Child Life Activity Coordinator

Texas Children's Hospital

The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Full time

Healthcare / Hospital

Nov 2

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We are searching for a Child Life Activity Coordinator -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide a comprehensive play program with a focus on ensuring opportunities for normal growth and development, normalization/mastery of the environment, peer to peer support by encouraging family and peer interaction, and healing experiences through play.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Normalizes the hospital environment and supports developmental needs
  • Prioritizes patient play/activity needs through daily report or verbal consults as evidenced by unit leadership team observation
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to assess individualized patient care goals that can be met through normalizing play
  • Provides developmentally appropriate activities at bedside
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and well-organized activity room environment
  • Conducts scheduled volunteer orientation and supports the volunteers' learning
  • Works collaboratively with the Office of Philanthropy to generate goodwill for the child life program
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills that promote free expression of ideas and viewpoints, by acknowledging value in others’ perspectives, and using conflict resolution techniques in a direct manner when appropriate while maintaining a positive working environment


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1 year experience working with children inside or outside of a hospital environment preferred

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