Yale New Haven Health System

  • VIDEO ARTIST IN-RESIDENCE

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    66198
    Department
    CHILD LIFE PROGRAM
    Category
    BEHAVIORAL HLTH & SOCIAL WORK
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    M-F
    Work Hours
    10AM - 6PM
    Work Shift
    OCCASIONAL EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS
    Requisition ID
    2018-19633
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Responsible for developing, planning, implementing, modifying and evaluating art and arts-based educational activities in a variety of arts disciplines. Activities are designed to provide educational, creative, and expressive opportunities that support the developmental and psychosocial well-being of children, teens and young adults and their families pertinent to units assigned within Pediatrics through the Child Life Department.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. DIRECT AND INDIRECT PATIENT CARE
      • 1.1 Develop, plan, implement and evaluate art/educational activities and special projects that maintain or develop the social, emotional, physical, intellectual and/or creative development of pediatric patients and their families, in individual and group settings.
    • 2. COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATION AND TEAMWORK
      • 2.1 Communicate with Child Life staff and the clinical care team to obtain patient referrals. Provide a written and/or verbal summary of the patient's and family's response to interactions, as appropriate. Document session outcomes per departmental policy in the patient's permanent medical record.
    • 3. FISCAL MANAGEMENT
      • 3.1 Maintain supplies, equipment and materials specific to the art/educational program and provide assessment of material needs.
    • 4. ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAM
      • 4.1 Participate in quality assurance and quality improvement including collecting, maintaining and analyzing data specific to art/educational program, such as productivity and patient satisfaction. Provide accurate and timely reports.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION: Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Filmmaking, Video Production, New Media or related degree, required. Master’s Degree preferred.

     

    EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1-2 years of experience teaching video production with children in a healthcare environment preferred or the equivalent of 2 year’s full time experience teaching video production activities to children in a school or other community setting with specific expertise in working with children with special needs.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS: Qualified candidates must have extensive knowledge of all phases of video production, audio recording and post production. The artist should be fluent with the Mac operating system, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, and other post production software. In addition to technical skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required and the ability to support and empower children’s perspectives through film. This position requires the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team in effective collaborative practice.

     

    ACCOUNTABILITY: The video artist is accountable to perform responsible, culturally sensitive and professional work in the development, evaluation, planning, implementation and communication of the video program. Video activities will contribute to learning and positive engagement of hospitalized children and their families, ensuring their equitable treatment and safety including crisis intervention, infection control and confidentiality of patient information. Actively supports the mission, goals, strategies and policies of Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and the Child Life Department.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    Able to lift at least 25lbs.; must comply with appropriate OSHA, HIPAA and JCAHO standards relevant to position.

     

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