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Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017 11:45 AM

About the Position and HSQA

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 has direct responsibility for the Emergency Management System (EMS) and Trauma System, Community and Rural Health, and construction review and Certificate of Need functions. The Office Director 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. This position collaborates with other executive level managers within the division to develop broad strategic policies around health care facilities in the state.

The Health Systems Quality Assurance Division is responsible oversight of Washington State's health care delivery system, which includes licensing and regulating over 400,000 health care professionals and 7,000 facilities. HSQA also works closely with communities and local health partners to build strong health systems and prevention programs across the state to help ensure communities have access to good health care and emergency medical services. To learn more about HSQA and the Office of Community Health Systems.

To learn more about the position and to view the complete position description.

About DOH and our Employer of Choice Initiatives

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal, state, tribal, and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.

DOH is a great place to work and has implemented several \"Employer of Choice\" initiatives, including:
  • We are committed to diversity and inclusion. DOH fosters an inclusive environment that encourages all employees to bring their authentic selves to work each day. We strive to hire, develop, and retain a competent and diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers we serve.
  • We have an engaging Wellness@Health program which offers programs that support healthy behaviors and work/life balance. Our program provides wellness education, access to healthy food, physical activity classes, stress relief, and many other resources to support a healthy you.
  • We support a healthy work/life balance by offering flexible/alternative work schedules, and mobile and telework options.
  • We are making exciting steps towards modernizing our workplace by providing motivating and inspiring workspaces that promote creative thought, innovation, and collaboration among co-workers.
  • We have an Infant at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of breastfeeding newborns and infant-parent bonding. Eligible employees who are new mothers, fathers, or legal guardians can bring their infant (6 weeks to 6 months) when returning to work. (Depending on duties and work location.)
What we're looking for:

The ideal candidate is 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; 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.

As well as demonstrated experience in the following leadership competencies:
  • Decisiveness Make decisions based on analysis of the information presented in the face of ambiguous or conflicting situations, or when there is an associated risk.
  • Critical Thinking Demonstrates the disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information as a guide to action.
  • Builds Networks Effectively building formal and informal relationships networks inside and outside the organization.
  • Business Insight Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals.
  • Drives Engagement Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.
  • Drives Vision and Purpose Painting a compelling picture of vision and strategy that motivates others to actions.
  • Financial Acumen Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.
  • Global Perspective Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.
  • Instills Trust Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Organizational Savvy Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.
  • Persuades Using compelling influences to gain the support and commitment of others.
  • Strategic Mindset Seeing a head to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.
  • Values Differences Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

The annual range of compensation is between $86,508 and $110,724, depending upon qualifications. We offer a full benefits package including vacation and sick leave, family medical and dental coverage, life insurance, retirement, and a deferred compensation.

Intrigued? We d love to hear from you. Click \"Apply\" to learn more about the position and submit your application.


• Location: Olympia

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