Administrative | Education | Health & Mental Health | Programs/Services
About Central Colorado Area Health Education Center (CCAHEC)
Central Colorado Area Health Education Center (CCAHEC) is one six regional centers within the Colorado AHEC System (CAS). The role of CCAHEC is to connect students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health. Serving 10 counties in the Denver metro and foothills areas, CCAHEC promotes academic/community partnerships in five main areas of focus: 1) developing and maintaining strategic partnerships; 2) creating and delivering interprofessional education and training; 3) addressing the healthcare needs of rural and underserved areas and populations; 4) working with providers to facilitate and support practice transformation, distribution, and diversity; and 5) offering specialized community-based training.
Overview of the Professional Education Manager Role
The Professional Education Manager coordinates and provides educational experiences for healthcare professionals, healthcare students, and the community. This position evaluates performance of current programs and designs and implements new programs as needed. The Professional Education Manager participates in relevant meetings and events with healthcare professionals and community organizations; manages educational and community-based experiential training; and maintains financial oversight over related program budgets.
This position may require some travel within the region and some evening and weekend events. Supports the supervision of the Professional Education Coordinator and may supervise volunteers.