East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Care Navigator in East Boston, Massachusetts
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The Care Navigator works with the patient’s primary care team to address the complex non-medical needs that can negatively affect a person’s health and well being. The Care Navigator promotes patient-centered, comprehensive and coordinated care supporting the patient and their family in navigating medical, social service, and legal systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Connect patients with concrete community resources including but not limited to: Food Resources, subsidized childcare, housing, legal, financial assistance and immigration services.
Provide 1:1 assistance to patients with form completion to access community resources and benefits when a literacy or language is a barrier.
Assist patients with navigating services of third-party agencies such as Inspectional Services, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind and Deaf/Hard of Hearing, MassHealth, Personal Care Attendant Services, Senior Services, Transportation Services and homeless shelters.
Assist patients with complex medical needs coordinate their appointments, often placing reminder phone calls, assisting with scheduling transportation, and assessing and reducing the barriers of missed appointments.
Connect patients to and assist with accessing Social Security Disability and Department of Transitional assistance benefits. Assist with application process including interview accompaniment, application completion and process follow up.
Qualifications and Requirements
1-2 years in a direct service role. Experience with and underserved population a plus
Strong second language skills. Spanish preferred.
Ability to multi task with strong organization and time management skills.
MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION COVERAGE
LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE
401(K) RETIREMENT PLAN
FLEXIBLE SPENDING AND TRANSPORTATION ACCOUNTS
PAID HOLIDAYS, VACATIONS, SICK, AND PERSONAL TIME
GENEROUS STAFF DEVELOPMENT BENEFIT
EXCELLENT MALPRACTICE COVERAGE
AND MUCH MORE
EBNHC opens our doors to people from all demographics and cultures. Our workforce is as diverse as the city we call home — in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and age, as well as in cultural backgrounds, life experiences, thoughts, and ideas.
There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.
Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.
Medical & Dental Coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers
401(K) Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts
Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time
A Generous Staff Development Benefit
Excellent Malpractice Coverage
A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support
And Much More…