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University of Washington ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR - TRAINING, WORKFORCE, & POLICY INNOVATION CENTER in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 192444

Department: HARBORVIEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

Posting Date: 06/29/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-professional-staff-librarians-academi-staff-20210208.pdf )

A higher degree of healthcare. All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/harborview-medical-center) Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. Harborview Medical Center's Behavioral Health Institute (BHI) has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR (Program Operations Specialist), to support the Training, Workforce, and Policy Innovation Center. The Associate Program Director for the BHI Training, Workforce and Policy Innovation Center (BHI TWPIC) will work independently and with stakeholders and assist in leading in the development and implementation of an Evidence-based Integrated Behavioral Health Workforce framework. This statewide framework will include multiple partners and address training, workforce development, and policy related to behavioral health. This position is responsible for collaboratively planning, implementing, managing, and reporting all items associated with this initiative. While frequently working independently, this position functions as part of a larger statewide effort working collaboratively to accomplish improvements in coordinated training, workforce development and policy. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Telehealth & Telebehavioral Health Program Leadership

  • Strategic Leadership and Planning

  • Budget Management & Policy Guidance

  • Project/Program Management

  • Staff Supervision

  • Division Representative & Ambassador (regional & national) REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral sciences, such as psychology, counseling, or social work, or equivalent.

  • 3-5 years leadership in a behavioral health setting

  • 8-10 years experience in leading telehealth and tele-behavioral health initiatives and training

  • 10+ years experience in strategic planning and project/change management

  • Minimum 5 years progressively complex academic program management experience, including management of overall budget of at least $2 million from diverse federal and non-federal sponsors and fluency in pre-award and post-award management

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze practice issues and implement solutions/improvements

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, teach and evaluate training, workforce and policy related to behavioral health

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary group setting, with multiple stakeholders, statewide and regionally, who may have markedly different perspectives about a given topic.

  • Knowledge of outcomes assessment, experience with research protocols, and strong analytical and writing skills.

  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy and productivity.

  • Strong organizational skills; effective written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal, including demonstrated project facilitation/management skills.

  • Ability to represent the University in a variety of settings and travel occasionally.

  • Knowledge of equity and social justice principles and practices, and understanding of the effects of place-, race- and policy & systems-based inequities on marginalized communities and populations.

  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to juggle multiple deadlines and workload demands, with proven administrative, financial and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient with MS Office platform (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.), PubMed

  • Familiarity with REDCap and Canvas DESIRED:

  • Master's degree in health care field and 5+ years in health care administration leadership role.

  • Clinical background or licensure

  • Experience in advocacy and working with state and local government.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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