Below is a list of current job openings within the Midwest region to the best of our knowledge. If you would like to add a job opening to this list, please email We do ask that you then let us know when the position is filled so we can remove the post. We also distribute openings directly to our members and share on our social media pages. Thank you!

Hurley Children’s Hospital has a job opening for a full-time Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) position. Coverage would be either in Peds ED M-F 3pm-11:30pm or Surgery/PCU M-F 6:30am-3pm. 

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Presbyterian Healthcare Services has a job opening for a full-time Child Life Specialist position, Monday- Friday, 7:30am- 4pm. Morning would provide coverage in the Surgical Services area, and afternoon would be for the PPICU.

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American Family Children’s Hospital currently has an opening for a Child Life Services Manager.  This is a full-time position directly responsible for the daily operations of the child life department, comprised of child life specialists, child life assistants, music therapists, patient family liaison, and cosmetologist.  See link for the full job description. 

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital currently has 1 (Full-Time, Benefits Eligible) position available on the Inpatient Hematology/Oncology unit.

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Dayton Children’s hospital currently has 1 full-time opening for an Inpatient Child Life Specialist on the Specialty Peds floor.  For additional details you can also email:

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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital currently has the following open positions.

Child Life Specialist, Bereavement Support – View Job Posting

Child Life Specialist, Med/Psych (.9 FTE) – View Job Posting (2 positions available)

Board Certified Music Therapist, Med/Psych – View Job Posting

Bronson Children’s Hospital has an opening for a Child Life Specialist in the Emergency Department.

PRN Position – View Job Posting

The Cleveland Clinic has an opening for a Child Life Specialist.

PRN Child Life Specialist, Day/Evening/Night/Weekend – View Job Posting

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has open positions posted:

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