Child Life Specialist, Neonatal ICU, Days

Memorial Hermann

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Hospital

Jul 22

Position responsible for assessing the emotional, psychosocial, educational, recreational, and therapeutic needs of patients and families and to directly provide services to meet those assessed needs; also responsible for procedural support and psychosocially supportive interventions; collaborates with the physician and healthcare team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the child life process to facilitate the delivery of patient care.

Job Description

Child Life Specialist, Neonatal ICU, Days

*Full time; 9:30am-6pm (Monday - Friday, plus weekend/ holiday coverage)

*Bachelor degree in Child Life, Child Development, Family Studies or related field required

*Certification in Child Life or eligible to be certified in Child Life required

*BLS (American Heart Assoc) required

This position is located at Children's Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor Degree in Child Life, Child Development; Family Studies or related field


  • Certified in Child Life by the Association of Child Life Professionals (ACLP) or be eligible to sit for the exam
  • Certified in Basic Life Support or CPR Certification required.

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Completion of a 480-hour internship program
  • Less than two (2) years experience as a Child Life Specialist
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.


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