Child Life Specialist - Child Life

UF Health - Shands
Job Description
Job ID: 77217
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Child Life
Shift/Days: 3 p.m. - 11:30 p.m., Variable with Weekend
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Improves or enhances psychosocial functioning of pediatric patients and families by providing opportunities for improving coping skills through therapeutic interventions.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in human service area from an accredited institution.
  • Extensive knowledge of child and adolescent growth and development.
  • Two years of experience working with children, preferably in a health care setting.


  • Certified or certificate eligibility as a Child Life Specialist. If certificate eligible, will attain Child Life Certification within the next two test dates in order to retain position.

*** Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $18.32
*** Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $23.78

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We invite you to join our team! Our work and passion for excellence are intended to have an impact beyond the communities in which we serve. You may apply for a maximum of 10 positions at any given time. For general application process topics please review our Frequently Asked Questions. For technical assistance please contact Human Resources at 352-265-0441.

UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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