Job Openings

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 Dates listed in parenthesis are the date the job was posted; all are still open.

Nurse Coordinator for Medications Assisted Treatment Program (9/2/15).
This position is responsible for the day to day oversight of the Medications Assistaed Treatment Program which helps patients with optiate addictions. Duties include patient intakes and medical screenings, assessment of eligibility, prior authorizations for reimbursement and coordinator of drug screenings.

The nurse coordinator works closely with the primary care and behavioral health teams to create treament plans and ensure compliance with the plans.

RN license for NH and experience working in the field of mental health and/or addiction required.

The position is 24 hours per week and includes some benefits.

Substance Abuse Counselor (8/27/15).
The Substance Abuse Counselor provides substance abuse assessment, crisis intervention, education and counseling, case management and referral to patients and their families who access health care through Families First Health Center. He/she assists the primary care team to develop health care plans for patients.

Masters in mental health counseling and LADC or M-LADC certification preferred. Three or more years in human services and experience working in the area of substance abuse is required. Knowledge of client-centered practice, strong communication, teaching and problem-solving skills are needed. The person is this position must be well-organized, flexible and able to work independently and in collaboration with others.

This position is 24 hours per week and includes some benefits. Flexibility in work hours is required.

Health Center Care Coordinator (8/27/15).
As a member of the Families First health care team, the care coordinator participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of primary care patients health care plans. The care coordinator also provides direct services , such as Medicaid enrollment, to patients and/or their families and coordinates care that includes other Families First programs and resources in the wider community.

A bachelors degree in Human Services, Family Studies, Human Development, Psychology or a related health field and three or more years case management experience in a health or social service program are required. Knowledge of health care systems and community resources and strong communication, teaching and problem solving skills are needed. The person must have computer skills, be well-organized, flexible and able to work independently and in collaboration with others. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Medical Assistant (8/27/15).
Assist our physician, nurse practitioners and nurses to provide health care in our health center. Duties include putting patients into exam rooms, performing hearing and vision screenings, taking measurements and vital signs, performing lab functions, sterilizing equipment, stocking exam rooms and facilitating patient flow. Certification in medical assisting is required and one year experience in a medical setting is required. Strong organizational skills, computer skills and attention to detail are also needed. This is a 16 hour a week position that includes some benefits.