary patient care.
    5. Provided physical activities for infants daily and interacted and organized activities for teens Escorted children to day school at the hospital.
    6. Supported and nurtured children and their families through the emotional and physical aspects of hospitalisation.
    7. Worked hand-in-hand with the Child Life Specialist to provide the children and families the support during their hospitalisation.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    BS In Child Development

    Child Life Assistant Resume

    Summary : Child Life Assistant with 20 years of experience. Excellent communication skills media and public relations consistently solve problems and rarely escalate issues, Assists Child Life Specialist in determining and facilitating activities for the bedside, activity rooms and t(w)een lounge

    Assists with special events and departmental programming, helps with advertising events to patients and families, assists patients with getting to events, or bedside visits. Helps with set up and clean-up of events

    Skills : Assessment, Child Development, Customer Service, Community Outreach, Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Supervising, Presenter.

    Description :

      1. Provided opportunities for the children to play, thrive and grow in the hospital setting and sometimes a difficult environment.
      2. Responsible for providing parents and children with stress relief activities Talking to parents and children about stress Keeping patient rooms clean .
      3. Responsible for directing playroom activities.
      4. Developed therapeutic games/activities to calm and relieve children's stress One on One interaction .
      5. Responsible for running the Child Life department on Saturdays.
      6. Planned and implemented age appropriate activities in the playroom and at bedside.
      7. Created, implemented, and adapted normalization activities for patients ages 0-18 Worked hand-in-hand with the Child Life Specialists to organized.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      Bachelor Of Health Science

      Child Life Assistant Resume

      Summary : Highly enthusiastic, and an ambitious individual focused on positive results and client satisfaction. Known for reliability, conscientious, and the capability of taking initiative. Excellent communication skills.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware, Typing, Multi-Line Phone System.

      Description :

        1. Conducted and monitored group and individual patient activities.
        2. Constructed posters for pediatric patients Provided information about.
        3. Experienced working with children ages 0-21, preferably children with special needs or in a healthcare setting.
        4. Provided all of your employment history, education, and licenses/certifications/registrations. 
        5. Modified your application after you have submitted it.
        6. Knowledged of Child development.
        7. Experienced working in Pediatric patient care units (inpatient and outpatient).
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          BS In Child Development

          Child Life Assistant Resume

          Objective : Child Life Assistant with 3 years of experience in Supporting the supply process thorough ordering, receiving, organizing, and distributing child life supplies (toys, activities, books, etc.), Assisting with the donation process by collecting donations from designated spot, moving them to the child life storage area, and appropriately sorting, Providing services at bedside to support development and meet recreational needs by providing activities for patients and families.

          Skills : Medical Transcription, Computer, Telephone.

          Description :

            1. Planed and implemented daily activities Facilitate individual and group play opportunities for patients and siblings. 
            2. Advertised daily programming in appropriate venues.
            3. Recruited and screened activity center participants.
            4. Transported patients to playroom and /or special events.
            5. Maintained a safe and clean play environment, including making appropriate assessments of patient and sibling behavior while in program.
            6. Provided direction to Child & Family Life hospital volunteers.
            7. Communicated with parents/caregivers regarding behavior issues of activity center participants.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Child Life Assistant Resume

          Objective : Child Life Assistant with 2 years of experience in Evaluating patient progress towards treatment goals and responses to treatment interventions, adapts as necessary in compliance with departmental performance expectations, Initial assessment and evaluation-Individually assessing/evaluating patient formulates clinical impressions and recommendations for treatment, referral for other services or provision for no service based upon the analysis of assessment data, and reports assessment findings to appropriate individuals in compliance with departmental performance expectations.

          Skills : Training, Teaching, Customer Service, Filing, Fax, Data Entry.

          Description :

            1.  Assessed play and recreation needs for children of varying developmental stages and temperaments.
            2. Assisted with ordering supplies Function independently without direct supervision. 
            3. Used appropriate judgement to ensure safety of activity center participants.
            4. Aided in providing a therapeutic healing environment.
            5. Maintained safe, cleaned, invited environment in assigned activity area.
            6. Oriented, trained, and supervised child life volunteers and student workers.
            7. Contributed to the organisation by actively participating in process improvement initiatives and shared decision making.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MA

          Child Life Assistant Resume

          Headline : Child Life Assistant is Providing developmentally appropriate clinical care and advocacy for patients and families by applying knowledge and skill that promotes healing, prevents significant developmental disruption, and reduces psychological stress, Planed and implemented services in collaboration with Child Life Assistant to address the individual needs of the patient and family, Supervising Child Life interns.

          Skills : Planning, Child Care, Patient Care.

          Description :

            1. Experienced working with infants, toddlers, school-age children and adolescents in a therapeutic setting. 
            2. Monitored general health needs in the playroom and ask for assistance from nursing when appropriate. 
            3. Provided toys and activities that are appropriate for a wide developmental range of children. 
            4. Taken developmentally appropriate toys and activities to individual patients confined to rooms.
            5. Provided input to the Child Life Specialist about specific needs of individual children; determine when the needs of individual children should be attended to by medical professionals and / or outside the general scope of the role of the Child Life Assistant; and Supervise volunteers assisting in the playroom.
            6. Assisted with acceptance of donations and materials handling for the department.
            7. Provided emotional, educational, diversionary, and developmental support to children to minimize the stress of illness and hospitalisation.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                GED