Project Empower Advocate

Position Information

University Code 21111 University Title Case Manager 1 University Job Family Health Sciences ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Project Empower Advocate Position Number 587100 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Surgery Organizational Overview

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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Project Empower Advocate will be responsible for providing direct advocacy services for a multi-disciplinary, hospital based sexual and domestic violence program, dedicated to enhancing prevention and intervention services to victims and families experiencing intimate partner violence ( IPV ), domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA).

General Responsibilities Include:

- Under the direction of the Injury and Violence Prevention Program, will provide hospital and community based services to patients within the VCUHS who have experienced IPV /DV/SA through assessment, crisis intervention, and counseling

- Will work with hospital and community providers to participate in connecting patients to appropriate services
- Will assist in administering and tracking the use of a crisis fund serving patient and employee victims of IPV /DV/SA

- Will facilitate communication and networking amongst service providers to increase efficiency and effectiveness of direct services to victims

- Will provide accompaniment for victims of IPV /DV/SA within the hospital, criminal justice system, and other systems as needed

- Will provide on-going case management and follow up services post discharge for as long as needed/requested by the patient

- Will be responsible for on-call/overnight shifts as needed

Minimum Hiring Standards

• Ability to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary hospital program team, individuals and families experiencing IPV /DV/SA, and community providers
• Ability to provide assessment, counseling, and mental health diagnostic services to patients
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
• Must agree to CPS and criminal background check
• Dependable transportation required

Preferred Hiring Standards

• Experience and training working with the IPV /DV/SA population. Hospital and community experience preferred
• Knowledge of IPV /DV/SA service system

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $47,000 - $49,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40+ Normal Work Days/Hours Varies; Nights/weekends included Job Open Date 05/24/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Medical/Clinical Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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