Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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.

Our Model

We value quality services!

Small Caseloads

  • 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:

  1. Early Intervention Program (in-clinic)
  2. Transition Team
  3. After School Program

Job Description


  • 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)
Job Type

Full Time


$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


Continued Education

Continuing education reimbursement. $250-$1500 per year


Health & Dental

Regence BCBS Metallic Health/Dental plan (full-time)


IRA Match

Play Works will match up to 3% of employee contribution


Travel Reimbursement

Mileage reimbursement for travel between our two clinics at IRS rate 57.5 cents per mile


Sign-on bonus

Up to $2000


Wellness Benefits

Reimbursement of wellness expenses including gym memberships, yoga studio classes, outdoor equipment including bikes/kayaks


Flexible Scheduling

Fee for service employees enjoy the benefit of creating their schedule based upon personal needs


Off-Hour Adventures

Team building events such as bi-monthly bike rides, rock climbing, kayaking, etc