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BEHAVIOR HEALTH INTERVENTIONIST

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 NOW APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS for children with behavioral disorders.  

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

Our multi-dimensional approach involves clinical, in-home, school, and community support for children ages 2 years to 19 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: All behavior interventionists have caseloads of no more than 3-4 children in a given week.

  • Our clinic provides a collaborative treatment setting, where behavior interventionists are collaborating with Speech, Occupational, and Physical therapies.

  • Diverse Treatment Environments include: (a) Early Intervention Program (in-clinic), (b) Intensive in-home behavioral treatment (d) Transition Team (e) After School Program

CURRENTLY HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION

  • 1 Full Time Behavior interventionist

  • 1 Part Time Behavior interventionist

What is a Behavior Interventionist?

A behavior interventionist is a direct service technician who works directly with children (under the supervision of a licensed behavior analyst) in need of behavior intervention.  A behavior interventionist will follow a structured treatment plan written by a licensed behavior analyst with the objective of improving socially significant behavior of the child.  Behavior interventions are generally recommended from the child’s pediatrician, psychologist, or psychiatrist directly to Play Works Children’s Therapies. For this position, behavior interventionists will conduct therapy in our pediatric clinic, located in Hood River, in the child’s home, school or possibly with the family in the community.  

About the Job

  • Work directly with children needing treatment for behavior challenges.

  • Receive training and supervision on evidence-based interventions weekly from a licensed behavior analyst.

  • Performance bonus options available to qualifying applicants.

  • Competitive hourly compensation adjusted for experience and education.

  • Therapeutic supplies, tools, materials and assessments provided by Play Works.

  • No required weekend hours.

  • Continuous collaboration with multidisciplinary team.

Job Requirements

  • Experience with working with children ages 2-19.

  • Able to lift at least 20 pounds.

  • Experience working collaboratively with therapeutic teams.

  • Able to follow treatment plans with fidelity.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

  • Capable of receiving constructive feedback in order to improve job performance.

  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required

PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPIST-PART TIME

We are looking for a licensed Pediatric Physical Therapist to join our current team of pediatric specialists. 

PT services are provided individually in our state of the art 3200 square foot facility that is family friendly and play-based.

If you are looking for a work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction due to a supportive group of co-workers and a rewarding caseload of children and their families, you are encouraged to apply.

OR Physical Therapist License and Pediatric PT experience required.

New grads with a strong Pediatrics clinical rotation will be considered.  Play Works has an excellent mentorship program.  

Part time clinic position- flexible start date.  This position can grow to a full time position.  

BENEFITS INCLUDE

  • IRA retirement plan with employer contribution and productivity bonus for employees working a minimum of 20 hours per week.

  • Direct Primary Care health membership match

  • Continuing education reimbursement

  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays (for full time employees).

  • Health Insurance for full time employees

If you believe you have the dedication, desire, and qualifications to help create change for our clients, then we invite you to apply immediately. We are open to part-time employment (with option to build to full time) 

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