Clinical Lead- Closes 1/31/18

Position Clinical Lead (LPN, MA-C)m Instructor
Employer Family Care Network
Job Description Essential Functions: The Clinical Lead position provides leadership and mentoring as needed for staff, as well as clinical support for Family Care Network’s physicians, patients and staff. We are looking for an experienced, qualified, motivated individual with a passion for family medicine who can:

Communicate effectively
Provide excellent customer service
Effectively manage patient flow in a fast-paced, urgent care environment
Utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deliver safe, effective and therapeutic patient care
Assist with scheduling and reviewing timecards as directed by Practice Manager
Responsible for regulatory compliance, performance observation
Participates in clinical leadership meetings
Prioritize and multitask on multiple projects with frequent interruptions

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and medical office practices
Understand site specific flow, protocol and processes: Clinics specific processes are understood and followed
Critical thinking, triage per scope of practice, assessment, problem solving and documentation reflect consistant meeting of standards
Accurately schedule, change and cancel appointments in practice management system
Effectively manage stress; self-care

Qualifications Required Education: Completion of accredited Certified Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse program

Required Licensure: Current Washington State license as a LPN or MA-C

Compensation

Negotiable
Days/Hours M-F 40 hours
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 709 W. Orchard Drive #4

EMAIL: fcnjobs@fcn.net

PHONE: 360.318.8800

How to Apply    https://www.familycarenetwork.com/careers/current-openings#op-224836-clinical-lead-lpn-mac-20171061210
Position Closes January 31, 2018
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IT Help Desk Technician- Closes 2/15/18

Position IT Help Desk Technician
Employer  Kam-Way Transportation
IT Help Desk Technician
We’re looking for an IT help desk technician to provide internal support for employees. Candidates should have a mix of technical and customer service skills, and be passionate about technology and helping people. This is a Windows Environment and we support mobile devices, printers, scanners, copiers, Laptops, Desktops etc.
Basic Function/Responsibilities:
• Handle Tier 1 help desk and escalations through tickets or phone
• Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution
• Create accounts and configure hardware as part of the on-boarding process
• Support audio and video equipment in conference rooms
• Manage and monitor internal assets to ensure accurate inventory records
• Other duties may be added and/or assigned as needed
Qualification Required Experience:
• Windows 7, Windows 10, Google Collaboration Apps and Microsoft Office 2013/ 2010
• Basic Active Directory knowledge and Basic Exchange 2010 knowledge
• Computer Hardware, Printers, Scanners, Computer Peripherals, Mobile devices (iOS, Android)
• Client PC connectivity – Ethernet, Wireless, TCP/IP and VPN
• Basic File server knowledge
• Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills
• Ability to communicate technical information, both verbal and written, to a wide range of end-users
• 1 year+ experience working in a Windows environment or Demonstrable Skills in an Equivalent Education environment.

Desired Experience
• Familiarity with Track-It Ticketing Systems, Symantec Cloud AV , Meraki cloud monitoring
• Networking knowledge – basic Cisco commands and programming

Compensation

$15-$16
Days/Hours M-F 8a-5p
Contact Info Harneet Sihota

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 215 Marine Drive Blaine WA 98230

EMAIL: eromero@kam-way.com

PHONE: 360.332.1444 ext. 520

How to Apply To apply, send in your resume and any additional documents to careers@kam-way.com
Position Closes February 15, 2018

Community Outreach Coordinator- Closes 1/19/18

Position Community Outreach Coordinator
Employer North Cascades Institute
Job Description Summary
North Cascades Institute is seeking an enthusiastic, talented person to be its new Community Outreach Coordinator. Candidates must have a strong connection to, and passion for, the Institute’s mission to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

The Community Outreach Coordinator advances community awareness of and participation with North Cascades Institute by representing the Institute, our mission, values and programs at a wide range of community events throughout the region. They are responsible for bringing in prospective participants, donors, and partners through the strategic coordination of Institute-wide events (including fundraising), and community outreach activities. They work closely with a five-person Development and Marketing team and will report to the Communications and Marketing Manager.

Since 1986 the Institute has helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

The Institute strives to further our identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity in community and curriculum, works to redress historical inequities, and seeks a diverse pool of candidates.

Responsibilities include:
● Expand revenue and participation at Institute programs and special events, including several events related to North Cascades National Park’s 50th anniversary in 2018
● Initiate and develop key relationships between individuals and groups in surrounding communities; understand Institute priorities in deciding which organizations and events the Institute gets involved with
● Facilitate outreach, presentations, written correspondence, and participation in outreach opportunities that support community awareness and diversification of participations served by Institute programs
● Serve as main point of contact and nurture relationships with local associations, other non-profit organizations, businesses, and community groups such as Chambers of Commerce, Rotaries, Kiwanas, Sustainable Connections and local businesses such as REI, Village Books, Co-ops
● Create and maintain a calendar of outreach opportunities and coordinate with staff, graduate students, and volunteers to attend and promote Institute programs at events, fairs, and conferences
● Manage and stock outreach and materials at external locations and work with Marketing Coordinator to track distribution of materials in Institute locations
● Work with development staff to plan and execute events for fundraising and donor cultivation
● Work with Communications Manager on lead generation, data capture and follow-up, including leads generated during outreach activities, retail store leads, Cascade Loop and AAA leads, and others
● Help Grants Coordinator secure corporate cash and in-kind support for events such as NW Youth Leadership Summit, anniversaries, donor house parties and other special events
● Recruit, train, and develop staff, graduate students, and volunteers to assist in carrying out community outreach activities
● Analyze and report on effectiveness of outreach activities; make recommendations for adjusting efforts and budget
● Other marketing and fundraising duties as assigned

Compensation: This is a regular, full-time, exempt position based out of the administrative office in Sedro-Woolley, WA with an annual salary range of $30,000 – $35,000 based on experience. We offer a competitive compensation package; benefits include paid time-off, medical/dental insurance, long and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, tax-defined annuity and contribution retirement plan, and a yearly stipend to participate in Institute programs. There is an active carpool from Bellingham to the Sedro-Woolley office.

Start Date: February 20, 2018 or sooner

Application Deadline: January 19, 2018 with priority given to early submissions.
North Cascades Institute is committed to building an inclusive and culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

About North Cascades Institute
North Cascades Institute (www.ncascades.org) is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $3.5 million budget, strong reserves, and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings from Charity Navigator. The Institute was voted “Best Place to Work” in the 2013 Bellingham Alive – Best in the Northwest annual readers’ poll. Our administrative office is co-located with the National Park Service and US Forest Service in Sedro-Woolley, WA. The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is located on Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park.

North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Named a “Top Three Spots in the North Cascades” by The Seattle Times and “Top Ten Great Getaways” by ParentMap Magazine, the Environmental Learning Center is a hub of discovery for all ages in one of the wildest, most biologically diverse landscapes in North America. Operated by North Cascades Institute in partnership with the National Park Service and the City of Seattle, our award-winning residential campus is nestled on the shores of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. Activities include school and youth programs, a graduate program, classes for adults, teachers and families, and a wide array of conferences and retreats. Featuring earth-friendly design and operations, our tree-sheltered campus features 16 buildings:
• Multimedia classrooms, a research library and aquatic and terrestrial labs
• Overnight lodging for up to 92 participants, plus housing for graduate students and staff
• A lakeside dining hall with a recycling/composting center
• An amphitheater, outdoor learning shelters and trails leading into the surrounding wildlands
• A dock on Diablo Lake for paddling adventures
• ADA-accessible facilities and pathways

Qualifications Required Qualifications:
● People-oriented with strong presentation skills and marketing abilities
● Track record of organizing successful community and/or fundraising events
● Experience and enthusiasm for working in partnership with local residents and community organizations
● Excellent written and in-person communications
● Familiarity with or willingness to learn relational databases (CRMs)
● Effective at managing a wide array of projects and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
● Exceptional organizational and customer service skills
● Desire and ability to work collaboratively as well as autonomously
● Willingness to work early morning, evening, and weekend hours, and to adjust hours to accommodate various opportunities
● Must own reliable transportation and be eager to drive across Whatcom and Skagit Counties and occasionally further, including Seattle
● Passion for the Institute’s goal to connect people, nature and community
● Commitment to building a work environment that is welcoming and inclusive to all
● Valid driver’s license and driving record check must have no more than one moving violation in the past three years, no DUI, reckless driving, or serious moving violations, etc.
● Final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and a driving history check.

Preferred Qualifications:
● Familiarity with the local communities surrounding North Cascades
● Supervision and volunteer coordination experience
● Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Power Point

Compensation

$30,000 – $35,000 DOE
Days/Hours 40 hours per week year round
Contact Info Jodi Broughton

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

EMAIL: jodi_broughton@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2596

How to Apply    To Apply: Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/. Upload a resume and a cover letter stating why you are a good fit for this position. Contact Jodi Broughton at (206) 304-2312 with questions.
Position Closes January 19, 2018

Program Manager- Closes 1/31/18

Position Program Manager
Employer North Cascades Institute
Job Description Summary

North Cascades Institute is seeking a dynamic, energetic leader to be its new Adult/Family Program Manager. Candidates must have a strong connection to, and passion for, the Institute’s mission to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

The Adult/Family Program Manager is responsible for overseeing five adult/family programs at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center. We expect the Adult/Family Program Manager to build upon our strong reputation as a leading place-based educational institution, developing a world-class organization with broad regional and national reach. The Adult/Family Program Manager is a core member of the Institutes Program Team.

Working from the Institute’s field campus on Diablo Lake in the heart of North Cascades National Park, this position oversees five education programs serving people of all ages throughout the year. Supervised by the Learning Center Program Director, this position works closely with Institute staff, partners and contractors to support a wide array of adult/family educational programs. The Institute strives to further our identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity in community and curriculum, works to redress historical inequities, and seeks a diverse pool of candidates.

Since 1986 the Institute has helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

Responsibilities

Leadership, Management and Supervision
1. Works collaboratively with Learning Center Program Director and Learning Center Director to provide leadership of the Learning Center community.
2. Works collaboratively with other program managers to maximize use of Learning Center program staff and facilities to achieve goals related to program, enrollment, and finances.
3. Actively collaborates with and supports all ELC program areas including Mountain School, Youth Leadership Adventures, Graduate Program, and Conferences and Retreats.
4. Regularly reports on programming to the Learning Center Program Director and program team. Prepares agendas, materials and reports, as requested, to keep board and staff informed and engaged in the evolution of Learning Center programs.
5. Plays an active role in welcoming and hosting visitors and customers to the Center.
6. Plays an active role in risk management including shared responsibility for overnight supervision.

Adult/Family Program Oversight
1. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of approximately twenty-five high quality Adult Seminars in collaboration with the Program Director. Adult Seminars take place at the Learning Center and in the field. This position works directly with staff instructors, grad students, and contractor instructors to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
2. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of approximately six high quality Family Getaway programs in collaboration with the Program Director. This position works directly with staff instructors, grad students, and contractor instructors to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
3. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of approximately 1000 high quality Basecamp learner days in collaboration with the Program Director. This position works directly with staff instructors, grad students, and contractor instructors to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
4. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of high quality Skagit Tour programs in collaboration with the Program Director and Seattle City Light. This position works directly with staff tour guides, Seattle City Light staff, and National Park Service staff to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
5. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of high quality Creative Residency programs in collaboration with the Program Director and the Creative Residency Team.

Partnerships
1. Works closely with Program Director and other program managers to develop and support cooperative relationships with National Park Service, Seattle City Light, US Forest Service, Western Washington University, and other partners to further Institute program initiatives.
2. Represents North Cascades Institute at local and national meetings and conferences as requested.
3. Develops new partnerships and programs as directed by the Institute’s strategic plan, annual operational goals, and the Program Director.

Budget and Finance
1. Develops and manages budgets for five Learning Center adult/family programs, monitors monthly reports, analyzes revenue and expenses and allocates resources.
2. Provides support to Institute development staff in grant writing, donor cultivation and reporting as requested.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
1. Seeks to hire and support a diverse workforce.
2. Create and support programs that are welcoming to and supportive of a diverse audience.
3. Supports and actively contributes to the Institute’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives.

General
1. Participates in Learning Center staff meetings and hands to work.
2. Participates in risk management, strategic planning, inter-office communications, special projects, and other duties as assigned by the Learning Center Director and Program Director.

Compensation, Benefits and Housing
Salary range is $38,000.00 – $43,000.00 depending on experience. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position. We offer a competitive compensation package; benefits include paid time-off, medical/dental insurance, short and long-term disability, tax-deferred annuity and defined contribution retirement plans. Institute housing may be available for rent. Pets and smoking are not allowed on-site, in NCI housing or on field programs. Nearest towns to the Environmental Learning Center: Diablo and Newhalem (8 miles), Marblemount (20 miles), Rockport (31 miles).

Equal Opportunity Employer
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

About North Cascades Institute
North Cascades Institute (www.ncascades.org) is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $3.5 million budget, strong reserves, and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings from Charity Navigator. The Institute was voted “Best Place to Work” in the 2013 Bellingham Alive – Best in the Northwest annual readers’ poll. Our administrative office is co-located with the National Park Service and US Forest Service in Sedro-Woolley, WA. The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is located on Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park.

North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Named a “Top Three Spots in the North Cascades” by The Seattle Times and “Top Ten Great Getaways” by ParentMap Magazine, the Environmental Learning Center is a hub of discovery for all ages in one of the wildest, most biologically diverse landscapes in North America. Operated by North Cascades Institute in partnership with the National Park Service and the City of Seattle, our award-winning residential campus is nestled on the shores of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. Activities include school and youth programs, a graduate program, classes for adults, teachers and families, and a wide array of conferences and retreats. Featuring earth-friendly design and operations, our tree-sheltered campus features 16 buildings:
• Multimedia classrooms, a research library and aquatic and terrestrial labs
• Overnight lodging for up to 92 participants, plus housing for graduate students and staff
• A lakeside dining hall with a recycling/composting center
• An amphitheater, outdoor learning shelters and trails leading into the surrounding wildlands
• A dock on Diablo Lake for paddling adventures
• ADA-accessible facilities and pathways

Qualifications Required Ability and Experience:
• Enthusiasm for the mission of the North Cascades Institute.
• Demonstrated ability to coach and motivate staff and foster a positive workplace environment.
• Initiative/ability to prioritize tasks with exemplary time management and problem-solving skills.
• Strong writing and presentation skills.
• Professional experience in environmental or place-based education (minimum 2 years)
• Strong leadership skills (minimum 2 years supervisory experience)
• Ability to accommodate a varied work schedule including occasional evenings, nights, and weekends.
• Masters or Bachelors degree in Environmental Education, Education, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology or related field.
• Current Wilderness First Responder Certification.

Preferred Ability and Experience:
• Residential learning centers, camps, schools or similar facilities
• Teaching interdisciplinary natural and cultural history
• Program evaluation and assessment
• Partnerships, particularly agencies and/or higher education
• Leading and teaching in place-based, field and backcountry settings
• Environmental education with urban or tribal communities or in international settings
• Communities that are historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field of environmental education or with a social justice component
• Familiarity with Performance Coaching model of supervision
• Fluency in multiple languages, Spanish preference

Other Requirements
• Ability to comply with a smoke- and drug-free work environment.
• Ability to travel over uneven terrain.
• Possession of current driver’s license; acceptable driving record for past 3 years.
• Criminal history disclosure form and background check will be required.

Compensation

$38,000.00 – $43,000.00 DOE
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info Cindy Lee

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

WORK LOCATION: 1940 Diablo Dam Rd, Rockport, WA 98283

EMAIL: cindy_lee@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2654

How to Apply    Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/

Complete the online application and upload a resume and a cover letter applicable for this position.

Position Closes January 31, 2018

Nurse Health Home Care Coordinator- Open Until Filled

Position Nurse Health Home Care Coordinator- Burlington (Skagit County) Office 1 FTE
Employer Northwest Regional Council
Job Description JOB SUMMARY: The Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help elders and people with disabilities live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. The Nurse Care Coordinator will provide both intensive care coordination and comprehensive case management and having documented results in improved health outcomes for a caseload of clients enrolled in NWRC’s Health Home Program. This position will use health screening/assessment tools, health education, and evidence-based practices to help clients
establish health action plans and will provide ongoing support to assist clients to achieve established health goals. In addition, this position provides nursing services activities upon referral. This position will be sited out of the Burlington (Skagit County) office with a client caseload consisting of residents from Skagit County and the northern parts of Snohomish County. Nursing services coverage may include Island and San Juan Counties.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:
Nursing Service Responsibilities
1. Provides consultative support and/or home visits upon referral by Northwest Regional Council case managers and other program staff to assess and assist with client evaluation regarding clients’ health care needs.
2. Provides in home training to the client and care provider as necessary.
3. Responsible for maintaining current, accurate, and concise documentation of nurse activities under established policies and procedures.
4. Assists in the development of materials and approaches to help caregivers and family better understand the needs of the individual they are caring for and provide appropriate care and support.
Health Home Care Coordinator
1. Administers self-management readiness assessments which includes an evidenced-based tool that determines an individual’s level of activation in their own health care;
2. Assists client in developing a safe, appropriate and client-centered Health Action Plan that documents strategies and measurable objectives to meet health goals;
3. Administers clinical and functional tools to include depression, pain, and/or alcohol and substance abuse screenings, as well as functional impairment assessments;
4. Conducts in-person visits and accompanies clients to health provider appointments as needed, to ensure continuity of care and coordination;
5. Provides health education and coaching to assist the client in increasing self-management skills, and improve their engagement with health and service providers;
6. Fosters communication between providers (i.e., primary care provider, medical specialists, etc.) and provider networks (i.e., those authorizing behavioral and long term supports and services);
7. Facilitates and encourages client’s use of peer supports and/or participation in appropriate support groups and self-care programs in order to increase the client’s knowledge of their health
care conditions and to improve adherence to prescribed treatments;
8. Provides supportive functions for the client, including client advocacy, assistance, consultation, family support, and crisis intervention;
9. Works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team, including nurses, case managers, and case aides;
10.Documents in numerous electronic platforms to ensure proper record keeping per contract requirements;
11.Develops and maintains complete, concise case files in compliance with policy;
12.Develops and maintains linkages with community agencies and organizations that could give support to the program or individual older persons;
13.Attends meetings, trainings, and seminars as requested or needed for professional development.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed approximately 30% in an office environment and 70% in field for client visits. Potential hazards include working with emotionally unstable, non-compliant or aggressive clients and complex family dynamics; significant travel; driving in inclement
weather; second hand tobacco smoke; aggressive animals, exposure to contagious diseases and exposure to repetitive stresses due to prolonged use of computers.

Sufficient mobility is required for the use of office equipment such as computer laptops, telephones, files and copiers as well as for performing in-home assessments of clients which may have limited accessibility. The ability to hear and communicate at a level sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position is required. Ability to lift and maneuver a maximum of 30 pounds.

Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Demonstrated ability to assess client health and functional status, develop appropriate care plans, assess skills of caregivers, and make clear and concise recommendations.
 Demonstrated advocacy skills and sensitivity to the needs and values of diverse groups.
 Knowledge of the long term care system and services and resources, issues related to aging and disability, and case management.
 Knowledge of the formal and informal support networks available to the residents of the appropriate service area.
 Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written format.
 Ability to work independently, with good judgment and a minimum of supervision.
 Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and coordinate work assignments and/or projects.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, community agencies, and the general public using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
 Ability to defuse difficult situations recognizing the need for sensitivity as well as assertiveness.
 Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
 Demonstrated ability to work with computers and computer software programs including email, databases, word processing and spreadsheets.
 Ability to operate standard office equipment.
 Demonstrated strength in learning and mastering new job responsibilities.
 Skill and/or fluency in speaking other languages, i.e., Spanish or Russian, are desired.
Education/Experience:
 Master’s Degree in Behavioral or Health Sciences or related field and two years of experience providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting required OR
 Bachelor’s Degree in an equivalent field and four years of experience providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting
Licenses/Certificates:
 Must possess a current Washington Registered Nurse license.
 Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license, a vehicle available for work-related travel, and appropriate liability insurance.
 Must possess or obtain current CPR and First Aid cards.
 Must have Malpractice Insurance.

Compensation

$25.85 – $33.72, DOQ. NWRC offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System
(PERS), long term disability insurance, life insurance, various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info NWRC Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 600 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100, Bellingham WA 98225

EMAIL: NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov

PHONE: 360.676.6749

How to Apply    TO APPLY: Application materials may be requested by downloading directly http://www.nwrcwa.org/employment/, emailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov, or contacting the
Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749. All application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.
SELECTION PROCESS: After reviewing the applications, the NWRC will contact the most qualified candidates to participate in a selection process consisting of job-related selection exercises. NWRC will make reasonable accommodation upon request for those individuals with disabilities.
Position Closes Open Until Filled

Health Home Care Coordinator- Open Until Filled

Position Health Home Care Coordinator- Burlington (Skagit County) Office 1 FTE
Employer Northwest Regional Council
Job Description JOB SUMMARY: The Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help elders and people with disabilities live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. The Care Coordinator will provide both intensive care coordination and comprehensive case management and has documented results in improved health outcomes for a caseload of clients enrolled in NWRC’s Health Home Program. This position will use health screening/assessment tools, health education, and evidence-based practices to help clients establish health
action plans and will provide ongoing support to assist clients to achieve established health goals. The client caseload for this position will consist of residents from Skagit County and the northern parts of Snohomish County.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:
1. Administers self-management readiness assessments which includes an evidenced-based tool that determines an individual’s level of activation in their own health care;
2. Assists client in developing a safe, appropriate and client-centered Health Action Plan that documents strategies and measurable objectives to meet health goals;
3. Administers clinical and functional tools to include depression, pain, and/or alcohol and substance abuse screenings, as well as functional impairment assessments;
4. Conducts in-person visits and accompanies clients to health provider appointments as needed, to ensure continuity of care and coordination;
5. Provides health education and coaching to assist the client in increasing self-management skills, and improve their engagement with health and service providers;
6. Fosters communication between providers (i.e., primary care provider, medical specialists, etc.) and provider networks (i.e., those authorizing behavioral and long term supports and services);
7. Facilitates and encourages client’s use of peer supports and/or participation in appropriate support groups and self-care programs in order to increase the client’s knowledge of their health care conditions and to improve adherence to prescribed treatments;
8. Provides supportive functions for the client, including client advocacy, assistance, consultation, family support, and crisis intervention;
9. Works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team, including nurses, case managers, and case aides;
10.Documents in numerous electronic platforms to ensure proper record keeping per contract requirements;
11.Develops and maintains complete, concise case files in compliance with policy;
12.Develops and maintains linkages with community agencies and organizations that could give support to the program or individual older persons;
13.Attends meetings, trainings, and seminars as requested or needed for professional development.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed approximately 30% in an office environment and 70% in field for client visits. Potential hazards include working with emotionally unstable, non-compliant or aggressive clients and complex family dynamics; significant travel; driving in inclement
weather; second hand tobacco smoke; aggressive animals, exposure to contagious diseases and exposure to repetitive stresses due to prolonged use of computers.

Sufficient mobility is required for the use of office equipment such as computer laptops, telephones, files and copiers as well as for performing in-home assessments of clients which may have limited accessibility. The ability to hear and communicate at a level sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position is required. Ability to lift and maneuver a maximum of 30 pounds.

Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Demonstrated ability to assess client health and functional status, develop appropriate care plans, assess skills of caregivers, and make clear and concise recommendations.
 Demonstrated advocacy skills and sensitivity to the needs and values of diverse groups.
 Knowledge of the long term care system and services and resources, issues related to aging and disability, and case management.
 Knowledge of the formal and informal support networks available to the residents of the appropriate service area.
 Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written format.
 Ability to work independently, with good judgment and a minimum of supervision.
 Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and coordinate work assignments and/or projects.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, community agencies, and the general public using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
 Ability to defuse difficult situations recognizing the need for sensitivity as well as assertiveness.
 Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
 Demonstrated ability to work with computers and computer software programs including email, databases, word processing and spreadsheets.
 Ability to operate standard office equipment.
 Demonstrated strength in learning and mastering new job responsibilities.
 Skill and/or fluency in speaking other languages, i.e., Spanish or Russian, are desired. Education/Experience:
 Master’s Degree in Behavioral or Health Sciences or related field and two years of experience providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting required OR
 Bachelor’s Degree in an equivalent field and four years of experience providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting
Licenses/Certificates:
 Must have a valid WA State Driver License, a vehicle available for work-related travel, and appropriate liability insurance.

Compensation

$22.36 – $29.18, DOQ. NWRC offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), long term disability insurance, life insurance, various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info NWRC Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 600 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100, Bellingham WA 98225

EMAIL: NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov

PHONE: 360.676.6749

How to Apply    TO APPLY: Application materials may be requested by downloading directly http://www.nwrcwa.org/employment/, emailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov, or contacting the
Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749. All application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office
Position Closes Open Until Filled

Case Manager- Open Until Filled

Position Case Manager- Bellingham Office
Employer Northwest Regional Council
Job Description Job Summary: The Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help elders and people with disabilities live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. The Case Manager assists persons who are older and/or disabled in NWRC’s Whatcom County service area. Assesses client needs and authorizes in-home services, including the development and implementation of service plans, and the authorization of payment to providers, as required by State standards. This position works closely with Tribal clients providing culturally sensitive support to Elders and individuals with disabilities within local Tribal Communities.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES include but are not limited to:
Case Manager Responsibilities
1. Provides supportive functions for the client, including client advocacy, assistance, consultation, family support, and crisis intervention.
2. Conducts an assessment that evaluates client’s cognitive, behavioral, and functional abilities by utilizing the Washington State Comprehensive Assessment Reporting & Evaluation (CARE) tool. Determines need and level of care for long-term care services and assesses resources for support.
3. Develops a safe and appropriate client-centered service plan, including use of case staffing and/or consultation for development.
4. Implements service plan by making appropriate arrangements with service providers and informal supports.
5. Provides ongoing case management and monitoring to ensure service plan is functioning as intended and meets the needs of the clients. Conducts reassessments of clients’ service plans within required time frames.
6. Conducts termination planning and implementation when client situation stabilizes and/or client is no longer in need of case management services.
7. Develops and maintains complete, concise client files in compliance with ADSA policy that document appropriately activities performed for the client and all other elements required for specific programs.
8. Creates, revises and maintains payment authorizations in Provider One; observes and monitors
authorization deadlines; participates with case aide team in support to Individual Providers on payment, training work week and overtime issues.
9. Participates in staff meetings, public education and provider training sessions, as appropriate.
10.Develops and maintains linkages with community agencies and organizations that could give support to the program or individual older persons.
11.Prepares correspondence, memos, and client-related written materials, as appropriate.
12.Participates in continuing education and training programs.
13.Works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team, including nurses, other case managers, and case aides.

WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed approximately 60% in an office environment and 40% performing client visits for Case Manager responsibilities. The office environment may include a shared workspace and may be fast-paced with frequent interruptions. Potential hazards may
include working with emotionally unstable, non-compliant or aggressive clients and complex family dynamics; significant local travel; driving in inclement weather; second hand tobacco smoke; aggressive animals; and exposure to contagious diseases. Potential exposure to repetitive stresses due to prolonged use of computers.
Sufficient mobility is required for the use of office equipment such as computer laptops, telephones, files and the copier, as well as for performing in-home assessments of clients, which may have limited accessibility.
The ability to hear and communicate at a level sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position is required. Ability to lift and maneuver a maximum of 30 pounds.

Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Demonstrated ability to assess client health and functional status, develop appropriate care plans, assess skills of caregivers, and make clear and concise recommendations.
 Demonstrated client advocacy skills and sensitivity to the needs and values of diverse groups.
 Knowledge of the long term care system and services, issues related to aging and disability, and case management.
 Knowledge of state and federal funded programs, and local aging and disability resources.
 Knowledge of the formal and informal support networks available to the residents of the appropriate service area.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, community agencies, and the general public using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
 Ability to defuse difficult situations recognizing the need for sensitivity as well as assertiveness.
 Skill and/or fluency in speaking Spanish or Russian, desired.
Education/Experience:
 Master’s Degree in Behavioral or Health Sciences or related field (Bachelor’s Degree in an equivalent field and two years of closely related work experience may be substituted for the Master’s Degree), AND two years of experience providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting required.
Licenses/Certificates:
 Must have a valid WA State Driver License, a vehicle available for work-related travel, and
appropriate liability insurance.

Compensation

$22.36 – $29.18, DOQ. BENEFITS: NWRC offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and
their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees
Retirement System (PERS), long term disability insurance, life insurance, various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info NWRC Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 600 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100, Bellingham WA 98225

EMAIL: NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov

PHONE: 360.676.6749

How to Apply    TO APPLY: Application materials may be requested by downloading directly http://www.nwrcwa.org/employment/, emailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov, or contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749. All application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.
SELECTION PROCESS: After reviewing the applications, the NWRC will contact the most qualified candidates to participate in a selection process consisting of job-related selection exercises. NWRC
will make reasonable accommodation upon request for those individuals with disabilities.
Position Closes Open Until Filled

Event Services Manager- Closes 1/5/18

Position Event Services Manager
Employer Viking Union- Western Washington University
Job Description Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The Viking Union organization supports Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

Two of the core values in the Viking Union Mission Statement are building community on campus and creating experiential education opportunities for students at Western.  Supporting the event planning process across campus is critical to achieving these goals for the Viking Union and other campus departments that use events to support recruitment, retention, and relationship building development work for campus.

As our Events Services Manager you will be responsible for the management of Event Services and the reservations process for Viking Union Facilities (which include the Viking Union, Lakewood, Viqueen Lodge, exterior space on campus and AS Motorpool).  You will also direct event setup and technical services to student and university departments for events across campus.  Your responsibilities will include:

  • Management of Event Services
    • Set expectations and direct day-to-day operations
    • Recommend options for delivery and set up of event furnishings, stages, lighting, sound, and other event support services
    • Forecast and establish limits for service delivery
    • Ensure staff is properly trained to provide setup, take down, security, onsite ticket sales, sound and technical support
    • Manage inventory of event equipment; including assigning it to events
    • Develop and recommend fee structure and rates
  • Oversight of Reservations Processes
    • Establish practices and direct staff in processing and approving reservation requests
    • Facilitate the approval of space requests
    • Support student organizations by facilitation and negotiation requests for academic space
  • Event Management for Associated Students Programs and Events
    • Provide consultation and direction to Associated Student groups and advisors
    • Facilitate weekly meetings to review upcoming event details
  • Supervise and Direct the Work of Event Services and Reservations Staff
    • Approve leave, vacation schedules and approve overtime as necessary
    • Review and prioritize work assignments
    • Schedule employees to provide adequate staff for event service delivery
    • Evaluate employee performance and recommend professional development and training opportunities
  • Apply Developmental/Educational Strategies to Working With Students
    • Develop training and educational opportunties
    • Mentor and provide developmental guidance for student employees and event programmers
    • Create experiential learning opportunities for student employees to engage and take leadership roles in supervision, hiring, and the management of a service oriented business
  • Software and Technology
    • Use event management software to track reservations, record event details and procedure reports
    • Use specialized software to create building floor plans and two dimensional diagrams to support event planning
    • Utilize Microsoft Office productions
    • Maintain an appropriate knowledge of audio and visual equipment
  • Fiscal Management
    • Budget Authority for expenses in Event Services budget approving purchases and transfer of funds
    • Monitor transactions in budget to ensure expense and revenue are within allocation
    • Recommend fee increases and adjustments to rate structure
    • interpret policy and fee structure to determine the appropriate service charges and rates
    • Create and issue invoices

As our Event Services Manager, you will actively participate in training or staff development opportunities to support the development of competence and effectiveness in the areas of inclusion, diversity, multicultural and cross-cultural communication and other related topics.  You will conduct work assignments in support of a positive and inclusive relationship with other diverse staff and students and provide service in a positive and inclusive manner.

The State HR classification for this position is Events Coordinator 2.

Qualifications Required:

  • 2 years of event planning, production, or management experience or equivalent education
  • Demonstrated well-rounded experiences working effectively in highly diverse and inclusive environments
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Experience supervising employees including responsibility for hiring, training, and evaluating performance
  • Strong interpersonal skills including communicating in writing, in person, and facilitating meetings
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated in-depth experience using software that schedules space, and manages resources

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience using DEA’s Event Management Software (EMS) or similar product
  • Familiarity with audio-visual equipment used in small and large meeting rooms and venues
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with creating training for adult learners or college students
  • Experience working in a higher education setting

Compensation

New hires typically begin at $3276/month including an excellent benefits package
Days/Hours Permanent Full-Time
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 516 High Street, MS 9054
Bellingham, WA 98225-5996

EMAIL: hr.employment@wwu.edu

PHONE: 360.650.3774

How to Apply    A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Application may be filled out online at http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/495517/event-services-manager

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Position Closes January 5, 2018

Payroll & Benefits Technician- Closes 1/25/18

Position Payroll & Benefits Technician
Employer City of Bellingham
Job Description This position is open until filled. For first consideration, apply by December 29, 2017. The anticipated start date for this position is February 16, 2018.

JOB SUMMARY:
Provides accounting and clerical support to the Payroll and Benefits office. Performs a variety of accounting clerical tasks associated with processing of the City’s payroll. Prepares benefit and payroll billings and payments, confirms accuracy and transmits. Prepares required reports to substantiate billings and payments. Provides back-up to the Payroll Lead and other department positions. Performs record management duties to support the City’s benefit programs and prepares payment requisitions for all benefit programs. Answers or refers inquiries from City employees regarding the benefits programs.

Qualifications – A minimum of two years of general accounting clerical, bookkeeping or financial record keeping. One year assisting with payroll operations preferred.
– An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the skills, knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.
– Proficiency with computer software, including word processing and spreadsheets for data entry/retrieval and file maintenance, required.
– Proficiency with computerized payroll system, preferred.
– 10-key by touch.
– Typing at 45 wpm NET required. A recent typing score (since December 1, 2017) is required as part of your application

Compensation

$3,446.00 – $4,188.00 Monthly
Days/Hours 40 hrs/week
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

EMAIL: HR@cob.org

PHONE: 360.778.8228

How to Apply    Please visit our website for more information and to apply online:
www.cob.org/employment
Position Closes January 25, 2018

Production Assembler- Closes 1/7/18

Position Production Assembler I – Weekend Shift
Employer Itek Energy
Job Description Performs duties related to the disassembly, assembly and repair of project units as required. Individuals with a natural mechanical aptitude and the ability to problem-solve perform well in this position.

Duties:
– Aligns, fits, and assembles component parts into completed units, using hand tools, fixtures, and templates
– Verifies dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using tools provided
– Operation of semi-automated equipment used to build assemblies and sub-assemblies
– Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications Skills/Knowledge:
– Good decision making, time management and ability to prioritize are a required skill
– High level of manual dexterity working with hands and small tools
– High level of attention to detail to ensure that quality standards are being met
– Working knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control
– Ability to read and write in the English language

Education/Training and Experience
– One or more years of experience in manufacturing environment helpful
– High School diploma or equivalent

Compensation

Range $12–$15/hr with shift differential
Days/Hours Sat/Sun: 6:00 am – 6:30 pm
Contact Info Michelle Simmons

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 3886 Hammer Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226

WORK ADDRESS: 800 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

EMAIL: msimmons@itekenergy.com

PHONE: 360.647.9531 ext. 120

How to Apply    Please submit resume along with completed Itek Energy Application (download at https://www.itekenergy.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/72/2017/04/Itek-Energy-Application.pdf) to Michelle Simmons at msimmons@itekenergy.com.
Position Closes January 7, 2018