At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children's Hospital (PPOC) and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Care Coordinator/Community Health Worker (CHW) /Western MA will be responsible for:
Helping patients and their families to navigate and access community services, other resources, and adopt healthy behaviors in Western Massachusetts for pediatric patients cared for in PPOC member practices.
Supporting providers and other members of the Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) team through an integrated approach to care management and community outreach at the direction of the complex care manager.
Promoting, maintaining, and improving the health of patients and their family.
Providing social support and informal counseling, advocating for individuals and community health needs, and providing services as needed.
Community outreach, such as home visits and health screenings are integral to the role.
Providing focused interventions for targeted patient populations, including, but not limited to: asthma; depression/anxiety; reproductive health/ high risk pregnancy care.
To qualify, you must have:
A high school level of educational development and one to two years of previous experience.
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. *LI-JL1
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.