Providence Health & Services Family Navigator - Providence Swindells in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Family Navigator (0.75 FTE, Days) to be part of the Swindells team. This position will be located at Virginia Garcia and split between Hillsboro and Cornelius.

In this position, you will:

  • Provide disability resource information and support services to families of children with disabilities and complex medical needs within within Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, Hillsboro and Cornelius clinics.

  • Perform job responsibilities that include: responding to requests for information, referring to community agencies, and providing training to parents.

  • Be responsible for working within a peer support model.

  • Support family preparedness for appointments, coach families around obstacles to care, and assist with integration of services in the clinics, social service agencies, community supports.

  • Work collaboratively with clinical staff, Swindells staff, families, and care providers.

  • Be responsible for documenting care and assisting with the plan of care.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 1-3 years of applicable experience as a primary caregiver of a child who experiences complex medical needs

  • Must be able to travel between sites in a timely manner or have a current and valid driver’s license

  • In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check is required for this positions.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bilingual Spanish

  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 154604