Center for Autism Services- Clinic Coordinator (Bilingual)

Are you an organized admin team member with a heart for making a difference in the lives of children in our community?

Looking for a job where you get to see the rewards of your hard work?

Join our fun and hardworking team at Play Works Center for Autism Services!

About Play Works

Play Works Children’s Therapies is a pediatric therapy practice 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 ABA for children ages 0-18 years. We offer COMPETITIVE PAY, benefits, and true WORK-LIFE BALANCE!

When you join Play Works, you join a team of open-minded professionals with a diverse skill set and an organization that recognizes that our people are what make us special!

Personal and professional growth and development are at the center of everything we do and stand for. We are proud to offer professional development opportunities, support continuing education, and always looking for ways to move forward and grow as an organization. But remember, we are Play Works, so we are set on having fun with organized events, supporting your personal interests outside of Play Works, and giving back to the community in meaningful ways.

About the Position

The Clinic Coordinator serves as the face of the clinic for clients and their families and supports the clinical team by flexibly serving multiple functions at our Center for Autism Services. You’ll be successful if you are a strong communicator, can work independently, and have the ability to manage a moderately complex and fluid schedule for both staff and our clients. You’ll also need to have, at minimum, a cursory level of understanding of the services we provide at our Center, including our outpatient rehab services. In addition to these critical aspects, you’ll need to be comfortable being the main point of contact for ensuring the clinic is cleaned, safe, and well stocked with the supplies and items that it needs to run well on a day to day basis. You will be fully supported in this role as our entire team contributes daily and we have an operations team that provides support and guidance with regards to what needs to be done. So to recap what you will need to be successful, the required skills and competencies are listed below, followed by an overview of the job responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Exceed clinic standards of care regarding scheduling of client appointments, assessments, and trainings across four unique disciplines
  • Provide support to ensure accuracy and continuity of staff schedules
  • Obtain and maintain prior (insurance) authorizations for our Center for Autism services clients
  • Assist other administrative staff in coordinating inbound and outbound client referrals
  • Attend and contribute to regular staff meetings
  • Provide key reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Allow for excellent first impression and overall experience by providing excellent customer service
  • Attend to inbound phone calls and addressing any needs or concerns in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring our high standards of cleaning and sanitization are being met. All staff play a part in cleaning each clinic on a day to day basis
  • You will either order materials (cleaning, learning, etc) directly or be asked to communicate the needs to the appropriate person so that the items can be ordered
  • As is to be expected, this role will have miscellaneous supporting functions that cannot be captured in a job description


Required Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year of comparable experience working with clients and/or families in a medical or therapeutic setting including providing administrative or customer service-related experience.

Job Type

Full time or part time


$15.50-$18.00 DOE

Benefits & Perks


Paid Time Off


Team Building


Health & Dental


BCBS Metallic Plans


IRA Match


Wellness Benefits


Off-Hour Adventures