Autism Spectrum Disorder Coordinator

YVFWC has a compulsory vaccination policy including the Covid-19 primary series, the organization does not mandate the Covid-19 booster although it is offered through our employee health department. Medical and religious exemptions to the primary series will be considered and for those approved, the employee should anticipate following appropriate guidance around masking and other protective equipment offered. 

Coordinates the This position is responsible for the coordination of the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Clinic at Children’s Village. This includes coordination of the Children’s Village Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health Providers schedule as it relates to the ASD clinic, as well as coordinates with various other community partners within Children’s Village. In addition, this position coordinates with the families in preparation for the ASD clinic day, as well as coordinating referrals for the patient. Clinic at Children’s Village.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Processes incoming referrals, compiles and mails required forms to patients, and prepares patient resource materials.
  • Schedules appointments for full day ASD Clinics or individual Autism Diagnostic Observation Scales (ADOS) testing appointments.
  • Coordinates with the Developmental Behavioral Dept, Behavioral Health Services (BHS), Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and the Patient Services Care (PSC) teams within Children’s Village to ensure patients are scheduled appropriately.
  • Reviews and explains appointment process and duration to the patient.
  • Request and process records from outside primary care providers, schools, and child care facilities, when needed.
  • Tracks New Patient Information Forms for clinical review by clinicians.
  • Works with clinic support staff to ensure provider availability and to plan and coordinate upcoming ASD clinics.
  • Attend team meetings and trainings, as required.
  • Assists the Front Office team as able and directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
  • Experience: Experience working with multiple agencies/community partners, specialty providers, and care coordination preferred. One year experience working in a healthcare setting preferred.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. . Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Effective listening and verbal communication skills, both in-person and on the telephone. Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

About YVFWC

We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in Washington State and Oregon. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

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