Program Manager

Organization/Company Name: 
Coalition of Community Health Clinics
Position Description: 

The Coalition of Community Health Clinics (CCHC) is the coordinating body for seven Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and nine Community-Sponsored safety-net clinics (CSCs) throughout the TriCounty area. Our mission is to improve healthcare for vulnerable populations residing in the Portland metropolitan area. We achieve this mission by building the capacity of community health clinics, promoting health equity, and fostering collaboration across the safety-net delivery system.

We are seeking a highly organized, motivated Program Manager who will join our small team of staff and interns to support our 17 nonprofit community health clinic members. This position will be responsible for managing CCHC’s emergency preparedness and health equity programs, as well as our Annual Report. A successful candidate will be able to manage multiple projects and timelines, maintain and develop strong partnerships with our members and key partners, as well as demonstrate flexibility and strong communication skills. The Program Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Job Responsibilities:

Emergency Preparedness Coordinate regional emergency planning activities for safety-net clinic members and partners.

● Convene emergency preparedness staff from safety-net clinics throughout the region twice per year to share best practices and learnings.

● Improve safety-net clinic preparedness, planning, and training through technical assistance and resource support.

● Maintain CCHC’s emergency preparedness website so clinic staff can access information and resources needed to be prepared for emergencies.

● Attend Health Preparedness Organization Steering Committee meetings and support regional preparedness efforts.

● Manage emergency preparedness contracts, track outcomes, and ensure contract objectives are met.

● Manage the Emergency Preparedness Technical Advisor and interns as needed, including overseeing their work plan, goals, and deliverables.

Health Equity Manage ‘Healthier Together’, CCHC’s health equity initiative.

● Manage the Healthier Together Learning Collaborative including: coordinate trainings and work groups, provide technical assistance, facilitate peer-to-peer and best practice sharing among clinic participants, and complete program evaluation.

● Research best practices and resources in areas such as: workforce development and organizational equity strategies.

● Identify and support long-term strategic partnerships and resources that empower the Healthier Together initiative and CCHC clinic member participants’ ability to advance culturally & linguistically specific and responsive care.

● Manage Healthier Together contracts, track outcomes, and ensure grant objectives are met.

● Support CCHC’s Executive Director and Equity Committee to improve our nonprofit’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Contract Management Ensure CCHC meets all contract and program requirements related to our ongoing Multnomah County Contract including:

● Work with CCHC clinic members to collect and report on annual data. This includes working with staff and interns to help complete CCHC’s Annual Report.

● Finalize and submit report to County annually, as well as share and message key findings more broadly to clinic members, influential decision-makers, and community partners.

This position will be required to perform miscellaneous job duties as assigned and some duties may be reassigned at the direction of the Executive Director.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

● 3 years of demonstrated experience in healthcare, nonprofits, program management, or related area. Advanced degree preferred.

● Experience with serving uninsured, underinsured, or otherwise under-served populations.

● Demonstrated commitment to CCHC’s mission and communities served.

● Ability to forge strong and successful relationships with a wide variety of people, including Coalition staff, Coalition Clinic members, and strategic partners.

● Strong analytical ability.

● Strategic, creative and innovative problem-solving skills.

● Organized and detail-oriented.

● Well-developed written and verbal communications skills.

● An adaptable and flexible work style as well as flexibility in assigned work duties.

● Evidence of on-going commitment to continuing education and professional development.

Compensation, Benefits, Hours, and Requirements:

Starting Salary: $48,000-$52,000 annually depending on experience; health, dental, life, and long-term disability benefits; employer IRA contribution (2% of salary); paid holiday vacation and sick leave. Position is full-time, exempt.

To Apply:

Submit a resume and a brief cover letter highlighting your related experience and why you are interested in the position, to: [email protected]. Please apply no later than August 14, 2019. Early responses encouraged. Position will remain open until filled.

CCHC values diversity and encourages applications from people of color, individuals from low-income backgrounds, and other populations served by Coalition clinics. CCHC does not discriminate against any individual with respect to employment, participation or promotion based upon that individual’s race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender/transsexual status, marital status, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or any other status protected under applicable local, state, or federal law.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, and be able to operate a personal computer, printer, telephone, and photocopier. Travel is required and be able to carry/transport items to/from events.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time

Health, dental, life, and long-term disability benefits; employer IRA contribution (2% of salary); paid holiday vacation and sick leave. Position is full-time, exempt.

434 NW 6th Ave
Suite 303
Portland, OR 97209
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019