As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.The Department of Neurology offers comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment services for adults and children with neurological disorders, through its clinical facilities at the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital and Medical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Through our commitment to research, we continue to gain insight and understanding into the normal and abnormal functions of the human nervous system and how to care for related disorders. We are then able to share the knowledge gained and results of this research with our colleagues at the University, across the nation, and around the world. The Neurology Clerkship and Residency Training Programs represent significant foci of the Department's efforts. We are extremely proud of our programs, which regularly receives applications for training from around the world. Clinical exposure is outstanding, teaching is a top priority, research and collaborative opportunities are abundant, and our faculty are friendly and approachable.The Department of Neurology has been a center of clinical and academic excellence since 1995, and has a mission that includes meeting the health-care needs of patients with neurological issues, advancing knowledge through research in the clinical and basic neurosciences and training the next generation of neurologists in our residency program through its clinical facilities at the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.The Department of Neurology currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Health Program Operations Specialist.The Dementia Action Collaborative at The University of Washington has recently been awarded funding by Washington State to develop a multi-dimensional telemedicine program to help provide physicians and healthcare providers with information and tools to identify dementia and provide post-diagnostic support and services for diverse patient population throughout Washington State. Through the adoption of the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) program, the University of Washington Dementia Action Collaboration will build a collaborative space to disseminate evidence-based guidelines for dementia and post-diagnostic community support. This .60 FTE Health Program Operations Specialist will have substantial responsibility for developing and managing activities associated with the telemedicine ECHO program for the UW Dementia Action Collaborative. The successful candidate will possess advanced clinical and project and program management skills to address and enhance clinical intervention design and team oversight. This position will be responsible for identifying and addressing implementation challenges for both the initial development of the ECHO program and ensure the program goals are achieved. This position will be responsible for managing and executing the expected outcomes for the WA State dementia ECHO telemedince program. The implementation of this telemedicine program has significant opportunity to provide comprehensive and preventative dementia care to rural and urban populations in Washington. If this program is successful in meeting the identified goals and objectives, this program has the potential to pinpoint UW Medicine and the Dementia Action Collaborative as a pioneer system for future telemedicine programs across the country.Program/Clinic Management and Implementation: 60%With a high level of independent judgement and action manage the development and implementation of the teleECHO clinic initiatives and deliverables.Interact and develop strong working relationships on a day-to-day basis with physicians, clinic/hospital directors, and healthcare/community providers throughout Washington State to build the Dementia Action Collaboration. Direct and manage project initiatives and the day-to-day management of the team working with the Spokes or specific stakeholders.Create and implement capacity building and quality improvement strategies based on the needs of spokes and or stakeholdersDevelop knowledge networks and the learning loop concept as spoke participants develop skills using the ECHO ModelDirect guidance and coaching in the implementation of teleECHO clinicsLead, train and assist Spoke participants in adapting/replicating the ECHO Model throughout other sitesFacilitate trainings and teleECHO clinicsDevelop/implement ECHO training programsAssist with the development of tracking and evaluation programs to assist in the accomplishment of established project goals and objectivesCollaborate with team members to build and disseminate ECHO educational curriculum/materialsECHO Distance Education Manager: 40%Coordinate and facilitate information flow between the ECHO hub and ECHO spoke participants in rural and urban areas. Primary duties and responsibilities include:Provide administrative and operational support for Hub team and Spoke participantsAssist in the production and distribution of teleECHO clinic course materials and schedulesFacilitate delivery of clinical/training content using a designated communication vehicleExecute surveys and feasibility studies for policy formation and improvement of servicesConduct training for other spoke participants in relation to the duties of a distance education coordinatorAssist with the development of clinical and curriculum brochuresCoordinate the development and preparation of marketing and promotional plans and/or materials, as appropriate to the programServe as a liaison between hub facilitators and spoke participantsManage instructional course activities, which may include the logistics for distance delivery technologiesFacilitate and enhances day-to-day operating relations with site coordinators and other stakeholders, as appropriate to the positionMinimum Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Nursing, Psychology or other related field and three to four years of work experienceStrong organizational and time management skillsExcellent written and communication skillsAbility to synthesize and report on complex materialsAbility to navigate complex healthcare systems Desired:Direct experience with ECHO or other telehealth medical programsPatient services or other clinical administration experienceRN/MBA/MHAProgram management experienceOutreach and/or marketing experienceDemonstrated experience developing and acting on business plansData AnalysisApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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