Community Health Center

  • Interprofessional Student Coordinator - Full Time - Meriden

    Job Locations US-CT-Meriden
    Posted Date 4 days ago(4/23/2018 2:12 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Administration/Clerical/Support Services
  • Overview

    Outstanding healthcare opportunity If you are ready for a satisfying and rewarding career, join our team of diverse and motivated professionals at Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC). CHC is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental and mental health services to the uninsured and underinsured. CHC is building a world class primary health care system that is committed to caring for special populations, and that is focused on improving health outcomes for our patients as well as building healthy communities. We are one of the leading health-care providers in the state of Connecticut, providing comprehensive primary care services in medicine, dentistry, and behavioral health. With more than 130,000 active patients, CHC is the health care home that works to keep our patients—and our communities—healthy. We go beyond the traditional health services to bring care wherever our patients and clients are, using innovative service delivery models and state of the art technology. We use the latest treatments and technologies within the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model (PCMH) to care for our growing patient base. As a Interprofessional Student Coordinator for Community Health Center, you will:


    On a daily basis, provides technical support for students seeking clinical and operational experience at Community Health Center, Inc.  Coordinates with all external academic partners to facilitate appropriate contracting, placement and ongoing support for students at CHCI. Administratively supports the ongoing professional development of preceptors as well as ongoing data collection on student, preceptor and academic partner experiences.  Works to ensure efficient and accurate workflow for all documents and schedules associated with student experiences at CHCI.  Partners with CHCI IT to monitor equipment for student use, including laptops. Ensures that academic partners are aware of CHCI’s Infection Control and other regulatory standards with regard to student placement and functions.  Liaises with Human Resources, CHCI’s Clinical Chiefs and other leaders to ensure a positive and value-added student and preceptor integrated care experience.


    • Coordinates resources across CHCI, including Human Resources, IT, the Clinical Chiefs, local preceptors, Operations team and other departments to ensure a positive student and preceptor experience
    • Maintains the ongoing calendar of available student “slots” in collaboration with all Clinical Chiefs
    • Ensures all contracts are in place, and addendums completed prior to student arriving to CHCI
    • Works with HR to ensure student badges and all on-boarding documents are completed prior to student arriving for first day of student placement at CHCI
    • Coordinates with Human Resources to ensure that the student IT tickets are entered appropriately for passwords, laptop assignments, and all other technical assistance needed
    • Coordinates with Human resources to ensure all other on-boarding training is completed prior to arriving for the first day of the student placement
    • Coordinates with CHCI trainers and ECW Superuser staff to ensure EHR and other electronics system training and orientation is scheduled and facilitated prior to arriving for the first day of the student placement
    • Communicates with Operations’ staff about student placements and available space at sites
    • Administratively supports the ongoing professional development events for CHCI’s clinical preceptor team, as well as Interprofessional Education events for students and trainees
    • Maintains a clean, orderly, safe working environment. Oversees maintenance of supplies and documents needed for this position and for student and preceptor support
    • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures of the Agency
    • Exhibits excellent customer service skills to external and internal customers at all times with a focus on quality that focuses on the needs of the department and/or the business in conjunction with the full mission of the Agency
    • Complies with Agency mandated in-service training workshops (EOC, Working Safely, Abuse, etc.)


    Required Skills and Education

    • Bachelor degree required / Masters degree preferred
    • Experience in data management and tracking
    • Computer program skills (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)
    • Applicant will also possess sound organizational skills and accuracy at all levels of job.
    • Prior demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills.
    • Must be team focused and demonstrate leadership qualities.
    • Preferred prior experience working with graduate students and graduate programs


    Bachelors (Required)

    Work Experience
    Administration/Clerical/Support Services

    Program Management
    MS Office
    Data Entry


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