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Tobacco Interventionist Counselor at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide education and screening services for nicotine dependent patients and/or familymembers.

Demonstrates highly developed intervention traits such as empathy, active listening, compassion and understanding.

Uses stages of readiness for change to define intervention and education approaches.

Able to use motivational interviewing techniques.

Able to address other issues within the context of nicotine dependence counseling (abuse or domestic violence concerns, family dysfunction, marital issues, mental illness, alcoholism, etc.) and make appropriate referrals as needed.

Understands and accurately conveys information on all aspects of nicotine and tobacco dependence.

2. Communicates clearly in writing and verbally with physicians, supervisor, and other ACHstaff regarding client needs.

Communicates with referring staff about clients referred.

Knows when to communicate with supervisor, medical staff or others for direction with patient care and does so effectively (uses SBAR approach).

Communicates accurately and positively with other staff as appropriate to quality care.

Written communication is clear, concise, and valuable to the reader.

3. Organizes, develops, coordinates, and provides education sessions to clients,professionals, and others.

Provides presentations and lectures for client groups (employees, patients and families).

Provides presentations to external groups as appropriate.

Collaborates with internal and external partners in program development and awareness of services.

Obtains or develops appropriate education and promotional materials.

Follows ACH requirements regarding document creation, approval and implementation.

4. Provides documentation regarding client interactions and follows up on encounters asneeded.

Develops and completes paper work needed for client assessment, tracking, reporting.

Documents intervention in the electronic medical record using any and all methods available.

Completes monthly reports in designated time frame.

Develops and maintains statistical data collection, reports and analysis in conjunction with administrative staff.

5. Performs administrative tasks with competence and in an efficient manner including allother duties as assigned.

Maintains activity log entries on a daily basis.

Keeps accurate records of activities performed and supplies utilized.

Follows departmental expectations on assisting with other clinical needs as requested.

All other duties as assigned.


Insurance Healthcare Representative at DXC in Little Rock

Essential Functions:

Work efficiently in a high volume call center while maintaining a professional, polite manner. Assist callers with coverage related questions; accurately interpret policy Analyze customer’s inquiries and determine steps for resolution, interpret benefit information, and claims processing accuracy. Keep resource information up to date and organized. Document calls in a clear and consistent manner in computer system. Conduct appropriate research and follow-up for prompt resolution of disputed claims. Relay information to appropriate departments and personnel using established communication channels and procedures. Must be able to type and talk at the same time and navigate through multiple screens Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA requirements.


Senior Research Analyst at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock

Responsibilities

Statistical Programming and Analyses

Develop complex and efficient data analytic and statistical programs to manipulate health care data to create research-ready datasets for empirical analyses.

Import and longitudinally cross-link data from a variety of sources to develop research-ready analytic datasets.

Import and integrate large, complex datasets using SAS, including administrative claims data and enrollment files from a variety of insurance payers.

Execute basic descriptive and inferential statistical analyses.

Technical Writing

Create written data analytic plans with detailed data management procedures to transform raw health care data into research-ready analytic datasets.

Write methodological components of technical reports following accepted protocols. Maintain detailed programming documentation for all projects, including annotated program code, dataset codebooks, and statistical output.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in health services research, statistics, mathematics, computer science or health policy/economics or related field and three (3) years of experience conducting statistical programming on large datasets required.

Data management, including manipulation, with large, administrative datasets including health care claims data, using advanced data management and statistical software such as SAS or SQL.

Use of advanced SAS functions to manipulate dates to create time-dependent analytical variables.

Use of statistical techniques including univariate statistics, comparisons, and regression modeling.

Application, calculation, and interpretation of descriptive and inferential data.

Knowledge of ArcGIS or other geographical coding programs to assist in health geocoding/mapping

Preferred Qualifications:

Health care cost and use analyses

Knowledge and use of trusted national data sources (e.g., ACS, HCUP, MEPS)

Health services research, such as health care quality, Medicaid eligibility, Medicaid/Medicare claims, health disparities, or chronic diseases

CPT, ICD-9 Procedure, ICD-9 Diagnosis, HCPCS, DRG/MS-DRG, NDC, Type of Service, Place of Service and other codes commonly utilized in health care data sets


HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Specialist at Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care in Little Rock, AR

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Responsible for coordinating, scheduling and monitoring all AFMC Security Risk Analysis (SRA) services for customers to support HIPAA compliance and various payment program requirements. Duties include all SRA support activities relating to external and internal customer communications and guidance, adherence to program timeframes, and follow-through to completion. Collaborate and communicate with AFMC team members to ensure timelines and project goals are completed within designated time frames. Maintain highest level of professionalism, adhering to customer confidentiality and preserving the integrity of all proprietary documents, processes and tools utilized in the SRA process. Excellent project coordination, interpersonal and communication skills are critical in this role.

For more information, visit www.afmc.org.


Prevention Coordinator / At-Risk Youth Teacher at AFC Youth Organization in Little Rock, AR

Implement the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) and Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) in partnering schools throughout Houston, Texas.

The purpose of the AFC-PREP program is to provide an evidence based health education curriculum, Promoting Health Among Teens (PHAT), that educates minority youth between the ages of 10 and 19, and pregnant and parenting youth, under age 21, on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS. The Prevention Coordinator reports directly to the Program Manager. The role also includes, coordinating speakers, special presentations, and personal testimonies.

The purpose of AFC-SRAE, Abstinence Only, evidence based Health Education program to minority youth between the ages of 14 and 19 at our partnering school campuses and community-based sites. The purpose of the program is to educate minority youth on abstinence for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS.


Epidemiologist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR

 

The Epidemiologist will be part of a dynamic team contributing to critical advancements in birth defects research at the Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention. The Epidemiologist will independently perform and provide will provide expertise in management, analysis, and interpretation of birth defect, laboratory and research project data. S/he will also provide research support for the Center Director and Center investigators in specific research projects. Under the direction of the Center Director and in collaboration with Center Investigators and the funding agency, the Epidemiologist will be responsible for maintaining and updating analysis procedures and protocols for data manipulation and quality assurance and control procedures for the Arkansas Center and research projects. Utilizes appropriate epidemiologic and statistical methods in data analysis using statistical software (e.g., SAS, STATA, SPSS, etc.), and various other databases, graphics, mapping spreadsheet, and word processing applications. Will be responsible for becoming an expert in birth defects data, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Birth Defects Prevention Study and BD-STEPS databases. Manipulate, clean, tabulate, and analyze large datasets (e.g., hospital discharge data, vital records) and create or utilize matching programs to link records using available identifiers. 

For more information, go to www.uams.edu.


Health Program Specialist I with the Arkansas Department of Health in Little Rock, AR

The Health Program Specialist I is responsible for planning, developing, initiating, and maintaining public health programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Typical FunctionsTrains, supervises, and coordinates work schedules of public health program staff. Determines health program goals and objectives based on state and agency directives, and existing laws and regulations. Assists in monitoring program effectiveness and cost analyses, in forecasting program service needs and budget, in writing grants and obtaining program funding, and in preparing supporting financial reports and documents. Maintains consistent contact with federal, state, and local officials, and members of the community served by the public health program. Communicates goals and policies of the health program in meetings, committees, conferences, and workgroups. Performs other duties as assigned. Special Job Dimensions Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Ability to monitor the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a masters degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field. OR The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field; plus one year of experience in health program administration or operations. 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 Proficient in Excel.

In- and out-of-state travel, including overnight stays is required.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Agency Specific Information This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

For more information, go to www.arstatejobs.com or www.arkansas.gov.


Epidemiologist - Laboratory at Kinetix in Little Rock, AR

Are you ready to be a part of a progressive healthcare employer? Apply today and join an organization that will give you the opportunity to provide patient centered care, the freedom to share you compassion for others, and the unlimited potential to grow your career.

We are seeking Epidemiologist. In this position, you'll be responsible for the management of the infection control staff and the infection control programs at all hospitals and related services. The epidemiologist will guide the team in performing surveillance for infection risks to patients and staff, and developing improvement plans to reduce related infection risks.


Administrative Specialist II at Rehabilitation Services in Benton, AR

Summary The Administrative Specialist II is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Typical Functions Researches various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compiles data for reports. Composes and types routine correspondence and form letters, maintains activity logs and/or financial ledgers, and submits reports to supervisor. Reviews documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with laws and regulations, makes necessary corrections, and assigns file numbers. Provides information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties concerning agency/institution policies and procedures. Assists in developing or revising agency/institution policies, procedures, and directives based on research findings and compiles financial information used to formulate budget proposals and monitor expenditures. Performs other duties as assigned. Special Job Dimensions Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of record keeping procedures. Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics. Knowledge of work-related subject area. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form. Ability to establish and maintain filing systems. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, andprocedures. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed. 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. 


School Nurse at the Little Rock Preparatory Academy & Exalt Academy of Southwest Little Rock

Little Rock Preparatory Academy (LRPA) and Exalt Academy of Southwest Little Rock (EASW) are dynamic, open-enrollment public charter schools that focuses on closing the achievement gap for underserved students in grades K-8 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our mission is to prepare students to excel in high school, college, and beyond by providing a high-quality education, ensuring mastery of the core subjects, and developing the key behaviors required for educational and personal success.

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