To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send a cover letter and resume to HR, Families First, 100 Campus Drive, Suite 12, Portsmouth, NH 03801, fax to HR at 603-422-8219, or e-mail wmcdonough@FamiliesFirstSeacoast.org. Dates listed in parenthesis are the date the job was posted; all are still open.
Care Coordinator for the Homeless Healthcare Program (5/2/13).
The Care Coordinator provides case management services, as part of the mobile Homeless Healthcare team, to patients who are experiencing homelessness in the Seacoast area. Provides direct services, helps develop care plans, and refers to other community services. Organizational skills, attention to detail, computer literacy and the ability to build relationships with this hard-to-serve population is required. A Bachelor's degree in a human service field is preferred. This position is 30 hrs/week and includes full benefits.
Primary Care Nurse (4/22/13).
Be part of a team with physicians, nurse practitioners and medical assistants to provide preventive and sick care to adults and children in our Health Center. Must have at least two years primary care experience and a NH RN license. This four days/32 hours week position includes full benefits.
Prenatal Nurse Coordinator (4/17/13).
Responsible for coordinating the medical and supportive services provided to prenatal patients. Coordinates the prenatal care team and provides direct nursing care. Serves as a resource to the providers and seeks direction from them in orchestrating medical and support services. Responsible for coordinating patient flow, referrals, and follow-up. Assures that patient records are complete and that all aspects of the care plan are in place. Maintains a high level of patient satisfaction by acting decisively in the delivery of quality patient services and resolving day-to-day patient crises when they occur. Participates in the Management Team. Collaborates with other community agencies to help patients and promote the Agency's mission. RN with a current NH license. At least four years experience in obstetrical and maternal health care. Prior management or supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of ANA Standards. Proven counseling and teaching skills.
Family Practice Physician (2/19/13).
This is an exceptional opportunity to join Families First Health and Support Center, a well-established community health center that provides comprehensive care to adults and children. The practice is growing at a steady pace, and currently has about 4,500 patients, most of whom are uninsured or receive Medicaid/Medicare benefits. Thirty per cent of our clients are age 20 or under.
As a community health center, we provide a very comprehensive array of medical and social services. The physician will work as a team with physicians, family nurse practitioners, a pediatric nurse practitioner, primary care nurses, a behavioral health specialist, a social worker, a nutritionist, an infant development specialist, home visitors and a substance abuse counselor. In addition, a dermatologist and an asthma/allergy specialist volunteer to provide monthly clinics at the center. Families First has fully implemented the Centricity Physician Office Electronic Medical Record (formerly Logician), for all patient visits and disease management programs. Ten years ago, Families First added a health care for the homeless van-based program where a mobile health team goes out to where the homeless congregate. The practice is also a NCQA recognized Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home.
In addition to the family and prenatal practices, Families First also has a full service dental program located within the health center. Our family center, located right across the hall from the health center provides parenting classes, family activity groups, support groups and home-visiting for families under stress to approximately 1,600 parents and children each year.
Location: Families First Health and Support Center is located just one hour north of Boston in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a lovely, historic seaport town with a population of 20,000, which is part of the Greater Seacoast population of 100,000. We are located at the Community Campus, an innovative new facility that houses nine nonprofit agencies. Families First occupies 10,000 square feet, ample room to accommodate both the clinical practice and the parent education and support programs.
The Position: Our ideal candidate will be a board certified/eligible family physician (no OB) who has an interest in working in public health and would enjoy working in partnership with our professional provider team. The candidate would be eligible for state or federal loan repayment.
Hospital Affiliation, Call Coverage and Rounding: The local hospital, HCA Portsmouth Regional, is a 210-bed, state-of-the-art facility with an extremely well qualified and friendly medical staff. Our physicians share telephone call coverage, approximately once every twelve weeks, with other family practice physicians in the community. Portsmouth Regional Hospital has a 24-7 hospitalist program.
Compensation: Our package includes a competitive salary, FTCA malpractice coverage, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a 401K plan, paid CMEs, and a generous vacation benefit.