Job Openings

Date posted: April 18, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-time, Monday – Friday
Job summary:

We are seeking an individual with experience in RN case management to join our Medical Respite team at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. Medical Respite at BHCHP consists of two separate programs, The Barbara McInnis House and the Stacy Kirkpatrick House, that together encompass 124 beds for homeless men and women too sick for street or shelter. This position will work with both clinical and non-clinical staff to focus on developing safe and timely discharge plans for patients admitted to one of these two programs. Specific duties include but are not limited to:

Date posted: April 17, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
All Shifts
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: April 16, 2018
Site:
Hours:
24 – 40 Hours Per Week, Job Sharing Considered
Job summary:

This position is a wonderful opportunity for a nurse to engage in continuity of care for patients who are housed in a Pine Street Inn Congregate Housing, who had previously experienced homelessness. The nurse will work as an extension of our primary care providers and will cover several Pine Street Inn (PSI) Congregate Housing units. The nurse will meet regularly with staff of the PSI Congregate Housing as well as collaborate with patients’ primary care provider and care team. This role will be a vital support and continued linkage to care for the housed patients. Some of the duties for this role include assisting with medical case management, providing episodic and chronic care management, medication reconciliation and management and communication of the patient needs to the individual’s primary care provider. Computer space available at the Stacy Kirkpatrick House.

Date posted: April 16, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full-time, M-F
Job summary:

This vital role will provide critical weekday telephone support to the patients and clinical staff at BHCHP. The ideal candidate will possess strong clinical and communication skills as well as strong problem solving and investigational skills in order to assist our complex patient population with important decision making, medication questions, triage of health issues and abnormal lab results. As this is a new position, the Clinical Support RN will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of key role-specific guidelines and algorithms.

Date posted: April 9, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full Time, Days
Job summary:

Provide assessment, intake, individual therapy, group therapy, care coordination and case consultation for patients at- MGH clinic, PSI Low Threshold, BMH as needed. The clinician will provide expertise to providers and others regarding the Behavioral health treatment plan in conjunction with the medical needs of our patients in an integrated care model. This is an outreach position.

Date posted: April 9, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full-Time, 40 hrs/wk, Days and two 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: April 6, 2018
Site:
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: April 6, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full Time
Job summary:

As part of the multidisciplinary HCV team, the case manager will help to improve BHCHP’s response to the hepatitis C epidemic. He/she will promote education and awareness around HCV at BHCHP and outreach sites and coordinate referrals to the HCV team for treatment from patients and providers. He/She will coordinate care for each patient on treatment, including managing applications for treatment approval, scheduling and accompanying patients to HCV-related appointments as needed, and supporting adherence to HCV treatment. S/he will also be available on an ongoing basis to provide support as needed to the established patients. The case manager will meet with other members of the team regularly to exchange information about the needs of particular patients and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings and patient care plans.

Date posted: March 28, 2018
Site:
Hours:
1-2 days/wk, Days
Job summary:

The Per Diem RN position will work closely with the OneCare team to perform initial and annual assessments for BHCHP patients enrolled in the One Care Program. OneCare is a state initiative to provide complex care management for those patients under 65 receiving benefits under Medicare and Medicaid. The Per Diem OneCare RN will be required to undergo training from the Commonwealth Care Alliance to perform Minimum Data Set (MDS) assessments and create care plans customized to meet the needs of BHCHP patients who are going to participate in the One Care program. The Per Diem RN may also be assigned to update these assessments and corresponding care plans annually, check in with patients as needed via phone, as well as work with the OneCare team to address other program needs. BHCHP’s mission is to provide or assure access to the highest quality health care for all homeless men, women and children in the greater Boston area. Patients can be housed; living in shelters or on the streets and this RN will need to be resourceful to connect with our patients. It is anticipated that success with connecting with patients will require communication with BHCHP care teams and shelter partners, use of BHCHP and CCA electronic medical records, as well as outreach to patients who are living on the street. The Care Coordinator RN will need to remain flexible and creative as this role will continue to expand and evolve as experience is gained with continued participation with the One Care Program.

Date posted: March 21, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Per Diem Monday – Friday 9am - 5:30pm
Job summary:

The intent of this position is to provide skilled administrative and clerical support for Respite Medical Staff. This position has the responsibility of the day to day routine organization and secretarial tasks of medical personnel. This position assists in assuring the continuity of patient care, providing an essential link for communication involving all departments.

Date posted: March 21, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full-Time: Days/Evenings 7 am – 3:30 pm & 3 pm - 11:30 pm
Job summary:

The RN will provide nursing support for respite patients throughout the BHCHP program. This position is crucial to assure that clinically appropriate and timely decisions are made and actions are taken around patient assessments, administering of medications, treatments and overall patient care.

Date posted: March 19, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Per Diem
Job summary:
Date posted: March 19, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full Time
Job summary:

This role will serve as a vital member of a multidisciplinary team responsible for linking homeless individuals with serious mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or complex medical illnesses with primary and mental health care, substance use treatment, and case management to help address the social determinants of health. This work is a part of a new MassHealth initiative that provides eligible MassHealth enrollees with a service benefit called Behavioral Health Community Partners. The Nurse Care Manager will collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary care team, including providing clinical support to 3 Care Coordinators with caseloads of approximately 45 patients each. The NCM and the Care Coordinator from the BH CP Care Coordination Team will collaborate with the broader care team (PCP, BH clinicians, etc.) to ensure that the enrollees are receiving needed services and measuring progress towards the goals outlined in their patient-centered care plan.

Date posted: March 15, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full time, 8 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday
Job summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and follow through for the team in discharge planning and social service needs. 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: March 14, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full-time
Job summary:

As part of the HIV medical team, the medical case manager (MCM) will meet with new patients to assess his or her financial and psycho-social needs. She/he will develop and help the patient carry out a plan to achieve success in housing, substance abuse treatment and access to other services. The MCM will meet with other members of the team regularly to exchange information about the needs of particular patients. She/he will also be available on an ongoing basis to provide support and referrals as needed to the established patients. The MCM will be a liaison between the many AIDS service organizations and the HIV medical team of BHCHP. She/he will also be available on an ongoing basis to patients for crisis support and psycho-social support. The MCM will regularly visit shelters, congregate living facilities, the street, homeless service agencies and apartments to connect with patients who may have fallen out of care or whom are at risk of falling out of care. The MCM will help to reduce barriers for people to access services, both medical and non-medical, to help improve their lives. This may include provision of transportation vouchers, reminders via phone calls, outreach visits, and patient accompaniment to medical and social service appointments.

Date posted: March 1, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full time, some evenings
Job summary:

The HIV Team outreach worker will work on the HIV Prevention and Screening Team to provide health education, as well as harm reduction counseling and testing for HIV, hepatitis C and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) to high risk populations. The HIV Prevention and Screening program is part of a broader multidisciplinary HIV Team at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program that also provides HIV primary care, behavioral health services, nursing care, and intensive case management. The Outreach Workers will travel to homeless shelters and drop in centers, addiction treatment programs, the streets, and other locales as needed to identify people who are HIV infected and not in care, and to offer HIV, hepatitis, and STI testing to those who are at risk, with a priority placed on reaching people who inject drugs. The Outreach Worker will also provide short term navigation for people with newly identified HIV, hepatitis C or sexually transmitted infections to support them in successfully accessing necessary health care and support services. The Outreach worker will also collaborate with the shelter staff, street teams, drug treatment programs and other agencies to recruit clients for testing and education and to coordinate support services.

Date posted: March 1, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full time
Job summary:

In the context of a multidisciplinary HIV Primary Care team at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) the Outreach Social Worker provides community -based linkage and retention services and behavioral health supports to a subset of highly vulnerable homeless patients living with HIV/AIDS. Patients are referred for this specialized and intensive social work and nursing intervention if they are newly diagnosed with HIV, they are disengaged from care, or if they are unable to manage adherence to HIV medications and do not have a fully suppressed HIV virus level. The Outreach Social Worker meets patients to address barriers to care including substance use disorder, behavioral health issues, chronic homelessness, and legal issues. The Outreach Social Worker will work intensively with patients for up to 12 months to support them in successfully engaging in consistent and ongoing HIV primary care and medical case management at BHCHP.

Date posted: February 13, 2018
Site:
112 Southampton Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Per Diem Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
Job summary:

While working at the Engagement Center the RN will provide in-the-moment, low-threshold medical access to patients who may otherwise not present to shelter clinics. In instances of sedation, the Harm Reduction RN will ensure that sedated patients are triaged and safely monitored in a supportive and compassionate environment. Services provided will include: clinical assessments, RN case management, medical monitoring, intervention in the case of overdose and immediate linkages to addiction treatment and primary care.
While working in SPOT the RN will ensure that sedated patients are triaged and monitored safely in a supportive and compassionate environment in which the intent is to reduce harm from drug use. The services provided will be medical monitoring, intervention in the case of overdose and immediate linkages to addiction treatment and primary care. The goals of this approach are to address an existing problem for BHCHP patients, to decrease overdose deaths and to more effectively connect patients to addiction treatment.

Date posted: February 7, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Per Diem, Night shift 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 31, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full time
Job summary:

The intent of this position is to provide key administrative support for members of the BHCHP Clinical Leadership Team. This position provides the opportunity to work closely with clinical leaders and become familiar with many facets of health care administration in a non-profit environment. Must be extremely organized and able to handle highly confidential information discretely, collaborate with various departments while interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization.

This position provides the foundation for senior leaders to be successful in leading. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills.

Date posted: January 31, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Full time
Job summary:

This role will be based in the community and serve as a vital link connecting homeless individuals with serious mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or complex medical illnesses with needed care including mental health, substance use, and primary care as well as services that address social determinants of health needs. This work is a part of a new MassHealth initiative that provides qualified MassHealth enrollees with a service benefit called Behavioral Health Community Partners. The BH CP Care Coordinator will work as part of an interdisciplinary BH CP team and take responsibility for coordinating the care for 35-45 enrollees. The BH CP Care Coordinator will work closely with nurse care managers and will be responsible for the engaging their enrollees regularly (several times a month), mostly face to face, and making sure that the enrollee is getting connected to vital services and progressing towards the goals outlined in their Person Centered Care Plan.

Date posted: January 22, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full time
Job summary:

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer/Director of Clinical Operations, the Associate Director of Clinical Operations is responsible for the on-going operations and quality of patient care in assigned sites throughout the program. The Associate Director will work closely with the clinicians, nursing, and all staff at these locations in evaluating the current organization of services and establishing standards for and monitoring quality of care. The position is responsible for overall operations, management of personnel and for directly supervising the managers of those sites.

The Associate Director will work in conjunction with a clinical operations team to insure appropriate program oversight, integration of services, and compliance with all regulatory and quality assurance matters.

Date posted: January 12, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Full Time
Job summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide ongoing assessment, intakes, evaluations and support services to opioid dependent patients. This clinician will also provide group and/or individual therapy. The clinician will provide expertise to providers and others regarding the treatment plan in conjunction with the medical needs of these patients. This clinician will also collaborate with team members and the patient with making outside referrals.

Date posted: January 10, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Job summary:

The Data and Reporting Systems Administrator has responsibility for maintaining BHCHP’s reporting environment, supporting and enabling the design, generation, and distribution of data and reports throughout the organization. Data sources include the electronic medical record and practice management system, ancillary clinical and operational systems, and external data sets such as payer claims data. The Data and Reporting Systems Administrator investigates and recommends innovative products, tools, and technologies that will enhance performance and quality in the organization through the use of data and analytics.

Date posted: January 8, 2018
Site:
Hours:
Job summary:

Provides comprehensive, high quality primary, episodic psychiatric care, including individual and group therapy if indicated, at various clinical sites staffed by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.

Date posted: January 8, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Job summary:

The intent of this position is to provide psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to adult patients at a variety of sites while working in multi-disciplinary teams.

Date posted: January 8, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Per Diem
Job summary:

We are looking for experienced Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to work per diem in our 104 bed nationally known medical respite facility, the Barbara McInnis House. Medical care in respite is collaborative, challenging and rewarding. You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team of committed professionals to provide short-term medical and recuperative services for patients who are too sick for the shelters but who are not sick enough for the hospital. In this 24/7 program you will treat people experiencing a wide array of illnesses including pneumonia, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, cirrhosis, heart failure and participate in pre- and post-operative and end-of-life care.

Date posted: January 8, 2018
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Per Diem: Day, Evening and Night Shifts
Job summary:

This position provides all nursing related activities in association with primary care clinical operations including direct care and nursing case management activities, immunization and screening.

Date posted: November 29, 2017
Site:
245 Eustis Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
Hours:
Per Diem, Weekdays; 8am-4:30pm
Job summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide nursing care for clinic patients as part of the multidisciplinary team. This position is crucial to assure that clinically appropriate and timely decisions are made and actions are taken around patient assessments, administering of medications, treatments and overall patient care.

Date posted: October 4, 2017
Site:
780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
per diem - hours vary
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: June 30, 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.