Kennedy Krieger Institute

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES STAFF II

US-MD-Baltimore
Department
Child Life and Therapeutic Recreation
ID
3023
707 N Broadway
# of Hours
40

Overview

JOB ID  3023

 

The Recreational Activities Staff II works independently and demonstrates initiative, discretion and good judgment in planning and implementing social and/or recreational programs which support the development, psychosocial and cultural needs of patients and siblings.  The Recreational Activities Staff is responsible for the supervision of patients and siblings while in the Outpatient playroom and provides observation and assessment of patients, siblings, and parent/child interactions where appropriate.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Supervise children in the outpatient playroom.
  2. Provide developmentally appropriate group and/or individual activities.
  3. Observe and assess patients, siblings and parent/child interactions and provide information regarding same to clinicians.
  4. Provide orientation to patients and families as to typical procedures the patient will be experiencing during their outpatient visit.
  5. Model appropriate adult-child interactions to assist parents in improving interactions with their children.
  6. Maintain quality and effectiveness of patient services through implementation of, and compliance with, all departmental and Institute policies, procedures and performance improvement activities.
  7. Order and maintain playroom materials and supplies. 
  8. Clean toys and equipment in accordance with established procedures.
  9. Monitor and ensure the safety of equipment, materials and the environment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Life, Child Development, Education, Recreation or related field required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years’ experience in a pediatric setting (hospital, educational or structured recreational setting) required.

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