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Company Name : Passavant Memorial Homes
Company Location : Greensburg, PA 15601
Job Position : Safety and Wellness Advocate
Job Category : Jobs in Pennsylvania
Job Description :
Passavant Memorial Homes Family of Services (PMHFOS) is one of the foremost, consumer-focused providers of support to individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism, and behavioral health needs. The mission of PMHFOS is to empower individuals to live successfully in the community. Our team of professionals have been dedicated to promoting choice and independence for individuals with intellectual disabilities for more than 120 years. Throughout our history, we have continuously focused on ensuring the highest quality support and providing a variety of opportunities for our employees to develop and advance.
The Safety and Wellness Advocate position is a full-time administrative position working in the Social Services department under the direct supervision of the Safety and Wellness Advocacy Director. The Safety and Wellness Advocate plays a vital role in protecting the health and safety of the individuals that we are privileged to serve. The Safety and Wellness Advocate will be responsible for completing safety inspections at residential service locations in the Greensburg and Mt. Pleasant regions to make sure all policies and procedures are being followed, analyzing and reviewing trends in data related to investigations for quality improvement, and implementing and leading trainings to ensure that established safety protocols are followed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SAFETY AND WELLNESS ADVOCATE:
Complete safety inspections at residential service locations to ensure that employees are following established policies and procedures
Collaborate with relevant management personnel to identify and enact an action plan for resolution of identified findings that result from inspections
Utilize data and trends to support the completion of safety inspections and training
Obtain a thorough understanding of applicable regulations and their application to our organization
Evaluate effectiveness of current training programs related to safety and abuse, and implement new trainings as necessary
Manage training related to recognition of signs of abuse (offender training, signs of abuse, etc.), child abuse safety training, and other training, as applicable
Assist with PMH investigations, as assigned by the Consumer Advocacy Director
Complete trainings relevant to wellness, positive approaches, and all other relevant trainings, as assigned by the Safety and Wellness Advocacy Director
Provide support to all departments and attend department meetings when needed
Act as agency representative as assigned
Perform other duties as assigned by the Safety and Wellness Advocacy Director
REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE SAFETY AND WELLNESS ADVOCATE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, required
Minimum of one (1) year experience working in the Human Services field, required
Valid PA Driver’s License, required
Ability to organize tasks and function independently
Ability to counsel and motivate others, as individuals and as a group
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including overnight hours and weekends, as needed
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Strong adherence to professional integrity and ethical values
Knowledge of warning signs of abuse and/or neglect in children and adults
Understanding of positive approaches and application in practice
Enhanced critical thinking skills to integrate facts, form opinions, listen, and observe
Must complete the Certified Investigator training provided by the Office of Developmental Programs
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, and specifically Microsoft Excel
PASSAVANT MEMORIAL HOMES OFFERS A VARIETY OF BENEFITS INCLUDING:
Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Coverage
Generous PTO package
401K Retirement Plan
Dynamic and Supportive Work Environment
Career Development and Advancement Opportunities
Passavant Memorial Homes Family of Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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PMHFOS prohibits discrimination in any employment action; in admissions, referrals, operations, or delivery of services against individuals because of their race; color; national origin; sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, and/or gender identity); creed; religious affiliation; disability; age; ancestry; genetic information; limited English proficiency; marital status; membership in volunteer emergency responder organization; victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking; family care responsibilities; reproductive health decisions; and retaliation for initiating a complaint of discrimination or opposing or participating in the investigation of a discriminatory practice. Visit our Compliance page for more information.
PMHFOS is dedicated to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination policies in all aspects of employment. PMHFOS celebrates diversity and has a no-tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We value the unique skills, background, and experience of all of our employees.
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