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Outreach Worker - Per Diem - Hall Mercer @ Pennsylvania Hospital

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Job ID: 196080
Category: Social Work
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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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?

Hall Mercer at Pennsylvania Hospital is searching for a Per Diem outreach worker to join their growing team !

This candidate should be 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.

The Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center of Pennsylvania Hospital is dedicated to enriching the lives of people affected by mental illness or developmental disabilities. The Center has played a significant role in broadening the acceptance and advancing the care of people with psychiatric disorders or intellectual disabilities.

Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center provides comprehensive outpatient services to Philadelphia residents in need. As part of Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health System, it is one of 11 community mental health centers, and has one of Philadelphia’s five Crisis Response Centers onsite.

As the first outpatient community mental health center in Pennsylvania, Hall-Mercer distinguishes itself from other community based services through its affiliation with Pennsylvania Hospital and Penn Medicine. This special relationship offers immediate access to a wide range of behavioral health programs and some of the area’s most recognized clinicians. It is the only program of its kind connected directly to a teaching hospital in Philadelphia, which facilitates access to a comprehensive spectrum of clinically renowned behavioral health and medical services.


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.

    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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