Dynamic. Innovator. Leader. Necessary qualities for the next CEO of AFMC. The nationwide search is on, and your expertise is needed. The current CEO retires late summer, 2022. In our pursuit of the right successor, our search begins now. AFMC has a rich 50-year history. Do you have what it takes to pioneer the next 50? AFMC is a healthcare nonprofit, committed to improving overall health and consumers' experience of care. Headquartered in beautiful Little Rock, Arkansas, just blocks from the State Capitol building.
SCOPE OF POSITION: Administer, direct, and coordinate the activities and programs of the organization whose primary responsibilities include medical peer review of health care services under private and governmental contracts, quality assurance activities, data collection and other lines of business. Support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives.
Lead and motivate subordinates to advance employee engagement and develop a high performing managerial team.
Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission.
Make high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits.
Enforce adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics.
Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements.
Build trust relations with key partners, including governmental contacts, legislators, executive branch of government and governmental affairs. Also, work with other stakeholders and act as a point of contact for important business contacts.
Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to maintain a deep knowledge of the markets and industry of the company.
Report to the board of directors and keep them informed.
Develop the company’s culture and overall company vision.
Provide inspired leadership company-wide.
Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.
Create an environment that promotes great performance and positive morale.
Additional duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Intermediate skill level with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Type 40 wpm.
Exceptional skills in business English and spelling are required. Good command of the English language and knowledge of punctuation, grammar, and spelling are required.
Ability to lead and participate in multi-disciplinary team projects involving professional personnel from several fields. Ability to manage and direct the work of outside consultants, outsourced services, and other external entities.
Well-developed planning, organizational development, and business skills.
Ability to build and manage partnerships and relationships with a variety of stakeholders required.
Strong detail orientation, organizational and project management skills evidencing an ability to respond to multiple projects simultaneously with appropriate sensitivity and tact including the ability to manage through conflict.
Ability to negotiate and reach mutually agreeable solutions.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to delegate as required.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.
Ability to relate professionally and positively with staff, business partners, customers, constituents, recipients, and the public.
Ability to prioritize.
Problem solving skills.
Strong public speaking skills.
Ability to travel including overnight travel.
Time management skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled EEO IS THE LAW
AFMC, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other status protected by federal, state and/or local law. AFMC invites any employee and/or applicant to review the Company’s Affirmative Action Plan. This plan is available for inspection upon request, which may be made in person or by telephone (501) 212-8796, by fax (501) 212-8797 or by U.S. mail Attn: Human Resources, 1020 West 4th Street, Suite 400, Little Rock, AR 72201.
Physical and Sensory Requirements (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices):
Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, ability to read and write ability to communicate with personnel, ability to remain calm under stress. Must be capable of performing the essential job functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations.
EDUCATION: Required: Bachelor’s degree business administration or another relevant field Desirable: Master’s degree
EXPERIENCE: Required: Ten (10) years’ experience in healthcare, insurance, or quality improvement, five (5) years’ experiences at an executive level, extensive knowledge of governmental and legislative roles, Five (5) years supervisory experience Desirable: Knowledge of Arkansas, Arkansas healthcare and medical communities, Arkansas politics
INTERNET REQUIREMENTS: Reliable, high-speed wireless internet service (Wi-Fi)
While the health care industry is in a time of great change, AFMC’s purpose is solid: to help health care providers deliver the best quality of care at the lowest cost and to empower patients to take control of their own health and that of their families.
AFMC is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., with an additional office in Fort Smith, Ark. We are dedicated to working with individuals and health care providers in all settings to improve overall health and consumers’ experience of care, while reducing health care costs.
We accomplish this through education, outreach, data analysis, information technology, medical case utilization and review, and marketing/communications services provided by a staff of approximately 300.
At the forefront of health care reform and practice transformation, AFMC is an established, trusted partner in private, state and federally led payment innovations by Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payers.