Administrative Lead - Mobile Medical Program
Health Care for the Homeless Network (HCHN) contracts with 17+ community-based agencies to provide medical, mental health, substance use disorder, and case management services to vulnerable homeless individuals and families in Seattle and King County. Services are provided in shelters, day centers, on the street, and in other locations where homeless people congregate. HCHN also operates the Mobile Medical Program, with 3 field-based teams providing health care to people experiencing homelessness. We are looking for the Mobile Medical Program Administrative Lead, an Administrative Specialist III position, to join our dynamic team.
This position is responsible for administrative support for the Mobile Medical Program which consists of field-based medical teams. This position will report to the Mobile Medical Operations Manager.
- Job Duties
- Provide support for Lead Physician and Mobile Medical Program Managers with scheduling meetings, taking notes at meetings, and other needs.
- Maintain staff schedule and calendars and update staff tracker on Teams.
- Order and purchase supplies for the Mobile Medical Program, using a King County P-card (training available); reconcile and process supply order payments.
- Maintain routine inventory of medical supplies and maintaining two separate storage areas in the Chinook building; also replenish program supplies from central Public Health warehouse.
- Process employee’s reimbursement and mileage reimbursement for team members for approved local travel.
- Organize harm reduction supplies and work with Public Health Reserve Corp volunteers in making harm reduction kits.
- Organize and maintain the program’s SharePoint page, Microsoft Team site, and shared email accounts.
- Act as custodian for cash incentives and perform quarterly reconciliations according to County procedures.
- Schedule team meetings for each of the mobile teams, taking minutes at meetings and do follow-up as requested.
- Respond to public inquiries and other internal and external customers with program-specific resources and information, consulting staff as needed.
- Request parking permits from the local authority for the Mobile Medical Vans.
- Assist Program Managers with on-boarding new staff.
- Provide back-up coverage to HCHN Team Administrative Lead as needed.
- Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
- Demonstrated strong organizational skills; Skill in coordinating work assignments with and between staff members.
- Demonstrated time management and self-direction skills to prioritize work and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with high accuracy;
- Provide excellent customer service skills, maintain a professional demeanor at all times, and use tact and discretion in difficult communications;
- Editing and proofreading skills.
- Knowledge of general office policies, principles, and practices.
- Knowledge of basic accounting procedures and mathematics.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse individuals, teams, committees, and organizations serving vulnerable populations such as homeless shelters and housing agencies, health care agencies, and mental health and substance use disorder service agencies.
- Demonstrated ability in tracking multiple ongoing and one-time projects, including prioritizing work load and adapting to changes in work load.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
- A deep commitment to equity and social justice
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
- Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds.
- Ability to travel to locations around Seattle & King County for occasional meetings.
- Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work.
- Experience working with King County's Oracle EBS Financial System
- Experience with purchasing and inventory duties
- Knowledge of public health practices and terminology;
- Experience with documentation filing systems and records retention;
- Experience managing Microsoft Teams and/or SharePoint platforms;
- Supplemental Information
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- submit proof of vaccination, or
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APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed after the job posting closes. The following items are required to be considered for this vacancy:
- NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line or paper application
- Cover letter which details how you meet or exceed the qualifications
- Supplemental Questions
WHO MAY APPLY: These positions are open to all qualified applicants.
WORK SCHEDULE: The normal work week is Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm with some need to work outside those hours. The positions are subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and are overtime eligible.
WORK LOCATION: The position will work onsite half time and remote the other half, during and after the telecommuting period. The onsite location is primarily in downtown Seattle, Chinook Building, 401 5th Avenue, Suite 1000, Seattle, WA, 98104, and other Public Health or contractor locations as needed.
- The selected candidate will be required to pass a thorough background investigation.
- This selection process may include but is not limited to: evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, testing and interviewing. For more information on our selection process, please refer to http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs/applying.aspx
- Public Health relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.
- Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time and obtaining required immunizations.
- Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.
- Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.
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King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
- Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
- Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
- Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
- 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
- Generous vacation and paid sick leave
- Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
- Flexible Spending Account
- Wellness programs
- Onsite gyms and activity centers
- Employee giving program
- Employee assistance programs
- Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
- Training and career development programs
This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
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- Yes, I was given a layoff notice from my role at King County AND I am within two years of the effective date of my layoff. AND The position I was laid off from was the same or a higher percentage of FT status when compared to this one.