Healthy Connections is always looking for enthusiastic, caring people to join our team! If you are interested in a career at Healthy Connections, please review our job listings and scroll to the bottom of the page to upload or email your letter of interest and resume to apply@healthy-connections.org. No phone calls, please. HCI offers competitive salary, generous benefits including paid insurance benefits, 401(k) retirement plan and discounted Medical and Dental treatment for employees are a small part of the package. Health, dental, and life insurance available for employees’ and are paid in full. Employees’ families are eligible for the same benefits at discounted pre-tax rates.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) serves as the focal point for all technology related operations for Healthy Connections, Inc. activities. Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Information Officer develops and executes technology-related policies and procedures. This position is established to direct, plan, organize and control all activities of HCI and to ensure the effective, efficient and secure operation of all automated data processing systems. The CIO will be responsible for procuring, installing and maintaining all computer hardware and software and all other products and supplies necessary to keep computer systems operable and to fulfill managements’ requests for computer support. The CIO will maintain the security of all data proprietary to HCI and provide for the complete backup of all computer systems in case of system failure or disaster. A minimum of 40 hours per week is required. As technology becomes more vital to Healthy Connections’ success, we are seeking a forward-thinking CIO who can interpret the company’s business needs, then find and implement cutting-edge IT solutions to fill them. Duties to include some on-call requirements. CIO will require hands-on technical involvement and training. Qualifications include:
  • BS degree in Computer Science and 10-15 years of experience in managing one or more major information processing functions and/or advanced college training in management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the information system technology subjects and extensive knowledge of hardware and software, with the ability to keep abreast of new technology.
  • Excellent organizational, written and customer service skills necessary.
  • Ability to travel to all locations and to meetings outside of the service area.

Human Resources Director

The Human Resources Director is involved in continuous quality improvement practices and measures as set by Healthy Connections, Inc. and in which the practice focus is based on a patient centered medical home model. Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, directs, and manages human resources activities including:
  • Recruiting
  • Onboarding and exit procedures and practices
  • Benefit management and training
  • Retirement
  • Affirmative action
  • General corporate compliance
  • Advise management and staff on human resources-related issues
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures
  • Serves as a member of the senior management team
  • Provides training and guidance to all management staff as it relates to state and federal regulations
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5-10 years work related experience
  • Knowledge of total quality management concepts, corporate compliance, human resources, and all applicable computer software;
  • Knowledge and experience with the operating requirements of primary care programs funded by HRSA preferred.
HCI offers competitive salary, generous benefits including paid insurance benefits, 401(k) retirement plan and discounted Medical and Dental treatment for employees are a small part of the package. Dental, Vision, Life insurance available for employees’ and are paid in full. Employees’ families are eligible for the same benefits at discounted pre-tax rates. Find out more about Healthy Connections and the surrounding area by visiting these websites www.healthy-connections.org. HCI is a non-profit organization providing medical, dental and other social services to the citizens of this area. If you are interested in becoming a part of a quality organization with a history of success, please apply by email with a resume and a letter of interestto e-mail listed on posting.

Dentist: Mena, Mt. Ida (Full Time)

Healthy Connections, Inc (HCI), is seeking a Dentist for our clinic in Mena, Arkansas. A full support staff is available and administrative staff on site to coordinate with patients, handle claims and enrollment, and handle executive, operations, and financial management. Job Duties
  • HCI Dentist will provide dental care in the form of extractions, alveoplasty, dentures, denture repairs and relines, fillings (composite and amalgam), periodontal treatment, endodontic treatment, crowns, root canal therapy
  • Treat dental pain and infection
  • Maintain quality dental care equal to or greater than the private sector
  • Provide care and instruction to prevent tooth loss
  • Provide preventive oral healthcare
  • Maintain licensure and valid DEA license in good standing in the state of Arkansas
Benefits Healthy Connections, Inc (HCI), a community health center in Western Arkansas. HCI offers competitive salary, four day work week, holidays, CME & license funds, generous benefits including paid insurance benefits, 401(k) retirement plan and discounted Medical and Dental treatment for employees are a small part of the package. Dental, Vision, Life insurance available for employees’ and are paid in full. Employees’ families are eligible for the same benefits at discounted pre-tax rates. Loan Repayment Options for our Dentists through the National Health Service Corps. Visit http://nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.gov or contact HCI for more information. Find out more about Healthy Connections and the surrounding area by visiting these websites www.healthy-connections.org. To submit an application for this Dentist position, click Apply Now. HCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. “In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).” Required education:
  • Doctorate
Required license or certification:
  • Arkansas Dental License
Job Type: Full-time Education:
  • Doctorate (Required)
License:
  • Arkansas Dental License (Preferred)

Practice Manager, Healthy Connections Clinics, Full Time

We’re hiring a Full Time Practice Manager for the Clinic Operations.

The Practice Manager will encourage and promote teamwork among all departments and services within the facilities. The Practice Manager will be primarily responsible for direct onsite management of the daily operations of the clinic practice(s) in all Healthy Connections locations.  The Manager partners with key leaders across HCI in decision making and ensures a bidirectional flow of information. The Manager promotes excellence in all areas of clinic operations and serves as the champion for continued process improvement work.  The Manager will focus on the patient and family experience, quality and safety, coordination of care across the continuum, use of technological tools and solutions including established EMR, metrics reporting, customer service, and oversees the budget, billing and related revenue cycle services. The Manager will perform All Other Duties As Assigned.

Practice Manager Education and Experience Requirements:  

  • A completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic body; A Master’s degree in business administration or a healthcare related field is preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in healthcare and customer service; 4+ years of supervisory experience in a multispecialty ambulatory practice preferred.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to independently manage large and complex organizational units with varying needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple physician leaders; experience in an ambulatory service or medical center environment with 12 or more providers preferred.
  • Exceptional talent in the selection and mentoring of a high-quality team.
  • Proven ability to use data to drive performance improvement; knowledge of information systems preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using LEAN or other process improvement frameworks is desirable

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW): Mena, De Queen

HCI is seeking a Full-Time LCSW. This requires a valid Arkansas Licensed Clinical Social Worker license. The position will be located at our Hot Springs clinic. The LCSW works as part of the clinic provider team performing a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the behavioral health management plan for clinic patients. The LCSW performs these functions in collaboration and supervision of a licensed physician in a primary health care setting. Patient Relations:
  • Provide comprehensive psychosocial assessment of patients/family and determine appropriate levels of care.
  • Provide cognitive-behavioral and other evidence-based interventions to individuals, families, couples, and groups with behavioral health, substance abuse, and chronic/acute physical health problems in a primary care setting.
  • Provide medication adherence counseling and disease self-management counseling.
Clinical Duties:
  • Consult and collaborate with primary care clinicians regarding the treatment of behavioral health disorders.
  • Diagnose patient behavioral health issues
  • Establish and carry out treatment plans.
  • Work with primary care team to effectively and efficiently treat, manage, and counsel patients.
  • Provide individual or group treatments as determined by patient need and patient ability.
  • Provide education and support to patients and their families to encourage compliance with medical and behavioral health issues.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate referrals to existing community resources when indicated by assessed need.
HCI offers competitive salary, generous benefits including paid insurance benefits, 401(k) retirement plan and discounted Medical and Dental treatment for employees are a small part of the package. Dental, Vision, Life insurance available for employees’ and are paid in full. Employees’ families are eligible for the same benefits at discounted pre-tax rates. Find out more about Healthy Connections and the surrounding area by visiting these websites www.healthy-connections.org. HCI is a non-profit organization providing medical, dental and other social services to the citizens of this area. If you are interested in becoming a part of a quality organization with a history of success, please apply by email with a resume and a letter of interest to e-mail listed on posting. No Phone calls please . HCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. “ If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaintfilingcust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442″ Job Type: Full-time License:
  • Valid AR LCSW License (Required)
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Nurse Practitioner: Mena

Nurse Practitioner Job Duties would include:
  • Primary and preventive direct patient care
  • Charting through EMR system
  • Basic case management of patient population with the assistance of an LPN
  • Provide follow-up care of patients, referrals and laboratory results
  • Create care plans for complex patients
  • Work as a member of the medical health team
  • Participate in quality control peer chart review and all other quality control measures per HCI’s Quality Assurance Plan
  • Other duties as assigned
About Us Healthy Connections, Inc (HCI), a community health center in Western Arkansas, is seeking a Licensed Nurse Practitioner to provide quality medical health services for our main clinic in Mena, Arkansas. Benefits HCI offers competitive salary, four day work week, holidays, CME & license funds, generous benefits including paid insurance benefits, 401(k) retirement plan and discounted Medical and Dental treatment for employees are a small part of the package. Dental, Vision, Life insurance available for employees’ and are paid in full. Employees’ families are eligible for the same benefits at discounted pre-tax rates. Loan repayment options for our Licensed Nurse Practitioners through the National Health Service Corps for up to $25,000 per year and a total debt payoff for six or more years of service. Visit http://nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.gov or contact HCI for more information.

Cardiology LPN: Hot Springs

This LPN will work in the Cardiology Clinic at 3604 Central Ave. in Hot Springs. Applicant must have a certification of practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant or four years supervised nursing experience. The applicant must be qualified in Basic Life Support techniques and have a working knowledge of Microsoft office products, and familiarity with network systems. The applicant needs to have the ability to understand and present verbal instructions and to exchange verbal information. Applicant must have the ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, business entities and others. Applicant must be able to organize, prioritize and problem-solve independently.

Psychiatric & Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist: Mena

Full time Nurse Practitioner (APN or FNP) at our Mena Clinic – Healthy Connections, Inc. (HCI) is seeking applicants for this position at the Mena, Arkansas clinic. Some of the duties of the APN or FNP would include psychiatric and mental health patient care; charting through an EMR system; basic case management of patient population; prescriptive authority; provide follow-up care of patients, referrals and laboratory results; create care plans for complex patients; work as a member of a complete health team; all other quality control measures per HCI’s Quality Assurance Plan; and other duties as assigned.

Certified Medical Assistant: Hot Springs

Applicant must have certification of practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant or four years supervised nursing experience. The applicant must be qualified in Basic Life Support techniques and have a working knowledge of Microsoft office products, and familiarity with network systems. The applicant needs to have the ability to understand and present verbal instructions and to exchange verbal information. Applicant needs to have excellent organizational, written and customer service skills necessary. Applicant must have the ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, business entities and others. Applicant must be able to organize, prioritize and problem-solve independently.

LPN PRN: All locations

Applicant must have a certification of practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. The applicant must be qualified in Basic Life Support techniques and have a working knowledge of Microsoft office products, and familiarity with network systems. The applicant needs to have the ability to understand and present verbal instructions and to exchange verbal information. Applicant must have the ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, business entities and others. Applicant must be able to organize, prioritize and problem-solve independently. HCI offers competitive salary, generous benefits including paid insurance benefits, 401(k) retirement plan and discounted Medical and Dental treatment for employees are a small part of the package. Dental, Vision, Life insurance available for employees’ and are paid in full. Employees’ families are eligible for the same benefits at discounted pre-tax rates. Find out more about Healthy Connections and the surrounding area by visiting these websites www.healthy-connections.org. HCI is a non-profit organization providing medical, dental and other social services to the citizens of this area. If you are interested in becoming a part of a quality organization with a history of success, please apply by email with a resume and a letter of interest to e-mail listed on posting. No Phone calls please .

Maintenance Custodian (Part time): Mena

Duties would include responsibility and oversight for cleaning of the centers in such a way to promote health and safety while reducing the spread of infection.  Two years’ experience on custodial, electrical, plumbing, carpentry would be beneficial, as well as  knowledge of basic methods and safe work  practices in the appropriate and safe handling and use of chemicals and materials used in janitorial work would be beneficial. Ability to perform heavy physical labor and lift heavy objects, understand and follow verbal and written directions, work effectively in the absence of supervision, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Applicant must have excellent organizational, written and customer service skills, and must have the ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, business entities and others.

Clinic Support Coordinator: Hot Springs, Malvern, Mt. Ida, Arkadelphia clinics

Assist the COL with day to day clinic operations, assist in running and distributing reports, data validation, EMR/EDR management and training and manage incentive programs such as meaningful use and PCMH. The ideal candidate would be a multitasker with the ability to prioritize tasks received by multiple members of the HCI team. Strong communication and people skills, organization and attention to detail are a must. This person must have the ability to work our of Hot Springs, Arkadelphia, Malvern and Mt. Ida Clinics.  Work well independently, have strong leadership and excellent time management skills in a fast paced work environment. Medical/Dental Office experience, experience with e-MDS and Dentrix Enterprises, or Associate’s Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required.

Ultrasound Tech: Mena

HCI is seeking a full time Sonographer certified in any or all of the following modalities; General, Vascular and Echo. The candidate must be able to operate ultrasound equipment, process images, and prepare sonographic room, equipment, supplies and contrast media. Must provide patient services using imaging modalities. The candidate should be proficient with all general sonographic positioning and procedures. Candidate should have excellent time management skills and work independently. Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds. Candidate must possess cognitive skills necessary to understand medical instructions and identify problems and offer solutions. Sonographer certification is required. Candidate must possess knowledge of anatomy and physiology to position patients and perform the ultrasounds. Candidate must maintain professional appearance and attitude at all times.

Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant: Mena

Phlebotomist collects blood samples from patients. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Receives or properly obtains specimens for laboratory analysis, primarily by venipuncture but also by other means; Performs select routine laboratory tests as needed; Ensures that tests are performed accurately and efficiently, and that the results are recorded and reported in a timely manner; Assists the MTs, MLTS, & Lab Assistants as needed; Ensures work areas & phlebotomy trays are kept clean and disinfected; Assists management in keeping an appropriate inventory of supplies and restocks areas as needed; Provides a variety of clerical and receptionist duties for the department; Communicates with providers’ office and other staff to obtain complete information needed for payment (proper diagnoses, billing information, proper signatures) by Medicare and other payers; Understands relationship of proper specimen collection to patient outcome; Works with laboratory staff to clarify physicians’ orders; Ensures proper and complete entry of orders into the lab’s computer system; Customer service driven, patient-focused and friendly; Performs other duties as assigned. Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience. Experience: Prior experience preferred

Licensed Dental Hygienist (Part Time): Hot Springs

Healthy Connections, Inc (HCI), is seeking an Arkansas licensed Dental Hygienist for our clinic in Hot Springs, Arkansas, temporary work. Position opening begins immediately. A full support staff is available and administrative staff on site to coordinate with patients, handle claims and enrollment, and handle executive, operations and financial management. Job Duties
  • HCI Dental Hygienist will provide general dental care in the form of Prophylaxis, Periodontal Scaling, Root Planing, Debridement, Application of Fluoride Treatments, and Application of Protective Sealants.
  • Follows through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the attending Dentist.
  • Treat dental pain and infection
  • Maintain quality dental care equal to or greater than the private sector
  • Provide care and instruction to prevent tooth loss
  • Provide preventive oral healthcare
  • Maintain licensure in good standing in the state of Arkansas
HCI is a non-profit organization providing medical, dental and other social services to the citizens of this area. Find out more about Healthy Connections and the surrounding area by visiting these websites www.healthy-connections.org. If you are interested in becoming a part of a quality organization with a history of success, please apply by email with a resume and a letter of interest to e-mail listed on posting. No Phone calls please. HCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. “ If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaintfilingcust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442″ Job Type: Part-time License:
  • Arkansas RDH License (Required)

Interpreter (Full Time): Mena

Spanish Interpreter and scheduling professional needed for our various offices. The candidate will provide assistance to Hispanic patients for clinical tasks by accurate interpretation of information presented. The candidate must be fluent in both English and Spanish and must be culturally competent as well as excellent customer service skills. Experience with medical /dental scheduling software or medical terminology is preferred. The ability to multitask, adapt to a changing work environment and stay calm in a busy office setting are musts. We prefer one to two years of related experience in a healthcare setting and experience with medical scheduling software as well as knowledge of insurance benefits.

Patient Care Coordinator (Full Time): Mena

Applicant must have the ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, business entities and others. Must be able to organize, prioritize and problem solve independently. Excellent organizational, written and customer service skills are necessary. Bi-lingual (Spanish) skills are preferred but not required. Must be able to understand and present verbal instructions and to exchange verbal information. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, and familiarity with network systems. Must have a high school diploma and/or two years of experience in a medical office.
 
 
Submit your letter of interest and resume here.

HCI is a non-profit organization providing medical, dental and other social services to the citizens of this area. If you are interested in becoming a part of a quality organization with a history of success, please apply by email or upload your letter of interest and resume to apply@healthy-connections.org. No Phone calls, please.

HCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

“If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaintfilingcust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.”