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A Housing Specialist (HS) is a trusted member of the community who helps high risk patients maintain stable health and wellness with a focus on housing, through integrating and connecting hospital, home-based, and community-based services. A HS is responsible for setting housing goals and supporting patients in achieving those to include housing navigation, application process, pre and post-tenancy supports, service planning and eviction prevention. A HS is responsible for providing advocacy and case management services; developing an interdisciplinary care plan based on identified patient needs; facilitating access to social service resources and other internal and external resources to support housing; monitoring the patient’s progress; and problem-solving with patients to both accelerate and enhance access to concrete supports.
A HS provides in-home or community-based one-on-one, family, and/or interdisciplinary group support to high risk care patients in support of Complex Care Management Team and collaborates with the Patient Care Manager, PCP, and other members of the care team to conduct needs assessments to identify and respond to barriers to the patient’s health and wellness. This position requires in-person visits to patients in the community and will support patients across Greater Boston.
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