Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc.

Employment Opportunities

Employment OpportunitiesJune 16 2016 - ACHS Bulletin Board


We encourage health care professionals, clinical and non-clinical support staff, and others who enjoy working in a team-based environment, and who are committed to quality patient care to consider ACHS as your next employer. Individual applicants only, no recruiters please.

ACHS is a nationally recognized and financially secure Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) with a focus on outcomes and community focused care that integrates primary care, behavioral health, oral health, chronic disease management and pharmacy services and delivers to a diverse and underserved patient population. The organization serves over 10,000 of the 30,000 people in its service area encompassing 26 towns in southern Coos County and northern Grafton counties.  The Health Center has 6 sites: ACHS-Littleton (Clinic, Pharmacy, Administrative Offices), ACHS Dental & Oral Health Center (on ACHS-Littleton Campus), ACHS-Franconia, ACHS-Warren, ACHS-Whitefield, and ACHS-Woodsville.

Our location in the beautiful White Mountain National Forest area of New Hampshire offers incredible natural beauty throughout the seasons and is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream land. The slower pace of life in this rural area supports a healthy work-life balance, but its location is still only 2.5 hours from Boston, even closer to Montreal, Burlington, VT and the coast of Maine.

We currently have the following positions available as of 10/2016:

DENTAL ASSISTANT - ACHS is looking for an experienced Dental Assistant, Registered or Certified preferred, (DANB Radiology Certified a plus) for the Dental and Oral Health Center in Littleton. Computer and electronic dental records experience required. The Dental Assistant supports a variety of activities related to day to day dental center operations, including assisting the Dentist and Dental Hygienist, providing patient follow-up, collaborating on care coordination services and working as part of the larger project team. The ACHS Dental & Oral Health Center is a medical/dental integrated practice with exciting learning opportunities in a fast growing and state of the art facility. This is a full-time benefited position.

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - ACHS is seeking exceptional licensed mental health professionals to join our Behavioral Health Team. Individuals must hold their LCMHC, LICSW, and or PhD/PsyD and be licensed or license eligible in the State of New Hampshire. The ACHS behavioral health team is on the cutting edge of treatment, and provides integrated care to a wide variety of persons from childhood to end of life. These positions involve working as a team that includes Primary Care Providers, Clinical Support Staff, Pharmacists, Patient Navigators and Dental staff. Strong preference for individuals with experience in substance use counseling and PTSD. Knowledge with EMR systems preferred. Some travel to other ACHS sites may be required. This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package. Our agency is an approved Health Service Corp Site.

 

FAMILY PRACTICE PHYSICIANS - ACHS is searching for energetic, mission-minded Family Practice Physicians to join its dedicated team to accommodate growth and additional access to health care for its patients. ACHS currently has 8 Family Practice Physicians, 7 APRNs, 2 Physician Assistants, 1 Pediatrician, 1 Internal Medicine Physician, 3 Pharmacists, 1 Dentist (soon to be 2), 3 behavioral health specialists attended by a robust team of clinical and non-clinical support personnel.

ACHS Physicians will experience:

  • A balanced focus on quality & volume allowing more time with patients: average 20+ min visits.
  • IT support team with a strong, clinical knowledge with >20 years of EHR experience.
  • Integrated clinical pharmacy, dental and oral health services, behavioral health and patient navigator support, nutrition and paralegal services.
  • Emphasis on self-care for patients and staff: provider driven autonomy in practice.
  • Varied patient mix – pre-natal through end of life.
  • Compensation is between 75%-90% of MGMA, NACHC, and Medscape scale.
  • Retention bonus and relocation assistance available and negotiable.
  • Extensive growth opportunities in clinical areas of interest and leadership.
  • Innovative leader in second round of CMS ACO Pilot Projects.

 

MEDICAL OFFICE FRONT DESK RECEPTIONISTS - ACHS has 2 receptionist positions available. These positions facilitate the smooth transition of patients through the health center. Critical functions of this position include answering and directing phone calls, greeting and assisting ACHS patients, qualifying patients for sliding fee scales and collecting fees. These are full-time 40-hour per week benefited positions.

ACHS-WOODSVILLE
Schedule: Monday-Thursday 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM and Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

ACHS-LITTLETON
Schedule: Monday-Friday and quarterly Saturday rotation

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Greet patients in a personal, friendly manner; checking in and out patients.
  • Assist patients with tablet registration process.
  • Answer and direct telephone calls.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments and procedures.
  • Verification of insurance eligibility and coverage limitations, co-payments.
  • Collect patient fees.
  • Maintains medical records, including filing, labs, record releases and filing of complete medical record.
  • Other duties, hours and ACHS site placement as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able to deal with the public, often in stressful situations.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality.
  • Work independently with minimum amount of supervision.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: Associates Preferred

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  At least two years of Medical Office experience preferred; however, willing to train the right candidate.

 

CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT

ACHS-WARREN
The CMA/RMA position is primarily responsible for assisting providers in delivering quality health care to ACHS patients. The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide superb customer service and quality care to patients. Candidate must be a team player and play an active role in the core clinical team.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Obtain and record patient information such as vital signs, patient history, and prescription history.
  • Perform diagnostic lab work.
  • Administer oral medications and immunizations.
  • Maintenance of patient data and health information in the electronic health record.
  • Other duties, hours and ACHS site placement as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able to deal with the public, often in stressful situations.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills a must.
  • Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality.
  • Work independently with minimum amount of supervision.
  • Experience with Centricity EHR platform preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: High school or equivalent

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Medical Office Procedures: 1 year
Electronic Health Records: 1 year
Certified or Registered Medical Assistant: 1 year

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION:
Current Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant Certification

 

If you’re looking for rewarding work with competitive pay and benefits at an award-winning, active and caring organization, please send resume and cover letter to:

HR@achs-inc.org

ACHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.