This is a full-time, permanent Health Services Consultant 4 (HSC4) position located within the Office of Community Health Systems.
Make a difference.
Reporting to the Rural Health Workforce Director, as a Rural Health Program Manager (HSC4) you will:
Manage recruitment and retention strategies for Medicaid enrollees and other underserved populations.
Serve as a senior health services consultant.
Focus on leveraging the international healthcare workforce and other workforce programs.
Lead and manage a variety of Rural Health Section projects that serve Medicaid enrollees and other underserved populations.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Working to develop pathways to increase the health workforce serving rural and urban underserved communities, including those serving the Medicaid-eligible population.
Administering the J-1 Visa Waiver Program and providing expertise on waiver programs for International Medical Graduates.
Participating in office-wide workforce development activities, programs, and services.
Developing workforce policy recommendations and strategies in collaboration with team members.
The incumbent may be located anywhere within the State of Washington. Telework (mobile-work) is expected. When approved, the incumbent will work with their supervisor to identify an appropriate work schedule and balance, including telework and reporting to the Tumwater duty station for work activities. It is anticipated that the incumbent would be expected to report to the Tumwater duty station for work activities 2-4 days per month to retrieve J-1 Visa waiver applications (that are sent via Fed-Ex to the office). This would need to be a conversation between the hiring supervisor and the incumbent.
Work that matters.
Public health promotes and protects the health of the people of the state of Washington, in the communities where they live, learn, work and play.
The agency realizes that our efforts to achieve more equitable health outcomes for the communities we serve begins with our ability to operationalize and institutionalize equity throughout our internal policies, systems, and practices.
This position will work together with the Workforce Director to establish policy for the J-1 Visa Waiver program. This position is required to actively participate in state and national health organizations as identified by the supervisor and office, which may include participation in organizational activities, conferences, committees, and leadership activities.
Option 1: Five (5) or more years of experience working in a State Office of Rural health or Primary Care Office with federal funding.
Option 2: A bachelor’s degree or higher in public health, public administration, or allied field.
Demonstrated experience in the following:
Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Using Microsoft Word to create, format, and edit tables, charts, and graphs; insert and format sections, create headers and footers, and work with pictures and draw objects.
Using Microsoft Excel to develop and manipulate complex spreadsheets with multiple math functions, advanced filters, and links to external sources of information; create custom toolbars and chart types, pivot tables, import data from other sources, filter lists, and use data analysis tools.
Using Microsoft Outlook to compose, send, and respond to e-mail; utilizing email program functions such as calendars and meeting requests.
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