Children's Hospital Colorado Child Life Supervisor - 57448 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Anschutz Child LifeHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: M-F daysJob OverviewThe Child Life Supervisor provides supervision to a team of clinical support.The supervisor is responsible for coaching, mentoring, modeling bestpractices, scheduling, managing Paid Time Off (PTO) and day-to-dayperformance for direct reports. The position provides oversight of patientcare and manages patient flow for Child Life and is responsible for ensuringappropriate care is provided by child life staff.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Mentors and supports staff on a daily basis, while creating a culture andatmosphere that will lead to a high level of employee engagement.Assigns and reviews work, provides work instruction (OTJ or formaltraining) and develops team members. Evaluates performance of teammembers, providing continuous feedback. Addresses discipline and performanceissues; hires and fires team members. Identifies resource needs and developsrecommendations for meeting needs.Supervises day-to-day activities of team members including, but not limitedto, assigning and reviews work, provides work instruction, developingteam members and time keeping administration.Participates in labor cost and financial component decisions related today-to-day operations.Complies with all regulatory standards, hospital policies/procedures andquality/patient safety standards.Acts as a working supervisor to assist with patient and family interactionsand facilitating care plans; remains available to provide coverage as needed.Establishes team communication norms and staff rounding.Assists with the implementation and maintenance of department specificpolicies, procedures, and guidelines while ensuring consistency withevidence-based practice and organizational policies, standards, andprocedures.Resolves operational and patient/family issues, making decisions that areinclusive of multiple perspectives and solves underlying problems.Assists team members in achieving unit outcomes, performance andprofessional development standards; identifies opportunities for continualimprovement.Monitors expenditures for unit/department and participates in thedevelopment of budget recommendations.Other InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGuidelines: Guidelines are in the form of stated objectives for thesection, unit, function, or project. Is normally the first level of fullsupervision in a classification series. Performs most elements of supervisionover 50% of the time. May also perform the work of front line staff asneeded.Complexity: Work assignment is generally unstructured and employee isresponsible for assigning and supervising a variety of functions to achievethe objective