Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):
Care Coordinator I or II - Posting #21426
Full-time position available for our Tacoma Cushman Medical Clinic. If you are a Certified Medical Assistant, you qualify for the Care Coordinator I position. If you are an LPN you qualify for the Care Coordinator II position. Each position is FT and the wages depend on the qualifications, i.e. MA or LPN.
The Care Coordinator is responsible for being part of a clinical care team and enhancing quality and patient-centered care. This is accomplished by assessing gaps in care for patients with chronic conditions and/or mental health needs and creating a plan with the clinical care team during daily huddles. Will assist patients with medication management, access to insurance, and help identify any other preventive health needs. Will also assist patients with ongoing self-management goal setting utilizing Motivational Interviewing skills. Strong computer skills are necessary to be able to track patient's adherence with their plan of care in electronic charts. This position also requires that the Care Coordinator facilitate team meetings so organization skills and effective communication skills are needed.
Qualifications and/or Experience:
- Certified Medical Assistant (Care Coordinator I)
- LPN with experience in ambulatory care (Care Coordinator II)
- BA/BS/BSW in health related field with one year of experience working in community health.
- Bilingual in English/Spanish required for this position.
What We Offer:
Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it's a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. The fringe benefits surpass most companies. For example, Full-time employees working 30 hours more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.
To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Wendy Kim, Clinical Care Teams Manager at #removed#
Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted on 03/18/2021
External candidates may apply after 03/23/2021
This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
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