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 wmcdonough@FamiliesFirstSeacoast.org. Dates listed in parenthesis are the date the job was posted; all are still open.

Substance Abuse Counselor for the Healthcare for the Homeless Programs (12/15/14).
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 the Homeless Health Care Program. He/she assists the HHC teams to develop health care plans for patients.

Masters in mental health counseling and/or LADC certification is required. 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 three-quarters time and includes full-time benefits. Flexibility in work hours is required.

Medical Assistant (12/11/14).
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 strongly preferred 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 25-30 hour a week position that includes some benefits.

Primary Care Nurse (12/11/14).
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 is a 30 hours per week position that includes two Saturday mornings per month.