Sea Mar Community Health Centers Posting #18550 - Health Care Advocate in White Center, 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 Centers has an opening for a Full-Time Health Care Advocate in White Center. 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. They need 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.

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 many perks. For example, employees working 30 hours or more receive an excellent benefit package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Prescription coverage, generous PTO/Holidays, generous PTO/Holidays, with paid-time-off starting from 15-24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays per year. We also have 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.

To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Victoria Gawlik, Cancer Prevention Coordinator, email VictoriaGawlik@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 12/04/2018

External candidates may apply after 12/07/2018

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