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.
Collections Specialist (10/2/14).
The primary responsibilities include collecting money from insurance companies by following up on outstanding insurance claims and setting up patient payment plans. Must maintain patient payment plan spreadsheets and make calls to patients when payments are overdue. Certain daily operations of the billing department such as posting charges, adjustments and payments are also included in the job.
High School diploma required with experience in medical billing preferred. Must have excellent communication and assertiveness skills to explain payment plans and make collections phone calls. Must be able to interact effectively with patients representing diverse socio-econmic and cultural groups. Must be proficient with computers and software.
This is a 30-40 hour per week position with full time benefits.
Substance Abuse Counselor for the Healthcare for the Homeless Programs (9/16/14).
The Substance Abuse Counselor provides substance abuse assessment, crisis intervention, education and counseling, case management and referral to patients and their families who access healthcare through the Homeless Healthcare Program. He/she assists the HHC teams to develop health care plans for patients.
Masters in mental health counsleing 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.