Psych Clinical Services Coordinator

Job ID 2021-40993
Area of Interest
Social Work/Behavioral Health
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Limited Term
Seattle Psych
Day/Evening Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


In 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.


As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.


Responsible for clinical telephone triage and consultation, child mental health education, and all aspects of the referral process for patients to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. Participate in care coordination activities to remove barriers for families to participate in treatment. Specialized knowledge, judgment and skill are required in both mental health diagnosis and treatment methods. Apply the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages.


Additionally, this role is responsible for scheduling accurate and timely appointments and modeling Seattle Children’s core values by providing excellent, quality customer experiences for Seattle Children’s patients, families and clinic partners. This role will schedule visits for all of the Psychiatry Specialty Clinics. This role may be the first point of contact for patients and families seeking care in the Psychiatry Clinic and will provide valuable information and reassurance to families; demonstrating empathy, high attention to detail, aptitude at multi-tasking, effective prioritization and commitment to teamwork. This role works collaboratively with team members to provide quality service to ensure delivery of safe patient care.






Required Education/Experience:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Minimum of two (2) years college coursework in Social Sciences or related field
- One (1) year of experience in a clinical setting dealing with patients with Psychiatric conditions

Required Credentials:
- N/A

- Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other related Social Services Degree
- Registered Counselor Certification

In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Covid-19 Vaccination

In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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