This is a grant funded position that will provide Program Coordination for the North Bay Community Health Worker Training Program (NB-CHWTP) to address community needs in north bay counties to access healthcare and improve health outcomes. The NB-CHWTP is a collective impact model designed to train CHWs to close the gap in primary care access in underserved communities in counties North of San Francisco. Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo Counties are some of the most racially and ethnically diverse counties in the United States. The NB-CHWTP will provide expanded training opportunities for entry level CHWs, extend the impact of CHWs by providing advanced training, and develop experiential and employment support for CHWs. Using a consortium approach of partners that include Redwood Community Health Coalition, Northern California Center for Well Being, and Touro University California will implement the following three goals:
The experiential coordinator is responsible for supporting and providing leadership in the day-to-day activities and operations related to the employment and experiential components to implement the NB-CHWTP. Flexibility, curiosity, and initiative are essential traits for a successful candidate. This position will be physically located at the TUC campus in Vallejo, CA with travel required to partner clinics throughout the North Bay.
About Touro University California (TUC) TUC is a private, not-for-profit university that provides graduate health professions degrees (pharmacy, physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioners, and public health). TUC is located on a 44 acre campus on Mare Island in Vallejo located in Solano County, California. The TUC mission is to serve, to lead, and to teach with a focus on producing primary care providers that work in underserved communities. This focus on serving in our own local underserved communities and changing health outcomes is demonstrated by University engagement in the student run free medical clinic, the Mobile Diabetes Education Center, community massvax and pop-up clinics to provide COVID-19, flu, and Tdap vaccines, clinical faculty affiliations with FQHCs, training certified Diabetes Prevention lifestyle coaches, and implementing street medicine, and opioid use disorder training.
The Experiential Coordinator will manage the day-to-day operations of the employment and experiential aspects of the project. This includes: