Kaiser Permanente Community Resource Specialist- Burien (1.0 FTE) in SEATTLE, Washington

Title: Community Resource Specialist- Burien (1.0 FTE) Location: WA - Seattle-Burien-Burien Medical Center Job Number: 171869

The Community Resource Specialist functions as an important link between the patient's primary care team and their surrounding community. This role develops relationships with community organizations and connects patients with community resources. The Community Resource Specialist conducts interviews to help identify the patient's desire and readiness to change behavior and helps the patient create a plan to take action toward meeting their health goals. Coaching patients with low to medium care needs (medical home level 1 & 2) to identify resource needs and barriers. Work with patients around goal setting, action planning, problem solving, and follow up. Coaching may be telephonic, face to face, and/or via virtual consultations. Document services provided in the electronic medical record.

Qualifications: Education Minimum Education Requirements High School Diploma/GED Preferred Education Some college preferred. Knowledge/Skills Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements Intermediate computer literacy including Word, Windows, Excel, and Social Media. Understanding and sensitivity to how socioeconomic, environmental, cultural, and other factors influence health. Ability to participate and collaborate in a team setting. Good organizational skills. Strong communication skills. Ability to multi-task and be self-motivated. Familiar with and active in local community and knowledgeable about community resources. Preferred Knowledge/Skills Bi- or multi- lingual preferred.

Experience Minimum Experience Requirements 1 year working in a community service organization Experience providing direct services to clients. Experience interacting in a diverse, multicultural and/or multilingual environment. Preferred Experience 1 year experience in a health care setting

License/Certifications Minimum License/Certifications Requirements At time of hire WA Drivers License Preferred License/Certifications None Required

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. Job: Health Care Operations Bargaining Unit: WWA Admin NonExempt (non-union) FTE: 1 Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Days of shift: Monday through Friday Hours of shift: 8:00 - 5:00, may include occasional evenings/weekends Travel: No Job level: Individual Contributor Job type: Standard Employee status: Regular J2W code: ADM1N, BH5

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.