Association’s Mission: To lead and position community clinics, health centers and networks through advocacy, education, and services as key players in the health care delivery system to improve the health status of their communities.
Purpose of Position: To support the implementation of programs and projects, including training and technical assistance efforts, which enhances the capabilities of community health centers to train and develop diverse and culturally responsive future health professionals, as well as to advance the work of the Association.
1. Support the assessment of, and provide technical assistance and training to, community health centers as they determine their capacity and readiness to train future healthcare professional 2. Facilitate member relationships that encourage trust and open communication, and allow for successful implementation of Bureau of Primary Health Care grant requirement 3. Identify, establish and sustain partnerships with National Training & Technical Assistance Providers (NTTAPs), academic institutions, healthcare workforce pipeline partners, provider associations, government agencies, and other health care entities along the care delivery spectrum specific to support health care workforce training need 4. Engage in workforce related government agency and partner stakeholder meetings to ensure alignment with CPCA’s workforce efforts, as well as to identify opportunities for additional partnership and program work 5. In coordination with CPCA’s Data Team, manage data gathering efforts that both identify the challenges around CHC workforce training efforts, as well as to identify and promote innovative workforce training strategies to CHCs that address existing challenges 6. Develop workforce-related webinars, workshops and other knowledge-sharing opportunities for CHCs in collaboration with CPCA’s training team. 7. Support CPCA’s Government Affairs team in workforce policy and advocacy efforts by monitoring bill changes, writing letters of support, researching policy recommendations, etc. as needed. 8. Ensure coordination with regional consortia around health professions training initiatives as necessary and appropriate. 9. Write, edit, and disseminate, as necessary, workforce related guidelines, course descriptions, promotional materials, educational materials, toolkits, training manuals, newsletter articles and/or brochure 10. Conduct research, develop reports and administer surveys; prepare scheduled and special reports; prepare information for grant reports; maintain program/project records and statistical information.
Skills and Abilities Required:
1. Strong project and program management expertise including implementation and evaluation 2. Serve as lead staff to designated peer networks, work groups, task forces and committees. 3. Solid interpersonal and professional skills when engaging with Association membership and Board of Directors, vendors and partners. 4. Effective problem solving, organizational and time management skills 5. Deliver accurate and concise written and oral communication 6. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web based applications and platform 7. Work collaboratively with leadership and multi departmental team 8. Anticipate and resolve problems on own initiative
1. Attends and participates in required Association meetings. 2. Travel for national and regional meetings, training and site visits by air and ground transportation 3. Reports regularly to supervisor. 4. Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum three years of project or program management experience. Experience with community health centers, member-driven associations or non-profit organizations is also preferred. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
Salary: $71,103 + Excellent Benefits
To Apply: Submit cover letter indicating where you heard about this position, resume, and professional references in MS Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org or FAX 916-440-8172.
We strive for our workforce to represent California’s diverse population including capabilities, culture, language, experience, and socio-economic background, while also meeting the highest standards and qualifications of our industry.
Internal Number: SPCHPE
About California Primary Care Association
The California Primary Care Association (CPCA) represents more than 1,100 non-profit CCHCs who provide care to nearly 6 million patients each year. Community clinics and health centers (CCHCs) are committed to providing comprehensive, high quality health care to everyone who walks through our doors, in a compassionate and culturally sensitive manner.
CCHCs include federally qualified health centers (FQHC) and FQHC look-a-likes, community clinics, free clinics, rural health clinics, migrant health centers, Indian health service clinics, and family planning clinics.
Services include comprehensive primary and preventive care, women’s health, dental, mental health, substance use treatment, health education, outreach and enrollment, pharmacy and more.