Careers with Chaplaincy Health Care

Chaplaincy Health Care focuses on the entire person – their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Through all our services we guide, comfort, and care for people experiencing serious illness, end-of-life, behavioral health issues, and grief.

The types of people who thrive here are highly committed and place value on service to others and strive for improvement. We are caregivers in service to our clients, patients, families and each other.

If the values and attributes above resonate with you, we invite you to explore our job listings and the possibility of joining our team. We employ ARNPs, RNs, CNAs, Chaplains, Social Workers, and various administrative staff. To apply for employment, please complete our formal application and background check authorization form.

Current Openings 

For more information, please feel free to call us (509) 783-7416 or email us.

RN, Hospice House, Nights

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Accountable to: Clinical Nursing Supervisor

Policy:

  • The registered nurse (RN) is a member of the interdisciplinary team under the supervision of the Clinical Nursing Supervisor.
  • The RN is to identify patient/family needs
  • The RN coordinates services to provide preventive and supportive care to the terminally ill and their families in accordance with approved Care Plans and Hospice policies and procedures.
  • The RN directs the work of the LPN, NAC, and volunteers working in the Hospice House.
  • The RN demonstrates commitment to the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospice concept by utilizing teaching, assessment, and intervention skills to maximize the quality of life of patients and families in the Hospice House setting.

Knowledge/Abilities/Skills Required:

  • Ability to accept a wide variety of assignments and adjust to changing situations.
  • Ability to read and write clearly, concisely, and legibly.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and function as a member of a team.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and respond appropriately to patients and families in both routine and crisis situations.
  • Ability to maintain a neat and clean appearance in accordance with dress policy.
  • Ability to perform personal patient care and maintain a mature, sensitive, and caring attitude toward patients and their families.

Qualifications:

  • Current Washington State license as a professional registered nurse.
  • At least two years nursing experience, preferably with one year oncology, home health or hospice nursing.

Agency Requirements:

  • Reliable car for daily transportation.
  • Satisfaction of state and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing and criminal background screening.
  • Physical Demands: be able to transfer, lift, and position patients.
  • Hepatitis B immunization series, proof of having received the series, or declination.
  • Complete the Hospice House orientation and training program.

Essential Functions

  • Accept responsibility of care for patients admitted to or transferred into the Hospice House setting.
  • Conduct an initial assessment of patient and family needs, including physical, emotional, social, and spiritual factors.
  • Initiate and update the individualized plan of care in collaboration with the IDT.
  • Accomplish nursing assessments of all the unit’s patients during the shift according to policy.
  • Administer medications and treatments to patients.
  • Request additional assessments and services from other disciplines on the team as needed.
  • Assess patient/family knowledge of disease and care and determine deficiencies in that knowledge.
  • Evaluate the patient/family’s ability to learn and follow instructions.
  • Provide education, instruction and information as needed.
  • Provide direct nursing care to patients to achieve the highest level of comfort, continuity of care and quality of life.
  • Observe signs and symptoms, reactions to treatments, including drugs, and report changes in the patient’s physical or emotional condition to the physician.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and families in a nonjudgmental atmosphere.
  • Affirm patient/family life-style and involve them in decision making regarding care.
  • Coordinate care with other interdisciplinary team members and community resources. Provide continuity of care when patient is transferred back into the home setting.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, current patient records in accordance with Hospice record keeping procedures and requirement.
  • Participate in shift to shift report, monitor and report changes in patients’ condition or family situation, and participate in assessing the need for changes in the plan of care.
  • Inform other IDT members involved in the patient’s care of changes and needs as they occur during their Hospice House stay.
  • Supervise and direct care of Hospice House LPNs, NACs and volunteers scheduled on your shift.
  • Assess the LPNs and NACs knowledge of disease and care needs of individual patients and provide education, instruction, and information as needed.
  • Assist the Clinical Nursing Supervisor in the evaluation of the NACs skills and care provided to patients, as requested.
  • Communicate with the Clinical Nursing Supervisor any problems, changes, or issues that may arise in providing appropriate quality care to any patient in the Hospice House.
  • Communicate any changes or problems in patients’ condition, or family situation, with physician on a regular basis through telephone reports or during the physicians visit.
  • Follow the Hospice House Bereavement Policy in collaboration with the Bereavement Coordinator.
  • All Chaplaincy Health Care employees will follow the minimum standard regarding PHI when accessing patient information on a need to know basis only. All employees will practice appropriate safeguards when accessing this information.

Other Related Duties:

  • May be appointed to act in the absence of the Clinical Nursing Supervisor.
  • Attend regular Hospice House staff meetings and care conference meetings, as able.
  • Maintain knowledge of current applicable regulations and program policies/procedures pertaining to patient care and performance of nursing responsibilities.
  • Maintain and enhance nursing skills and knowledge through formal education, workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading.
  • Contribute to agency operation and growth by participation in staff meetings, policy/procedure development, planning and evaluating services, and performance improvement activities.
  • Participate in training new staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in education and public relations activities within the community as requested by the Hospice Director or The Chaplaincy Executive Director.
  • Prepare and submit reports of patient services and other daily activities as required.
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned

Hospice House CNA-Per Diem

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POLICY

Chaplaincy Health Care’s Hospice House must provide meals to each Hospice House patient that are:

  • The NAC is responsible for personal care services to patients in the Hospice house
  • The NAC helps provide and maintain bodily and emotional comfort and assist patients to achieve maximum quality of life in the Hospice House.
  • The NAC functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide patient care and supportive services according to a written plan of care
  • The NAC receives general supervision from the Clinical Nursing Supervisor and direct supervision from the Hospice House Nurse (RN and/or LPN).

KNOWLEDGE/ABILITY/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to accept a wide variety of assignments, and to adjust to changing situations.
  • Ability to read and to write clearly, concisely, and legibly.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and respond appropriately to patients and families.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and function as a member of a team.
  • Ability to maintain a neat and clean appearance.
  • Ability to perform personal patient care and maintain a mature, sensitive, and caring attitude toward patients and their families.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Current valid Washington State Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Experience working as a nursing or therapy assistant preferred.

    REGULAR DUTIES

    • Provides or assists with personal patient care in accordance with the total written plan of care and written/verbal
      instructions for patient care prepared by a RN or LPN. Specific duties may
      include the following:
      1. Assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, and toileting.
      2. Meal preparation, including specified diet and diet reinforcement.
      3. Assist with medications under supervision of the RN limited to:
      A. Communication of appropriate information to the patient regarding the medication.
      B. Application or installation of skin, nose, eye, and ear preparations only under specific direction of the
      supervisor. (Reference: WAC 248-31-155 (5)
      4. Assist with specific nursing procedures as determined appropriate by the nurse supervising the patient’s care
      program utilizing principles of clean technique and skills of observation to note the patient’s response to treatment.
      5. Participate in therapy activity and ambulation programs as outlined by the physical, speech or occupational therapist
      and according to individual patient’s tolerance level.
      6. Assist with other prescribed ambulation and exercises.
      7. With physician’s orders and under supervision of the Clinical Nursing Supervisor, or Hospice House Nurse, give
      enemas; and perform irrigations, including urinary catheter and colostomy care.
      8. Employ preventive measures and treatments of skin breakdown per written/verbal instructions.
      9. Change dressing: dry, non-sterile, with specific instructions, supplies, and necessary equipment. Dispose properly
      of used dressings.
      10. Assist patient with transfer between bed, chair, wheelchair, or walker.
      11. Assist patient on/off bedpan, urinal. Record color and amounts of urine, color and consistency of stool when
      ordered.
      12. Give perineal care, clean and diaper incontinent patient.
      13. Turn patient per physician’s orders. Position patient in proper alignment.
      14. Take temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure when ordered.
      15. Massage back when appropriate.
      16. Perform household services to maintain a safe and sanitary environment
      A. Do laundry essential to the comfort of the patient.
      B. Perform light cleaning of patient’s room, and other rooms, as specified.
      C. Change bed linens.
      D. Empty trash.
      E. Clean equipment and appliances
      F. Restock supplies
      17. Teach family members how to care for sick family member.
      18. Employ and teach sound infection control practices.
      19. Write a progress note visit and record other pertinent information as instructed by supervisors in accordance with
      Hospice House record keeping procedures.
      20. Observe and recognize changes in the patient’s and/or family’s conditions and needs and promptly report changes
      to Hospice House RN.
      21. Maintain open communication with supervisory personnel regarding any independent observations or actions taken
      in patient’s case management.
      22. Initiate emergency procedures in accordance with agency policy.
      23. Attend Hospice House staff meetings, care conferences, in-service education presentations, and other meetings
      pertinent to job function.
      24. Consult with Clinical Nursing Supervisor for clarification of organizational policy, to receive evaluation of practice
      and develop general skills
      25. Perform related duties as required.
      26. All Chaplaincy Health Care employees will follow the minimum standard regarding PHI when accessing patient
      information on a need to know basis only. All employees will practice appropriate safeguards when accessing this
      information”.

    AGENCY REQUIREMENTS

    • Must pass criminal background and pre-employment drug screening.
    • Must satisfy state and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing.
    • Must have reliable personal transportation, and current and valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.
    • Must demonstrate support and adherence to the mission, vision and values as set forth by the agency.
    • Is responsible for knowledge and compliance with agency policies and practices (e.g., fire, safety, disaster,
      infection prevention, etc.).
    • Must maintain and protect patient, client, and agency business sensitive information in a confidential manner.
    • Must practice appropriate HIPAA confidentiality accessing patient related information on a need to know basis
      only and using the minimum necessary standard regarding protected health information.
    • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position (see attached physical requirements and
      environmental conditions).
    • Must complete agency and departmental orientation and training programs.
    • Must complete all ongoing and mandatory education and training

    CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT

    The position of Palliative Care Nurse is on an at-will basis. This means that either the employee or the employer may

    terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice or reason, unless expressly prohibited by law.

      Licensed Therapist

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      Purpose

      The Licensed Therapist is part of Chaplaincy Health Care’s Behavioral Health Team. You provide evidence-based treatment and support the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of our clients. In this role, you will work directly with clients to actively listen and improve the client’s quality of life and relationships. This role requires someone who enjoys working closely with people—not just with clients, but also with other members of our team and occasionally outside agencies.

      Required Qualifications

      • Minimum of a Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work; or a related field
      • Current Licensure in WA State Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
      • Credentialed with Medicaid
      • Maintain professional licensure and/or certification throughout employment with the agency
      • Ability to work independently, as a team member and cooperatively
      • Minimum of 500 hours of clinical experience in a mental health setting
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Enjoys working as a member of an interdisciplinary team
      • Bilingual English/Spanish a strong advantage
      • Current First Aid/CPR Certification

      Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

      • Knowledge, skill, ability, and competence are continuously assessed utilizing processes that include, but are not limited to this evaluation tool. Other duties may be assigned.

      Essential Functions:

      • Intake/Assessment

        • Completes all required intake/assessments following Chaplaincy Behavioral Health guidelines and polices for content, format and timeliness.
        • Obtains appropriate and essential information during client intake.
        • Establishes rapport with clients and obtains and documents the essential clinical data which is age, culturally and disability sensitive and specific.
        • Interprets clinical data to establish and substantiate medical necessity and diagnosis.
        • Develops treatment recommendations, case conceptualization and goals.

         

        Crisis Evaluation/Intervention

        • Utilizes appropriate crisis intervention techniques for client stabilization.
        • Accurately assesses risk to self, others or property and the presence of a grave disability.
        • Formulates clinical decisions and makes appropriate referrals.
        • Applies QPRT principles in assessing risk and in safety and treatment planning (Question, Persuade, Refer, and Treat).
        • Develops and documents appropriate safety plan.

         

        Behavioral Health Groups

        • Conducts group therapy following Chaplaincy Behavioral Health guidelines and policies.
        • Leads groups using effective group facilitation skills that promote participation and interaction among group members.
        • Utilizes group process to develop insight, practice skills, and motivate client for change.
        • Follows lesson plan or curriculum and connects presented material to individual treatment plan goals.
        • Creates opportunities within the group, or through outside activities/assignments, to learn and practice new skills and/or behaviors related to group and individual goals.

         

        Individual Therapy

        • Conducts individual therapy following Chaplaincy Behavioral Health guidelines and policies.
        • Conducts individual therapy following Chaplaincy Palliative Care guidelines and policies.
        • Integrates an effective theoretical orientation, knowledge (including conceptualization) and clinical skills of treatment/therapy protocols into an effective therapeutic process.
        • Demonstrates appropriate clinical skills and techniques for client population served to engage clients in meeting treatment and recovery goals.
        • Provides specific evidence-based practice treatment consistent with training received.

         

        Family Therapy

        • Conducts family therapy following Chaplaincy Behavioral Health guidelines and policies.
        • Conducts family therapy following Chaplaincy Palliative Care guidelines and policies.
        • Applies family systems theoretical orientation, systems knowledge (including conceptualization) and family clinical skills and techniques into a therapeutic process.
        • Demonstrates appropriate clinical skills and techniques for client population served to engage clients in meeting treatment and recovery goals.
        • Provides specific evidence-based practice treatment consistent with training received.

         

        Treatment Planning

        • Completes all required treatment plans following Chaplaincy Behavioral Health guidelines and policies for content, format and timeliness.
        • Completes all required treatment plans following Chaplaincy Palliative Care guidelines and policies for content, format and timeliness.
        • Applies assessment, evaluation and reassessment data to the formulation of treatment plans.
        • Supports recovery principles by incorporating the individual’s and their family’s (when applicable) strengths, barriers and needs into the plan components.
        • Documents problem statements and treatment goals/objectives/discharge plan that are written in clear and understandable language and includes client’s own voice.
        • Formulates measurable, achievable goals and objectives within the scope of treatment provided in collaboration with the client.
        • Describes clinical modalities/interventions that are reasonable and provided according to applicable Chaplaincy Behavioral Health protocols.
        • Reassess treatment effectiveness and adapts treatment plan as needed in collaboration with the individual client.

         

        Progress Notes

        • Completes all required progress notes according to Chaplaincy Behavioral Health guidelines, policies and procedures regarding format, content and timeliness.
        • Language used in progress notes is respectful, clear, descriptive, concise, and client centered.
        • Progress notes accurately depict treatment modalities and interventions provided within the clinician’s scope of practice and according to treatment plan.
        • Progress notes accurately reflect and depict client status and progress per assessment and reassessment data, problems statements, and treatment plan goals and objectives.

         

        Work Sites and Work Team

        • Must be comfortable working in multiple medical settings, Out-Patient medical offices, at patient/client place of residence, school, shelter and counseling center.
        • Ability to collaborate effectively with medical and counseling staff.
        • Effective phone skills, establishing initial rapport with potential clients exploring services and referral sources.
        • Provides community consultation and education as requested. provides specialist consultation or evaluations if qualified.

         

        TeleHealth

        • Conduct sessions through agency approved app on an agency approved phone, tablet or computer

         

        Ethical Standards

        • Provides all services within the ethical standards of National Association of Clinical Social Workers, or Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work 2018.

         

        RELATED FUNCTIONS

        Personal vehicle is used for agency business and mileage is reimbursed according to policy. Employee must maintain and provide proof of vehicle insurance.

        Employees are not to transport clients.

        All Chaplaincy Health Care employees will follow the minimum standard regarding PHI when accessing patient information on a need to know basis only. All employees will practice appropriate safeguards when accessing this information.

        Position works with children, adolescents, adults, and elderly.

         

        AGENCY REQUIREMENTS

        • Must maintain 32 billable client sessions/week. Productivity measured weekly.
        • Must be able to work with a mix of clients and various payer sources
        • Participate in individual and group supervision.
        • Demonstrate support and adherence to the Mission and Values as set forth by Chaplaincy Health Care.
        • Responsible for knowledge and compliance with Chaplaincy Health Care fire/safety/ disaster educational requirements and agency policies and practices.
        • Responsible for maintaining and protecting patient and agency information in a confidential manner.
        • Practice appropriate HIPAA confidentiality accessing patient related information on a “need to know” basis only.
        • Perform department specific competencies satisfactorily.
        • Reliable personal transportation, driver’s license and vehicle insurance.
        • Satisfaction of state and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing.
        • Criminal background screening and pre-employment drug screening.
        • Ability to meet the physical demands of position (see attached physical requirements and environmental conditions).
        • If working in a clinical capacity, Hepatitis B immunization series, proof of series, or sign a declination.
        • Complete agency and departmental orientation and training program(s).
        • Work availability.

      Palliative Care RN

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      Full-time / Non-Exempt

      Position Summary:

      The Palliative Care RN will meet and follow all Chaplaincy Hospice Care RN policies and guidelines. The Palliative Care RN is responsible as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) under the supervision of the Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, the patient’s attending physician and Palliative Care Medical Director. The Palliative Care RN provides skilled nursing assessment, planning, clinical triage for appropriateness for Hospice or Palliative care, coordination of care, patient education and teaching to maximize the health needs identified by the patient/family unit; coordinates services to provide preventive and supportive care to the patients and their caregivers in accordance with approved care plans and Palliative Care policies and procedures; and demonstrates a commitment to the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the hospice and Palliative Care concept.

      REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

      The Palliative Care RN must have:

      • a current Washington State license as a professional Registered Nurse;
      • at least two years of nursing experience, preferably with one year in case management, oncology, home health, or hospice nursing; and
      • intermediate computer skills.

       

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      The Palliative Care RN must be able to:

      • accept a wide variety of assignments and adapt to changing situations;
      • read and write clearly, concisely, and legibly;
      • work cooperatively with others and function as a member of a team;
      • follow written and oral instructions;
      • communicate effectively with and respond appropriately to patients and families in both routine and crisis situations;
      • maintain a neat and clean appearance in accordance with agency dress policy; and
      • perform personal patient care and maintain a mature, sensitive, and caring attitude toward patients and their families.

       

      AGENCY REQUIREMENTS

      Chaplaincy Health Care requires all employees to:

      • have reliable personal transportation, and a current driver’s license and vehicle insurance;
      • satisfy State and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing and AIDS training;
      • pass a criminal background screening and pre-employment drug screening;
      • have the Hepatitis B immunization series, proof of series, or sign a declination;
      • have certification in the American Heart Basic Life Safety;
      • demonstrate support and adherence to the Mission and Values as set forth by Chaplaincy Health Care;
      • be responsible for knowledge and compliance with Chaplaincy Health Care fire/safety/disaster educational requirements and agency policies and practices;
      • demonstrate familiarity with State and Federal rules and regulations that aid in determining policies;
      • be responsible for maintaining and protecting patient and agency information in a confidential manner;
      • follow the minimum standard regarding protected health information (PHI) when accessing patient information on a need to know basis only, and practice appropriate safeguards when accessing this information;
      • meet the physical demands of the position (see attached physical requirements and environmental conditions);
      • complete agency and departmental orientation and training program(s); and

       

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES

      The essential duties of the Palliative Care RN include:

      Incoming Referrals:

      • Collaborates with referring providers, hospital coordinators, and palliative care providers to identify and facilitate the scheduling of newly referred patients.
      • Obtains initial new patient intake/assessment data: diagnosis, chief complaint, PMG, physical symptoms, medications, psychosocial/cultural assessment, and education needs.
      • completing facility admits, with the facility receiving all copies of the initial paperwork needed for their records;
      • Provides patient education including contact information for the palliative care providers, after hours coverage, medication questions, prescription renewal process and follow up appointments.
      • Comfortable having end of life care conversations with patients and families including advanced care planning and providing information about Hospice and performing Hospice admission if appropriate.
      • Assembles/distributes new patient packets, assists with entering new referrals in EMR and provides reminder calls to new patients as required
      • Assists the PC assistant and ARNP’s in managing the workflow of palliative care patients.

       

      Patient Visit and Indirect patient care

      • Provides on-going nursing assessment of the patient across the continuum in relation to treatment plans, patient and family inquiries (informationals), symptom management, psychosocial support and education. May include initiating Hospice Care in lieu of PC admission.
      • Assists NP team with telephone calls and triage to provide safe, effective and appropriate disposition of health-related problems using approved practice protocols (to include assessment, patient education, and crisis intervention).
      • Assists NP team in referrals to community home health, palliative care and hospice programs
      • May be required to assist with coordination, where appropriate: fluid and/or medication administration, lab testing (e.g. blood draws, urine collection).
      • maintaining regular communication with the attending physician and IDT concerning patient/family care needs and response to interventions;
      • Assists PC assistant in referrals of patients to other providers for diagnostic/laboratory testing if requested, fielding patient phone calls, entering new patients into the EMR
      • seeking input from other team members regarding the patient’s Plan of care to obtain additional knowledge and support; i.e.: Social Worker, Chaplain, NP’s and Medical Director
      • maintaining up-to-date patient records so that problems, plans, actions, and goals are accurately and clearly stated, and changes are reflected as they occur;
      • Providing warm handoff to Hospice staff as patients transition onto Hospice and makes Joint visits with Hospice RN’s as needed.
      • Meets regularly with the IDT members to review problems or unique issues from caseloads, share professional support, and exchange feedback aimed toward enhancing professional growth;
      • informing the Palliative Care Team of unusual, or potentially problematic, patient/family issues;
      • participating in agency and community programs as requested to promote professional growth and understanding of Palliative Care
      • Documents all patient care activities accurately and timely in EMR.
      • accepting other assignments as appropriate.
      • Possesses Case Management skills to move the patient through the continuum of care

       

      Administrative

      Essential duties when working on-call include:

      • Assists the NP’s and PC assistant with the preparation of weekly IDT’s
      • Works with providers on clinical policies.
      • Assists in quality improvement processes as appropriate
      • Assists in the development, gathering and management of a database and data entry related to Palliative Care statistics.
      • Works with the NP’s and supervisor to perform other required tasks.
      • Rotate through on-call as needed.

       

      CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT

      The position of Palliative Care Nurse is on an at-will basis. This means that either the employee or the employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice or reason, unless expressly prohibited by law.

      Repeat Boutique Associate

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      Full-time

      Purpose:

      Repeat Boutique is a unique thrift store that sells high quality, gently used, donated items. The mission is to provide great value and a great shopping experience for a great cause. As a non-profit store, each purchase from Repeat Boutique supports Chaplaincy Hospice Care and the services provided to patients and families both in home and at the Hospice House.

      Repeat Boutique stores are run primarily by a Store Manager with the support of an Assistant Manager, FT/PT Employees and Volunteers. The Retail Clerk will assist with opening and closing the store, pricing and display of merchandise, assisting and interacting with customers, and maintaining store cleanliness.

      Essential Functions:

      • Greeting and welcoming customers to the store
      • Ability to operate a web-based point-of-sale system (Clover)
      • Wrap or bag merchandise for customers
      • Assisting customers with donations
      • Answering customer questions
      • Assisting with placing items on the sales floor
      • Training/assisting volunteers on point-of-sale system
      • Set up displays or arrange merchandise on counters or tables to promote sales
      • Keep sales floor clean and orderly
      • Assist with store closing duties which include running the sales report, accurately counting tills and preparing the daily bank deposit.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • 2 years of experience as a cashier in a retail environment.
      • Demonstrated accuracy in handling cash and operating a point-of-sale system.
      • Experience running daily sales reports and preparing cash deposits
      • Ability to greet and welcome customers in a warm and friendly manner
      • Bilingual/Spanish helpful but not required

      Agency Requirements

      • Demonstrate support and adherence to the agency’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
      • Responsible for knowledge and compliance with agency policies and practices.
      • Reliable personal transportation, and current and valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.
      • Satisfaction of state and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing.
      • Ability to complete Criminal background screening and pass pre-employment drug screening.
      • Ability to meet the physical demands of position (see attached physical requirements and environmental conditions).
      • Complete agency and departmental orientation and training program(s).
      • Work availability; flexible schedule Monday through Saturday

      Facilities Maintence Technician

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      Full-time / Benefit Eligible

      Position Summary:

      Works with the department Supervisor to properly maintain all the Chaplaincy Health Care facilities through a structured program of preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and repair maintenance. This includes HVAC, electrical, mechanical, lighting, telecommunications, medical equipment, office equipment, grounds keeping, security, and esthetics. Ensure that all locations are maintained to a high standard and are clean, safe and meet current regulations.

      Education/Work Experience:

      • High school diploma required.
      • Trade school certificate in one or more building-related skills required.
      • Five years of appropriate building maintenance experience required, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, medical and office equipment, telecom equipment, grounds keeping and lighting.
      • Valid driver’s license and insurance.

      Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • Demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills.
      • Knowledge of local building codes, OSHA, Washington State Department of Health regulations and Federal safety regulations.
      • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical knowledge and repair abilities and multi-task on a regular basis.
      • Knowledge of commercial telecommunications systems.
      • Demonstrated troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
      • Exhibit strong judgment and decision-making skills.
      • Intermediate computer skills with MS Office software.
      • Ability to work with all types of mechanical and construction contractors and vendors.
      • Ability to work alone and in a team environment.
      • Ability to learn quickly and with attention to detail.
      • Knowledgeable in all aspects of construction and building maintenance.
      • Knowledgeable in all aspects of grounds maintenance.
      • Participate in on-call rotation for afterhours support of facilities.

      Facilities Maintenance Functions:

      • Ensure that all locations are maintained in a clean, safe, controlled, comfortable and orderly condition and that all city, county, state and federal regulations are met utilizing a current maintenance schedule,
      • Ensure that the Hospice House is compliant with all Washington State Department of Health regulations.
      • Troubleshoot and repair a wide array of facility equipment including HVAC, office, patient related equipment, grounds, electrical, and structural equipment.
      • Follow preventive maintenance schedule for facility equipment, including HVAC, office, grounds, electrical, and structural equipment
      • Perform grounds keeping duties.
      • Work with and assist sub-contractors.
      • Perform occasional custodial/janitorial duties.
      • Perform painting and patching of walls and ceilings.
      • Adhere to hazardous waste disposal requirements.
      • Assist employees with telecommunication issues.
      • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization.
      • Always maintains a safe work environment.
      • All other reasonable duties, as assigned
      • All Chaplaincy Health Care employees will follow the minimum standard regarding Protected Health Information (PHI) when accessing patient information on a need to know basis only. All employees will practice appropriate safeguards when accessing this information.

      Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

      • Use of PPE required while performing specific duties.

      Work Environment:

      • Exposure to a combination of office and shop environments.
      • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise.

      Training Requirements during first 90 days:

      • General Safety
      • Lock-out Tag-out.
      • HAZMAT
      • Electrostatic Discharge Awareness
      • Foreign Object Damage Awareness
      • Quality System Awareness

      Agency Requirements

      • Demonstrate support and adherence to the Mission, Vision, and Values as set forth by Chaplaincy Health Care.
      • Responsible for knowledge and compliance with Chaplaincy Health Care fire/safety/ disaster educational requirements and agency policies and practices.
      • Responsible for maintaining and protecting patient and agency information in a confidential manner.
      • Practice appropriate HIPAA confidentiality accessing patient related information on a “need to know” basis only.
      • Perform department specific competencies satisfactorily.
      • Reliable personal transportation, driver’s license and vehicle insurance.
      • Satisfaction of state and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing.
      • Criminal background screening and pre-employment drug screening.
      • Ability to meet the physical demands of position (see attached physical requirements and environmental conditions).
      • Complete agency and departmental orientation and training program(s).
      • Work availability.

      Job Type: Full-time

      Experience:

      • Facilities Maintenance: 5 years (Required)

      Education:

      • High school or equivalent (Required)

      License:

      • Trade School (Preferred)
      • Driver’s (Required)

      Work Location:

      • Multiple locations

      Benefits:

      • Health insurance
      • Dental insurance
      • Vision insurance
      • Retirement plan
      • Tuition reimbursement

      Pay Frequency:

      • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

      Join Our Team!

      We are a diverse group of individuals who share a common set of values: compassion, integrity, humility, passion for the work, and spirituality.

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