University of Washington School of Public Health
Program Manager-Communicable Disease - Tacoma Pierce County Health Department
Closing Date: March 21, 2018
Posted: February 21, 2018
The Communicable Disease Control Division seeks a Full-time (1.0 FTE.) Regular status, Program Manager. This position requires professional knowledge, clinical experience and responsibility in communicable disease control. Experience leading or supervising other professionals in a clinical setting is expected.
This position reports to a Division Director with responsibility for planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating operations for the Network/PH Consultants, Immunization, and STD/HIV Programs.
This person will manage, direct, hire, develop and evaluate a diverse group of staff. The incumbent will develop, implement, and monitor operational goals and objectives to support the Department’s strategic directions and in line with the Department’s core values of respect, integrity and leadership. This position will collaborate with community partners and other external and internal stakeholders to achieve program goals and objectives. This position will represent these Programs on agency-wide initiatives and workgroups.
Some of what you’ll do:
- Engage in strategic planning at the program, divisional and departmental levels.
- Provide leadership and direction to multi-disciplinary program staff in the Communicable Disease Division.
- Mentor, coach and manage program staff, including hiring, training, employee performance review, investigation and resolution of disciplinary matters.
- Develop, prioritize, implement and monitor program or project goals and objectives.
- Implement and manage quality improvement work to ensure effective and efficient use of resources.
- Develop and manage complex program budgets, including recommendations to support fee schedule adjustments, identify revenue generating sources, and determine program staffing levels.
- Negotiate and manage grants, interagency agreements or similar revenue contracts.
- Develop and manage service contracts, including scope of work, Request for Proposal, vendor selection and contract management.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to achieve program or project goals and objectives regarding assurance strategies, regulatory and compliance issues, and prevention and treatment strategies.
- Identify and manage project/program data needs, and perform data analysis to develop recommendations for quality improvement and implementation efforts.
- Write complex analytical reports.
- Develop, interpret, advise and implement regulations, policies and procedures.
- Conduct internal administrative hearings for resolving regulatory issues.
- Represent the department on inter-jurisdictional committees and task forces.
- Serve as a subject matter expert and provide content for communications processes related to program or project work.
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Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
|Work Setting: Work is performed almost exclusively indoors in an office environment. Exposure to hazards is limited to those commonly found in government office environments.
Physical Demands: None.
Tools and Equipment: Duties require the use of standard office furniture and equipment (e.g., desk, filing cabinet, computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, etc.)
Travel: Driving a vehicle requiring a license. Some travel is required, and is typically local or regional, to meet with clients, conduct business, or attend or provide training. Occasional out-of-state travel may be required.
When public health responds to an emergency you may be assigned duties that are outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends, with possible deployment to locations other than the department.
What you bring to the table: