Annual Health Provider Retreat

NM Health Resources is organizing several free one hour zoom presentations for continuing education credits.

May 18 & May 25 at 3:00pm. Registration information can be found at Continuing Education.

Healthcare Immigration Strategies:  New Mexico Health Resources is pleased to announce a new webinar series aimed at supporting New Mexico healthcare institutions’ ongoing efforts to recruit and retain healthcare providers through the immigration of talented foreign national candidates. 

In this era of severe shortages and major challenges in recruiting physicians, dentists, and allied healthcare providers, employers need to update constantly their recruitment toolbox, particularly when recruiting for difficult-to-fill placements.  One of the major sources of healthcare providers is foreign nationals.  Employers can be resistant to grappling with the uncertainties and complexities of the U.S. immigration system.  However, our immigration laws are recognizing the high benefits that international healthcare providers bring to U.S. patients, and there are even immigration legal provisions that, when properly understood and invoked, give employers a competitive advantage in both recruiting and retaining foreign healthcare workers.  In a sense, immigration is getting a facelift under the Biden Administration, and many employers within the state will benefit from getting either a refresher or a crash course in how immigration can best support your recruitment program.

This two-part webinar series will cover immigration options and strategies for healthcare organizations and their team members as a means of recruitment and long-term retention of talented candidates. The first webinar will cover the life cycle of an International Medical Graduate physician’s immigration process, from education and waivers (Conrad, HHS, etc.) to employment status and permanent residence (PNIW, PERM, etc.).  The second webinar will detail the process for dentists and allied healthcare professionals from nonimmigrant employment authorization through permanent residence. Both presentations will focus on strategies healthcare institutions can use to gain a competitive edge in recruitment, increase the diversity of their workforce, and attract top talent.

We are very pleased to announce that this program will be conducted by two nationally prominent immigration attorneys who are long-time friends and supporters of the New Mexico Health Resources:  Robert Aronson and Matthew Webster. They will be delivering an informative, fast-paced, and entertaining presentation that will provide timely and useful information of direct relevance to various healthcare recruitment scenarios.

Registration information can be found at Continuing Education.
December 1, 2020

If You Need Assistance During These Times

  1. For COVID 19 updates, information and phone numbers https://cv.nmhealth.org/
  2. Roadrunner Food Bank https://www.rrfb.org/
  3. USDA Food & Nutrition Service https://www.fns.usda.gov/disaster/pandemic/covid-19/resources-individuals-families
  4. Coping with Fear & Anxiety https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/education-awareness/shareable-resources-on-coping-with-covid-19.shtml

Covid-19 Testing Opportunities

NMHR is recruiting health professionals to volunteer to staff Covid testing sites throughout the state.  The NM Department of Health, Infectious Disease Bureau, is actively seeking volunteers now, and contract positions are forthcoming.

Licensed medical, dental professionals from assistants to those trained at the highest levels are invited to register here.  From that link one will be able to provide your name, address and contact information.  MAKE SURE YOU MENTION VOLUNTEER INTEREST ON THE “WHAT ARE  YOU LOOKING FOR” SECTION. NMHR will then be able to pass it along to the NM Department of Health.  Soon to graduate students comfortable with their infection control capabilities also are encouraged to apply.

Coordination of specific activities will be through the  NM Medical Reserve Corps (NMMRC).  Volunteers are informed about opportunities in their area and around the state. This may include working a Covid-19 test site, staffing the Covid-19 hotline, or volunteering at a Covid-19 acute care facility.

The first step is to Apply Now

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What is NMHR?

New Mexico Health Resources, Inc. (NMHR), is a private, non-profit, no-fee agency organized to support efforts to recruit and retain healthcare personnel for communities including rural and medically underserved areas around New Mexico.

Our state has a lot to offer – from breathtaking sunsets, cultural and geographical diversity to fabulous local cuisine. New Mexico has it all. New Mexico is a great place to work and play. Come here to find your work/life balance in the numerous opportunities available statewide. Many of our organizations offer team-based interdisciplinary approaches with independence, autonomy and competitive compensation. New Mexico practice opportunities offer both personal and professional fulfillment.

NMHR:

  • is a resource for health professionals looking for career opportunities and positions in New Mexico;
  • is a clearinghouse meeting the needs of potential employees and employers;
  • provides training assistance to agencies and communities seeking to improve their recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals;
  • is a resource for information about stipends, loans for service, loan repayment programs, and scholarship programs;
  • is a resource for individuals needing assistance with career direction, resume and CV development, and interviewing;
  • is a resource for information on licensure and state income tax credits for New Mexico health professionals.
  • can provide assistance in conference planning for you and your organization. Contact Melissa Candelaria for more information.


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