To implement and provide quality interactions utilizing a facility dog in order to support the emotional, developmental, and psychosocial needs of patients in a health care setting. To provide opportunities for patients to gain a sense of mastery, offering distraction and learning experiences, to assist patients in meeting medical goals, and encouraging family and peer interaction through facility dog interventions.
Minimum one year, preferred two years experience in the hospital environment with patient care as a Certified Child Life Specialist.
Internal Number: 2019-18062
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