Health Care Advocate: Posting #20111
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
 White Center, WA

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):

Position Summary:

Sea Mar Community Health Centers has an opening for a Full-Time Health Care Advocate in White Center / Seattle. This person will be covering for someone who is on a temporary leave of absence. The Health Care Advocate’s primary responsibility is to increase preventative health screening rates and preventive health services within Sea Mar medical clinics. The position will work directly with patients in order to implement evidence-based interventions to increase the health of Sea Mar’s patient population. Such services many include: immunizations and cancer screening and prevention.

Qualifications and/or Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One year of customer service experience required; preferably in a health care environment
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel, as well general computer use is required. Experience with electronic health record is preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required; Excellent oral and written communication skills desired
  • Legible hand writing required. Must be able to read and write proficiently in English and Spanish.

This person must also be of good character and maintain confidentiality; needs to be self-motivated and have and excellent work ethic, including the ability to work independently. Additional work experience may be substituted for education, with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required.

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. Full-time employees working 30 hours or 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 24-27 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Cindy Pulido, Population Health Coordinator at CindyPulido@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 03/03/2020

External candidates considered after 03/06/2020

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

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