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Fueled by our compassionate focus on every family’s success, we’re committed to maintaining a staff with deep experience and expertise to ensure children and families are thriving and ready for what’s next.

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Our team of skilled and continually developing professionals are responsive, dedicated and fiercely supportive. We value diversity, creativity and collaboration, which contribute to excellent outcomes.

Below is a list of our current openings:

Position: Certified Behavior Technician
Work Schedule: Part to Full Time (10-40 hours)
Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt
Reports to: BCBA
Supervision:  None

Steps is a private non-profit agency established in 1985.  We provide in home therapy, education, and parent support for children 0-6 years with developmental delays in Island and San Juan Counties. We are looking for a Certified Behavior Technician who will add value to our team that is dedicated to supporting parents and caregivers in implementing therapeutic practices into daily routines facilitating a child’s development.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, playful, enjoy young children, and want to learn ABA and the strategies that work best for very young children with autism.   Specialized training and ongoing support provided.  Variety of hours available including mornings and afternoons Monday-Friday.  The position starts as part-time with the possibility of increasing hours in the future.

The compensation range for this position is $19.41-$32.31 per hour and is based on experience level, and credentials of the candidate.  Steps offers the following benefits package that promotes a healthy work/life balance:

  • Simple Individual Retirement Account (IRA)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (Regular, full-time employees)
  • Group Life and Disability Insurance (Regular, full-time employees)
  • 12 Paid holidays throughout the year
  • Education and Career Development

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate effectively with Executive Director, Office Manager, and coworkers.
  • Provide one-on-one intervention with children with autism ages 1-6 in home and community environments.
  • Keep clear and accurate data.
  • Create lesson plans and complete session prep work.
  • Implement behavior plans created by the BCBA.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of IFSP.
  • Schedule home visits with families and maintain list of appointments in Outlook calendar (if Available).
  • Provide written documentation of weekly sessions on the Home Visiting form.
  • Check and respond to email daily and voice mail/text messages at least twice per working day.
  • Respond to a family within the business day or within 24 hours of your scheduled workday.
  • Attend agency meetings as required by Director, weekly staff meeting.
  • Maintain compliance with FERPA AND HIPPA
  • Abide by all guidelines of the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) and Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) to ensure the child and his/her family has access to Early Intervention Services (EIS) as identified in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

 

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Washington State Certified Behavior Technician Credential (CBT) or willing to obtain credential before start date.
  • Experience with children ages 1-6.
  • Experience with children with autism preferred, but not required.
  • Comfort in working with individuals with challenging behaviors.
  • First Aid, Infant/Child CPR, and HIV/AIDS training
  • Commitment to designing and implementing services which respond to and support child/family needs.
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to read and express oneself clearly verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate in a supportive, non-judgmental manner to families of varying cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently during home visits, scheduling, meeting timelines, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong working relationships with families and providers.
  • Ability to multi-task, decision making, creative thinking, troubleshooting and follow-through.
  • Demonstrate basic computer competency.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Therapy services will typically be performed within the 9am-4pm time frame, but hours may vary by work demands or families’ availability.
  • Flexibility in how weekly hours is scheduled can be negotiated and approved by your supervisor. This is a year-round (12 month) position with scheduled program breaks.
  • Able to comfortably work in a variety of community settings including family homes and childcare as well as an office environment. Occasional exposure to outside seasonal weather conditions, dust and/or loud noises such as sirens, traffic congestion, animals (family pets), and/or smoke
  • Ability to access homes which may have a variety of accessibility issues including, but not limited to, steep staircases without railing, extended distance from parking to home entrance and uneven ground or obstacles in or outside of the home.
  • Therapy activities may include working on the floor, stooping, kneeling, reaching and lifting children and equipment up to 30 pounds.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Prior to employment, the successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, fingerprints, and driving record.
  • Provide proof of completion of Tdap, Varicella, MMR, Hep B, TB, COVID-19 and annual Flu vaccination
  • Remain current in training requirements as required to maintain licensure as well as meet requirements of agency contacts with ESIT, DDA and Insurance
  • Upon hire, be required to provide proof that you are either 1) A U.S. citizen or 2) An immigrant whose status permits you to lawfully work in this country.
  • Must have valid State Driver’s License, car registration, and car insurance and reliable transportation for home visits and/or meetings.
  • Within thirty days of employment (or as soon as background check has been processed): Acquire Military ID card to access both Ault Field and Seaplane Base (if applicable)
  • Complete Introductory Modules for Early Support for Infants and Toddlers and Child Outcome Summary (COS) Modules Quiz

Position: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Therapist

Work Schedule: Full Time (32-40 hours)

 

Are you compassionate, collaborative, and caring? Do you have the desire to empower families and improve the lives of children with Developmental Delays and their families?

 

We are looking for an experienced full-time Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist to join our multidisciplinary team. The Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist provides mental health assessment and intervention to support children and their families from birth to three years old as part of Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) services. While engaging as a member of an interdisciplinary team, IECMH therapists will implement evidence-based practices to support children’s social emotional development, strengthen the Parent-Child relationship, and mitigate the impact of trauma or stressors. Mental Health services are provided in the child’s natural environment which typically is the family’s home.  IECMH therapists will understand early childhood development, ways to identify social emotional or attachment concerns, and how to support the unique needs of each child and their family.

 

Steps is a private non-profit agency established in 1985.  We provide in home therapy, education, and parent support for children 0-36 months with developmental delays in Island and San Juan Counties, and soon Anacortes, WA. Our team of skilled and continually developing professionals are responsive and dedicated. We value diversity, creativity, and collaboration, which contribute to excellent outcomes.

The compensation range for this position is $36.13-$52.15 per hour based on the experience level and credentials of the candidate.

 

Steps offers the following benefits package that promotes a healthy work/life balance:

Simple Individual Retirement Account (IRA) with company match of 3%

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

Paid Time Off

Group Life and Disability Insurance

12 Paid holidays

Company-paid education and career development training

 

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate/assess all areas of development (Cognitive, Adaptive, Social Emotional, Gross and Fine Motor, and Receptive and Expressive Communication).
  • Provide direct parent/caregiver coaching services in the home or community agencies to facilitate the individual infant’s/child’s development, reinforce responsive parenting/caregiving skills, and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Provide parents/caregivers with activities/suggestions to work on during everyday routines to help facilitate their child’s development.
  • Provide ongoing communication, including results of assessment and recommendations orally and/or in writing to family/caregivers, multi-disciplinary team members as well as other medical, educational, and social service professionals.
  • Communicate regularly with family contacts, responding on the same business day or the next scheduled workday.
  • Schedule home visits with families and maintain a list of appointments in the Outlook calendar.
  • Complete written documentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and evaluation/assessments.
  • Attend agency meetings as required by Director; monthly/weekly staff meetings.
  • Maintain compliance with FERPA AND HIPPA.
  • Abide by all guidelines of the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) and Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) to ensure the child and his/her family has access to Early Intervention Services (EIS) as identified in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications

  • Current license with the WA State Department of Health, in good standing.
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood development.
  • WA-IMH endorsement preferred.
  • Experience and/or high interest in participating in reflective consultation.
  • First Aid, Infant/Child CPR, and HIV/AIDS training.
  • Commitment to designing and implementing services that respond to and support child/family needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate in a supportive, non-judgmental manner to families of varying cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds and use interpersonal skills to establish strong relationships.
  • Demonstrate basic computer competency.
  • Ability to work independently during home visits, scheduling, meeting timelines, etc.
    • Ability to access homes with a variety of accessibility issues including steep staircases without railing, extended distance from parking to home entrance, and uneven ground or obstacles in or outside of the home.
    • Ability to work on the floor, stoop, kneel, reach, and lift children and equipment up to 30 pounds.
    • Ability to multi-task, think critically, make informed decisions, and follow through.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to read and express oneself clearly verbally and in writing.

Conditions of Employment

  • Prior to employment, the successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, fingerprints, and driving record.
  • Provide proof of completion of Tdap, Varicella, MMR, Hep B, TB, COVID-19, and annual Flu vaccination.
  • Remain current in training requirements as required to maintain licensure as well as meet requirements of agency contacts with ESIT, DDA, and Insurance.
  • Upon hire, be required to provide proof that you are either 1) A U.S. citizen or 2) An immigrant whose status permits you to lawfully work in this country.
  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License, car registration, car insurance, and reliable transportation for home visits and/or meetings.

To learn more about Steps visit https://takingstepstogether.org/ today!

Position: Physical Therapist

Work Schedule: Full Time (32-40 hours)

 

Are you compassionate, collaborative, and caring? Do you have the desire to empower families and improve the lives of children with Developmental Delays and their families?

 

We are looking for an experienced full-time Pediatric Physical Therapist to join our multidisciplinary team. The Physical Therapist provides developmental evaluations for infants and toddlers, develops recommendations for target outcomes, and provides direct services and parent coaching on strategies for daily routines. You will function as a collaborative member of the early support team by providing and receiving consultation as needed.

 

Steps is a private non-profit agency established in 1985.  We provide in home therapy, education, and parent support for children 0-36 months with developmental delays in Island and San Juan Counties, and soon Anacortes, WA. Our team of skilled and continually developing professionals are responsive and dedicated. We value diversity, creativity, and collaboration, which contribute to excellent outcomes.

 

The compensation range for this position is $36.13-$52.15 per hour based on the experience level and credentials of the candidate.

 

Steps offers the following benefits package that promotes a healthy work/life balance:

 

Simple Individual Retirement Account (IRA) with company match of 3%

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

Paid Time Off

Group Life and Disability Insurance

12 Paid holidays

Company-paid education and career development training

 

Physical Therapist Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate/assess all areas of development (Cognitive, Adaptive, Social Emotional, Gross and Fine Motor, and Receptive and Expressive Communication).
  • Provide direct parent/caregiver coaching services in the home or community agencies to facilitate the individual infant’s/child’s development, reinforce responsive parenting/caregiving skills, and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Provide parents/caregivers with activities/suggestions to work on during everyday routines to help facilitate their child’s development.
  • Provide ongoing communication, including results of assessment and recommendations orally and/or in writing to family/caregivers, multi-disciplinary team members as well as other medical, educational, and social service professionals.
  • Communicate regularly with family contacts, responding on the same business day or the next scheduled workday.
  • Schedule home visits with families and maintain a list of appointments in the Outlook calendar.
  • Complete written documentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and evaluation/assessments.
  • Attend agency meetings as required by Director; monthly/weekly staff meetings.
  • Maintain compliance with FERPA AND HIPPA.
  • Abide by all guidelines of the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) and Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) to ensure the child and his/her family has access to Early Intervention Services (EIS) as identified in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

 

Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications

  • Degree in Physical Therapy and experience working with infants and toddlers or equivalent.
  • Valid Washington State license required to practice as a Physical Therapist.
  • First Aid, Infant/Child CPR, and HIV/AIDS training.
  • Commitment to designing and implementing services that respond to and support child/family needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate in a supportive, non-judgmental manner to families of varying cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds and use interpersonal skills to establish strong relationships.
  • Demonstrate basic computer competency.
  • Ability to work independently during home visits, scheduling, meeting timelines, etc.
  • Ability to access homes with a variety of accessibility issues including steep staircases without railing, extended distance from parking to home entrance, and uneven ground or obstacles in or outside of the home.
  • Ability to work on the floor, stoop, kneel, reach, and lift children and equipment up to 30 pounds.
  • Ability to multi-task, think critically, make informed decisions, and follow through.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to read and express oneself clearly verbally and in writing.

 

Conditions of Employment

  • Prior to employment, the successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, fingerprints, and driving record.
  • Provide proof of completion of Tdap, Varicella, MMR, Hep B, TB, COVID-19, and annual Flu vaccination.
  • Remain current in training requirements as required to maintain licensure as well as meet requirements of agency contacts with ESIT, DDA, and Insurance.
  • Upon hire, be required to provide proof that you are either 1) A U.S. citizen or 2) An immigrant whose status permits you to lawfully work in this country.
  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License, car registration, car insurance, and reliable transportation for home visits and/or meetings.

 

To learn more about Steps visit https://takingstepstogether.org/ today!

Position: Speech Language Pathologist

Work Schedule: Full Time (32-40 hours)

 

Are you compassionate, collaborative, and caring? Do you have the desire to empower families and improve the lives of children with special needs and their families?

 

We are looking for an experienced full-time Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist to join our multidisciplinary team. The Speech Language Pathologist provides developmental evaluations for infants and toddlers, develops recommendations for target outcomes, and provides direct services and parent coaching on strategies for daily routines. You will function as a collaborative member of the early support team by providing and receiving consultation as needed.

 

Steps is a private non-profit agency established in 1985.  We provide in home therapy, education, and parent support for children 0-36 months with developmental delays in Island and San Juan Counties, and soon Anacortes, WA. Our team of skilled and continually developing professionals are responsive, dedicated, and fiercely supportive. We value diversity, creativity, and collaboration, which contribute to excellent outcomes.

 

The compensation range for this position is $36.13-$52.15 per hour based on the experience level and credentials of the candidate.

 

Steps offers the following benefits package that promotes a healthy work/life balance:

  • Simple Individual Retirement Account (IRA) with company match of 3%
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Group Life and Disability Insurance
  • 12 Paid holidays
  • Company-paid education and career development training

 

Speech Language Pathologist Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate/assess all areas of development (Cognitive, Adaptive, Social Emotional, Gross and Fine Motor, and Receptive and Expressive Communication).
  • Provide direct parent/caregiver coaching services in the home or community agencies to facilitate the individual infant’s/child’s development, reinforce responsive parenting/caregiving skills, and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Provide parents/caregivers with activities/suggestions to work on during everyday routines to help facilitate their child’s development.
  • Provide ongoing communication, including results of assessment and recommendations orally and/or in writing to family/caregivers, multi-disciplinary team members as well as other medical, educational, and social service professionals.
  • Communicate regularly with family contacts, responding on the same business day or the next scheduled workday.
  • Schedule home visits with families and maintain a list of appointments in the Outlook calendar.
  • Complete written documentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and evaluation/assessments.
  • Attend agency meetings as required by Director; monthly/weekly staff meetings.
  • Maintain compliance with FERPA AND HIPPA.
  • Abide by all guidelines of the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) and Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) to ensure the child and his/her family has access to Early Intervention Services (EIS) as identified in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology and ASHA Certification required.
  • Valid Washington State license required to practice as a Speech Language Pathologist.
  • First Aid, Infant/Child CPR, and HIV/AIDS training.
  • Commitment to designing and implementing services that respond to and support child/family needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate in a supportive, non-judgmental manner to families of varying cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds and use interpersonal skills to establish strong relationships.
  • Demonstrate basic computer competency.
  • Ability to work independently during home visits, scheduling, meeting timelines, etc.
  • Ability to access homes with a variety of accessibility issues including steep staircases without railing, extended distance from parking to home entrance, and uneven ground or obstacles in or outside of the home.
  • Ability to work on the floor, stoop, kneel, reach, and lift children and equipment up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to multi-task, think critically, make informed decisions, and follow through.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to read and express oneself clearly verbally and in writing.

 

Conditions of Employment

  • Prior to employment, the successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, fingerprints, and driving record.
  • Provide proof of completion of Tdap, Varicella, MMR, Hep B, TB, COVID-19, and annual Flu vaccination.
  • Remain current in training requirements as required to maintain licensure as well as meet requirements of agency contacts with ESIT, DDA, and Insurance.
  • Upon hire, be required to provide proof that you are either 1) A U.S. citizen or 2) An immigrant whose status permits you to lawfully work in this country.
  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License, car registration, car insurance, and reliable transportation for home visits and/or meetings.

 

For more information, please email Marsha.S@takingstepstogether.org

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