Child Life Assistant Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a child life assistant with “Unique Children’s Hospital,” and handle responsibilities of providing emotional and psychological care to pediatric patients in order to relieve them from stress due to hospitalization.

Summary of Skills:

  • Strong understanding of the patient’s medical condition, required treatments and the precautions to be taken in the process
  • Ability to tackle each issue sensitively, patiently and show sympathy and encouragement towards the patients
  • Capability of establishing sound communication with the patient and family members to help them overcome the stressful situations
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and application of knowledge skills
  • Efficient ability of handling responsibilities independently and in team as well
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, lift, stoop, bend, reach, push and pull

Work Experience:

Child Life Assistant
Lotus Children’s Hospital, Conroe, TX
July 2013 – Present

  • Understanding patients’ conditions, and planning and implementing therapies accordingly
  • Making patients comfortable and trying to relieve stress and fear arising due to hospitalization
  • Developing creative and effective therapeutic play activities for soothing patients
  • Conversing with family members and discussing on their child’s treatment and encouraging them
  • Organizing safe and learning playful environment for pediatric patients
  • Coordinating clinical care with nurses and doctors in order to expedite recovery in patients

Child Life Assistant
Blue Lake Child Care Hospital, Conroe, TX
February 2012 – June 2013

  • Planned and provided individual and group therapy to patients
  • Developed and implemented several playful activities necessary for minimizing stress in patients
  • Arranged and provided play settings for pediatric patients to divert their mind from injuries and illness
  • Handled inventory and ordered supplied of the pediatric unit
  • Trained and supervised nursing staff in support therapeutic activities
  • Handled administrative and miscellaneous task as ordered by physicians

Education:

  • High School Diploma
    Clear View School, Conroe, TX
    2009
  • Associate Degree in Applied Science
    Conroe University, Conroe, TX
    2011

Reference:

On request.