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: This position coordinates and implements program activities and deliverables for CPCA’s Patient-Centered Health Home program, and supports program innovations around complex care coordination, behavioral health issues, enhancing the capabilities of community health centers to advance the work of the Association related to the Capitated Payment Preparedness Program (CP3), the payment reform readiness program.
Manage and assist in the development of the PCHH program, practice transformation, and behavioral health activities including tracking deadlines, managing grant deliverables, facilitating activities, and convening the stakeholders, including key staff, needed to ensure that projects and products are of the highest quality possible.
Establish relationships with and track the work of the PCHH subcontractors and partners with the Community Clinics and Health Centers (CCHCs) participating in the PCHH program and other trainings. Lead scoping calls between contractors and health centers to develop contracts for practice transformation efforts. Manage contract progress and deliverables with engaged clients and consultants.
Assist in the development of educational resources and trainings for community clinics and health centers on topics relevant to practice transformation and behavioral health integration. This may include writing, editing, and disseminating print, electronic, and multi-media resources, meeting minutes, course descriptions, promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletter articles and/or brochures as appropriate to assigned areas. This may also include staffing peer networks and task forces, and developing content for webinars and conference sessions.
Provide technical assistance to CCHC’s and consortia members. Advocate for the interests of CCHC’s with various stakeholder groups.
Write, edit, and disseminate the development of health center transformation resources, educational materials, toolkits, training manuals, and web content as appropriate.
Establish relationships with, and track the transition efforts of, demonstration sites in the APM pilot for purposes of sharing best practices with the pilot as a whole, as well as to disseminate to the larger FQHC population in California.
Team with appropriate internal Development and Marketing & Communications staff to develop and disseminate necessary materials, newsletter articles and/or brochures as appropriate, including evaluation findings, to a variety of constituencies.
Conduct research: collect and analyze data; prepare scheduled and special reports; prepare information for grant reports; maintain program/project records and statistical information.
Team with appropriate Internal Development and Marketing & Communications staff to develop and disseminate necessary practice transformation materials, newsletter articles and /or brochures as appropriate, including evaluation findings, to a variety of constituencies.
Attends and participates in all staff meetings of the Association.
Reports regularly to the Deputy Director of Health Center Transformation.
Participates in Association events and represents the Association as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Talents Required:
Effective program development and project management skills.
Excellent written, oral and analytical skills.
Effective problem solving and time management.
Highly organized with well-developed project management expertise.
Training and facilitation experience.
Strong relationship-building skills.
Proficient in commonly used software products and databases.
Manage multiple tasks.
Establish effective relationships and communication with CPCA membership.
Establish rapport with others in business and community settings.
Resolve conflicts in a precise and timely manner.
Travel periodically for regional meetings, training and site visits including driving an automobile and flying in an airplane.
Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of three years’ experience in program development and/or project management. A working knowledge of federally qualified health centers, patient centered health home, practice transformation and behavioral health operations preferred. Experience with member-driven associations or community based organizations is also preferred.
Located in the growing capital city of Sacramento, California Primary Care Association (CPCA) is the statewide leader and recognized voice representing the interests of California community clinics and health centers and their patients. CPCA represents more than 1000 not-for-profit Community Clinics and Health Centers (CCHCs) and Regional Clinic Associations who provide comprehensive, quality heal...th care services, particularly for low-income, uninsured and underserved Californians, who might otherwise not have access to health care.
CPCA's diverse membership includes community and free clinics, federally funded and federally designated clinics, rural and urban clinics, large and small clinic corporations and clinics dedicated to special needs and special populations. CPCA is designated by the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care as the state primary care association and receives federal program support to develop and enhance services for member clinics.
CPCA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.