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. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.Harborview's MissionHarborview Medical Center is 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.The following groups of patients and programs will be given priority for care:Persons who are non-English speaking poorPersons who are uninsured or underinsuredPersons who experience domestic violencePersons who experience sexual assaultPersons incarcerated in King County's jailsPersons with mental illness, particularly those treated involuntarilyPersons with substance use disordersPersons with sexually transmitted diseasesPersons who require specialized emergency carePersons who require trauma carePersons who require burn careHarborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Administrator, Ambulatory Care. Reporting to the Associate Administrator, Ambulatory Care, this individual will oversee programs designed to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, and equity of the care delivered in Ambulatory and Allied Care Services (AACS) outpatient programs. In this work, the assistant administrator directly supervises up to 10 health services managers who are directly overseeing clinic operations in their respective areas. The assistant administrator has overall responsibility for representing the division in labor-management processes including contract negotiations, joint labor-management committees, grievances, and predetermination hearings.The assistant administrator provides leadership for divisional activities that promote:Healthy equityDiversity and inclusion in the workforceEffective problem solving and communication at all levelsEffective interdisciplinary collaborationEffective planning and evaluation of space and resourcesEffective collaboration with dyad partners in the planning of programs and resourcesMajor Responsibilities:Leadership of Ambulatory CarePlanning and Program DevelopmentRegulatory ManagementFinancial ManagementHuman Resources ManagementRepresent Harborview and AACS in interactions with UW Medicine, the healthcare community, and the community at large.REQUIREMENTS:Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, or other related field AND at least seven (7) year of progressively responsible and successful leadership experience in health care program management. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all level of staff and public. An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.DESIRED:Experience in a public teaching hospital/academic medical center. Experience in managing and implementing creative programs to provide care to safety net populations. Significant knowledge of accreditation and regulatory standards for diverse health care settings. Considerable knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
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.