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We are searching for a Child Life Clinical Specialist - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will support the Assistant Director of Child Life and Social Work and Director of Patient and Family Services by: providing clinical expertise and direction in the field of Child Life, coordinating the on-boarding and ongoing clinical supervision of certified Child Life Specialists, providing project leadership for inter and intradepartmental priorities and implementing solutions under the direction of leadership; being available to provide consultative support; and supporting various activities such as education on Child Life competencies, committee involvement, collaboration with Nursing, physicians and leadership on-call, including the Nursing Administrator on call and Administrator on Call.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
A Bachelor’s degree required, bachelor's degree in Child Life, Psychology, Human Development, Social Work, Music Therapy, or Atr Therapy preferred
3 years’ child life experience required
Certification as a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS), Music Therapist (MT-BC), or Art Therapist(ATR-BC) required
Ensures high quality child life, creative arts and education clinical practice throughout the Texas Children’s system.
Serves as an educational and clinical resource for the child life department.
Assesses, plans, and evaluates unit-based orientation.
Participates in professional development of self and other child life, creative arts and education professionals, as well as students.
Provides psychosocial assessments and normalizes the hospital environment for patients and families.
Promotes and provides developmentally appropriate interventions for patients and families.
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