Ascension Health Advocate-Gerard House / Gerard House / / PRN Rotating in Wichita, Kansas
Additional Job Information
Title: Advocate-Gerard House
City, State: Wichita, KS
Location: Gerard House
Department: Independent Living 001
Additional Job Details: PRN Rotating
The Advocate-Gerard House coordinates access to health-related services by assisting clients with utilizing available resources.
Identifies potential clients, completes initial needs assessment, and maintains follow-up to ensure appropriate guidance to health services.
Provides informal counseling, education, and social support to clients. Assists clients with utilizing available resources, including scheduling medical appointments, accompanying clients to appointments, and assisting with completion of medical program applications.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships with external (referral sources and community agencies) and internal contacts (departmental team members).
Maintains accurate client records by documenting all contacts, services provided, and outcomes in order to track all clients and services for future reference.
Valid Kansas Driver's License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record and insurability per Via Christi's policy is also required.
One or more of the following:
Heart Saver AED specializing in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation credentialed from the American Red Cross and from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1.5 Months (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
HS or Equivalent
High School diploma or equivalent required
- Adolescent experience in a social service arena is preferred.
Via Christi Health is a full service healthcare system that for more than 125 years has been serving, caring for and healing the people of Kansas and the surrounding regions. Sponsored by Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and largest nonprofit healthcare system, our mission is to provide quality healthcare, with a special concern for the poor and vulnerable.
How To Apply
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For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension Candidate Care at 1-855-778-6037.
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