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Outreach Worker - SEPTA

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Job ID: 161591
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: M-F 6AM-2PM OR 5AM-1PM

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary: The Outreach Workers participate in Philadelphia’s Chronic Homeless Initiative (CHI) to provide general community outreach, focused engagement and case management for homeless adults with severe and persistent mental health issues and co-occurring disorders. Conducting outreach to the homeless with a SEPTA Officer during the entire shift. 

Travel: Walking and using Septa for travel.

Education or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor degree in mental health / social services related field, no experience at entry level; or non-degreed with two years mental health / outreach experience. 

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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