Thank you for your interest in The Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers (WACMHC).
Director of Clinical Services
The Washington Association for Community and Migrant Health Centers (WACMHC) is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Clinical Services. WACMHC is a nonprofit statewide organization which represents 26 Federally Qualified Community Health Centers who provide comprehensive health services to our state’s low-income, uninsured, and underinsured populations. We are a small team of highly dedicated professionals who advocate for access to quality healthcare for all.
The Director of Clinical Services (DCS) leads development and implementation of clinical quality improvement training and technical support for member community health centers (CHSs). This includes patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition and implementation, quality improvement to meet clinical performance measures, and achievement of Meaningful Use. The DCS manages three program staff and contracts from multiple funding organizations. Programs include the PCMH Learning Community, Department of Health's Health improvement Network, the Advanced Primary Care Practice Demonstration, Oral Health Collaborative, Dental Learning Network, and Emergency Preparedness. The DCS participates on WACMHC's management team and is responsible for input that guides organizational strategic action and integration of all program work in the area of patient centered medical home T/TA support.
Qualifications & Education Requirements
1. RN (BS) or PA or ARNP or RD or Pharmacist or equivalent clinical training required.
2. Experience leading quality improvement initiatives in a clinical setting, preferably in a primary care practice or community health center setting.
3. Experience in leading and managing employees, programs, and contracts.
4. Experience in writing and monitoring grants, preferably State and Federal grants.
5. Experience with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Collaborative learning model preferred.
6. Knowledge of the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts the delivery of primary care.
7. Knowledge of the social determinants of health and the impact of health disparities on racial and ethnic minorities.
8. Knowledge, skills and experience working with diverse populations.
9. Excellent strategic and short-range planning and organizational skills. Must be detailed oriented, self motivated and self reliant.
10. Experience and skills in developing and implementing program evaluation.
11. Ability to develop and monitor budgets.
12. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
13. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
14. Experience facilitating meetings and making oral presentations required.
1. Leverage state, regional, and national resources and stakeholders to provide coordinated support and technical assistance to CHC members for achieving patient-centered medical home recognition and meaningful use requirements. Provide technical assistance and support directly to CHC members for achieving patient-centered medical home recognition.
2. Negotiate and manage contracts for programs in Clinical Services.
3. Guide and participate in the Department of Health’s and Centers for Medicare/Medicaid (CMS) practice improvement initiatives as defined in the grant funding requirements.
4. Brief staff and member health centers on major trends, key findings and new developments in the delivery of quality care.
5. Identify the clinical training and improvement needs of medical, dental, and behavioral health/mental health staff of the health centers and work with appropriate partner organizations to meet these needs.
6. Represent WACMHC on committees, coalitions, and task forces that influence changes in the healthcare delivery system; especially in primary care, behavioral health, or dental care.
7. Provide clinical benchmark data to CHC members and coordinate/offer training and technical support to help CHC members meet Healthy People 2020 clinical performance goals.
8. Supervise the Practice Improvement Coordinator, Oral Health Coordinator, and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator to integrate training and resources across these programs.
- Must be able to drive a motor vehicle safely and use a seat belt when in operation.
- Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and automobile in good repair. Must be able to travel for site visits around the state. Must provide proof of insurance. (Mileage reimbursed )
Please email or send letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Director of Clinical Services
Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers
510 Plum St. Suite 101
Olympia, WA 98501