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Providence Health & Services Victim Advocate in Everett, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Victim Advocate (Per Diem, Variable) to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.

This position is within the Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse, which is the Snohomish County community sexual assault program and a crime victim service center. The Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse provides medical, advocacy, and therapy services for victims of all ages who have experienced physical or sexual violence.

This position will fill a minimum of 10, eight hour, on-call shifts per month.

The Victim Advocate will provide advocacy, support, information and referrals for adult and child victims and their families both over the phone and in-person at five emergency departments in the county. Services must be appropriate to patients in various age groups, cultural backgrounds, and disabilities and performed in a manner which promotes and supports the Core Values of the Sisters of Providence.

In this position you will:

  • Support victims of violence by answering a 24 hour hotline as required by the agency protocol and ensuring calls are being responded to in a timely manner.

  • Respond to area emergency departments, providing victims and families with age appropriate advocacy, crisis intervention, emotional support, information, and resources.

  • Work collaboratively with Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse medical staff by providing client-focused, trauma informed medical advocacy during forensic medical exams.

  • Provide client follow up as needed.

  • Complete advocacy paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Contact supervisor to notify of any changes in availability or scheduling in a timely manner, consults with supervisor on difficult or unusual cases, attends regular meetings as required by procedures.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all records and medical center information at all times.

  • Work with sexual assault survivors under the Prison Rape Elimination Act, as needed.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Washington State Driver's License

  • Sufficient education to read and understand instructions

  • Core advocate training program (Will be provided)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor Degree

  • Bilingual Spanish Speaker

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 223794

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