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Infant and Motor Feeding Therapist

Company: Northwest Center
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Northwest Center is looking for an Infant Motor and Feeding Therapist to join our Early Supports Team!As anInfantMotor and PediatricFeeding Therapist (PT, OT),this position primarily provides evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services to infants (0-6 months) who have motor and feeding difficulties.This position will likely include work on our Hospital to Home Team (H2H) and Core Services. We work closely with families to help make the transition home easier by providing in-home therapy, community resources, and ongoing support.A successful candidate is passionate about the whole child and works cooperatively with staff, families, and community partners. Work with a dynamic, supportive team, making a difference in the lives of families and their young children. Join Northwest Centers Early Supports Team! Location:South Park/Fremont for Administrative Office, Home visiting, and Telehealth Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday with a flexible schedule Wage:Starting at $32.69-$46.00 hour DOE + $2,000 hiring bonus! *$500 to be paid out after 60 days of employment, and $1,500 to be paid out after 90 days of employment*What we can offer:Salaried position including documentation timeCompetitive and affordable Medical (including hearing & hardware coverage!), Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insuranceGenerous Paid Time Off benefitsAdditional Floating Holidays, Parental Leave, Paid Compassion Leave, and Paid HolidaysRetirement 401(K) with a company matchEmployment Assistance Program (EAP) including six free therapy sessions per yearPhysical Wellness Reimbursement Program and Student Loan Repayment ProgramPaid professional development and continuing educationHighly skilled, dedicated, and well-established collaborative teamMileage and Professional License ReimbursementNorthwest Center is proud to offer its staff an income Protection Benefit to those potentially affected by COVID-19Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here:http://www.nwcbenefits.com/ Qualifications:Masters degree or equivalentLicensed Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist in the State of WashingtonAt least two years of experience working in pediatrics or fieldwork that includes a pediatric affiliationEarly Supports orworking a caseload, includinginfants with motor and feeding difficultiesKnowledge of infant feeding and child development for children 0-5 yearsTwo years experience working in pediatric feeding with children 0-6 months and 12-months and older. Internship rotations are considered experienceInterest or experience working with children who are tube-fed and/or weaning from a feeding tube preferredExperience in infant handling and knowledge of motor developmentCommitment to providing equitable services to families who are linguistically and racially diverse.Ability to work cooperatively with staff, families, and community partnersCandidates with experience providing services with non-English speaking families and/or infant mental health desired.Must have or obtain current CPR and first aid certificationsComplete bloodborne pathogens and HIV trainingMust provide own car and insurance that meets state minimum insurance requirements.Northwest Center is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at jobs@nwcenter.org. At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. We believe that curiosity and critical thinking are essential to the dialogue and improving decision-making, planning, resource allocation, and how we treat others. Our goal is to create and implement more equitable practices, policies, and culture. To be equitable means to value and respect individuals from all cultural backgrounds, genders, races, identities, and abilities. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.IND456 #LI-BI1PI190934398

Keywords: Northwest Center, Seattle , Infant and Motor Feeding Therapist, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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