The Director of Child Life is responsible for directing and managing all aspects of Child Life, Music Therapy and Facility Dog operations including setting strategic direction, ensuring effective interventions, allocating staff, creating, and managing budgets, and measuring impact. Director supervises team lead, all child life specialists, music therapists and facility dog handlers and maintains high employee engagement. Under the general supervision of the Corporate Director of Patient and Family Experience the director is responsible for developing and implementing evidenced- based developmentally appropriate interventions. Director identifies emerging needs and leverages industry best practice and innovation to meet those needs. Director fosters interdisciplinary collaboration with other departments including clinical departments, foundation, marketing, chaplain services, and volunteer resources to promote the mission of the hospital.
Certified Child Life Specialist - Child Life Certification Commission, CPR: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation - American Heart Association
Dayton Children’s has been named a “Best Place to Work” time and time again and even recently name the #1 employer in Ohio by Forbes! More than 3,900 employees come to work every day to make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. We see this difference every day in the comments and stories we hear from families!
We are growing and are looking for the best talent for our team at Dayton Children’s. We want people who embody our values and want to become a part of the Dayton Children’s difference. If that is you, apply today!