Child Life Specialist
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

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Child Life Specialist
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Time Type:
Full time
Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)

Provides activities and services to meet the psychosocial, emotional and developmental needs of the children of adult patients and families; provides coverage to pediatric patients as needed.

Starting salary for this position is $54,903 annually which includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Required Education and Experience
1. Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development, or a related field and three (3) months of full-time experience in Child Life Position in a pediatric setting; or
2. Bachelor's degree in Child Life, Child Development, or a related field and a completion of a three (3) month Child Life internship.

Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

The Roswell Park Pediatric team is seeking an ambitious and motivated individual who wants to be part of dynamic and supportive team offering innovative programming for the children and families we serve. This position will participate in departmental and Institute-wide committees and initiatives. Resources will be provided to support continuing education, certifications, and professional memberships.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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