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Adult Benefit Specialist - Intern
Center for Life Management

The Center for Life Management is a non-profit community mental health organization that has been serving the people and communities of Southern New Hampshire for more than 45 years. As a provider of behavioral and mental health services, we are an organization that cares about and for people. We are dedicated to helping people achieve their optimal mental health and overall well-being, helping them maximize family and other important relationships in their lives, and providing supportive services to help them be as healthy, successful and productive as possible in their daily lives. Mental or behavioral health problems can appear at any age, affecting young children, teens, adults and seniors. The Center for Life Management provides services and the most effective evidenced-based treatment options specifically designed to meet the needs at each stage of life. We provide comprehensive and progressive clinical services that include counseling, medical services, 24-hour emergency services, case management and support services as well as innovative services such as TMS therapy for depression. Statistics now tell us that 1 out of 4 persons will experience some life event and/or symptoms of a mental health disorder at some point in their lives. CLM is here to help.

Website: http://centerforlifemanagement.org


Job Information
Post Date: Mar 24, 2017 Type: Open
Start Date: - n/a - Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Hampshire - Derry Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Health and Medicine, Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Description
Center for Life Management is seeking an office based Benefits Specialist Intern to work alongside the Benefits Specialist to support clients in the Adult Program with applying and/or re-establishing state supported insurance to be able to access community-based behavioral health treatment to effectively address needs and personal recovery goals.

Skills
Candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in pursuit of a degree in social work, mental health counseling or related field. Center for Life Management is seeking candidates who are highly motivated, outgoing and possess excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Ability to be self-directed and problem solve independently. Communicate effectively and work cohesively with professionals across multiple disciplines, inside and outside of the company. Strong planning, multitasking and organizational skills required. Familiarity with utilizing electronic health record preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel necessary.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties

The Benefits Specialist Intern will have the opportunity to work as a part of a multidisciplinary team to:
•        Learn the ins and outs of NH and federal benefits, attend Benefit Specialist and other required State meetings,
•        Educate families on any/all pertinent benefits systems,
•        Deliver over the phone and direct, face-to-face case management support to adults
•        Assist clients with gathering, applying and submitting Medicaid applications and establishing NH Easy accounts,
•        Acting as a liaison to DHHS to advocate, research resources, monitor status of application and coordinate monthly appointments with DHHS,
•        Support crisis management, organize medical services and emergency services as needed,
•        Provide timely documentation on each service delivered,
•        Adhere to all federal and state regulatory standards and statues, code of ethics, and represent company in a professional and appropriate manner in the community.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Manual dexterity is needed to use computers and standard office equipment. The ability to sit for extended periods of time is required. A reliable vehicle to be able to work in different CLM office locations.

Notes
This is an unpaid internship. College credit may be available through the candidate’s college or university. Mileage is reimbursed, as applicable.


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Center for Life Management

State/Province: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Email: ewood@clmnh.org
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