Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist

Play Works is a family owned pediatric therapy company located in Hood River, OR. We are innovative, collaborative, supportive and our goal is to Increase access to evidence based pediatric therapy services to all children in the Columbia River Gorge region, while providing an innovative and supportive company culture to our team of pediatric therapy professionals and support team.

Who We are

Play Works Children’s Therapies is a multidisciplinary pediatric therapy clinic nestled in the beautiful Pacific Northwest town of Hood River, Oregon, where we make it our mission to service the greater Columbia River Gorge region.

At Play Works, we believe in providing play-focused, evidence-based pediatric therapy services to help children and their families live more fulfilling lives.

Our multidisciplinary team provides wrap-around services that consist of; Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Feeding Therapy, Nutrition Services, and Applied Behavioral Analysis to children ages 0-18 years.

What Makes Us Different

Our work culture provides a high level of job satisfaction through balanced caseloads, continuing education opportunities, and our commitment to remaining people-first in everything we do. We value our employees and all that they bring to our organization, and our community at large.

Some of the perks of being on the Play Works team are that members are treated to free professional development, are provided a continuing education stipend, enjoy fun celebrations and off-hours adventures, and are offered opportunities to give back to our awesome community. When you join Play Works, you join a team of open-minded professionals with diverse skill sets and an organization that recognizes that our people are what make us special!


The Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist will provide diagnostic, remediation, and management services for individuals referred to the department with disorders of speech, language, voice, fluency, hearing, language-based cognitive, and/or swallowing.


  • Knowledge of medical and neurological terminology and behavioral management techniques.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in the ability to evaluate and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs
  • A knowledge of normal growth and development
  • An understanding of the range of treatment needed.


A candidate who is aligned with the culture and values of Play Works would be a skilled, playful, and dynamic SLP who believes in the work and impact they have on our pediatric population.

We value our team members who inspire children and support their families. At Play Works we work closely with children, families, and related professionals to help every child reach their maximum potential. Therefore, we work together to provide a positive work environment rooted in trust and authenticity, in order to support our staff to their full potential.


Able to stand, walk, and sit frequently. Possesses adequate reaction time to respond quickly to unexpected patient care situations. Must be able to see, hear and speak with or without assistive devices. Must be able to lift 25 pounds to assist in basic patient care and/or to assist with office supplies, utilizing proper body mechanics. Requires ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on the telephone.


  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Current Oregon License in Speech-Language Pathology


  • 1 year of pediatric SLP experience (strong CF considered)
  • Current Oregon License in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Experience working with children with suspected or diagnosed ASD
  • Experience in treating pediatric feeding disorders, or desire to learn a plus!

Job Type: Full-time


$72,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

Play Works values the health and safety of all. We follow all precaution measures to keep patients, families, staff, and the community at large safe. To be considered for this position a candidate must be Fully Vaccinated or have an valid exemption.



Job Type

Full Time

Benefits & Perks


Paid Time Off


Continued Education


Retirement Plan


Team Building


Productivity Bonus


BCBS Metallic Plans


Paid Holidays


Professional License Reimbursement


Wellness Benefits