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Children's Hospital Boston Resource Specialist - Psychiatry in Boston, Massachusetts

56794BRTitle:Resource Specialist - PsychiatryDepartment:Patient Services-Patient Care OperationsAutoReqId:56794BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:AdministrationJob Posting Description: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 Boston Children’s Hospital Psychiatry Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The 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.

  • Supervision provided by MSW social workers.

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.

Schedule is M-F 8:30-5:00, and 100% remote during the pandemic.

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 offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an 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.

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