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Tennessee Primary Care Association

Center for Quality in Community Health Program Coordinator

Tennessee Primary Care Association


Job Summary

Position Title:              Center for Quality in Community Health Program Coordinator
Salary Range:               $50,000 – $55,000
Reports to:                    Center for Quality in Community Health Senior Director
Direct Reports:            None

The Tennessee Primary Care Association (TPCA) is a dynamic, team-oriented membership association that provides leadership, advocacy, and supportive expertise to the state’s community health centers. TPCA and our members are bonded by a shared purpose – ensuring all Tennesseans have access to quality and affordable health care.

At TPCA, our benefits include:

  • Hybrid work structure where employees can work remotely two days a week.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Paid medical, dental, and life insurance
  • Participation in a 403(b)-retirement plan
  • Ongoing support and encouragement for professional development
  • Paid long-term disability insurance

Our team values collaboration, continual growth, integrity, and open communication. We are driven by our culture, knowing that creating an inclusive workplace is essential to serving our mission. We are intentional in our efforts to ensure every staff member feels empowered to voice their ideas and bring their authentic selves to work.

TPCA is seeking a highly organized and motivated individual to join TPCA’s Center for Quality in Community Health (CQCH) as a Program Coordinator. The CQCH program focuses on engaging health center members in data-driven, health information technology-enabled quality improvement strategies that promote value-based care. As a CQCH Program Coordinator, you will provide essential support to the CQCH Senior Director and the CQCH team, ensuring that projects and activities maintain momentum and maximize health center engagement. Additionally, you will coordinate CQCH grants management activities and contribute to the overall success of the CQCH program.

If you are a proactive and detail-oriented professional with a passion for improving community health outcomes, we encourage you to apply for the CQCH Program Coordinator position. Join our dedicated team and make a difference in the lives of the members and communities we serve.

Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

Coordinate Program Activities: You will play a crucial role in ensuring the execution of CQCH program activities in accordance with established timelines and objectives by:

  • Working with the CQCH Senior Director to coordinate the organization of program-related materials such as work plans,
    meeting notes, etc.
  • Coordinating the planning, scheduling, delivery, and follow-up for workgroups, meetings, training, and events hosted by CQCH.
  • Coordinating the day-to-day activities and operations of the program.
  • Keeping the CQCH Senior Director abreast of news and challenges that could affect health center operations and stability.

Serve as the Primary Point of Contact for the CQCH: This role will be responsible for fostering and maintaining positive relationships with CQCH members by:

  • Serving as a primary point of contact for inquiries and providing excellent customer service.
  • Collaborating with the CQCH Senior Director to implement strategies that promote health center participation and engagement.
  • Curating content for the CQCH Update and all other CQCH communications in conjunction with the CQCH team members.
  • Working closely with the Communications and Marketing Team to ensure dissemination of CQCH Update and representation of CQCH content in all TPCA communications.
  • Coordinating activities and documentation related to CQCH purchasing processes with the CQCH Senior Director and maintaining updated health center staff contact lists for all CQCH members and committees.

Coordinate CQCH Grants Management Activities: You will support the documentation of progress toward goals and activities by:

  • Contributing to the development of progress reports, narratives, and other grant reporting requirements.
  • Collecting health center performance data, in collaboration with the CQCH Senior Director and CQCH team members.
  • Coordinating the preparation and deliverables for HRSA site visits and TDH (Tennessee Department of Health) contract monitoring.
  • Assisting in activities related to the development of grant applications and post-award grants management, in support of the CQCH Senior Director.

Integrate into the TPCA Team:  Each TPCA staff member is required to:

  • Participate in TPCA staff meetings, pertinent conferences and meetings, and other functional teams as applicable.
  • Ensure completion of TPCA-related forms, activities, and documentation within the time frames set in TPCA policies and procedures.
  • Provide staff support at TPCA events.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as identified by the immediate supervisor.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, Public Health, or other healthcare-related degree. Direct experience may be substituted at the discretion of the hiring manager
  • At least two years of work experience, with demonstrated success in project management and coordination.
  • Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
  • Experience in using information management systems and databases is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to cultivate and manage relationships to improve engagement and collaboration.
  • Ability to manage projects concurrently and adapt to changes in project requirements.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Awareness of the needs of medically underserved populations, demonstrating cultural competence and interest in learning about community health organizations.

Work Environment:

  • Hybrid work schedule.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Occasional travel to health centers, as well as local and national travel.

Additional Information


TPCA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, paid medical, dental, and life insurance, paid long-term disability insurance, and participation in a 403(b)-retirement plan. In addition, TPCA offers elective participation in employee-paid benefits including Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Savings Account, vision insurance, and AFLAC insurance options.

It is the policy of TPCA that all applicants are entitled to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, genetic condition, marital status, or veteran status (past, present, or future service in the Uniformed Services of the United States), or other protected characteristics or identity as required by local, state, and federal law.

This position will be supported in part by grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply at https://csstpca.sentrichr.com/?requisition=53

Interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter. Applications without a resume or cover letter will not be considered.

  • Accepting applications through 08/31/2023 or until filled by an excellent candidate. 
  • No email applications.
  • No telephone inquiries, please. 

Tennessee Primary Care Association
710 Spence Lane, Nashville, TN 37217


  • Date Posted: August 1, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk