“Every day we have the possibility of changing the future, not just for one, but for many.” 
Linda C. Ford, M.D. 
Ryther Psychiatrist

Our Philosophy

Every day, each Ryther staff member helps children and their families find their path to healing and hope. Our staff share in the progress, setbacks, and triumphs every day.

Ryther seeks to create a work environment that reflects the diverse community that it serves. People of color, LGBTQI, and multilingual individuals are encouraged to apply. Ryther is committed to equal opportunity principles that provide for the recruitment of women, persons with disabilities, members of ethnic minority groups, disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and protected age groups.

To apply, fill out an online application or submit a cover letter and resume to

As a health care provider, Ryther is complying with Governor Inslee’s proclamation that Covid-19 vaccines be mandatory for state employees, health care workers, and all employees of companies that provide health care. All employees must be able to provide evidence of full vaccination status.  Exemptions will be available for health reasons and sincerely held religious beliefs.


Full and part-time employees at Ryther enjoy a variety of competitive benefits including: 

  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage

  • Multiple Retirement Plan Options

  • Generous Paid Leave Program

  • Life Insurance Coverage (after two years of service)

Why work at Ryther?

  • Interagency collaboration. You will have access to different departments, leading to further understanding of different clinical, financial, or admin duties.  We are all one team.

  • We value professional development: Every staff receives a yearly performance appraisal that focuses on a plan for personalized development

  • Longevity of staff with low turnover, and staff who return to Ryther after leaving for school or other work

  • Opportunities for job advancement

  • We value transparency around decision making, including around our agency budget

  • Approachability in agency leaders

  • Trauma-informed lens used throughout all roles in the agency, as well as in social justice and equity work

    • Committee and staff-led change

    • Community-oriented approach

  • Our agency qualifies for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. 

  • Ryther employs experts in the field, so you will have access to Psychiatrist/ARNP and Psychologists, EBPs, monthly clinical training, and consult groups across modalities

  • We value work that integrates behavioral health and physical health

  • Beautiful nine-acre campus in North Seattle

  • Flexible, individual-centered holiday policy


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6 open positions!

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2 open positions!

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2 open positions!

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1 open position!

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3 open positions!

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Accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2022 Internships starting March 1.