The child life specialist is responsible for assessing, educating, preparing and supporting patients and families in the health care system. The child life specialist collaborates with other health care providers, as well as the community, to promote growth and development and facilitate positive adjustment for patients and families throughout the health care experience. As a child life staff member, the child life specialist demonstrates a commitment to the values of Cook Children’s Health Care System, integrating them into each job function: Safety, Integrity, Caring, Collaboration, Giving, Innovation.
Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development or a closely related field
Certified Child Life Specialist, by exam is required
CPR - BLS certification is required within 60 days of hire
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.