Learn more about our Austin expansion

New hospital coming in early 2024

Professional - Clinical

Child Life Specialist - Austin - Evenings

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Child Life Specialist - Austin - Evenings
    Talent Area: Professional - Clinical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Department: ATXNC CHILD LIFE
    Shift: 2:30pm-11:30pm
    Job ID: 404250

We are searching for a certified Child Life Specialist. In this position, you will implement and provide a comprehensive program of Child Life Services that help meet the emotional, developmental, and social needs of children in a health care setting. You will also provide opportunities for children to gain a sense of mastery, offering play and learning experiences, and encouraging family and peer interaction.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


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

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Child Life, Psychology, Sociology, or Human Development required
  • Child Life Certification (CCLS) by the ACLP must be obtained within 6 months of entering the role
  • Master’s degree in Child Life, Psychology, Sociology, or Human Development preferred
  • 2 years clinical experience as a Child Life Specialist preferred 
  • You must have completed your Child Life Specialist internship to take the certification test


  • Provides child life assessments and normalizes the hospital environment for patients and families.
  • Conducts formal and informal developmental assessments of psychosocial needs of patients and families within 24 hours of referral.
  • Promotes and provides developmentally appropriate interventions for patients and families.
  • Prepares patients and families for procedure/treatment

Join Us


More Opportunities

Medical Assistant II- TCSC Sugarland

Medical Assistant
Sugar Land, TX

Medical Assistant (MA) TCP Katy

Category TBD
Location TBD

Senior Account Representative

Administrative Support
Houston, TX