Part-time Recreation Therapist/Child Life Specialist

  • Location: 51 Blossom Street, MA
  • Posted: Jun 11, 2019

Job Description

Shriners Hospitals for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Excellent opportunity to join our high quality, family centered burn pediatric surgical specialty care hospital. We are currently seeking an experienced, dually certified Recreation Therapist/Child Life Specialist for a part time, 8 hours weekly position.

Position Responsibilities:

The dual position falls within the Child Life program and is responsible for organizing and implementing a Therapeutic Recreation program for the patients and families. In addition, therapist provides Child Life clinical coverage as needed.

Assess patient and family, develops age specific and culturally appropriate treatment plans based on standards of therapy and individual needs. The ability to anticipate clinical patient issues and plan treatment interventions. Collaborates with teams across the hospital to provide a continuum of care.


3-5 years of experience as a Recreational Therapist - Child Life Specialist. Graduate of accredited degree program in Recreational Therapy, Child Life Therapy. Current National Certification in Recreational Therapy required, Dual Certification in Child Life strongly preferred.

Bi-lingual- Spanish/English candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

This is a part-time, 8 hours per week position

Part time employees are eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as the 403b retirement savings plan with a match, free gym and free parking on the weekends!

Please email your resume in a word document to or fax the resume to 617-371-4939.

Employment Type

  • Part-Time

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston and Springfield

51 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114

Opened: 1968

Phone: (617) 722-3000

Fax: (617) 722-3000



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