Workforce Resources for Health Centers

NWRPCA offers resources to promote best practices, connect job seekers to health centers, combat professional isolation and keep health center staff informed about issues that impact their work.

FEATURED WEBINAR: ACA Impact on Human Resources and Workforce - July 17-18, 2013
- Webinar ACA Resources (click here for the list)

FEATURED WEBINAR - The Physician Recruitment Makeover: How to Make Your Community Health Center a Doctor Magnet by Kurt Mosley (click HERE for slides and HERE for the full webinar at our partner's site)

NWRPCA connects Region X health centers to the following resources:

A high priority for health centers is finding the right talent to complete their health center teams. Through peer-to-peer learning, information sharing and best practices, your health center can successfully attract and retain a committed workforce.

Recruitment & Retention Resources


July 2012 –Human Resources—Leaders in Organizational Change by Bustos, Chandler-Doran, Hoff, Granville, July 2012

May 2012 – State-wide Human Resource Metrics


Forms for uploading

Trainings & Other Resources

Successful Community-Based Strategies – WA Dept of Community and Rural Health - Tilden, C &N, 2000
Credentialing – Recruitment & Retention of Clinicians for Community & Migrant Health – Best Practices Model developed by the MS, AZ, IL & IL PCAs, 2005
Health Centers 101 - Overview for new employees
Recruitment 101 – Webinar—Migrant Clinicians Network, Bustos, 2009
Education Health Center Initiative Research and Resources
CHC Clinician Recruitment Resources—Region V111 & Region V – FL08 CHAMPS/NWRPCA Conference
Migrant Health Center—Recruitment and Retention – SP09 NWRPCA Conference—Kugel, Bustos 2009
Retention—Offering your physicians the opportunity to teach! – Precept a Medical Student
A.T. Still Hometown Program – Recommend an applicant working in your community to medical school
Health Workforce Information Center – An online library of up to date resources & information around the nations health workforce

Need more assistance or have questions? Please call Trish at 206-783-3004 x 20 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

NWRPCA Career Jobs Database

The NWRPCA Career Jobs Database serves health centers in Region X by providing the opportunity to upload free job postings on the NWRPCA website for those difficult-to-fill Clinical and Senior Administrative positions. CLICK HERE to fill out the position form and submit to NWRPCA. Postings will remain on the website for up to three months and are managed by the health center staff. The job seeker searches the job postings and contacts the health center directly about the posted opportunity.

Region X Health Centers - CLICK HERE to post your position!  *Health Centers - be sure to give your job listings a KISS - keep it short & simple giving job seekers an exciting, pertinent overview of your opportunity!

Disciplines to post include "Clinical," "Senior Management," "Fiscal," "Human Resources" and "Other" positions. Non-senior positions are posted in "other" and will not be declined.

Other additional FREE on-line career posting site resources include:

AT Still Alumni Employment - Clinical & Admin Postings
National Association of Community Health Centers - Clinical & Admin Postings
National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved sites - Clinical Job Opening for posting in Customer Service Portal

Your PCA Workforce Contacts

Alaska Primary Care Associationtba
Idaho Primary Care AssociationKatrina Hoff
Oregon Primary Care AssociationZoe O'Neil
Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health CentersAbbie Chandler-Doran
Northwest Regional Primary Care AssociationThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it