AMHC Seeking Full-Time Medical Director
The Arkansas Minority Health Commission seeks the submission of qualifications for the initiation, coordination, and execution of its Medical Director position. AMHC's Medical Director will work directly under the supervision of the Executive Director. The Medical Director will assist the Executive Director with Public Health Policy Development and serve as chief Medical Spokesperson, as well as work with AMHC Commissioners to successfully accomplish the overall goals and mission of the organization.
SCOPE OF WORK At a minimum, the AMHC Medical Director shall perform the following functions:
- Guide AMHC's internal research agenda
- Assist Executive Director with Public Health Policy development
- Serve as primary Medical spokesperson to the legislature & media regarding health/health disparities issues.
- Development of AMHC white papers
- Participate in community/public forums as medical and minority health expert
- Provide oversight/guidance of AMHC health information distribution
- Provide staff development on key foci health-related issues adopted by AMHC
- Participate as a representative of AMHC on statewide task forces/committees/boards
- Perform other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The Candidate for AMHC Medical Director must:
- Possess a thorough work experience in Public Health Policy and Minority Health Disparities.
- Be a licensed physician (in good standing) or have the ability to obtain license to practice in the State of AR within 1 year
Opening Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013 Deadline to Apply: Monday, January 6, 2014 by COB (4:30p.m.) Apply here for AMHC Medical Director
Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace Focus of Free Community Meeting in Warren
Little Rock, AR-- Residents of Bradley County and the surrounding area are invited to a free community meeting where they can learn more about the Affordable Care Act and how to shop for health insurance plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace).
The event will be held Monday, December 9th at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church located at 919 W. Central Street in Warren from 5:30p to 7:30p. Free dinner will be served from 5:30p - 6:00p. Representatives from state health agencies will give a brief presentation on the Affordable Care Act and the Marketplace.
Trained, licensed in-person assister guides also will be available to help attendees enroll in the Marketplace at that time. To be eligible to enroll, a person must be between the ages of 18 and 64, live in the U.S., and must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully present.
This meeting is sponsored by the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, Arkansas Minority Health Consortium, AARP Arkansas and the Arkansas Insurance Department.
The Arkansas Minority Health Commission. Your Health. Our Priority.
AMHC Partners with University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
The Arkansas Minority Health Commission is excited to partner once again the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service by working four Practicum students as part of the school's Master of Public Service degree program. Antoinette Schicchi (Dania Beach, Fla.), Romerse Biddle (Magnolia, Ark.), Quiana Brown (New Orleans, La.), and Ben Croner (Potomac, Md.) will analyze the top key legislative priorities of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission during the last two legislative sessions and report on their current and potential impact on minority health in Arkansas. Learn More >
AMHC Seeking In-Person Assister (9 Positions)
Arkansas Minority Health Commission is now hiring for In-Person Assister. 9 positions available in 9 counties; Phillips, Quachita, Sevier, St Francis, Union, Chicot, Crittenden, Desha, Lee and Pulaski.
Assist consumers in understanding insurance options, determining eligibility, and facilitating enrollment in a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) through an online web portal. Must adhere to strict confidentiality and privacy standards. A successful candidate will have existing relationships with employers and employees, small business owners, consumers, or self-employed individuals likely to be qualified to enroll in qualified health plans. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.
Must be a legal resident of Arkansas. Must reside in the county in which you are serving. Background in insurance is helpful, but not required. Must be able to travel to county wide areas and work flexible hours based on the needs of the individuals you are assisting. Will require computer skills, organizational skills, and the ability to analyze and interpret information. Must be able to attend required training, pass certification exam, and pass drug/background screenings. High school diploma or equivalent required.
Closing date: Until filled.
Apply here for IPA Assisters