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Children's Hospital Boston Patient Navigator in Boston, Massachusetts

64073BRJob Posting Title:Patient NavigatorDepartment:Patient Services-Social WorkAutoReqId:64073BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:Social ServicesJob Posting Description: This is a unique opportunity to work as a team member on a pilot project with Boston Children's Hospital Accountable Care Organization (ACO) addressing social determinants of health for primary care families. This Patient navigator will work with an interdisciplinary team to help ensure patient families have access to nutrition resources and receive all benefits and community resources available to them.

The Patient Navigator will be responsible for:

  • Identification and assessment of patients to determine eligibility for social support interventions

  • Facilitation of referrals to community partners

  • Coordination of nutrition education and resources, including providing direct nutrition education and skills development (e.g., food budgeting) counseling and providing support to enrollment in community nutrition classes

  • Serving as a single point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers to provide resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services within BCH and in the community

    To qualify, you must have:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations

  • Bachelor’s degree required or Bachelor in Social Work preferred

  • Bilingual capacity and previous medical or human service experience preferred

    Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and weekend schedule, 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

    Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular