Care Coordinator

Yakima, WA

Who We Are:

Established in 1975, Non-Profit Yakima Neighborhood Health Services serves patients in the areas of Behavioral Health, Family Dentistry, Internal Medicine, Women’s Health, Primary Care, Pediatrics, Vision Care and Pharmacy. Our mission is to provide affordable, accessible, quality health care, promote learning opportunities for students of health professions, end homelessness and improve quality of life in our communities. 

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity in the workplace and are committed to an inclusive work environment.

Why Work at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services?

  • We were the first Health Center in the state to achieve the highest level of recognition possible as a Patient-Centered Medical Home and we are accredited by the Joint Commission.
  • We are guided by Organizational Values of Commitment, Pro­fessionalism, Quality/Excellence and Compassion.
  • We take care of our employees with Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance, PTO, 9 Paid Holidays and access to Fitness Centers.
  • $1000 signing bonus.


Our Ideal Candidate: 

We are looking for a team member that is passionate about serving our community of patients and enjoys working in a team! Some technical requirements for this position are:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a social service or advocacy related field such as: social work, behavioral sciences, political science, psychology, and at least three years’ experience in social services, public health services, and/ or client advocacy/ linkage program or another related field.
  • Work experience may be substituted with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree.
  • Candidate has not been sanctioned or excluded from participation in federal or state healthcare programs by a federal or state law enforcement, regulatory, or licensing agency.

Day to Day:

  • Screening, intake, and assessments of patient needs.
  • Documenting in Electronic Health Records systems. 
  • Monitor clients (in person or by telephone) for program compliance.
  • Provide or facilitate in-clinic or outside referrals as determined by the health care team.
  • Track patient follow-up and clinical outcomes
  • Facilitate treatment plan changes for patients who are not improving as expected in consultation with the PCP and the care coordination team.
  • Facilitate referrals for clinically indicated services outside the primary care clinic (e.g., social services such as housing assistance, vocational rehabilitation, mental health specialty care, or substance abuse treatment.