Child Life Specialist II -West Campus

Position: Child Life Specialist II -West Campus

Job ID: 145388

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC CHILD LIFE

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Child Life Specialist II– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. 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. To 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?

Responsibilities :

  • Provides child life assessments and normalizes the hospital environment for patients and families
  • Promotes and provides developmentally appropriate interventions for patients and families
  • Represents and communicates child life and psychosocial issues of pediatric health care to professionals outside of child life
  • Participates in professional development of self and other child life professionals
  • Collaborates in an intradepartmental effort to support the mission and vision of the Child Life Department
  • Participates in departmental and/or clinical area performance improvement projects as evidenced by observation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Life, Psychology, Sociology, or Human Development (Master’s prefrerred)
  • CCLS - Cert-Cert Child Life SCLS from Association of Child Life Professionals
  •  2 years Full time clinical experience as a Child Life Specialist

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