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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
DescriptionPenn 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.
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 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.