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Providence Health & Services Program Coordinator in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Safe Crossings Program Coordinator (Family Support Services , Days, 1.0 FTE) in King County, WA! Apply today!

The Safe Crossings Coordinator provides leadership and direction for the Safe Crossings Program which serves families with children whose loved one has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Duties include oversight of Safe Crossings staff and programs, as well as providing ongoing program evaluation to assure effectiveness of services. Additionally, the Safe Crossings Coordinator provides clinical supervision to the Camp Erin Coordinator and supports the Safe Crossings Counselor Camp Erin Clinical Lead in the training and oversight of Volunteers who are assisting with clinical program offerings at camp. Serves as a clinical expert to the community as related to the needs of grieving children. Provides program statistics in support of continued funding and meets with funding sources as representative of the program.

In this position you will:

  • Plan, develop and implement Safe Crossings program goals, objectives, and policies and procedures in collaboration with the Mgr, Grief Support Services for the clinical support of families with children experiencing grief and loss.

  • Supervise Safe Crossings staff in clinical aspects, including: In coordination with Manager, Grief Support Services assist in management of Safe Crossing staff including: selection, training, work assignment and scheduling, and performance management. Clinically supervise Safe Crossings staff and Volunteers who are involved in program offerings, including Camp Erin. Provides joint visit support for Safe Crossings clinical staff with complicated situations requiring additional support and guidance for the clinician. Apprise Manager, Grief Support Services of staff caseload and acuity level of program referrals to enable optimum decision-making regarding effective delivery of services.

  • Develop and deliver educational programs concerning children’s grief responses to schools, agencies, and private clinicians who care for children.

  • Provide support services to school or agency staff, students, or families of students in the event of the terminal illness or sudden death of a child.

  • Maintain close working relationships with other children’s grief support programs in the King County Community. Provide or coordinate content for the quarterly GSS Newsletter.

  • Provide educational presentations for the PHOS staff as needed.

  • Develop tools to document necessary demographic and statistical data to provide assistance to the Safe Crossings Foundation and the PHOS foundation in fundraising needs.

  • Maintain consistent communication with the Safe Crossings Foundation Board as needed.

  • Provide individual, group, and telephone counseling to bereaved hospice and community clients.

  • Maintain relationship with The Moyer Foundation as it relates to their support of Camp Erin.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Counseling, psychology, or social work

  • Current Social Work and/or Counseling Certification or License through Washington State Department of Health

  • Current Washington State Driver's license and automobile insurance

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification

  • Three (3) years post master's work experience in children’s grief support, preferably in a hospice care or healthcare setting

  • Two (2) years experience supervising the work of others

  • Two (2) years experience program development related to children’s grief

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.

Our Inpatient Hospice Care Center provides a unique alternative to traditional home-based care for hospice patients who need symptom management which cannot be provided in the home. Located at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the center serves patients in the hospital and offers the community a complete continuum of hospice care.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Community Service

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 301059