We're Growing!! Play Works Children’s Therapies is a multidisciplinary pediatric therapy clinic located in Hood River, Oregon, servicing the greater Columbia River Gorge region. Play Works provides Speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, feeding therapy/nutrition services, and APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS for children ages 0-18 years.
Provide services in our NEW 3200 sq ft, ABA centric, state of the art facility equipped with individual treatment spaces, early childhood learning environment, and motor-sensory gym. Enjoy the ability to collaborate and treat alongside other pediatric developmental specialists within a model unique to the state of Oregon!
Play Works Children's Therapies values a sustainable work/life balance. Live and work in one of the world's most beautiful regions and enjoy all that the Columbia River Gorge area has to offer. We know that you must have time to recharge and decompress in order to give it your all when you are at work. For this reason, we don’t overload you with cases and give you flex time in order to manage both your personal and professional life.
What Makes Us Different
Our multi-dimensional approach involves clinical treatment while providing in-home, school, and community consultative support for children ages 2 years to 18 years of age, individuating treatment to the specific and unique needs of our patients. We understand that our patients may need more than just behavioral treatment, which is why we are proud to offer wrap-around services which may include speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.
We are Local
Play Works Children’s Therapies is rooted in the Hood River community, where we are committed to helping children and their families make real change in real-time.
We value quality services!
Lead a team of up to 12 Behavior Interventionists
Our clinic provides a collaborative treatment setting, where the behavioral health team is collaborating with Speech, Occupational, and Physical therapies.
Diverse Treatment Environments include:
Early Intervention Program (in-clinic)
After School Program
Current Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Sociology, Education or related field
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of Skinner's Analysis of Verbal
Behavior, intensive early intervention and natural environment teaching
Expertise in oversight and management of team members Qualifications (Skills & Abilities):
Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and time management skills
Excellent communication skills with executive staff, supervisory staff, and therapists
Ability to provide positive reinforcement and constructive feedback to motivate staff and achieve desired outcomes
Work well within collaborative teams to meet individual and corporate goals
Extensive experience working with a variety of family systems
Experience managing caseloads and special projects
Ability to communicate clinical findings and provide recommendations at a variety of meetings with families and funding sources
Provide client supervision a minimum of 25% direct case management to identify areas of individual deficits and excesses, and to develop and implement individualized goals consistent with evidence-based ABA methodologies
Conduct clinical meetings as appropriate and ensure comprehensive dissemination of information to staff and families
Participate in monthly clinical staff meetings
Ensure contracts and billable hours are completed in accordance with approved authorizations; oversee communication with families and funding sources to ensure program hours are attained
Effectively carry caseload with an increasing variety of ages, diagnosis and funding source requirements
Conduct initial and ongoing assessments under supervision, gaining mastery of a variety of protocols (i.e. ABAS, VB-MAPP, BDI, Vineland)
Maintain all administrative records, client files, and electronic files in accordance with corporate requirements including updated authorizations, contact and client information
ABA: 1 year (required) 3 (preferred)
Education: Master's (Required)
License: BCBA Certification (Required)
$72,500.00 - $80,000.00 /year + bonus eligibility
Benefits & Perks
Paid Time Off
Paid time off over and above sick time and paid holidays
Continuing education reimbursement. $250-$1500 per year
Health & Dental
Regence BCBS Metallic Health/Dental plan (full-time)
Play Works will match up to 3% of employee contribution
Mileage reimbursement for travel between our two clinics at IRS rate 57.5 cents per mile
Up to $2000
Reimbursement of wellness expenses including gym memberships, yoga studio classes, outdoor equipment including bikes/kayaks
Fee for service employees enjoy the benefit of creating their schedule based upon personal needs
Team building events such as bi-monthly bike rides, rock climbing, kayaking, etc