Community Resource Specialist - Affiliated Pediatric Practices (Dedham)
Partners Community Physicians Organization(PCPO)

Dedham, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety


Job Info


About Us

Mass General Brigham Community Physicians (formerly known as Partners Community Physicians Organization) is a member of the Mass General Brigham system, founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Our doctors are part of a broad network of providers that includes our world-renowned academic medical centers, nationally recognized specialists, conveniently located community hospitals, exceptional rehabilitation and home care services, and more!

Our continued dedication to clinical excellence, focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and generous employee offerings, such as our competitive benefits package, allow our professionals to build an exciting career as we all work together to positively impact the health of our patients. Bring your talent to MGB Community Physicians and find out just how far it can take you! Are you ready to join our team?

Affiliated Pediatric Practices

Affiliated Pediatric Practices (APP) is a group of 17 independently-owned, Massachusetts-based community pediatric practices. Our goal is to offer excellence in healthcare to our pediatric patients and families by combining the highest-quality care with APP's unsurpassed, outstanding efforts and dedication toward providing exceptional patient experiences. We are proud to have more than 60 physicians and 30 nurse practitioners working across Eastern Massachusetts. This unique collaboration, along with innovative leadership and our association with the Mass General Brigham Community Physicians, has allowed our providers to offer care that surpasses nationally-recognized benchmarks in pediatric healthcare.

Location

This position is a hybrid role, with 2 days remote and 3 days onsite at APP Central in Dedham MA.

General Overview

Under the general direction of the Community Health Team Lead, the Community Resource Specialist (CRS) is an integral part of the APP Community Health Team in providing support to primary care practices. The CRS is responsible for managing requests from primary care providers for social determinants of health (SDoH) and other community resources on behalf of their pediatric patients. The Resource Specialist researches and identifies a customized list of resources to meet the needs of the individual patient and conducts outreach to help patients navigate and connect with internal and external resources. The position will be involved in proactive screening to identify gaps in patient needs and working with the care team to help families connect to resources to close those gaps. This position requires a high degree of flexibility, independence, and willingness to participate in multiple activities and provide support to all members of the care team. The position requires strong communication skills, and the ability to converse comfortably with patients and their caregivers, practice and program staff.

Qualifications
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, public health (or related field) preferred.
  • 2 years' work experience, preferably in the health care field


EEO Statement
Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.



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