Occupational Therapist

Posted on Nov 25, 2021 by Northwest Center

Renton, WA 98057
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Northwest Center is looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our Early Supports Team!

As a Pediatric Occupational Therapist (OT) you will provide evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services to children, birth to three years old, who have delays or disorders in motor, feeding, social-emotional and sensory development. A successful candidate is passionate about the whole child and works cooperatively with staff, families, and community partners. Work with a dynamic, supportive team, making a difference in the lives of families and their young children. Join Northwest Center's Early Supports Team!

Location: South Park

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday

Wage: $31 - $46 per hour DOE + $1,500 hiring bonus!

What we can offer:

Competitive and affordable Medical (including hearing & hardware coverage!), Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance Generous Paid Time Off benefits Additional Floating Holidays, Parental Leave, Paid Compassion Leave and Paid Holidays Retirement 401(K) with a company match Employment Assistance Program (EAP) including six free therapy sessions per year Gym & Fitness Reimbursement Program Student Loan Repayment Program Paid professional development and continuing education Reflective Supervision Highly skilled, dedicated, and well-established collaborative team Opportunities to lead programs, get involved in research, and participate in specialty teams Mileage and DOH License Reimbursement Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here:

Key Responsibilities:

Planning, designing, and implementing occupational therapy within a natural environment following early intervention guidelines and requirements Documentation of data within ESIT data management system Planning adaptation and development of environment and equipment in community, home, and classroom environments Providing consultation and training to support feeding to staff and families Collaborating with the family and team to implement therapy and connecting with outside support services as needed Other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Master's degree, OTD, or equivalent Licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Washington NBCOT certified At least one year of experience working in pediatrics or fieldwork that includes a pediatric affiliation. Early Supports or working a caseload including clients aged birth to three experience is preferred Ability to work cooperatively with staff, families, and community partners Candidates with experience providing services in a non-English language, feeding therapy, and/or infant mental health experience desired About Northwest Center Early Supports:

Northwest Center Kids is seeking a Part-Time Pediatric Occupational Therapist to join our highly-skilled, collaborative, and innovative multidisciplinary team serving a diverse community. This position provides evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services to children, birth to three years old, who have delays or disorders in motor, feeding, social-emotional and sensory development.

We serve children in their homes, childcare, and community settings. Using a strengths-based coaching model, we build family capacity through information sharing, modeling, and reflection.

At Northwest Center Kids, we support professional development, financially and with time, and are committed to our staff reaching their full potential. Our nine specialty early supports programs have been developed by dedicated staff being supported to innovate based on family/child needs. Examples of these programs include our EPIC team, feeding team, hospital-to-home transition team, CHERISH replication team, infant mental health team, and parent programming.

You will work alongside an experienced team of people and have opportunities to pursue your special interests, share your knowledge, and receive reflective supervision. A successful candidate is passionate about the whole child and works cooperatively with staff, families, and community partners.

Northwest Center is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need any assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process, please contact us at .

At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion - we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.

Reference: 1410360493

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