Job Openings

Date posted: February 23, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
per diem, nights
Job summary:

Respite Aide - Per diem - Nights

Nights - On Call/Per Diem 11PM – 7:30AM

BARBARA MCINNIS HOUSE, JEAN YAWKEY PLACE, 780 ALBANY STREET, BOSTON                          

  • To provide and to facilitate quality care to homeless patients in a dignified, positive and appropriate manner. Obtain report from outgoing shift; assist with admission and discharge needs of the patients, including cleaning beds when appropriate
  • Obtain and document vital signs and weights (when appropriate) and notify RN of abnormalities; recheck abnormal vital signs later as needed
  • Assist RN with obtaining specimens
  • Serve as “buddy” for patients needing assistance attending appointments

 

Date posted: February 23, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
per diem
Job summary:

Registered Nurse – Per Diem (Nights)

Night shift 11PM – 7:30AM

Barbara McInnis House, 780 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118

Summary of Position:

This position provides daily nursing support for respite patients with responsibilities for patient assessment, administering of medicines and overall patient care.  Other responsibilities include education patients on medication and general health information.

Direct Nursing Care:

  • Direct nursing care of patients on assigned team to ensure that all needs of the patients are met, in conformance with respite established policies and procedures, as well as Department of Health rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for accurate assessments and documentation, reporting to appropriate personnel as indicated (i.e., on-call provider, nurse manager, Director of Nursing, etc.)
  • Responsible for administering medications and treatments to all the patients assigned to his/her Team skillfully and correctly, documenting per policy.
  • Observe and report any adverse reactions.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining accurate treatment records, flow sheets and vaccine administration, documenting appropriately
  • Participate actively in New Patients Rounds, Team Rounds, and all other Team meetings when appropriate
  • Responsible for giving and receiving report at change of shift; checking narcotics and related drug supplies per policy; sign appropriate forms.
  • Responsible for taking off orders accurately, per policy.
  • Responsible for assigning specific individual tasks to, and directing Respite Aides, and giving each a verbal report on patients' needs.
  • Maintains a professional approach with confidentiality.
  • Maintains the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting.
  • Ensuring that the clinical record for each patient on his/her Team is current and accurate.

 

Date posted: February 16, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-Time, 40 hrs/wk, Days and three Evenings
Job summary:

The case manager on the Family team works directly with in collaboration with other members of the Family Team to ensure access to high quality healthcare and support services for homeless pregnant women and families. This position is responsible for providing all of the homeless families and pregnant women sheltered at assigned sites with information concerning available services and community resources, strategies for accessing them and assistance and support in doing so as needed.  Family Team services are provided by a multidisciplinary staff in a variety of sites. The team is part of an integrated health care program for homeless people. Their services include episodic adult and child health care, mental health and substance abuse treatment, family planning, nutrition, referral to primary and specialty care, social service advocacy and case management services.

Date posted: February 10, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Varies: Weekdays & Weekends 7am-3:30pm, 2pm-10:30pm, 8am-4:30pm
Job summary:

The per diem Unit Secretary fills in for open shifts. The purpose of the position is to provide phone coverage and support services which are essential to the overall functioning of the respite programs. The position is crucial to assure the continuity of patient care, providing an essential link for communication involving all departments and including transportation. 

Date posted: February 10, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time, Monday-Friday
Job summary:

The RN Manager of Admissions has overall administrative, management and clinical responsibility for the Respite Admissions Department.  The RN Manager is the point person for managing daily challenges which might arise in the course of the day, and communicating directly with the Director of Nursing /Associate Director of Nursing, regarding problem resolutions.   The RN Manager serves as the Admissions Department point person and will maintain consistent communication to ensure consistency of process for all patient admissions, as well as screening referrals and assessing the appropriateness of patient admissions to the Respite Program.  Other responsibilities include, ensuring that all referrals coming to the admissions office are responded to in a timely and professional manner; ensuring that admissions are planned and coordinated with the appropriate administrators, as well as clinical staff; identifying department need/ challenges and developing policies and procedures for key admissions issues.  This position reports to the Director of Nursing, but works very closely with the McInnis House Medical Director and Associate Medical Director, Associate Director of Nursing; Charge RN’s, Staff Psychiatrist and other key clinical and non-clinical personnel to ensure that all admissions of patients to the Respite Program are appropriate, smooth and timely.

Date posted: January 30, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30p
Job summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and follow through for the team in discharge planning and social service needs. This position is crucial to ensure appropriate and timely discharge planning for respite patients. The case manager will provide expertise to the medical teams to which he/she is assigned in regards to timely discharge placement, assistance with social service needs (e.g., identification, birth certificate requests, transportation, referrals to outside agencies, etc.), and by connecting patients to appropriate treatment options in the community post-discharge. The case manager works collaboratively with all members of the clinical team.

Date posted: January 30, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Per Diem Nights, 11PM – 7:30AM
Job summary:

This position provides daily nursing support for respite patients with responsibilities for patient assessment, administering of medicines and overall patient care.  Other responsibilities include education patients on medication and general health information.

Date posted: January 26, 2017
Site:
39 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Hours:
Full-Time
Job summary:

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) serves to provide the highest quality healthcare to our community’s most vulnerable and resilient patients. At the SFH-Clinic, BHCHP operates adult clinics emergency for homeless shelters. Our clinics provide integrated primary care, behavioral health care, and urgent care as well as respond to medical emergencies within the shelter setting.

The RN has responsibilities for provision of non judgmental, supportive care to patients at varying stages of disease processes and provides patient education on subjects including, but not limited to, medication management, chronic disease management and general health promotion.

Date posted: January 26, 2017
Site:
39 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Hours:
Full-Time
Job summary:

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program is seeking a full time RN for our clinic at the St Francis House. This position provides daily nursing support for clinic patients as part of a multidisciplinary team in a highly collaborative environment. The RN will have responsibilities including patient assessment, administering of medicines, and overall patient care. Other responsibilities include educating patients on medication and general health information.

Date posted: January 23, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time
Job summary:

BHCHP’s busy development team is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual whose primary responsibility will be to provide skilled communications support to assist the overall Development effort. In addition, the candidate will help strengthen BHCHP’s individual and corporate donor giving program as well as our visibility in the community through a variety of communication vehicles. The candidate will work with the Associate Director of Development to set and execute a marketing and donor relations strategy with the goals of increasing financial support for BHCHP, strengthening donor relationships, enhancing BHCHP’s overall visibility, and broadening our circle of influence with targeted sectors. The candidate will work closely with the Director of Development to identify priorities in an effort to achieve our Annual Fund goal.

Date posted: January 13, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time, days and evenings
Job summary:
  • To provide and to facilitate quality care to homeless patients in a dignified, positive and appropriate manner. Obtain report from outgoing shift; assist with admission and discharge needs of the patients, including cleaning beds when appropriate
  • Obtain and document vital signs and weights (when appropriate) and notify RN of abnormalities;  recheck abnormal vital signs later as needed
  • Assist RN with obtaining specimens
  • Serve as “buddy” for patients needing assistance attending appointments
Date posted: January 11, 2017
Site:
794 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Part-Time, 20-25 hours.
Job summary:

This position assists providers and nurses with various patient related functions such as taking vital signs and assisting with patient exams.  Other responsibilities include stocking clinic, setting up clinic room and managing patients between visits.  In the administrative area the MA/PBC gathers patient information for registration and schedules appointments.  The MA/PBC will also be responsible for patient appointment confirmation as well as applying for health insurance benefits and enrolling BHCHP patients into health care plans.

Date posted: January 9, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
Job summary:

This position will provide direct administrative and operational support to the Respite Medical Director, Respite Associate Medical Director, and the Director of Operations of the Medical Respite Programs.  Key functions include, providing first-hand support to the Directors with meeting and/or conference coordination, managing operational calendars, managing provider clinical schedules, organizing special projects.  Other responsibilities include, maintaining medical respite administrative files, policies and administrative procedures, attending, setting agendas for, and preparing minutes for regular medical respite committee meetings, and supporting the Directors in their daily work and organizational responsibilities.  This position also provides administrative support to the program’s Emergency Preparedness and Safety Taskforce and oversees planning the agenda for this once monthly meeting, preparing minutes, maintaining the roster of projects and the MLCHC grant which provides support to this committee. In this latter role, the position works collaboratively and reports to the Director of Clinical Innovations.

Date posted: January 5, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
Job summary:

The Technical Support Specialist provides hands-on and telephone/remote support related to the operation of information systems across the program.  Supported technologies include, but are not limited to, computers, printers, IP phones, mobile devices, software, and other components of the computer network.  As a member of the Help Desk team, the Technical Support Specialist provides assistance to the user community in a team-based approach.

Date posted: January 4, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time
Job summary:

BHCHP is seeking an experienced Data Analyst who can help to tell the story of our unique program and patient population by assisting the organization to use, analyze, visualize, and interpret programmatic data sets. We believe in the power of high quality data to catalyze change and support policy advocacy for some of our state’s most vulnerable men, women, and children.

The Data Analyst is responsible for large and complex data analyses that advance the mission and vision of BHCHP and help it to thrive in a changing health care environment. The Data Analyst will report directly to the CMO and will interact closely with internal and external constituents to define project parameters and develop detailed analysis plans, reports, and data dashboards. Analyses will largely focus upon accountable care, global payment reform, the Patient Centered Medical Home, and others as assigned. We are seeking a Data Analyst who is passionate about the social determinants of health and who has experience analyzing data from electronic health records and health care claims databases.

Date posted: January 4, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full Time
Job summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide increased access to behavioral health care while patients are admitted to the Barbara McInnis House, and offer behavioral health leadership as a part of a multidisciplinary care team. Behavioral Health Clinicians are fully integrated into the milieu and play a vital role in assessment and evaluation, proactive milieu management, behavioral treatment planning, and assistance with coordination of discharge planning.

Date posted: January 4, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full Time
Job summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide ongoing harm reduction-focused assessment, intakes, evaluations and support services to high risk opioid-dependent patients, and to support outreach and engagement efforts for the highest-risk patients. This clinician will also provide group and/or individual therapy, with a particular focus on trauma as an underlying driver of risk. The clinician will provide expertise regarding the relationship of the treatment plan to the medical needs of our patients.

Date posted: December 22, 2016
Site:
461 Walnut Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Hours:
Per Diem - Day and Evening shifts (will rotate): Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm, 3pm-11:30pm, Night shift: 11pm-7:30am, Weekend shift: Sat and Sun: 7:00am-7:30pm, 7:00pm-7:30am
Job summary:

This position will coordinate care for the patients admitted/transferred to the Kirkpatrick House Stay in Bed Program from the Barbara McInnis House. The Senior Case Manager will be directly involved in managing the milieu of Kirkpatrick House and providing supportive patient-focused interventions.  The Senior Case Manager will help coordinate patient activities, be the point person for volunteers at Kirkpatrick House, follow up on the discharge plans started by the Barbara McInnis House case managers and coordinate with the clinic nurse regarding medical stability and readiness for discharge. The Senior Case manager will be the only 24 hour staff member for the stay-in beds. Senior Case managers working on the evening and overnight shifts should be comfortable working independently since they will be handling building operations in the absence of other staff members.

Date posted: December 11, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full time
Job summary:

The Office Based AddictionTreatment Registered Nurse provides skilled nursing services to opioid dependent patients and their significant support systems, including:  ongoing assessment, intakes, evaluations, triage, teaching, inductions, stabilizations, and monitoring of patients in opioid treatment program. Assist in the  primary care of patients within the opioid treatment program, and facilitate support and services provided at other settings. Collaborates with team members at various BHCHP clinic settings, outside referral sites, and with  providers from addiction settings throughout Massachusetts.

Date posted: December 5, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full time
Job summary:

The Transition Coordinator is responsible for care management and care coordination for BHCHP patients who are admitted to the Boston Medical Center inpatient medical service. The Transition Coordinator will assess patients’ medical, psychosocial and functional needs, working with the patient and the inpatient team on creating and executing the care management plan in a timely fashion. The Transition Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the discharge plan,  making all necessary referrals and completing all required documentation. The Transition Coordinator will also serve as an advocate for homeless patients and inform the inpatient team of barriers or gaps in services that might increase the risk of re-admission to the hospital. Arranging timely follow up and real time communication of the hospital course of stay with the outpatient primary care team will be a daily priority. Medication reconciliation between BMC and BHCHP electronic health records will also be accomplished by the transition coordinator upon each patient’s discharge.

Finally, the Transition Coordinator will serve as a discharge nurse educator who encourages patients to participate in their health management and ensures that they are well informed, working around any literacy or language barriers that might arise.

Date posted: December 2, 2016
Site:
Hours:
Full time
Job summary:

 

Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer                  

Thousands of individuals find themselves homeless in greater Boston every year. They are chronically ill adults, veterans, families with school-age children, and the elderly. They are the people who stay in emergency shelters or motel rooms, who eat in soup kitchens, or visit drop-in centers. They are the men and women trying to survive in makeshift shelters under bridges, down alleyways, and behind city buildings. They are the patients of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP).

BHCHP cares for more than 12,000 homeless men, women, and children each year. We are committed to ensuring their access to comprehensive health care, from preventative dental care to cancer treatment. Our clinicians, nurses, case managers and behavioral health professionals work in more than 60 locations, across communities and cultures, to deliver the highest quality health care to some of our community’s most vulnerable -- and most resilient -- citizens. To do this means providing care in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate, and which honors both the caregivers and the recipients.

The Chief Equity Officer will work with all levels of staff and across BHCHP by will first documenting the strategic direction of the organization’s work regarding diversity, inclusion and culturally and linguistically appropriate care, and then supporting the implementation and monitoring of this plan.  To that end, this individual will provide the ongoing leadership and oversight necessary to design, monitor and implement those programs, policies, and strategies necessary to create and sustain a respectful, and inclusive workplace and health care program. Additionally the Chief Equity Officer will partner with staff and community partners to ensure continued effective communication, innovation and responsiveness.

Date posted: November 11, 2016
Site:
Hours:
Job summary:

Summary of Position:

The purpose of the position is to provide clinical and clerical support services.  These duties are essential to the overall functioning of the clinic.  The position is crucial to assure the continuity of patient care, providing an essential link for communication involving all departments and including transportation.

Date posted: November 8, 2016
Site:
112 Southampton Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Part Time
Job summary:

Patient Benefits Coordinator/Medical Assistant

Part-time, 24 hours per week, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday 12-8:30pm

Summary of Position:

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program seeks a motivated individual to provide clinical and clerical support services at clinics in Boston.  These duties are essential to the overall functioning of the clinic.  The position is crucial to assure the continuity of patient care, providing an essential link for communication involving all departments and including transportation

Date posted: October 28, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Per diem
Job summary:

This position will be responsible for appointment scheduling, patient registration and to provide patient benefits assistance. The position is crucial to the accurate review of patient’s insurance eligibility and other mandated documentation. This position will provide front desk coverage at various shelter sites throughout the city. Some evening work will be involved.

Date posted: October 28, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
On-call, as needed
Job summary:

The responsibilities for this position include transporting patients/staff to and from assigned appointments at various sites in Greater Boston.  Along with such transportation, drivers are responsible for the appearance and mechanical aspects of the motor vehicles such as washing, service maintenance and repairs as necessary for optimum safety service and reliability.   Other duties include various courier services.

Date posted: October 20, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-Time, 40 hours/week, 8am-4:30pm
Job summary:

This position is primarily responsible for fast-paced patient registration during the registration process, providing patient benefits assistance, greeting patients at the clinic front desk, directing patients appropriately, and facilitating communication between patients and clinic staff. This position is also responsible for providing support for clinicians.  The position is crucial to the timely and accurate registration review of patient’s insurance eligibility and insurance pre-authorizations, authorizations and other mandated documentation.  Also serves as back-up for appointment scheduling and patient intake at various outreach sites.  This position is also responsible for ensuring behavioral health authorizations are obtained and linked to appointments.

Date posted: September 16, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full Time
Job summary:

This position requires the ability to work independently within a team environment.  The employee must be able to continuously assess the building needs regarding clean up or maintenance and report these needs to the supervisor.  Must be able to take direction well and be flexible in meeting the changing housekeeping and maintenance needs of the building.

Date posted: September 16, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
per diem
Job summary:

This position requires assisting with meal preparation, food service to patients as well as clean up while following safety and sanitation codes.  Must be able to work independently, but within a team environment.ing safety and sanitation codes.  Must be able to work independently, but within a team environment.

Date posted: September 15, 2016
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
per diem
Job summary:

This position provides daily nursing support for respite patients with responsibilities for patient assessment, administering of medicines and overall patient care.  Other responsibilities include education patients on medication and general health information.