Careers

SUMMARY
To provide access for families to coordinated services across agencies that provide services to young children with disabling conditions and their families, as outlined in Washington State’s Part C plan through the Infant Toddler Early Identification Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and special projects may be assigned.

  • Inform parents about their rights, procedural safeguards, and early intervention services provided by Part C of IDEA.
  • Serve as point of contact in helping parents obtain service and assistance they may need.
  • Coordinate evaluations and assessments.
  • Facilitate the development, scheduling, and review of the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).
  • Identify service providers available to the child and family.
  • Assist parents of eligible children in gaining access to the early intervention services.
  • Assist the facilitation of the timely delivery of available services.
  • Inform families of the availability of advocacy services.
  • Assure for ongoing coordination among services providers to each family, including health and medical services.
  • Facilitate transition plans to Part B services at least 90 days before the child’s third birthday.
  • Assist families in accessing Part C payer of last resort funds in accordance with King County Policies and Procedures for the Administration of Unmet Needs Funds.
  • Maintain documentation of FRC activities individually in each child’s file and collectively for agency records, billing, and tracking.
  • Facilitate professional growth of team members.  Continue to develop professional skills and knowledge (e.g., conferences, course work, review literature, participation in professional associations, interdepartmental observations, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must complete a criminal background check, as required by state law, prior to and during employment.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Arts degree in a field related to early intervention services.  Two years or more of experience in a field of early intervention.  Demonstrated experience in working with multiple professional disciplines.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships throughout the agency and the early intervention services community.
  • Ability to transport oneself to community appointments as necessary.
  • The following equipment, tools and/or machinery will be used/operated as a normal part of your job: copier, dishwasher, garage door, garbage disposal, paper cutter, shredder, step ladder, and x-acto knife.

NECESSARY CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS

  • Must maintain status as registered FRC and attend necessary training offered by ESIT and the King County ICC.
  • Must be First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Must possess valid Washington State driver’s License and automobile insurance if driving.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Must possess adept verbal communication skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Must be able to write reports and business correspondence.  Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, professional colleagues, and the general public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

TRAVEL
Ability to transport oneself to community appointments as necessary. Must possess valid Washington State Drivers license and automobile insurance if driving.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jenny.thies@boyercc.org.

SUMMARY
To coordinate the smooth intake of referrals to the agency and perform evaluations for new children referred to the clinic.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties and special projects may be assigned.

  • Coordinate new agency referrals with the Intake Coordinator
    • Review all new referrals with the Intake Coordinator
    • Perform evaluations for all new children and complete paperwork with families.
    • Complete Intake Evaluation Report and internal documentation to ensure next steps for EI service.
  • Perform community outreach
    • Participate in programs with other professional groups in the community who provide services for and/or work with children with disabling conditions.
    • Act as a liaison with other community agencies.
    • Provide input from the community into program planning.
    • Identify clients potentially eligible for Medicaid and assist in application.
    • Provide training, care coordination, assistance with access, program planning, interagency coordination and administrative functions to support Medicaid programs.
  • Responsible for medical services.
    • Assess health care needs (e.g. nutrition, dental, vision, and hearing).
    • Coordinate medical care with community medical resources.
    • Attend outside clinics or conferences on children in our programs when appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.), in Education or related field preferred, from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Previous experience of three or more years in health services to disabled children and their familys.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships throughout the agency and with the parental community.
  • Ability to drive to and from home visit appointments on a regular basis.

NECESSARY CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS
Current First Aid and CPR certification.  Must possess valid Washington State Driver’s License and automobile insurance.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedure, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to top management, volunteers, and public groups.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jenny.thies@boyercc.org.

We’re hiring! Are you a dynamic Physical Therapist looking for a rewarding new position? Then consider Boyer Children’s Clinic!

Boyer is the largest Early Intervention services provider in Seattle – offering pediatric speech-language, occupational, and physical therapies, early education programming, nurse coordination, medical consultation, and family support services – and has been a vital resource for children with special needs and their families since 1942. Together we can change lives, and give all children in our community the chance to thrive!

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The Physical Therapist will provide assessment and physical therapy treatment to children with neuromuscular disorders and atypical or delayed development in client homes, other community sites, and in the center. They will educate parents or caretakers and consult with other agency staff in the specific handling of a child. They will also perform case management duties for specific children and provide adequate documentation on the assessment, progress, and program of each child.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

· Master’s degree in Physical Therapy or higher.

· 2+ years of experience as a Physical Therapist working with children who have disabilities preferred.

· N.D.T. training and experience in the handling of children with cerebral palsy and the treatment of neuromuscular and developmental problems is desirable.

· Current First Aid and CPR certification.

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents, staff, co-workers, and physicians.

· Ability to instruct parents and other persons involved in the handling and management of the impaired child.

· Must possess valid Washington State Driver’s License and automobile insurance.

BENEFITS AND AMENITIES:

· We give you an exceptionally structured orientation with a ramp-up schedule to assist you.

· We offer you an impressive and generous benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, HSA, FSA, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, and 403B retirement plan.

· In addition to flexible sick, holiday, and vacation time, we provide 3 weeks of paid program closures throughout the year.

· We understand that life happens. Because of this, we offer a 37.5 hour workweek and autonomy in scheduling your workdays.

WE ARE GUIDED BY OUR MISSION:

“At Boyer Children’s Clinic, we celebrate each child’s unique abilities and embrace their individual needs. Through our high-quality therapy and education programs – strengthened by generous philanthropic donors – we partner with families to ensure they have the support, tools and confidence to help their children thrive, both now and in the future.”

TO APPLY: Please apply online by submitting your cover letter and resume in a single MS Word document to gay.burton@boyercc.org.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:

Since 1942, Boyer Children’s Clinic has worked to empower families and improve the lives of children with special needs. We recognize the impact of a diverse staff who reflect the families we serve, and we continuously strive to extend our core values of equity and inclusion into the broader community. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment at Boyer, especially members of underrepresented groups and veterans.

Since 1942, Boyer Children’s Clinic has worked to empower families and improve the lives of children with special needs. We recognize the impact of a diverse staff who reflect the families we serve, and we continuously strive to extend our core values of equity and inclusion into the broader community. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment at Boyer, especially members of underrepresented groups and veterans.