Executive Director within Office of Health Professions
Washington State Department of Health
August 3, 2018
$76,092 - $102,348, DOE
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Reporting to the Office Director of Health Professions (OHP), the Executive Director within OHP is responsible a staff of six (6) carrying out the work of the Veterinary Board of Governors, the Optometry Board, and the Board of Hearing and Speech.
This position is also responsible for assigned secretary regulated professions including dispensing opticians, radiologic technologists, x-ray technicians, genetic counselors, orthotics and prosthetics, and animal massage therapists. Additional significant position responsibilities include the Washington Recovery and Monitoring Program (WRAMP) and the contracts with the Washington Physician Health Program (WPHP) and the Washington Recovery Assistance Program for Pharmacy (WRAPP).
The position is responsible for regulating the competency and quality of the assigned health professions that promote patient safety by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing qualifications for licensing, examinations or surveys for licensure, consistent standards of practice, continuing competency mechanisms, and discipline. Learn more about the Office of Health Professions and Facilities.
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. To learn more about DOH and View the Work at Health video.
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. View the DOH "Diversity is Rising" video.
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. (Depending upon job duties.)
Success in this position requires that one be a team player, defined as having a driving passion for the work, bringing humility to their job and people interaction, and who listens and understands how their words and actions affect others.
Our ideal candidate is a transformative leader comfortable with innovation and ambiguity, who is able to problem-solve complex policy issues, create meaningful partnerships and work collaboratively to meet shared objectives as well as create a climate where people are motivated to do their best. A leader who supports and empowers staff when making tough decisions, who is willing to address difficult issues and say what needs to be said, and who recognizes the values that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
Preference may be given to candidates with the following DESIRED education and experience:
A Bachelor's degree or higher.
Five (5) or more years of experience in the following areas:
Regulatory work with healthcare professionals.
Supporting the work of regulatory boards or commissions.
Leading performance improvement activities, resulting in improved services, efficiency, or cost savings.
Providing technical assistance on compliance with healthcare facilities or practitioners regulation.
Directing the development of necessary legislation, budgets, and application of resources.
Effectively leading and directing large groups of managers and professionals.
Applying knowledge of state health profession regulatory framework, the legislative process, national and state trends in healthcare.
Demonstrated expertise in verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated experience in relationship-building, facilitation and negotiation skills.
Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you. Click "Apply" to learn more and apply.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Washington State offers a full benefits package including vacation and sick leave, family medical and dental coverage, life insurance, retirement, and a deferred compensation.
Internal Number: DOH4172
About Washington State Department of Health
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. To learn more about DOH and DOH Infographic (Download PDF reader). View the Work at Health video.
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