|Program Coordinator ll|
Company: Seattle Children's Hospital
Location: Seattle, WA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/13/2022
Expire Date: 07/13/2022
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Program Coordinator ll|
Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE
Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.
In 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.
As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.
The Program Coordinator’s core duties are to coordinate appropriate mental health referrals to Washington state families and their children and to build community relationships to add pediatric mental health providers into our growing database. In this position the candidate will develop their understanding on how to navigate the mental health system within the state and be able to appropriately recommend services and evidence-supported treatments from the clinical intake.
We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about pediatric mental health and who is excited about building relationships and fostering connections with external and internal partners and stakeholders. Key attributes include someone who is organized, has an attention to detail, can manage timelines effectively and has a strong ability to develop interpersonal relationships. In addition, this role will be responsible for partnering with the team in order to participate in continuous improvement efforts in order to effectively implement change as our program evolves.
The Program Coordinator II is responsible for coordinating activities associated with a specific complex program or group of complex programs in a specialty/functional area including scheduling, coordination of communication, data management, document preparation, and process improvement. Works in collaboration with the Program Manager and other program staff as well as other stakeholders to help to implement the program’s objectives in support of identified goals and the continuous improvement process. Responsible for ensuring effective communication among stakeholders and program staff. May manage data on the program’s effectiveness. Responsible for facilitating the deployment of the program’s strategy including implementing a variety of solutions that optimize the program’s effectiveness. Coordinates the process of executing initiatives essential for the success of the program.
ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support guided management and coordination of Washington's Mental Health Referral Service for Children and Teens (MHRS) within the Children's Hospital's Psychiatry Department, Partnership Access Line (PAL).
Encourage equality between physical and mental health (destigmatizing receiving mental health service), coach families to overcome logistical barriers, and show empowerment over shame.
Support the development as part of every referral service:
- Encourage equality between physical and mental health (destigmatizing receiving mental health service)
- Champion family voice and choice
- Coach families to overcome logistical barriers
- Show compassion for those with mental health issues
- Show empowerment over shame
Provide comprehensive and effective clinical intakes:
- Identify mental health professionals that are paneled with their insurance, accept new patients and deliver evidence-supported treatments
- Coordinate and provide a referral plan
- Coordinate post referral reviews and communicate any outstanding service needs
- Triage inquires related to mental health referral supports
- Maintain and update information timely in the Salesforce database system
- Participate in continuous improvements efforts for program effectiveness
- Participate in program-related communication with internal and external stakeholders, including potential partners, to be responsive to the needs of the state, SCH, and the community in the area of mental health
- Cultivate and collaborate with the team to coordinate a willingness to learn and actively engage in anti-racist work
- Effectively represent the values and mission of Children’s Hospital and Partnership Access Line in all community-based activities
- 2 years college coursework in Business, Healthcare, Human Services or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
- 3 years program coordination support experience; including at least 1 year of experience organizing multiple projects through to completion
- Successful track record convening and facilitating dialogue with multiple and diverse stakeholders
- Experience with: drafting, editing and developing communications and/or reports; data analysis and data entry
- Minimum of three (3) years experience in pediatric mental and behavioral health program support, social service setting, communications, healthcare or related area in a hospital, research
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Project Management, Marketing, Human Services or related field
- Experience working in public health, health care or social services
- Experience working on continuous process improvement projects and understanding of lean methodology
In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.
In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
The people who work at Seattle Children�s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.
Seattle Children�s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.
Contact Name: Marita Arevalo
Contact Email: Marita.Arevalo@Seattlechildrens.org
Seattle Children's Hospital is located in Seattle, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Whether you passion is outdoor activities, cuisine, coffee, or a dog friendly location, this is the location for you. Seattle has something for everyone! Organization Highlights Seattle Children’s nurses embody our organization’s values of compassion, excellence, integrity, collaboration, equity, and innovation. The impactful care they provide and their drive to improve are reflected in our many awards and honors, especially in our Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services. In 2018, we were recognized for our third consecutive Magnet designation. Magnet hospitals go through a rigorous re-designation process every four years. Seattle Children’s provides opportunities for our nurses to learn and grow in an innovative environment while being in full partnership with other providers on multidisciplinary teams. We support and engage our nursing staff with training and educational opportunities, state-of-the-art-facilities and equipment, shared governance, and comprehensive benefits. When hiring, we look for nurses who share our passion for family-centered care and who practice at the top of their profession. Whether you are a new nursing graduate eager to participate in our healing environment, or a seasoned professional committed to advancing the practice of nursing, we welcome your application. Because of our people, Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research, and specialty center at the forefront of pediatric care. Our goal is to be the country’s #1 children’s hospital. We seek quality people with the right skills. We look for team players who want to work at the top of their skill level and continually improve the care we provide. What Is It Like To Work Here Our culture is built around our six values – compassion, excellence, integrity, collaboration, equity and innovation – and the ways in which we live them: We show compassion by being kind and caring. We show excellence by being the best at what we do. We show integrity by being known for doing what’s right. We show collaboration by being uniters. We show equity by being open and embracing the uniqueness of others. We show innovation by being relentlessly curious. When you choose a career at Seattle Children’s, you become part of a culture where these values are exemplified every day. You are also choosing an organization that provides benefits that focus on equity across our employees; where patient safety is our top priority; and where we strive to hire a workforce that’s as diverse as the patients and families we serve. All of this makes Seattle Children’s a top employer in our community, which we’ve had the privilege of serving for more than 100 years. Our workforce is proud to be here and if you join our team, we trust you will find Seattle Children’s a meaningful and fun place to work, too. The patients and families we serve at Seattle Children’s come from many backgrounds. They bring distinct values, family structures, strengths and needs. The same is true for the people who do their life’s work here. The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect all the qualities that make each of us unique – race, gender, culture, lifestyles, physical and developmental challenges, ideas, and beliefs. Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts because this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Each of us is respectfully encouraged to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes diversity and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Children's aims to have a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We believe we give our patients better care by having staff whose beliefs, attitudes and life experiences are similar to those of our patient families. Learn about Seattle Children’s Inclusion Network Program, which brings together workforce members to support the active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity, and our Center for Diversity and Health Equity, which works to improve health outcomes for all children. Our commitment to diversity is shown in our recruiting and hiring, our benefits and our employment practices. Seattle Children’s is committed to equal opportunity in all conditions of employment. This includes hiring, promotion, and disciplinary and discharge practices. Our commitment to fair pay applies to all people regardless of their race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry), disability, age, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, or maternity, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.
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