At Boston Children's Hospital, the quality of our care - and our inclusive hospital working environment - lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we're committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
The Per Diem Psychiatry Resource Specialist will be responsible for:
Assisting in accessing hospital and / or outpatient placement in accordance with treatment and /or discharge plan formulated by clinical care team
Assessing patient resource needs, facilitating referrals to community partners and agencies, supporting families in support in obtaining discretionary and entitlement benefits and credit, and maintaining documentation of services provided in the electronic medical record and databases
Working with an interdisciplinary medical team and researchers to help ensure patient families have stable, healthy housing; are accessing available nutrition education and food resources; and are receiving all benefits and community resources available to them
To qualify, you must have:
Two years of occupational-specific education or an Associate degree in Human Services or related field and two to three years of previous experience. BSW, BA, BS with experience working in a social services or medical setting preferred
Analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations
Fluency in Spanish is highly preferred
*The shifts are 100% remote during the pandemic, range from 3-10 hours and could be any day of the week, including up to 9pm M-F*
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
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.
Internal Number: 3132759
About Boston Children's Hospital
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.