Providence Health & Services Advocate Specialist in Everett, Washington
Providence is calling an AdvocateSpecialist to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.
We are looking for an Advocate
Specialist to provide advocacy, support, information and referrals for adult
and child victims and the families who are referred by PESAC staff, Child
Protective Services, law enforcement agencies and other community
professionals. This is a Full Time / DayShift position, Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm with some occasional weekend,holiday or on call shift support.
In this position you will:
Provide hotline advocacy services by responding toanswering service in a timely manner; provides crisis intervention,emotional support, information, and resources to clients accessing thecrisis line.
Accompany victims during ED interview, as well as tolaw enforcement interviews, prosecution interviews, and other appointmentsas requested by the victim.
Compile and provide a case specific packet ofinformation and referrals to each client at initial contact.
Build strong community partnerships with countywideagencies working with victims of crime.
Participate in outreach and educational opportunitiesto inform the public about PICAA services.
Develop and implement appropriate group curriculum,contacts potential clients in a timely manner; maintain necessarydocumentation on group participants.
Provide support to volunteer advocates in the event ofquestions or necessary debriefing; cover colposcopic exams as necessary.
Maintain confidentiality of records or medical centerinformation at all times.
Maintain full knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor Degree - Social Sciences or related field
Recent experience working with adult and child victims and with group facilitation
Advocacy with victims of all ages
About the facility you willserve.
Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse
(PICAA) is a service of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. PICAA provides medical, advocacy and
counseling services and evaluations to adult and child victims of sexual and
physical abuse (including the incarcerated population- PREA) in Snohomish
PICAA is housed in DAWSON PLACE Child Advocacy Center in
Everett. This Center provides a team of professionals to help survivors and
their families through an often difficult process. Under the supervision of the
program manager the Therapist provides therapy to adults 21 and older for one
hour once a week per client. To qualify
for services clients will have been victims of sexual assault and/or child
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 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.
Job Category: Patient Services
Req ID: 144311