BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INSTITUTE DIRECTOR, HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 200680
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.
We're on a mission As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service.
Harborview's Mission: A comprehensive healthcare facility dedicated to the control of illness and the promotion and restoration of health. Its primary mission is to provide healthcare for the most vulnerable residents of King County; to provide and teach exemplary patient care; to provide care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the region; and to develop and maintain leading-edge centers of emphasis.
Behavioral Health Institute (BHI) at Harborview BHI brings innovation, research and clinical practice together to advance mental health and addiction stabilization and treatment. The BHI operates as a part of HMC and in partnership with the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Our BHI Approach
Launch behavioral health treatment and innovations that could ultimately reduce negative and costly outcomes.
Support research in innovative behavioral health care approaches.
Advance behavioral health services across Washington State with careful attention to the intersection of effective training, workforce advancement and good policy.
Harborview Medical Center - Administration has an outstanding opportunity for a Behavioral Health Institute Director. Under the general oversight of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and in partnership with the HMC Chief of Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Administrator, and oversight of the BHI Steering Committee, this individual will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the BHI. Primary role is to ensure the growth, success, and sustainability of the BHI for training and research/program evaluation pillars. The Director will work closely with the BHI Steering Committee and with faculty leadership within the BHI in program development, implementation, and evaluation and will partner with the Behavioral Health Administrator and HMC Executive Leadership regarding internal and external marketing, fundraising (both private and public), federal, state and or local policy development and community outreach to optimize awareness and financial support for the BHI.
Manage, develop, and evaluate the progress of programs within the BHI.
Actively support programs and services that are in line with long-range strategic objectives.
Represent and promote the BHI to community organizations, governmental agencies, and public or private funders.
Provide leadership and direction for the creation of the long-term development plan for the BHI.
Create a professional practice environment for the advancement of BHI programs.
Ensure adherence to hospital and departmental policies and procedures and relevant regulations.
Effectively complete program development/planning budgetary responsibilities.
A Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or a Master’s degree in Healthcare (MHA), Public Health (MPH), or Public Policy (MPP).
10 years progressive leadership experience, preferably in Behavioral Health.
Successful track record of effective management/leadership and program development skills.
Experience in public or private fundraising.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Self-directed and ability to multitask efficiently.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.