Purpose of Position: To coordinate and support the implementation of programs, services, finance strategies and partnership development opportunities that support CPCA’s overall workforce goal of creating a robust health care workforce that is response to, and reflective of, California’s diverse community.
Facilitate formal and informal partnerships with academic institutions, healthcare workforce pipeline partners, provider associations, government agencies, and other health care entities along the care delivery spectrum to address California’s health care workforce shortage.
Attend workforce related government agency and partner stakeholder meetings to ensure alignment with larger workforce efforts, as well as to identify opportunities for additional partnership and program work.
Coordinate data gathering efforts that both identify the challenges around CHC workforce efforts, as well as to identify and promote innovative workforce strategies to CHCs that address existing challenges.
Work closely with CPCA’s training team to regularly develop or make available workforce-related webinars, workshops and other knowledge-sharing opportunities to CHCs.
Work closely with CPCA’s Government Affairs department to ensure strong alignment with workforce policy and advocacy efforts, which would include supporting workforce messaging campaigns with partners and stakeholders.
Provide technical assistance to CHCs and regional consortia on workforce related areas as necessary and appropriate.
Coordinate the CPCA HR Peer Network including: scheduling, supporting, leading, facilitating, communicating with members, and preparing content and presentations for meetings.
Write, edit, and disseminate as necessary workforce related guidelines, course descriptions, promotional materials, educational materials, toolkits, training manuals, newsletter articles and/or brochures as appropriate.
Conduct research, develop reports and administer surveys; prepare scheduled and special reports; prepare information for grant reports; maintain program/project records and statistical information.
Responsible for maintaining and updating content area of Association’s website.
Attends and actively participates in all staff meetings of the Association.
Reports regularly to the Deputy Director of Program Development.
Participates in CPCA and external events and represents CPCA as requested.
Supports the Association’s Strategic Plan.
Responds promptly and thoroughly to member inquiries.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Talents Required:
Excellent written, oral and analytical skills.
Effective problem solving and time management.
Highly organized with well-developed project management expertise.
Public speaking and facilitation experience.
Strong relationship-building skills.
Proficient in commonly used software products and databases.
Self-directed with a desire to learn.
Resolve conflicts in a precise and timely manner.
Manage multiple tasks.
Establish effective relationships and communication with CPCA membership.
Establish rapport with others in business and community settings.
Travel up to 15% for meetings and trainings, including driving an automobile and flying in an airplane.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent Benefits
Internal Number: 05022018
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.