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Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Registered Nurse - BMC/JYP Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts

Who We Are:

Since 1985, BHCHP’s mission has been to ensure unconditionally equitable and dignified access to the highest quality health care for all individuals and families experiencing homelessness in greater Boston. Over 12,000 homeless individuals are cared for by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program each year. We are committed to ensuring that every one of these individuals has access to comprehensive health care, from preventative dental care to cancer treatment. Our clinicians, case managers, and behavioral health professionals work in more than 60 locations to serve some of our community’s most vulnerable—and most resilient—citizens.

From our earliest days as a program, we have always sought to do work that is transformational: recognizing our shared humanity; centering dignity, compassion, mutual respect and supporting the right of every individual to access the highest levels of health care and every staff member to reach their fullest potential. We continue to be committed to building bridges and breaking down barriers, including systemic racism which harms us all. We provide community-based health care services that are compassionate, dignified, and culturally appropriate, incorporating social determinants of health, with the goal of breaking down the physical and systemic barriers that our patients face

Bilingual, Bicultural, LGBTQIA identifying, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about working at BHCHP, watch our video Please Click Here (https://www.bhchp.org/careers) .

Job Summary:

NOW OFFERING A $4,000 SIGN ON BONUS

Our nurses practice a type of medicine unique in Boston. We are a nationally recognized leader in offering continuous care across a range medically complex cases with multiple co-morbidities. At BHCHP, you will find challenging and satisfying work alongside people who share the same drive and compassion as you. BHCHP is invested in your success, so we provide on-site training in a supportive, collaborative environment.

We are looking to hire a compassionate and dedicated nurse for our Primary Care/Urgent Care Clinic to provide a full range of nursing activities including direct care and nursing case management activities, immunization, and screening.

Responsibilities:

You’ll work as a member of the patients’ interdisciplinary care team, attending daily team huddles when in clinic, clinic staff meetings and team break- out sessions. Daily, you’ll provide education to patients regarding PCMH, conduct triage and nursing assessment of walk-in and scheduled patients and participate in the identification of, and care planning for, high risk/ enhanced care patients. Other responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing quality monitoring, as directed, through record keeping and patient health indicator analysis

  • Assisting provider access to primary and episodic care to patients from outreach sites.

  • Providing access and patient care with BHCHP nurse liaisons.

    Qualifications:

    Ideally, you come to us with:

  • A Commonwealth of Massachusetts RN license

  • Previous experience in community health center or primary care experience

  • Strong medical/surgical assessment skills

  • Interest in public health, primary and preventive nursing/medicine

  • Interest in working with under-served populations

  • Understanding of substance abuse and mental health issues

    Compensation and Benefits:

    NOW OFFERING A $4,000 SIGN ON BONUS

  • The compensation starts at $35.22 and increases based on years of experience.

  • BHCHP full time employees are eligible for our competitive time off policy of 4 weeks’ vacation, health, dental and vision insurance, 403B retirement savings plan and employer retirement contribution, and pre-tax MBTA pass program with 40% discount. In addition, eligible employees will receive yearly increases, additional annual compensation of $7,500 for demonstrated bilingual proficiency and the opportunity to work with local hospitals and community health centers.

    Does this amazing opportunity interest you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, BHCHP pledges not to discriminate against and encourages those from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQIA identifying, first generation college students and adults without a college degree, Bilingual and Bicultural persons; and individuals from low economic backgrounds.

    Covid-19 Vaccination: For the protection of our workplace and patients, BHCHP requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination(s) is required for employment. All candidates offered employment will be given details about how to demonstrate receipt of vaccination.

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