Infant and Motor Feeding Therapist

Kids Services Seattle, Washington


Description

Northwest Center is looking for an Infant Motor and Feeding Therapist to join our Early Supports Team!

As an Infant Motor and Pediatric Feeding Therapist (PT, OT), this position primarily provides evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services to infants (0-6 months) who have motor and feeding difficulties. This position will likely include work on our Hospital to Home Team (H2H) and Core Services. We work closely with families to help make the transition home easier by providing in-home therapy, community resources, and ongoing support.

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/Fremont for Administrative Office, Home visiting, and Telehealth

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday with a flexible schedule

Wage: Starting at $32.69-$46.00 hour DOE + $2,000 hiring bonus!
*$500 to be paid out after 60 days of employment, and $1,500 to be paid out after 90 days of employment*

What we can offer:

  • Salaried position including documentation time
  • 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
  • Physical Wellness Reimbursement Program and Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Paid professional development and continuing education
  • Highly skilled, dedicated, and well-established collaborative team
  • Mileage and Professional License Reimbursement
  • Northwest Center is proud to offer its staff an income Protection Benefit to those potentially affected by COVID-19

Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here: http://www.nwcbenefits.com/


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist in the State of Washington
  • At least two years of experience working in pediatrics or fieldwork that includes a pediatric affiliation
  • Early Supports or working a caseload, including infants with motor and feeding difficulties
  • Knowledge of infant feeding and child development for children 0-5 years
  • Two years’ experience working in pediatric feeding with children 0-6 months and 12-months and older. Internship rotations are considered experience
  • Interest or experience working with children who are tube-fed and/or weaning from a feeding tube preferred
  • Experience in infant handling and knowledge of motor development
  • Commitment to providing equitable services to families who are linguistically and racially diverse.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff, families, and community partners
  • Candidates with experience providing services with non-English speaking families and/or infant mental health desired.
  • Must have or obtain current CPR and first aid certifications
  • Complete bloodborne pathogens and HIV training
  • Must provide own car and insurance that meets state minimum insurance requirements.

 

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 [email protected].

 

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 veteran’s status.