Job Type:

Child Life Specialist Per Diem Hospice Care

JOB-ID: 2019-70788

Job Title Category Location Job Type Posted
Child Life Specialist Per Diem Hospice Care Allied Health/Social Services Walnut Creek, California 94598 Full-Time 02-28-2019

VITAS Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care


Make a Difference | Change Lives One Patient & Family at a Time


Join our Dynamic team as Child Life Specialist

  • Per diem position

The Child Life Specialist is a member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to identify the psychological needs of the pediatric hospice patients, their siblings and the children of adult hospice patients, define goals for meeting these needs, and help provide developmentally appropriate interventions and casework needed to meet these goals. Provides grief and bereavement developmental education for adult family members and hospice staff. Assists with locating and referring to community resources prior to the conclusion of services. Maintains appropriate documentation in the hospice patient chart.


Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



  • Completion of child life internship. Certified Child Life Specialist, by exam within one year of hire.
  • Ability to travel per job requirements.


  • Bachelors degree in Child Life , Child Development or a closely related field.

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