Education Specialist - Remote at Community Health Center

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Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC), with offices in Connecticut, Colorado and California, is one of the country's most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare. CHC is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of CT, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute: the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), and the ConferMed.

Job Description:

II. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Weitzman Education Specialist will work closely with the Weitzman Institute Education core and is responsible for the project management of Weitzman Institute education interventions related to the Weitzman Education department. Weitzman Education has three core areas of focus - health professions, continuing education, and system transformation. Education interventions include nurse practitioner and clinical psychology residency programs, National Institute for Medical Assistance Advancement (NIMAA), Weitzman ECHO, learning collaboratives, webinars, technical assistance, consultation, and other innovative interventions.

The Weitzman Education Specialist is a key member of various education teams responsible for needs analysis, development, design, implementation and evaluation of educational interventions for health professions' residents and students, primary care providers, care team staff, and clinical, operational, and executive leaders in primary care and other health care organizations. Specific responsibilities include project management for a variety of educational interventions in various stages of planning and implementation; work with faculty to develop and enhance didactics and other educational materials; engagement with participants involved in the various interventions to build and maintain learning communities; tracking and monitoring of operational data including continuing education, survey administration, data collection; data analysis and reports for continual improvement of education interventions; software use for tracking participation of learners, organizations, faculty, and education materials, such as case presentations, video recordings, and other educational materials; and participation in proposal development, grant writing, poster presentations, and publications. Delivery methods for educational interventions include video conferencing, video recordings, site visits, and in-person/virtual consultations.

III. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in a health-related field
  • 1-3 years of work experience, preferably in a health-related field and/or with project support experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and internet-related applications, survey software, and database software
  • Ability to support implementation of detailed project plans, coordination and communication among contributors and stakeholders, and delivery of projects within the approved time, budget, and objectives.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication, time-management and prioritization skills, ability to multi-task, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members, providers, and agencies.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to recommend actions to enhance the success of Weitzman Education program initiatives.
  • Experience in leveraging technology and business partners to deliver content.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including the ability to plan and implement in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and organize work effectively.
  • Current Driver's license and ability to travel in and out of state
  • IV. SIGNIFICANT JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for session arrangements and maintenance for various education interventions.
  • Providing clerical, organizational, and technical support for participants and faculty.
  • Supporting the recruitment of participants (students, residents, providers, care team staff, leaders) and organizations and tracking admissions/enrollment/graduation.
  • Recording and maintaining education intervention data: attendance, didactics, case presentations, didactic schedule via web-based program, evaluation surveys.
  • Administering surveys and assisting with data collection and analysis to maintain quality of education programs.
  • Assisting with onboarding of new learners to educational programs including conducting technology tests and providing technical support as needed.
  • Developing engaging and attractive presentations for a number of venues including conferences.
  • Supporting coordination and project management on cross-Weitzman initiatives, as requested or needed.
  • Coordinating or managing the development of new education programs, such as assisting with onboarding new faculty members and participants, creating case forms, and marketing materials.
  • Organizing and communicating with faculty in all of their responsibilities including didactic curriculum planning, case review, faculty meetings, content development, participant demographics, continual improvement.
  • Facilitating regularly scheduled faculty meetings.
  • Supporting senior staff with grant development and reporting, which may include writing parts of the grant applications or reports, brainstorming elements of a work plan, coordinating with partner organizations for letters of support, and proofreading for grammar and format.
  • Working with the senior staff to manage grant deliverable timelines.
  • Creating operational reports for external funders and supporting with other deliverables.
  • Assist with creating content for marketing purposes in collaboration with CHC's Communications team including eBlasts, newsletters, printed collateral, and maintaining/updating assigned Weitzman Education webpages.
  • May be assigned to attend conferences to exhibit, present, and/or teach about Weitzman Education programs.
  • Providing support to Weitzman Education leadership on accreditation efforts.
  • Professional responsiveness and adaptability to rapid change.
  • Building constructive and effective relationships both internally and externally.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • V. COMMUNICATION SKILLS

    Excellent oral and written skills are required. This position is highly involved with staff, providers, clients, colleagues, outside vendors and community.

    VI. CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION

    Confidentiality of business information is a requirement. Confidentiality must be maintained according to CHC policies.


This Position is available for remote work.

Time Type:
Full time
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Community Health Center operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Middletown, CT. Community Health Center was founded in 1972. It has 1270 total employees. To see all 10 open jobs at Community Health Center, click here.
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