• Child Life Specialist

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 month ago(9/16/2019 1:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-16952
    Category
    Social Work
    Type
    per diem
    Grade
    19
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    Responsibilities

    The Division of Pediatric Oncology within the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, has a 5 hours a week job opening for an individual with a Masters of Science in Child Life.

     

    Working within the Dana-Farber Children’s Hospital Cancer Care, the position will involve work as the Sibling Group Specialist.

     

    The Sibling Specialist will work within an established program to provide group psychosocial support to siblings who have a brother or sister on treatment and collaborate with Patient Activities to coordinate Group times.

     

    Mailing lists and invitations as well as organizing appropriate activities are also the responsability of the Sibling group leader.

     

    Supervision by an LICSW is provided.

     

    Evening hours are required for the group.

    Qualifications

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

     

    Masters of Science in Child Life.

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