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Now Hiring: Join Our Refugee Health Team!

June 1st, 2022
HealthPoint Programs & Staff, News

Now Hiring: Join Our Refugee Health Team!

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What is the Refugee Health Team? 

This new multidisciplinary team will focus on working with our clinics and partners at resettlement agencies and community organizations to provide comprehensive support for newly arrived families. This team will assist with: 

  • Establishing and accessing timely and appropriate care at HealthPoint. 
  • Coordinating and scheduling needed follow-up care and services. 
  • Ongoing support for health and wellness.  

Did you know? 

HealthPoint has historically been the medical home to 60-75% of newly arrived refugee families in King County. We are committed to building a team and structure to even better support both these families as they access care at our clinics, as well as our sites as they do this important and often complex work.   

Open Positions: 

Program Manager

 This position will help develop and lead this program, including standard work and operations, building partnerships, and track performance data. This position will oversee staff on the refugee team and lead team meetings. This position will report to the Regional Director of Operations.  

Learn more and apply!

Front Office

This position will help schedule visits across all sites for Medical and Dental appointments. This position will also maintain refugee clinic schedules and support sites around scheduling and standard work (interpreters, transportation, insurance, confirmation etc). This position will report to the Program Manager.  

Learn more and apply! 

Interpreters

These positions are responsible for language interpretation and translation between non-English speaking patients and staff. This position will be on-site across clinics and will focus on visits with newly arrived refugee families. Recruiting for Dari and/or Pashto language fluency.  These positions will report to the Program Manager.  

Learn more and apply! 

Care Support Coordinator and Social Worker

These positions will help support coordination of health care, social services and supports with the goal of improving overall health, wellness, self-management, and wellbeing of patients. These positions will have a specific focus on newly arrived refugee families and will work across sites to meet with families at refugee clinics (first visits) to assess needs, and help families set goals and achieve them over time. These positions will report within the care support department structure. 

Learn more and apply for the social worker or the care support coordinator positions. 

Patient Engagement and Navigation Coordinators (PENCs)

 These positions will engage with resettlement partners and newly arrived families to provide coordination, monitoring, and follow-up for medical and dental services, as well as resource navigation. These positions will have dedicated time to work specifically with newly arrived refugee referrals and will also have time to work with the general patient population at HealthPoint as part of the care support department. These positions will report within the care support department structure.  

No longer accepting applications.

About HealthPoint

HealthPoint is a non-profit, community-based network of health centers dedicated to providing high quality care to all who need it. We’ve been serving King County communities for the past 50 years, offering people a single door to health with multi-professional care teams that use an integrated whole-person approach to delivering health care services. In addition to medical, dental, pharmacy and behavioral health services, patients also receive support with social needs, such as accessing food, enrolling in health insurance, or obtaining resources to meet their basic needs. Governed by a patient-majority board of directors, HealthPoint serves 100,000 people of all ages each year at 12 medical centers, seven dental centers and co-locations in high schools, community behavioral health centers, and neighborhood family centers across King County. 

HealthPoint staff at a refugee welcome event.
Volunteers organizing donations for recently arrived refugees.
Volunteers organizing donations for Ukraine.