Health Services Specialist – CORP
- Posting Date: 2013-06-19
- Work Schedule: Variable
- Salary: DOE
- Location: Co-Occurring Residential Program (CORP)
- Address: Kent, WA
(1)Full-Time Health Services Specialist – #01176
(3)Part-Time Health Services Specialist – #01174, 01175, 01202
Available Shift: Variable
Location: Co-Occurring Residential Program – Kent, WA
MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND CHANGE LIVES!
For 50 years, Pioneer Human Services has been helping men and women reintegrate back into society. We are an entrepreneurial human service organization that provides a chance for change to people overcoming the challenges of substance abuse and criminal histories by offering treatment, housing and employment. As an employee, you will have an opportunity to help people realize their chance for change.
The Co-Occurring Residential Program, otherwise known as CORP is nestled next to the Green River in Kent, WA. CORP, is a unique and special program that serves both men and women that typically stay anywhere between 60 – 90 days. Our program provides them with integrated treatment planning, groups, and classes.
Some of our services include:
*Full psychiatric evaluations conducted by the staff psychiatrist
*Evidence-based mental health modalities
*Diagnosis-specific groups for residents with Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective, Bipolar Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injuries
*Weekly mental health focus groups
*Co-Educational groups and gender-specific process groups
*Life-skills and time management training
Pioneer also operates a diverse line of businesses that provide on-the-job training and work experience for the people we serve, while generating revenue that helps fund our social mission. As social entrepreneurs, we combine the passionate pursuit of our mission with the discipline and innovation of a for-profit company.
Pioneer Human Services (PHS) is a nationally recognized statewide non-profit organization with over 50 locations, employing over 1,100 people in providing an integrated array of services to include employment and training, chemical dependency treatment, mental health counseling and reentry services.
If you are passionate about helping people, come work with us – it feels great!
ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR PIONEER
At Pioneer, we know that compensation is more than just a paycheck. That’s why we are committed to offering competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement and pension plans, and vacation benefits for all full-time employees. And many of our on-call and temporary employees move into full time work at Pioneer!
The Health Services Specialist is responsible for providing quality health care services to all residents including assessing somatic conditions, oversight and delivery of medications according to procedure, and creating a favorable group climate for effective treatment. The Health Services Specialist is responsible for assessing healthcare needs and implementing individual treatment programming in collaboration with other staff. Specific responsibilities may vary due to shift assignments and credentials.
•Must qualify for Washington State Health Care Assistant Level A Certification, including Nursing Assistant, Certified NA, Registered NA, uncertified MA, Certified Emergency Medical Technician, Certified First Responder; or
•Graduate Certified Medical Assistant; or
•Certified MA with 1-2 years’ experience or with a Washington State HCA Certification for level A, C, E application in progress within 1 month of hire under the facilities authorized Physician; or
•Certified as Washington State HCA—Level A, C, E., or
•Have equivalent education, training and experience in a related field, or
•Post clinical internship and/or complete Health Care Assistant Application or appropriate testing at the earliest and most available testing site no later than 8 weeks post testing and or hire. Must provide proof of application for certification or testing.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Please email your resume, cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . In the subject line of your email include: position tile, job number and location of the job in which you are submitting your resume and or cover letter. e.g. Resident Monitor I-02197 Seattle, WA
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Pioneer Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. Pioneer Human Services embraces the value of diversity in the workplace and is proud to be a Drug Free Employer.