Providence Health & Services Legal Advocate - Intervention Center in Everett, Washington
Providence is calling a Legal Advocate to Providence Health & Services in Everett, WA
Provides advocacy, support, information and referrals for adult and child victims and their families who are involved in the criminal justice system. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes and supports the Core Values of the Sisters of Providence .
In this position you will:
Demonstrates application of knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the physical, motor/sensory, cognitive, psychosocial, patient and family education areas based on PEMC age specific care competency assessment tool
Maintains appropriate level of knowledge of applicable statutes and legal procedures to provide support for clients involved in both civil and criminal legal proceedings
Accompanies clients to necessary hearings and court dates, including support during victim testimony at trial
Maintains knowledge of community resources, provides ongoing information and referrals through case management
Attends interviews with victims, contacts law enforcement and prosecutor’s office to keep updated of case status, informs client of case status
Obtains all necessary consents and regularly contacts legal professionals, maintains professional relationships with area law enforcement and legal professionals
Signs up on monthly advocate schedule
Develops appropriate curriculum; provides outlines, schedules and presents presentations, and obtains evaluation
Coordinates community notification presentations
Confidential information & conversations are secured from general public access
Ensure all faxes and other communications between the RC, the lead node, and the data management centers adhere to federal regulations
Maintains full knowledge of HIPAA regulations
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor Degree - Social Sciences, related field or equivalent work experience
Experience in legal advocacy with victims of all ages
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.
The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling
Req ID: 190780