Onboarding Training – Introduction to Community Health Centers
July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$25.00
The Onboarding Training is designed to introduce new and recently hired health center staff to general health center operations, including: the history and movement, funding streams, customer service, social determinants of health, telehealth in a world of COVID-19, compliance, and quality improvement. Training participants will leave the training with baseline knowledge of health center operations and resources to assist in their learning and development.
By the end of the training participants will:
- Gain general knowledge on the history and development of community health centers
- Understand general community health center operations and functions
- Learn how community health centers are essential to their communities, especially during COVID-19
- Learn about the resources available to them as new community health center employees.
Presented by Alexander Gil, Workforce Manager, CCALAC
Member & Non-Member Cost – $25
Alexander Gil is CCALAC’s Workforce Manager and has been at CCALAC for five years. He has over nine years of experience developing programs and pipeline initiatives for students and job-seekers in the non-profit sector. During his time at CCALAC, Alexander has helped developed three workforce pipeline programs including: AmeriCorps Health Fellows, AHEC Scholars, and most recently the FNP Residency program. Alexander oversees CCALAC’s Human Resources Roundtable, Job Board, and Resume Bank and has a vast understanding of the workforce needs of CCALAC’s members. He is a graduate of the 2020 Cedar Sinai Managing to Leading Program and was recently appointed the South Los Angeles AHEC (Area Health Education Center) Director.
Andrés Sánchez, MSOL, Workforce Recruitment & Retention Coordinator, CCALAC
Andres Sanchez, MSOL is CCALAC’s Workforce Retention and Recruitment Coordinator. They have nine years of experience in community health and 20 years of experience working with vulnerable and underserved populations in Las Vegas, DC, and Los Angeles in the areas of health education, child development, HIV care, crisis intervention, housing, and case management. Andres has been at CCALAC for two years, supporting workforce initiatives such as the AHEC Scholars pipeline program, the CCALAC job board, the job board and recruitment newsletters, and coordinating medical assistant trainings. Andres has a certification in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and has supported the CCALAC Training Center in the delivery of this training for CCALAC member clinic staff.
Cristal Torres, Member Services Project Coordinator, CCALAC
Cristal is CCALAC’s Member Services Project Coordinator. She has been with CCALAC for more than two years, where she is actively engaged in the ongoing development of CCALAC’s workforce-related projects and recruitment efforts and Training Center initiatives. Cristal is a very driven individual who studied psychobiology and minored in Chicanx Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Cristal continues to grow in her role to advocate for and support CCALAC’s member clinics.