Job Description - Coordinator, AHEC Grant
Description View created on 01/28/2015
Coordinator, AHEC Grant
Executive Dean, Health Sciences
Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a national network with state and regional centers to help enlist potential students from diverse backgrounds into the health care field and to provide experience and opportunities for health care students in serving underserved populations.This position is to coordinate the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) for the Texas AHEC East, Capital Region for University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Functions as Grant coordinator for AHEC for the College of Health Professionals (RRHRC).
Identifies and recruits health professions' preceptors/training sites for medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care students.
Coordinates placement and scheduling of students in the Capital AHEC service region.
Provides support for professionals entering practice and those already in practice.
Identifies, develops, and coordinates housing for students in community-based rotations.
Works with AHEC programs such as Texas Health Match.
Develops and maintains appropriate relationships with loca, state, and national organizations.
Coordinates retention and evaluation activities for health professionals participating in loan repayment programs within the Capital Region.
Provides professional supervision and support to the Texas Area Health Education Center East-Capital Region.
May be assigned other related grant activities or job duties.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Effective recruitment and retention methodologies.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Excellent presentation skills.
Ability to work independently.
Valid Texas Drivers' License.
Reliable transportation for local Austin area travel.