Health Careers

Interested in a career in the health care profession, or are you looking for the right health care professional? We help both students and adults find the right career path. We also support companies with their health care professional recruitment efforts. To learn more, contact:

Stephanie Taylor
AHEC Director
West Central Missouri Area Health Education Center
Hosted by HCC of Rural Missouri
825 South Highway 13, Lexington, MO 64067
Phone/fax: 660.251.0519
Web site:


Career Opportunities with Partner Agencies

Samuel U. Rogers Health Center is Looking for Several Health Care Professionals
Several positions are currently available. Download a complete list of career opportunities for details.

Pathways Community Health is Hiring!
Pathways Community Health, the largest rural behavioral healthcare agency in Missouri is searching for two Behavioral Health consultants to provide treatment for children and adults in an outpatient setting. Must be licensed as a LCSW or PsyD in the state of MO. Openings are located in the Waverly/Concordia, MO area and Sedalia, MO.
Please send resumes via email to: to: 1-816-318-3086 EOE

One year contract position: July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014
Possibility of extension for a second year

The Missouri Medicaid Expansion Coalition, first formed in Fall 2012, is seeking a full-time Campaign Director that will be responsible for the daily tasks and operations of moving forward the work of the Coalition to implement Medicaid Expansion and reforms as it relates to the Affordable Care Act in Missouri. The Director will be responsible for working with the Campaign Steering Committee to develop and implement a strategic plan for Medicaid Expansion. The Director will also be responsible for organizing regular meetings of the Coalition, including developing agendas, and staffing the working groups and subcommittees formed within the coalition. The Director will work with the different coalition’s organizations to identify leaders and constituents in key legislative districts, to organize in-district legislator meetings and other constituent-based activities to move Medicaid Expansion forward. The Campaign Director will be the primary link and liaison between organizations’ grassroots work, and organizations’ “under-the-dome” work around Medicaid Expansion. The Director will report to the Campaign Steering Committee. 

Major Responsibilities:
Lead development and implementation of coalition plan to implement Medicaid expansion
Help support and coordinate Medicaid expansion field work of coalition member organizations.
Develop and implement grassroots organizing tactics in key legislative districts to move legislators to support Medicaid Expansion (i.e. in-district meetings, patch-thru phonebanks, canvassing, etc.)
Develop and implement a plan to recruit, engage and retain supporters and coalition members
Develop and implement an internal and external communication plan
Plan, arrange, and manage coalition activities
Coordinate resource and fund development efforts for the coalition
Assist in monitoring and reporting outcome measures required by funding agencies
Serve as the central point of communication between in-district grassroots efforts and strategies within the Capitol.
It is the expectation of the coalition that this staff person will devote a minimum of 90% of their time to grassroots and coalition-building activities.

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in public health, social work, social sciences, public policy, political science or similar degree
2-4 years of experience in grassroots or community organizing
Previous policy advocacy experience preferred
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written skills
Proficient computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office required
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Highly dependable and organized
Ability to work independently or as a part of a team
Ability to travel on a regular basis
Training or experience in coalition building and management
Commitment to implementing Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

Structure and Compensation: This position is structured and reimbursed as a consultant contract, not a staff position. Details about this structure will be provided as part of the interview process. Compensation range $50,000-60,000, dependent on experience. Stipend toward health insurance provided.

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter by Friday, May 31, 2013 to the Missouri Medicaid Expansion Steering Committee at