Avera Marshall CHILD ADVOCATE - Part-time in Pierre, South Dakota
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Award Winning Health Care: Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.
Culture: Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.
You Belong at Avera: Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.
Join Avera as a Child Advocate and join a mission driven organization with a great company culture, and team environment.
Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
Options for Free Health Insurance!
Career Growth opportunities with the largest employer in South Dakota.
Avera St. Mary's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital (https://www.avera.org/news-media/news/2018/top-20-rural-hospital/)
Opportunity to work within multidisciplinary team (law enforcement, Child Protection Services, medical, mental health, prosecution, victim advocacy).
Must be able to work with information and situations related to child abuse.
This position provides clinical advocacy services to Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center (CSDCAC) patients.
Must be able to communicate effectively.
Working with all partners in serving children of alleged abuse and their families, including diverse and underserved populations.
Implement aftercare services and referrals for CSDCAC clients.
Utilize NCAtrak system and Outcome Measurement System for follow-up care and coordination.
Support the Multidisciplinary Teams as needed.
Provide community outreach to community partners and to agencies within the 24-county region working with children and teenagers.
Attend specific training on child abuse and neglect, victim advocacy and cultural competency in care.
Attend monthly staff meetings, case consultations and other meetings as appropriate.
Assist with agency fundraising efforts.
Provide presentations in the community on child abuse and neglect; representative of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital and its mission.
Other duties as deemed appropriate by the Executive Director and/or the Child Assessment Center Coordinator.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, criminal justice or related field is required.
Must have valid driver’s license.
Experience in working with children and families desired.
Experience with the court system helpful.
Day shift; 48 hours every 2 weeks
Hours are typically between 9:00 am -4:00 pm
The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
$17.50 - $21.25
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