Occupational Therapist - Feeding Specialist

Kids Services Seattle, Washington


Description

Feeding Therapy Position

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist specializing in infant feeding to join our Northwest Center Early Intervention Hospital-to-Home team. This position primarily provides evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services to infants who have feeding difficulties who may have experienced a hospitalization.  We work closely with families to help make the transition home easier by providing in-home therapy, community resources, and ongoing support.

Find out more about how we help families with this program! 

https://www.nwcenter.org/our-blog/hospital-to-home-project-blazes-trails-for-premature-babies

 

Location: Home visits in Seattle

Schedule:  Monday through Friday, Part or Full Time Schedule Available

Wage: DOE

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited University
  • Master’s or Doctorate Degree preferred

Required Credentials:

  • Current Washington State License to practice as an Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed (OTR/L)

Other Experience:

  • Experience with infant feeding in a variety of settings (hospital preferred)
  • Must have valid WA State Driver's license (or ability to obtain one), own vehicle, car insurance, and an acceptable 5-year driving record

We support professional development and are committed to our staff reaching their full potential. Our unique funding model allows staff to pioneer programs for the families and children we serve such our Hospital-to-Home program. You will work alongside a team of people with years of experience and have opportunities to pursue your special interests, participate in shared learning, and receive consistent team support.

What we can offer you:

  • Progressive approach to early intervention on a multidisciplinary team
  • Close knit Early Intervention community that provides opportunities to network and present, support changes in systems, and supervise graduate students
  • Substantial continuing education opportunities
  • Reflective Consultation and weekly team meetings
  • Innovative and highly collaborative team and supportive management
  • Autonomous scheduling
  • Salaried Position (Hourly for Part Time) including documentation time with generous Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and paid floating holiday
  • Health and Wellness benefits including: Elective Medical, Dental, and Vision (FTE only), Employee Assistance Program and subsidized gym membership.
  • Mileage and DOH License Reimbursement
  • 401K with company match
  • Childcare discount after 1 year of working

 

At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, we support it, we live it and we flourish in it for the benefit of our employees, the community, and our clientele. It is our belief that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

To learn more about the history of Northwest Center, please visit our website
 https://www.nwcenter.org/.