The Children’s Developmental Center is a nonprofit that has served children with special needs since 1977. Our mission is to empower families and improve children’s lives through early intervention services, education, and therapeutic services. We offer early intervention services including birth to three, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and a Pediatric Incontinence Program.
Our professional team of Speech Language and Occupational therapists and Special Education teachers assist families in helping their children reach their full potential. Improving the early learning experiences of children with special needs enhances the chance for their success in school and in life.
If you have a positive attitude, a compassionate spirit and love to work with a team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals, we want to meet you!
Current Job Openings
Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP)
As a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) you will work with a multifaceted team to provide early intervention services to young children and their families in the Tri-Cities. SLPs help educate families and provide stimulation for children who need assistance with receptive and/or expressive language, articulation, oral-motor function, swallowing, and auditory processing. SLP also assist hard of hearing and deaf children to learn to listen and develop their speech and language skills.
Speech/Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA)
As a Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) you will work with a multifaceted team to provide early intervention services to young children and their families in the Tri-Cities. SLPA’s help educate families and provide stimulation for children who need assistance with receptive and/or expressive language, articulation, oral-motor function, swallowing, and auditory processing. SLPA’s also assist hard of hearing and deaf children to learn to listen and develop their speech and language skills.
Pediatric Physical Therapy
Current Certification/license by State and/or national professional organization as required to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Washington.
Experience in early intervention physical therapy, experience/or interest in pelvic health physical therapy
Executive Director, Children’s Developmental Center and Supervisor of Motor Department
General Responsibilities of the position:
1. Direct early intervention physical therapy services
2. Direct pelvic health physical therapy/ Incontinence Program
3. Follow policy and procedures established by the Children’s Developmental Center
4. Continue to obtain knowledge required to remain current in the position by attending continuing education and self-study
5. Maintain all requirements for licensure, current CPR & Blood Born Pathogens
1. Manage early intervention birth to three physical therapy caseload including evaluations, treatment, home visits, clinic visits, IFSP meetings
2. Collaborate with early intervention team for coordination and implementation of motor services for birth to three population
3. Manage Incontinence Program: oversee schedule working closely with the front desk staff, evaluations, treatment, follow up with doctors and families as needed.
4. Complete all documentation in a timely manner.