Child Life Specialist

Children's Health
Full time Full day
Plano, TX

Job Opportunity

Job ID: 62008


Only apply if you have completed your Child Life Specialist Internship

As a Child Life Specialist, in the Child Life department at Children's Health, you will play an important part in helping children get the care they need and contributing to our mission of making life better for children.

As an active participant on the interdisciplinary team, you will be responsible for helping patients and patient families cope with the stress of hospitalization by assessing patient psychosocial and developmental needs during hospitalization.

This will be a Sunday-Thursday schedule working 1pm-9:30pm. It will be primary covering the Emergency Room with some inpatient coverage on Sundays.

In this role, you will be expected to: have Child Life Specialist.

  • Creates a developmental plan for the facilitation of therapeutic interventions,

  • Responsible for helping patients and patient families cope with the stress of hospitalization by assessing patient psychosocial and developmental needs during hospitalization, and

  • Document patient's developmental needs, coping and plan to facilitate mastery in patient medical records and recognize,

  • Work at our Plano, TX campus.


Completed Child Life Specialist Internship it is required


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required

Licenses and Certifications

  • Child Life Specialist Professional

About us:

Children's Health values the role each member of our team plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that help them reach their highest potential. We serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and we are nationally recognized for delivering high quality care.

Children's Health has been named one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Healthcare for nine consecutive years. Children's Health offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for learning and career development. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace, and our team members have a voice in their work through surveys and town halls.


Job Family Patient Care Support Expertise Support Services - Child Life Job Type Full Time Location Plano, Texas

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