Careers

Woman in Wheelchair in Greenhouse
Elder woman and her caretaker

3/1/2021- Currently Hiring for:

Part-Time Upper County Services Coordinator

 

Title:                     Part-Time Upper County Services Coordinator

Responsible to:     Executive Director  

Benefits:                Sick time per state laws

Wage Range:          $14.00 per hour     Hours:  Average of 10 hrs./week Status: Non-exempt

 

General Responsibility

  • Coordinate distribution of paramedical supplies and durable equipment to Upper County clients.

  • Make limited deliveries to clients.

  • Maintain supplies and equipment levels in the Upper County office to meet the needs of clients.

  • Assist in Upper County events and volunteer recruitment activities.

 

Essential Functions

  • Deliver services for clients from the Upper County office, one day a week, including limited deliveries to client homes.

  • Maintain paramedical supplies and equipment inventories to meet the needs of Upper County clients.

  • Track supplies/equipment for Upper County clients.

  • Remain caring and supportive in interactions with patients, volunteers, and other members of the Home Health and Hospice team.

  • Answer the Hospice Friends phone on the days of the week the Upper County office is open Tuesdays and Wednesday.

  • Provide information to maintain accurate up-to-date patient and volunteer records for periodic review.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Professional Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

A person in this position should have a thorough knowledge of and a demonstrated competence in the principles and practices of volunteer management and office coordination.

  • Two years of higher education.  Professional experience may be acceptable in lieu of a higher education.

  • High levels of organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced office with frequent interruptions.

  • Applicants should have a minimum of three years of office experience and two years’ experience working with others.

  • A strong philosophical commitment to the mission and objectives of Hospice Friends. 

  • A working knowledge of Hospice Friends and/or experience working with a similar organization is preferred.

  • Strong office computer experience required, including working in Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Microsoft programs.

  • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds.

  • Ability to shovel snow, salt the sidewalks and walk up a steep incline.

  • Ability to clean Durable Medical Equipment with Bleach.

  • Position requires valid Washington State Driver’s License and requires insurance coverage.  Candidate must have a personal vehicle available for use; Hospice Friends will reimburse mileage at the current rate set by the Internal Revenue Service for Charities. 

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Desired:

  • The candidate needs to be enthusiastic, people-oriented and must work well as part of a team.

  • Need to be comfortable with death-related issues and emotions.

  • Excellent communication and record-keeping skills required. 

  • Ability to manage personal stress and multiple work demands simultaneously, particularly in the context of death and dying.

  • Applicant must be self-motivated and able to work independently. 

  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.

  • Knowledge of local human service organizations and the services they offer is a plus.