University of Washington School of Public Health
Community Healthcare Improvement and Linkages Section Manager - Washington State Department of Health
Closing Date: February 25, 2018
Posted: February 7, 2018
About the Position
Reporting to the Director of the Office of Family and Community Health Improvement, the Community Healthcare Improvement and Linkages Section Manager is responsible for the management and leadership of the Community Healthcare Improvement and Linkages (CHIL) Section in the Office of Family and Community Health Improvement.
The CHIL section supports health systems transformation efforts and community clinical linkages across the state and works with providers, clinics, health systems, managed care organizations, and communities across Washington. These include the Pediatric Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, Health Systems, Population Health Planning, Breast Cervical and Colon Health Program, Family Planning, and Community Health Worker Training System. The purpose of the section is to improve the quality, outcomes, affordability, and accessibility of healthcare for people throughout their life span.
In this position, you will be responsible for a biennial budget of approx. $53,461,107.00, and for seven (7) direct reports, who are responsible for approx. 31 staff.
What we’re looking for:
The ideal candidate is a transformative leader, comfortable with experimentation and ambiguity who is able to problem-solve complex issues, can build an effective team through direction, delegation, excellent communication, and removing obstacles; a leader who helps employees see how their part fits into the whole of our agency’s mission, supports and empowers staff when making tough decisions and recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.