Infant Feeding and Motor Therapist (OT or PT), Hospital-to-Home

Kids Services Seattle, Washington


Northwest Center Early Supports is hiring for a Hospital-to-Home Infant Feeding and Motor Therapist (OT or PT)!

As a Hospital-to-Home Infant Feeding and Motor Therapist (OT or PT), 
this position primarily provides evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services to infants (0-6 months) who have motor and feeding difficulties. This position will 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!  
About Northwest Center Kids:
Northwest Center Kids Early Supports is a unique program at the intersection of educational support and medical support for children with disabilities. Our multidisciplinary team is highly skilled, collaborative, and innovative, serving a diverse community.  We serve children in their homes, childcare, and community settings in person or via telemedicine. Our providers aim to create a collaborative partnership with the families we serve, utilizing strengths and a relationship-based approach focused on equity and family priorities. Family capacity to support their child’s development and advocate for their needs is built through reflection, information sharing, and modeling. This position falls under a collective bargaining agreement with the UFCW 3000 union.
Location: On-site, Seattle, WA
Schedule: Part-Time, 16 hours per week; Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm with a flexible schedule (Wednesday required)
Occupational Therapist Starting Wage Range: $37.37 - $50.87 per hour | Full Wage Range: $37.37 - $61.38 per hour
Physical Therapist Starting Wage Range: $38.89 – $52.39 per hour | Full Wage Range: $38.89 - $63.32 per hour
What we can offer:
    • Hourly and flexible part-time position, including documentation time
    • 25 Paid Break and Holiday Days Annually (prorated)
    • Parental Leave & Paid Compassion Leave
    • Retirement 401(K) with a company match
    • Employment Assistance Program (EAP) via Wellspring including three free therapy sessions per year 
    • Pet Insurance Discount Program
    • Paid professional development and continuing education - $635 per year (prorated) 
    • Opportunity to become a mentor or mentee through NWC’s Mentorship Match program
    • Paid professional development and continuing education 
    • Highly skilled, dedicated, and well-established collaborative team
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Tuition discount at NWC Early Learning Schools after one year of employment
    Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here: 
    • 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 reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, 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.
    We believe that curiosity and critical thinking are essential to the dialogue and improving decision-making, planning, resource allocation, and how we treat others. Our goal is to create and implement more equitable practices, policies, and culture. To be equitable means to value and respect individuals from all cultural backgrounds, genders, races, identities, and abilities. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans’ status.