Medical Assistant – Closes 1/31/18

Position Medical Assistant – Certified/ LPN
Employer Family Care Network
Job Description Family Health Associates is currently hiring for a Full-time Medical Assistant or LPN. Must be available one evening per week.

Essential Functions: The MA-C/ LPN position provides clinical support for Family Care Network’s physicians, patients and staff. We are looking for a qualified, motivated individual with a passion for family medicine who can:

Communicate effectively
Provide excellent customer service
Effectively manage patient flow
Utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deliver safe, effective and therapeutic patient care
Respond to patient phone messages and answer questions within appropriate scope of practice and/or as directed by provider
Process requests, refills and referrals in a timely manner
Accurately enter and review patient data in the EMR
Prioritize and multitask on multiple projects with frequent interruptions

Qualifications Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and medical office practices
Ability to establish lasting and effective employee relationships in a team environment
Proficiency using standard computer and office equipment
Good spelling, grammar, typing, data entry, and phone skills
Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
Ability to adapt to process and procedure changes
Ability to thrive and grow in a learning environment
Previous medical office experience
Phone triage experience a plus
Required Education: Completion of accredited LPN OR Medical Assistant program.

Required Licensure: Current Washington State Certification as LPN OR MA-C

Compensation

DOE
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-217326-medical-assistant-certified-lpn-2017881027
Position Closes January 31, 2018
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Full Time PTA needed- Closes 3/31/18

Position Physical Therapy Assistant
Employer South Sound Physical & Hand Therapy
Job Description Locally owned and operated physical and hand therapy clinic in Downtown Olympia is looking for an energetic Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team of busy practitioners. Position requires 35-40 hours per week and offers a competitive salary plus full benefits. Desired candidate will enjoy working in a fun outpatient setting and have great customer service skills when treating patients.
Qualifications Licensed PTA with flexible schedule

Compensation

21-26 per hour DOE
Days/Hours 35-40 hours
Contact Info Kim Stamp

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 111 Market St NE Olympia, WA 98501

EMAIL: ssphtjobs@gmail.com

PHONE: 360.956.1100

How to Apply    Please email cover letter and resume to ssphtjobs@gmail.com
Position Closes March 31, 2018

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

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

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

Licensed Practical Nurse- Closes 1/2/18

Position Licensed Practical Nurse – Whatcom County Jail Health Program *New Grads Encouraged to Apply*
Employer Northwest Regional Council
Job Description Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help people live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. In addition, NWRC currently manages the Whatcom County Jail Health Program. The Jail Health Program delivers medical, dental and psychiatric care to the inmates at the Whatcom County Jail and Jail Work Center. The LPN assists the RN, ARNP, physician, psychiatrist, and/or dentist with record preparation and treatment and is responsible for providing clinical services as directed.

Northwest Regional Council (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), various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Note: NWRC meets the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) definition of a public service organization. EOE

Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language.
• Ability to work well with a diverse population and maintain professional communications and boundaries.
• Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
• Ability to deal tactfully with staff members, custody, community, governmental agencies, families, and the general public.
• Ability to accurately relay information concerning an inmate’s condition.
• Ability to manage the stressors of the position.
• Possess leadership and decision-making ability and work harmoniously with personnel.
• Ability to perform all nursing skills appropriate to licensure required in the corrections setting and use office equipment necessary to document and conduct daily activities.
• Possess basic computer skills.
• Knowledgeable of National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) nursing and medical practices, policies, procedures, as well as legal regulations and guidelines desired.
• Experience in correctional nursing preferred.
Education/Experience
• Graduation from an accredited school of licensed practical nursing.
• Obtains required continuing education annually
• Minimum one year recent experience in clinical setting, correctional nursing preferred.
Licenses/Certificates
• Current license as Practical Nurse in Washington State.
• Current CPR certification.
• Current Washington State driver’s license, acceptable driving record, appropriate liability insurance, access to reliable transportation and willingness to travel between jail sites.
• Pass a required Criminal Records Background Check upon hire and annually thereafter.
• Obtain security clearance through corrections department upon

Compensation

2017 ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $19.50 – $25.44/hour
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info NWRC Human Resources

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

WORK ADDRESS: 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham WA 98225

EMAIL: NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov

PHONE: 360.676.6749

How to Apply    Application materials may be requested by contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749, emailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov or downloading directly from www.nwrcwa.org/employment. All applications and application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.
Position Closes January 2, 2017

Home Care Aid- Closes 2/28/18

Position Home Care Aid
Employer Home Care Referral Registry Coordinator
Job Description We are seeking looking for Experienced Home Care Aids or people who would like a change in career and would like become Home Care Aid Certified. You must have a social security card drivers license and proof of insurance and a car. Background check must clear.
Job duties:
Transport to medical appointments and essential shopping
Help dressing undressing clients
Help give them a bath or shower or standby
Reminders on medication
Prepare meals
Help eat or feed them
Help with house cleaning and laundry
Personal Hygiene
Toileting
Bladder and Bowel Care
Help with walking from one area to another
ect……..
Qualifications Home Care Aid Certified or entry level at becoming Home Care Aid Certified thru the program we give you information and tools to reach your goals.

Compensation

$13.50
Days/Hours Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm
Contact Info Anne Dykstra

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 125 East Sharon Ave. Burlington WA 98233

WORK ADDRESS: Whatcom

EMAIL: anned@sunriseemail.com

PHONE: 360.707.2368

How to Apply    You can apply at our office @ 125 East Sharon Ave. Burlington WA 98233
or can go to the Work Source in Bellingham to get a application and mail back to us or bring it down to our office.

Applications should include a resume a cover letter.

Position Closes February 28, 2018

Whatcom Site Monitor- Open Until Filled

Position Whatcom Site Monitor
Employer Northwest Youth Services
Job Description Company Mission:
Northwest Youth Services collaborates with at-risk, runaway and homeless youth to foster self-reliance.This position contributes to NWYS’s success by engaging in trusting adult relationships with youth after hours. It provides overnight and weekend emergency after-hour support, monitoring, and on-call availability to TL participants.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
70 percent youth contact:
o Must be available between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:00am Thursday-Monday, all day and night on the weekends;
o Perform a minimum of three to four random apartment checks (includes checking all rooms, bathrooms and balcony) per week to observe for any program/complex violations or other concerns, and provide support services as needed for emergency after hours calls;
o Communicate apartment cleanliness standards to clients and report back to the housing team via emailed site logs;
o Check fire alarms are to code and working properly monthly;
o Respond to calls from or about TLP participants and provide urgent on-site response, contacting emergency responders when and if necessary;
o Submit after hours site logs to the Case Managers following the site visit including any notable contacts, concerns, incidents, or support services provided by the next business day;
o Notify assigned after hours TL staff immediately of any emergencies, as noted in the Site Monitor Guidelines;
o Must follow any client safety or supervisions plans as indicated;
o Be able to utilize de-escalation skills;
o Must set appropriate limits and boundaries with participants. As well as be able to establish rapport and be available for problem solving;
o Must be able to read, understand, and follow NWYS/TL policies and procedures;
o Must complete accurate and timely documentation as required;
o Must meet training requirements: AIDS/HIV, CPR/First Aid, Orientation and other training as assigned or appropriate;
o A cell phone will be provided for TL related calls only, and is to be kept charged and on during the times of scheduled and random drop by services, and emergencies.

30 percent documentation support:
o Provide accurate, complete, and timely data, and reports to Housing Programs Supervisor as needed;
o Record data for program outcomes;
o Document all client, provider, and family contacts and information;
o Ensure client confidentiality according to NWYS policies and procedures;
o Keep the Program Manager informed of issues and concerns related to clients;
o Participate in program evaluation efforts;
o Knowledge of program policies and procedures;
o Show up to meetings on time and prepared;
o Follow through with commitments; make arrangements to re-negotiate as needed long before due dates if
applicable;
o Have a positive attitude about youth in general and NWYS clients in particular;
o Submit daily timesheet by the 24th of each month;
o Submit mileage reimbursement by the 5th of the following month (if applicable). Mileage is not reimbursed for
regular site monitor duties.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
o A passion for Northwest Youth Services mission to collaborate with youth to foster self-reliance, a belief in the
capacity for a young person to change;
o High school diploma or GED and one year experience working with youth;
o Must be 21 years of age or older;
o Knowledgeable on issues facing homeless youth;
o Ability to apply de-escalation and crisis intervention skills as necessary;
o Ability to be sensitive and responsive to diversity;
o Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change;
o Ability to perform in home visits, establish boundaries while respectfully engaging with youth in a trauma
informed manner;
o Strong organizational skills;
o Ability to work independently and in partnership with team members;
o Must be honest;
o Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role of practitioner and to intervene appropriately to meet the
needs of persons served;
o Ability to communicate effectively with youth, co-workers, volunteers, and supervisor; and
o Seeks to improve knowledge, skills, and abilities in related service areas.
o Proof of Washington State Driver’s License, driving record, and auto insurance;
o CPR/First Aid/ blood borne pathogens certifications required;
o Must have a negative TB test;
o Full understanding of the CPS reporting requirements; and
o Must pass background checks.Preferred Qualifications:
o Bachelor’s degree in Social work or related field;
o A minimum of three years’ working with young people;
o A minimum of one year experience working with homeless or vulnerable populations;
o Bilingual;
o Proven ability to apply theories of the Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, and Trauma Informed
approaches.
Northwest Youth Services is an Equal Opportunity employer. Employment is based upon individual qualifications
without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital stats, veteran stats, disabilities,
political ideology, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected stats. Alumni or foster care and those who have
experiencing youth homelessness are encouraged to apply.

Compensation

$1,000-$1,200 stipend, depending on experience and qualifications
Days/Hours Varies
Contact Info HR

BUSINESS ADDRESS: Whatcom County

EMAIL: HumanR@nwys.org

How to Apply    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to HumanR@nwys.org. Positions are open until filled.
Position Closes Open Until Filled