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COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST 

Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc. (CHCA), Arkansas Primary Care Association has an immediate opening for a Community Outreach Specialist. The individual will assist with community outreach strategies within community health centers across the state of Arkansas. The primary responsibilities of this position are to cultivate and promote positive working relationships with community partners; support and promote training, technical assistance, and resources for Community Health Centers in emergency preparedness, special populations, and outreach/insurance enrollment. Must be able to present plans, ideas, and information in an effective, organized and compelling manner in a variety of settings to diverse audiences.  

Minimum Qualifications: BS in Health Education, Community Health, Public Health or other related fields, one (1) year experience in Public Health or Non-profit activities (preferred), excellent planning and organization skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Community Health Centers of Arkansas is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply through Indeed at link below. Questions contact Letha Todd at ltodd@chc-ar.org. The position will close on April 15, 2019.  

https://www.indeed.com/job/community-outreach-specialist-dd33c870dc9ca72e

Job Title: Research Project Analyst
Arkansas Department of Health - Cancer Registry

Introduction: The Research Project Analyst is responsible for researching and providing statistical reports for ongoing and special projects. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Required Qualifications: 
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, business administration, public administration, or a related field; plus one year of experience in research, statistics, planning, or a related area.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES); College level Anatomy I & II (A&P I & II); Clinical medical coding (ICD-9 or ICD-10).
Some in- and out-of-state travel may be required.
Education Qualifications: 
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, business administration, public administration, or a related field; plus one year of experience in research, statistics, planning, or a related area.

Apply Online: https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php


Job Title: Public Information Officer

This health educator type of position is open in Southwest Region of Arkansas.

The Public Information Officer position has been re-advertised and posted on www.arstatejobs.com. It expires on 10/19/18. This is the Hometown Health “Rural Health Specialist” position. Please share with anyone who might be interested. If you have friends in Clark, Columbia, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, or Nevada Counties, please consider sharing on your Facebook page or other professional sites you may use.


Position No.: 22076733

Class Code: P027C

Grade: GS06

Starting salary: $36,155

Background check required? Yes

Job Type: Full Time

Job City: Arkadelphia, Texarkana (per listing, but see below)

Job County/Region: Clark, Miller (per listing, but see below)

Contact Information: Elizabeth Myers, Phone: 501-661-2439, Email: elizabeth.j.myers@arkansas.gov

The person hired will educate the public and provide support and technical assistance to county health coalitions in a 4-5 county area to help create healthier communities.

The ideal candidate would have a degree and/or experience in Health Education or a related field; knowledge in coalition building, sustainability, and technical support of (Hometown Health) coalitions; knowledge of best practices in health education; knowledge of public health initiatives in the state; knowledge of valid data resources; knowledge of language usage for writing and speaking purposes; and proficient presentation, facilitation, computer, and technical writing skills.

The job involves extensive travel in the southwest region of the state so reliable transportation is a must. Frequent public speaking and presentations on health topics to community groups will be required. There will be occasional after-hour meetings.

The person hired will be stationed in a Southwest Region health unit closest to their home, if possible. The coverage area will be determined based on where the person lives and could include any of these counties: Clark, Columbia, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Pike, and possibly others.