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Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute Patient Advocate in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Patient Advocate

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  • 22-May-2020 to 29-Dec-2020 (PST)

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  • Harrisburg, PA, USA

  • Hourly

  • Part Time

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Serve as Patient Advocate throughout PPI. Works closely with patients, their loved ones and other professionals working in the facility. The duties of a patient advocate include, taking complaints/grievances from patients and helping them understand their rights. Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or healthcare related field. 1-2 years' experience in a behavioral health setting required. Must have excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills. Must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Maintain certification/education as required (e.g. Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Intervention, CPR, etc). Bilingual candidate preferred, but not mandatory. Proficient computer skills required. Part-time (20 hours per week) position available flexible hours.