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Job posting: School-Based ARNP at Rainer Valley Leadership Academy, Tubman Center for Health & Freedom

The Tubman Center for Health & Freedom is looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our team. We are laying the groundwork for an innovative community health clinic that specializes in meeting the needs of marginalized communities in Seattle’s Puget Sound region. This position is fundamental to the success of our pilot site, the Freedom Clinic.

Tubman Health’s ARNP is passionate about adolescent health, antiracism, health for liberation and working with youth and their families in a dynamic clinical setting placed within a school. The ARNP leads and builds a collaborative team environment that includes health and wellness practitioners from several disciplines including mental health and Eastern medicine practitioners, patient/family support guides, a medical assistant, administrative support, teachers, school staff, and other community health partners.

Tubman Health’s ARNP provides clinical care independently with the assistance of a registered medical assistant. Knowledge and expertise in adolescent health and primary care, including experience working with ages 11-19 years is required. The successful candidate for this position will provide clinical services and health justice leadership in Tubman Health’s Freedom Clinic, located within our state’s only anti-racist focused school (Rainer Valley Leadership Academy, < 200 students). As such, the ARNP is expected to integrate knowledge and data from many scientific and cultural frameworks to provide holistic health care to clients. The ARNP will have the ability to engage with scholars, families, and staff from diverse cultures, thus must possess excellent communication skills and a strong grounding in adolescent care. Additionally, the Tubman ARNP has the opportunity for significant professional growth and development, as a key contributor on the care design team for transformative models of care for Tubman Health’s flagship clinic.Read the full job posting.

Job posting: School-Based Clinic Administrator at Nova High School, Country Doctor Community Health Centers

Country Doctor Community Health Centers (CDCHC) is hiring a passionate and mission-driven Clinic Administrator that will be responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the School-Based Wellness Center at Nova High School.

Nova is an Alternative Learning Experience school authorized by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Nova is non-graded and offers an innovative teaching and learning approach and each student has a personalized learning plan. Nova is a liberatory learning space where students’ voice is centered. The student population identifies as 80% LGBTQ+ and 40% trans or non-binary and includes youth with intersectional backgrounds, specifically LGBTQ+ and/or BIPOC, neurodiverse, and/or low-income.

The Wellness Center Administrator position is located at Nova High School and works according to the 10 months Seattle Public School calendar. Essential duties include daily operations of the Wellness Center and working closely with the CDCHC School-Based team, Nova High School students, teachers, administrators, and community partners to best serve our patients and their families. Read the full job posting.

Webinar June 7, 2022: Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools

UPCOMING WEBINAR:

Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022, noon-1pm PT

REGISTER HERE

SESSION DESCRIPTION:

This presentation will cover the results of a recent study regarding patterns of school-based health center service utilization (e.g. medical and mental health services) by race, gender and other demographic factors, and the impact of service utilization on educational outcomes for students, in Seattle Public Schools.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Participants will learn about school-based health center service use patterns by race, gender and other demographic factors
  2. Participants will understand the impact of school-based health center services on educational outcomes for students who use and do not use school-based services during their high school trajectory
  3. Participants will discuss recommendations for improving service access and utilization, especially for students who are struggling academically

TARGET AUDIENCE: 

School-based health centers; education, healthcare and community partners; policymakers; funders; and others invested in student health.

PRESENTER:

Kelly Whitaker, Ph.D., Research Consultant, University of Washington School Mental Health Assessment, Research & Training (SMART) Center; Senior Research Associate, Education, Training, & Research (ETR) Associates

Through partnership with Public Health—Seattle & King County, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance is offering social work continuing education units (CEUs) through the National Association of Social Workers for these sessions. If you are interested in claiming CEUs for these sessions, please review the specific requirements of your licensure. To claim these CEUs, you will need to attend the online training and complete the post-session evaluation and quiz. Questions? Contact Erin MacDougall, Public Health-Seattle & King County, at emacdougall@kingcounty.gov.

DOH RFA for SBHC Behavioral Health Improvement Grant

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is now accepting applications for the School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) Behavioral Health Improvement grant. We are awarding up to nine $90,000 10-month grants to improve access to and quality of behavioral health care and services in SBHCs serving K-12 students in Washington public schools, with a focus on communities and populations who have been historically underserved.

Applications must come from the Sponsoring Health Care Agency (a health care organization such as a community clinic, hospital, health care system, public health department, federally- or locally-controlled Tribal health clinic, and/or Tribal health program) of an existing SBHC (or one that will be operational within the grant period), and projects must serve a school with a high proportion of students (60% or more) who come from a historically underserved community or population.

Please share this opportunity with anyone who may be interested.

Job posting: School-Based Health Center Clinic Coordinator, Tyee High School, HealthPoint


HealthPoint is hiring a full-time Clinic Coordinator for their school-based health center at Tyee High School in the Highline School District. Read the full job posting.

HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care.

The Clinic Coordinator position will assure orderly operation of the school-based health center through administrative and clinical functions. This will be accomplished by maintaining close relationships with school community, sister clinics and other partners as well as by providing students with information about community resources. Read the full job posting.