Sea Mar Community Health Centers Posting #18349 - Social Worker II in Seattle, Washington

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):

Sea Mar Community Health Center has an exciting new clinic opening just for teenagers and young adults, in the same building as the new Sea Mar Museum of Chicano/a/Latino/a Culture located in Seattle. We are looking for a Full-time Social Worker who enjoys working with children and young adults. The role of a Social Worker is to work with and support the clinicians through the provision of resources, advocacy, and referrals to clients. The Social Worker sees clients primarily on a walk in or referral basis. The case load for this position varies depending on community and clinic needs. The Social Worker is also an internal resource for community referrals and linkages. In this capacity, the Social Worker will need to develop and maintain relationships with other community agencies and organizations.

The person in this position must be of good character and able to maintain the understanding, physical health, emotional stability, and personality suited to meet the physical, mental, emotional, and social needs of the population served. Must have good organizational and communication skills. Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate boundaries in all interactions. The person in this position shall have no history or evidence of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three (3) years prior to the date of employment at the facility, and no misuse of alcohol or other drugs while employed at this facility. This individual cannot be a person who has been convicted of a felony within the last seven years or ever been convicted of child abuse and / or any crime involving physical harm to another person nor be a perpetrator of substantiated child abuse.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Master?s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university required. Two + years of experience providing similar services preferred.

  • Demonstrate understanding, respect and appreciation for diversity and have an understanding of community systems; and is able to demonstrate understanding of the cultural issues impacting the Latino community.

  • Must have demonstrated experience with and ability to form and maintain effective relationships with clients, team members and community providers.

  • Being Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.

To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Teya Cruz-Uribe, Healthcare Administrator and Museum Director at TeyaCruz-Uribe@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Employees working 30 hours or more receive an excellent benefit package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Prescription coverage, generous PTO/Holidays, and 401(k)/Retirement options and an opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment. This is an exciting and highly rewarding position in a fast-paced clinic/office environment.

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 10/11/2018

External candidates may apply after 10/16/2018