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Director of Training & Technical Assistance - WA Assoc. of Community & Migrant Health Centers

Location: Olympia, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: September 7, 2017
Job #11600
Posted: July 7, 2017
Description:

Visit our website for a full job description & requirements. The Director of Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) will report to the CEO and lead the development and implementation of WACMHC’s training and technical assistance programs and has supervisory and budgetary accountability for the department. The Director of T/TA is WACMHC’s key manager for monitoring and supporting Washington’s health centers’ capacity to deliver the highest quality care possible while improving access and reducing the cost of patient care with a view toward lessening health disparities and increasing health equity.  This position is focused on shaping, overseeing, and providing technical assistance (TA) in the areas of clinical and operational performance improvement and workforce development, while overseeing WACMHC staff who provide direct assistance to health centers.  The Director of T/TA is a member of the WACMHC Leadership Team, which offers input that guides overall organizational strategic action.

Training & Technical Assistance

  • Develop and manage the overall TA and training workplan and budget to achieve improvement and innovation strategic goals.
  • Convene, lead, and support multi-stakeholder initiatives.
  • Facilitate dialogue, collaboration, and interdisciplinary learning among health centers, WACMHC, and other key individuals and organizations critical to WACMHC’s mission, including local, regional and national partners.
  • Provide and manage on-site training and coaching to member clinics.
  • Cultivate and model strong working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Facilitate program measurement and analysis with a “value-added” outcomes orientation.
  • Manage and mentor supervisees.
  • Contract with and manage external consultants where necessary in collaboration with Director of Finance and Operations and CEO.
  • Effectively represent WACMHC in a wide variety of settings.
  • Write and manage grants that support training, technical assistance, and performance improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in the design and management of data collection, analysis, and research.
  • Manage complex projects in an organized manner that can be shared with others.
  • Guide and participate in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) and other practice improvement initiatives as defined in WACMHC’s cooperative agreement.
  • Brief WACMHC staff, committees, and health center leadership on emerging trends, key findings, and developments related to the social determinants of health (SDoH) and health equity.
  • Develop training and technical assistance strategies and manage training activities in response to organizational strategic plans and needs assessments, keeping a detailed training schedule and assuring WACMHC meets grant obligations.
  • Participate in ongoing educational opportunities, such as technical assistance calls and webinars, and state, regional, and national meetings and conferences as warranted.
  • Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.
  • Assume other responsibilities as directed by the CEO.

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