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Support Specialist

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


Job Summary:

Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Support Specialist to join our team! The Support Specialist manages the reception area and related administrative functions which include, but is not limited to, client registration, management of clinician and per diem staff schedules, and completing reports. The Support Specialist assists both clients and GNMH providers in determining optimal medical financial assistance eligibility and facilitates application process.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Greets clients and confirms and/or updates all demographic and insurance information and collects any copayments and/or payments due.
  • Answers and screens all incoming phone calls and directs callers to the appropriate staff member
  • Manages waiting area and addresses any disruptive issues in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Communicates clearly and responds to clients, visitors, and staff in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Accurately documents all information in the  appropriate fields and/or account notes. Maintains accuracy when entering demographic and insurance information in the system.
  • Maintains knowledge of state and federal programs, and conducts or attends financial counseling training for GNMH staff.
  • Counsels and assesses eligibility of uninsured and underinsured clients for State and Federal financial assistance programs and GMMH charity care.
  • Attends clinical team meetings and works with clinicians and case managers to limit lapses in client insurance coverages and ensure services received are ordered and covered.
  • Manages clinician per-diem staffing schedule if appropriate.
  • Maintains an efficient tracking system of required information for various process/procedures.  
  • Attends all mandatory Revenue Cycle training and meetings. Helps resolve billing needs in terms of processing claims and identifying errors in need of correction.
  • Assists clients and clinicians in obtaining necessary documentation internally and from outside agencies.
  • Maintains calendars for the conference rooms and other locations, where scheduling is necessary.
  • Accepts and directs deliveries for the building.
  • Manages office and program supplies and submits orders when necessary and appropriate.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency required.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in a medical office setting, preferably within the mental health field.
  • Knowledge of State of NH medical financial assistance programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical insurance.
  • Medical terminology and scheduling.
  • Projects a friendly, positive, and professional attitude both in person and on the phone.
  • Detail oriented, flexible, and willing to learn.
  • Strong collaborating skills, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

 

Why Join Us:

We are looking for collaborative, curious for knowledge people with a “can do” mentality to join our team of compassionate employees! We provide a stimulating work environment and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

 

  • Choice of 2 health insurance plans
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Health Plan Opt Out Benefit
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurances
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Agency Match
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Paid Extended Sick Time
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Supervision towards Clinical Licensure
  • Qualifying Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and NH State Loan Repayment Program
How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: January 7, 2022

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