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Health Care Bias Interrupter

Participate as a member of a collaborative coaching team, providing bias interruption during coaching meetings with healthcare providers caring for complex patients in hospital settings.

This position is part of a pilot project and the hours are very part-time, likely no more than 1-2 hours per week. The project is time-limited with the possibility of continuing if the project is fully funded. Services will be requested on an as needed basis, likely no more than 2 hours per week, with availability possibility needed during common change of shift hours (0600-0800; 1500-1600; 1900-2100). Participation in the collaborative coaching meetings may be virtual or on-site in a hospital setting.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Observe coaching conversations;
  • Assist coaches and nurses in recognizing unconscious biases throughout discussions, especially as it pertains to BIPOC and LBGTQ+ patients and family members;
  • Be the voice for diverse perspectives, assisting in identifying strengths and resources that may be overlooked;
  • Develop strategies for measuring and documenting bias interruption interventions;
  • Additional responsibilities as identified

We are looking for candidates who have some of the following professional or life experiences, skills, or training:

  • Experience working with diversity, equity and inclusion in organizations, or have academic training in this area;
  • Knowledge of health and mental health care inequities;
  • Good oral communication skills, especially with conflict resolution and de-escalation;
  • Experience coaching others;
  • Familiarity with any of the following communities: African-American, Latinx, Native, Somali, southeast Asian and refugee/Immigrant communities

This is a contract position, paid at an hourly rate for requested services. Reimbursement is $100/hour.

Interested parties should send an email of interest with a description of related experience, both professional and volunteer/activism, to sjohnston@cistressconsultants.com by June 15, 2022. We will offer oral interviews to candidates of interest to discuss the position in more depth.

Critical Incident Stress Consultants is an organization of health and mental health professionals who are committed to providing stress support to professional caregivers.

 

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