University of Washington School of Public Health
Office Director, Community Health Systems - Washington Department of Health
Closing Date: January 29, 2018
Posted: December 14, 2017
Office Director, Community Health Systems
Are you a transformative leader comfortable with innovation and ambiguity, who is able to problem-solve complex issues, create meaningful partnerships as well as a climate where people are motivated to do their best? Are you a leader who supports and empowers staff when making tough decisions, and who recognizes the values that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization?
If yes, we are looking for you! Come Work@Health!
Reporting to the Assistant Secretary for the Division of Health Systems Quality Assurance (HSQA), the Office Director, Community Health Systems oversees and directs a staff of 57 and the Community Health Systems Office Management Team. This position is located in Tumwater, Washington.
The Office Director has direct responsibility for the Emergency Management System (EMS) and Trauma System, Community and Rural Health, and construction review and Certificate of Need functions. This position has a primary leadership, policy and strategic role in the state and national healthcare system environment working with legislators, governor’s office, advisory committees, and numerous associations and public interest groups. The management objective is to assure patient safety, public health, the quality of health care services and appropriate access to regulated health care services for everyone in the state of Washington. The Office Director collaborates with other executive level managers within the division to develop broad strategic policies around health care facilities in the state.
Applicant review begins December 26, 2017. Open until filled.