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Associate Director of Workforce Development

Company: Partnership HealthPlan of California
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:The Associate Director of Workforce Development is responsible for the development and delivery of collaborative resources and initiatives that significantly expand the number of care providers in PHC's service area. The position will contribute to the development of a highly skilled, diverse and culturally competent talent pipeline to meet the workforce demands of PHC's provider partners. There will be a specific focus on the following three areas 1) Increasing opportunity for all residents in the PHC footprint to advance in the health professions by creating access to training and employment for both youth and adults, with a special emphasis on health equity, low income and underserved residents. 2) Align and expand education and training to prepare health workers to meet the specific needs of PHC counties. 3) Strengthen the capacity, effectiveness, well-being, and retention of the health workforce.Responsibilities:Establish annual goals and metrics.Works with CBO's, regulatory agencies, higher education partners and entity leadership to develop short and long-term strategies and goals to assure a stable and current future workforce for PHC, while providing economic opportunity to residents in the communities served by PHC.Support and drive the expansion of pipeline programs to recruit and prepare students from underrepresented and low-income backgrounds for health careers with mentorship, academic, career, and psychosocial support.Identify and create or support scholarships for qualified students who pursue priority health professions and serve in underserved communities under a new Emerging California Health Leaders Scholarship Program and other sources.Provides regular reports to the Executive Team, and by request, to the Board.Represents Partnership and its member institutions at local workforce development and community building forums.Works with local policy-makers to reduce barriers to achieving equitable access to high quality education and jobs designed to provide a living wage for individuals and families, and to create new and feasible career pathways for anyone seeking healthcare career entry and advancement.Oversees and directs the Partnership Provider Recruitment Program and assigned staff.Researches workforce related grant opportunities and manages applications, and as appropriate, guides programming and provides outcome reporting.Fosters cohesive and positive communication between all constituents: HR, college leaders, community leaders, Community Health, CBOs and the local health care delivery system.Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Education and ExperienceBachelor's Degree required, Graduate Degree preferred; Human Resources or Health Care preferred Minimum of five years' experience in program management, workforce development and/or human resources required. Health Care experience preferred.Special Skills, Licenses and CertificationsDemonstrated knowledge of theories, principals, and concepts of WFD in the healthcare setting. Knowledge of the WFD system; including grant application and management. Ability to work within and outside of the organization to develop deep and impactful relationships with community residents, community-based training organizations, academic institutions and public and private agencies to foster collaboration and progressive strategies and policy advocacy. Proficient in using computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written). Ability to understand complex organizations and manage internal and external partnerships. Strong project management skills. Ability to work independently, with all levels and within a strong team environment. Ability to make logical decisions independently and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Ability to communicate pertinent information to appropriate persons in a timely manner. Ability to formulate and manage a budget. Demonstrated cultural competence. Valid California driver's licenseand proof of current automobile insurance compliant with PHC policyare required to operate a vehicle and travel for company business.Performance Based CompetenciesThe PHC Workforce Development Department is a collaborative, responsive unit and the Director for Workforce Development will respond to affiliate-specific internal partner needs and requests in a timely and professional manner. The Director will need to be familiar with the culture, procedures and activities of individual affiliates, and will conduct all business accordingly by operating within the guidelines and expectations of each affiliate. The Director will operate with the same responsive, respectful and culturally competent approach with external partners, individuals and organizations, properly representing PHC and its commitment to our communities always.Work Environment And Physical DemandsWhen required, ability to move about the organization (about 30% of the time). Must be able to sit for an extended length of time. At least 50% of work time is spent in front of a computer monitor. Employee is required to use hands and fingers, especially for typing on the computer and using the mouse. Must also be able to reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift heavy office supply boxes. Employee must be able to talk and hear, particularly for regular communication on the phone and in person.All HealthPlan employees are expected to:Provide the highest possible level of service to clients;Promote teamwork and cooperative effort among employees;Maintain safe practices; andAbide by the HealthPlan's policies and procedures, as they may from time to time be updated.Hiring Range:$127,888.46 - $172,648.78IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICEThe job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive or definitive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or work environment change.

Keywords: Partnership HealthPlan of California, Fairfield , Associate Director of Workforce Development, Executive , Fairfield, California

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