Reporting to the Nursing Consultation Advisor, this Health Services Consultant 4 position is responsible for managing and continuously improving assigned facilities programs to assure that consumers have access to quality health care.
As the Facilities Program Manager, you will be responsible for:
Providing licensing technical assistance and consultation.
Interpreting and developing licensing laws, rules, policies, and procedures.
Coordinating with the Office of Health Systems Oversight and other DOH offices related to credentialing, survey, investigation, and enforcement activities.
Acting as a subject matter expert for assigned facilities.
The program manager accomplishes these tasks by using creative problem-solving, building relationships, communicating effectively, implementing project management skills, and having an eager and willing desire to learn and grow.
Option 1: A bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, microbiology, chemistry, or medical technology; AND two (2) or more years of professional management or consultative experience in a health services program**.
Option 2: A master’s degree or higher biology, microbiology, chemistry, or medical technology; AND one (1) or more years of professional management or consultative experience in a health services program**.
One (1) or more years of experience in rule and policy drafting and development, or a similar administrative process.
Working knowledge and/or experience with state health care regulatory framework, the legislative process, and national and state trends in health care.
Working with healthcare professionals.
Working with healthcare facilities.
Communicating clearly verbally and in writing.
Establishing and building relationships.
Facilitating and/or participating in negotiations.
** Examples of a health services program include, but are not limited to, healthcare administration, planning, rule or legislative implementation, government programs, etc.
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies