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Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)- Per Diem

Company: ACG Hospice
Location: Lilburn
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: At ACG Hospice, Hands of Hope is our pediatric care program, which offers palliative and concurrent care for any child managing a life-limiting illness. Our care is provided by the only nationally board-certified interdisciplinary pediatric team in South Carolina & Georgia. Through our compassionate care model, Hands of Hope provides support for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of children and their families so they can focus on what matters most.Become a Child Life Specialist (CCLS) with ACG Hospice & Hands of Hope!Do you value the time you spend with your patients? Is it important to you that your patients and their families know and feel that you are with them? We are looking for nationally certified Child Life Specialist to join our team who are committed to creating meaningful patient experiences. As a Child Life Specialist at ACG, you'll provide skilled social services to patients on an intermittent basis in the home. These Child Life Specialist services are performed in accordance with the physician's orders, plan of care, and are coordinated with other team members. Most importantly, you'll assist families along their health care journeys with love and compassion.And just like all of our team members, our Child Life Specialists have access to ACG's supportive leadership team and professional development opportunities with plenty of room for advancement. We're Offering Even More Great Benefits When You Join Our Family!

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Immediate Access to Paid Time Off
  • Employee Referral Program Bonus Eligibility
  • Matching 401K
  • Annual Merit Increases
  • Years of Service Award Bonuses
  • Pet Insurance
  • Financial and Legal Assistance Program
  • Mental Health and Counseling Programs
  • Dental and Orthodontic Coverage
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Care with Low Premiums
  • $500 Matching Health Savings Account
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Virgin Pulse Wellness Program
  • Fertility Assistance ProgramAbout ACG HospiceA leading hospice and palliative care provider in Georgia, ACG Hospice is dedicated to serving patients and families with love and delivering the highest quality care. With a career at ACG Hospice, you'll not only have the opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference, but you'll also be part of an inclusive, respectful work environment filled with peers who have answered the call to care for others. Our Company MissionACG Hospice's mission is to serve with love, providing comfort and support through compassionate care and meaningful experiences. For our team members, these aren't empty words. In every interaction, no matter how big or small, we're dedicated to providing a superior experience for patients facing life-limiting illnesses and their families. Essential Functions: The Child Life Specialist essential functions:
  • Assesses patients to identify the psychosocial, financial and environmental needs of patients as evidenced by documentation, clinical records, case conferences, team report, call-in logs, and on-sit e evaluation.
  • Makes the initial Child Life Specialist evaluation visit and re-evaluates the patient's Child Life Specialist needs during each following visit.
  • Communicates significant findings, problems, and changes in condition or environment to the Supervisor, the physician and/or other personnel involved with patient care.
  • Reports unsafe conditions and the outcome of each visit to the appropriate Supervisor as appropriate by the end of the day.
  • Implements the plan for patient safety, using the patient, family, and community resources.
  • Participates in implementation and developmentof the Plan of Care to ensure quality and continuity of care and proper discharge planning.
  • Verifies the Plan of Care prior to each visit and provides care according to physician's orders, assessment data, and established standards and guidelines.
  • Initiates and revises the Plan of Care in response to identified patient care issues.
  • Writes physician orders to cover additional visits and changes to the plan of care, per agency policy.
  • Incorporates patient care goals established in the plan of care, as evidenced by documentation in clinical note.
  • Performs appropriate skilled services/interventions in accordance with accepted standards of practice and certified by the patient's physician.
  • Counsels and instructs and includes the patient and family in following the Plan of Care and meeting Child Life Specialist and related needs.
  • Assures the continuity of quality patientcare delivered.
  • Maintains communication with clinical staff providing updates and changes in schedules, patient data or needs, physician orders or special instructions.
  • Participates in patient care conferences offering clinical suggestions.
  • Assures clinical notes indicate continuing communication and coordination of services with physician, other staff and disciplines. Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in relevant field and CCLS certification from the Child Life Council.LICENSURE: -Current CCLS certificationEXPERIENCE: 2 year Child Life Specialist experience in a healthcare setting.SKILLS: Child Life Specialist skills as defined as generally accepted Child Life Specialist standards. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.TRANSPORTATION: Reliable transportation.HEALTH STATUS: -Meets all applicable agency policies and procedures related to health screening and required testing.

Keywords: ACG Hospice, Roswell , Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)- Per Diem, Other , Lilburn, Georgia

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