Certified Child Life Specialist passionate about the field and eager to share it with the next generation of Child Life professionals. Seeks a challenging role as an educator at Azusa Pacific University.
Offer age appropriate education to the patient, in regards to their current medical status.
Encourage positive coping skills through play, visualization and breathing techniques.
Document patient interaction through electronic charting.
Facilitate sibling visitations, educate them on the hospital setting and the patient's current medical state.
Provide grief support through sibling education, keepsake activities and resources.
Aid in group visitations and donation collection and distribution.
Accompany patient's to and from surgery and painful or scary procedures to provide distraction and encouragement.
Oversee Child Life Interns and provided them with hands on educational opportunities and constructive feedback.
Train new hires to work on various hospital units.
Managed the inpatient playroom that provided age appropriate activities and distraction for children ages 0 to 18 years of age.
Prepared and delivered bedside activities for the patient's in isolation.
Maintained a clean and safe atmosphere for the patient's to interact with family, other patients and staff members.
Ordered supplies and kept the playroom stocked with necessary activities and materials.
Responsible for training, overseeing, encouraging and correcting volunteers, in the playroom.
Provided information and directions to individuals in the shopping center and on the phone.
Communicated with and built rapport with store owners and managers to encourage community and cohesiveness.
Operated and facilitated safe train rides for the customers.
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