Program Coordinator

The Foundation For Med Excellence | PORTLAND, OR

Posted Date 1/23/2023

The Oregon Wellness Program (OWP) and The Foundation for Medical Excellence (TFME) are seeking a Program Coordinator. This individual will be the administrative linchpin for the only state-wide program of its type that focuses on mental health services for Oregon's nurses, doctors, dentists, physician assistants and others. TFME offers a broad array of programs including the OWP, medical student scholarships and clinician leadership education. The successful candidate must have excellent administrative skills and the experience and ability to work with a wide range of health care related professionals and executives from supporting organizations. For more information about these programs visit: and


Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator provides administrative support to the TFME Medical Director related to TFME educational programs and to the TFME President related to the Oregon Wellness Program (OWP). 

Principal Duties and Functions -TFME Educational Programs

Provide organizational/administrative support to Medical Director related to preparation, presentation and execution of continuing medical education activities.

Assist Medical Director in developing long-range educational activity marketing and programming plans

Responsible for planning and production of all educational activity brochures and publications. Supervise production and distribution of brochures. Assist Medical Director in promotion of all educational activities.

Provide staffing for educational activity planning committee meetings.

Responsible for logistical planning for conferences and other educational activities. Manage all conference details including site selection, on-site coordination, registration processing, and coordination with faculty, etc.

Assist President and Medical Director in coordinating the Medical Student Scholarship program.

Assist President and Medical Director in logistical planning for annual John Benson, M.D./John Kendall, M.D., Visiting Professorship, including on-site coordination and coordination with sponsoring organizations and guest speaker.

Principal Duties and Functions – Oregon Wellness Program

Provide administrative support for the OWP, and address on-going administrative and operational issues, with guidance from the OWP Executive Committee.

Respond to operational or process questions from participating clinicians, potential clients, collaborative organizations and others.

Receive and process invoices from OWP mental health providers.

In consultation with OWP Executive Committee Chair, prepare agenda for OWP Executive Committee meetings, including recording, transcribing and editing meeting minutes.

Maintain data base of participating OWP mental health providers, qualifications, location/affiliation, contact information and medical malpractice insurance verification.

Maintain database/spreadsheet tracking OWP utilization by mental health provider, healthcare organization and professional degree by month and year.

Reporting Structure: The Program Coordinator reports to the TFME Medical Director for educational activities and to the TFME President for Oregon Wellness Program activities.



Bachelor's degree and clinical experience preferred

Ability to handle sensitive patient information in a confidential and professional manner

Experience in a healthcare administrative setting

Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with a broad spectrum of people. Outstanding organizational skills

Experience and knowledge in program development, implementation and event planning

Knowledge and experience with a variety of social media platforms

Experience in budget preparation and financial management

Demonstrable computer skills in word processing, database management, and spreadsheet preparation

Compensation:  Total annual compensation: $75,000.  This is a 32 hour per week position located in Portland

How to apply: Please send your resume (include 3 references) with a cover letter that details your experience and your interest in this position to Jan Murdock –

Application deadline:February 27, 2023





Listing Type
Clerical/Administrative | Healthcare | Nonprofit | Office
Position Type
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary Type

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