Job ID: 175434
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 22, 2023
Work Schedule: variable / per diem
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. Hall-Mercer Outreach Workers function in collaboration with the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH), Outreach Coordination Center (OCC), other CHI Outreach providers, the Office of Supportive Housing (OSH), Personal Care Boarding Homes (PCBH) and other community and private providers.
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. Valid drivers license required.
Location: Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce Street
Able to work 2 out of 4 shifts for PRN: Monday thru Friday- 6am to 2pm; Monday thru Friday- 2pm to 10pm; Saturday and Sunday- 7am to 3pm; Tuesday thru Saturday- 9pm to 5am.
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.