Senior Program Coordinator – Health Center Operations

  • California Primary Care Association
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Jun 11, 2018
Full time Project Manager

Job Description

At California Primary Care Association, we are committed to strengthening California’s community health centers’ capacity to build stronger, healthier communities.  For over 24 years, we have proudly served as the statewide leader and recognized voice representing the interests of California’s 1,300 community health centers, who provide affordable, comprehensive, quality health care services, particularly for the most vulnerable Californians.  CPCA is seeking a Senior Program Coordinator of Health Center Operations to lead our emergency preparedness and oral health efforts. 

Purpose of Position: To improve the quality of care provided at community health centers across California by coordinating training and technical assistance projects related to care delivery and emergency preparedness.


Primary Responsibilities:


  1. Administration of program grants and deliverables including coordination of projects, tracking of deadlines, facilitating activities, and convening the stakeholders needed to ensure that projects and products are of the highest quality.
  2. Serve as a resource for membership in area of oral health, emergency preparedness and other clinically focused areas.
  3. Coordinate the Clinic Emergency Preparedness Peer Network and Dental Directors Peer Network, including communicating with members, supporting work groups, and preparing content and presentations for meetings.
  4. Lead in the coordination of workgroups including facilitating activities, communicating with members, supporting workgroups and preparing content and presentations for meetings.
  5. Write, edit, and coordinate development of guidelines, course descriptions, educational materials, training manuals, newsletter articles and memos as appropriate.
  6. Coordinate and conduct trainings and provide technical assistance on relevant topics.
  7. Provide technical assistance and disseminate resources to CHCs and regional consortia in their implementation of quality improvement work.
  8. Work with regional consortia, Dental Directors, Emergency Preparedness Coordinators and interested member clinics to develop appropriate trainings.
  1. Conduct research, develop reports and administer surveys; prepare scheduled and special reports; prepare information for grant reports; maintain program/project records and statistical information.
  1. Represent the Association in related coalitions and partnerships meetings.


Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Attends and participates in all staff meetings of the Association.
  2. Reports regularly to the Associate Director of Health Center Operations.
  3. Participates in Association events and represents the Association as requested.
  4. Other duties as assigned.


Skills and Talents Required:

  1. Proven ability to self-direct, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and plan strategically.
  2. Excellent written, oral and analytical skills.
  3. Effective problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills.
  4. Highly organized with well-developed project management expertise.
  5. Training, public speaking and facilitation experience.
  6. Strong relationship-building skills.
  7. Proficient in commonly used software products and databases.


Ability to:

  1. Manage multiple tasks.
  2. Establish effective relationships and communication with CPCA membership.
  3. Establish rapport with others in business and community settings.
  4. Resolve conflicts in a precise and timely manner.
  5. Travel up to 10% for national and regional meetings, training and site visits including driving an automobile and flying in an airplane.


Education and Experience:

A minimum of two years project management experience.  Bachelor’s degree is preferred. A working knowledge of community health centers is preferred.  Experience with member-driven associations or community based organizations is also preferred.

 To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and professional references in MS Word format to or FAX 916-440-8172.



$67,021 + Excellent Benefits