Lead Pediatric Occupational Therapist (bilingual preferred)

Play Works Children’s Therapies, located in Hood River, Oregon, is seeking an exceptional Lead Pediatric Occupational Therapist to join our growing team! Play Works provides Speech and language, Occupational, Physical, Feeding/Nutrition services, and ABA therapies for children 0 to 18 years of age.

Live, work, and PLAY, in one one of America's BEST adventure towns! Hood River is located at the panoramic crossroads of the Columbia River Gorge and the Cascade Range. It’s full of scenic hiking and mountain biking trails, craft breweries, wineries and farm-to-table bounty.

We are looking for a hard-working, playful, and dynamic LEAD Pediatric OT (bilingual preferred) who has experience working with the pediatric population. We value our team members who inspire children and support their families. At Play Works we strive to work closely with children, families, and other professionals to help every child reach their maximum potential. Therefore, we strive to provide a positive, friendly work environment that supports its staff to their full potential. Tele-health experience preferred, but not required.

What Makes Us Different

We offer competitive pay, benefits, and true Work-Life Balance. Our team members are treated to free professional development, continuing education, fun celebrations, off-hours adventures, and opportunities to give back. 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 makes us special!

As a therapist owned and operated practice, we know that there is more to being an amazing pediatric therapy professional than the quantity of children you serve. Play Works does not overwhelm our team members with unmanageable caseloads, rather provides opportunities for growth and indirect hours for patient care and planning.

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 are a Women Owned Business!

Our Model: We value quality services! We are the only fully multidisciplinary clinic in the state of Oregon providing therapies across developmental domains.

Job Description

Requirements:

  • Education and License to work as an Occupational Therapist in Oregon
  • 5 years experience as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Proven effective leadership experience/skills
  • Bilingual Spanish/English or strong Spanish proficiency preferred
  • Positive Attitude
  • Subject matter expert across several areas including Sensory Integration and Feeding Disorders

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all clinical duties and meets all minimum qualifications established for respective areas of practice.
  • Maintains professional standards and serves as a role model by setting professional goals and participating in activities to meet departmental goals.
  • Effectively relates and interacts with patients, families, health care teams and supervised staff and serves as a role model for others.
  • Serves as an advocate for Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physical Therapy and ABA.
  • Serves as a primary resource for creation, implementation, and training for orientation of new employees, including role functions, policies and procedures, and clinical information systems.
  • Assists and directs staff in the identification of their own learning needs and assists staff in meeting those needs, promoting staff development.
  • Promotes teamwork by strengthening a team environment and fostering collaboration.
  • Employee participates in activities and events which increase public awareness of Play Works services within the community, mentoring others on skills needed to do the same.
  • Performs activities related to departmental operations: Departmental productivity, Policy & procedure review and implementation.
  • Actively participates in departmental planning, marketing/content development, and implementation of new programs.
  • Meets regularly with Clinic Director and other members of the leadership team.
  • Assists with coordination of departmental performance improvement activities.
  • Supervision of Level II Fieldwork candidates.
Job Type

Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary

$35.00 - $39.00 per hour

Benefits & Perks

01

Continued Education

Continuing education reimbursement. $250-$1500 per year

02

Team Building

Ongoing team-building opportunities (rafting in the gorge, rock climbing, cycling, more!)

03

Health & Dental

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

04

Professional License Reimbursement

Up to $150 reimbursement of state license

05

Wellness Benefits

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

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