Community Support Specialist, SR (E)

Job Description

Job ID: 1189324
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Since 1981, Independence Center has focused on providing programs and services that assist adults in the St. Louis metropolitan area with serious and persistent mental illnesses to live and work in the community, independently through rehabilitation, employment, education, social and housing opportunities.  In collaboration with Barnes-Jewish Hospital and BJC HealthCare, the Center also provides clinical, case management and partial hospitalization services.


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Role Purpose

Responsible for providing community support services to maximize opportunities available to people living in the community while working to recover from the serious and persistent effects of mental illness.


Responsibilities

  • Provides community support services to clients, using treatment plan interventions that result in positive outcomes, based on individual strengths and needs.
  • Completes timely documentation of services that clearly describe the need for the service, the intervention provided, the relationship to the treatment plan, the provider of the service, the date, the actual time and setting of the service, and the individual's response to the service.
  • Contacting individuals and/or referral sources following missed appointments in order to re-engage and promote recovery/resiliency efforts. Supporting individuals in crisis situations.
  • Provides mentorship and job shadowing to community support colleagues.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Human Services or related

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer