Apply soon! Application review begins on September 4, 2020, and will be ongoing thereafter.
As a Care Coordination Liaison, you’ll work with identified communities and partners to implement and sustain a system to support people in isolation and quarantine due to illness and/or exposure to COVID-19; thereby reducing community transmission and supporting the physical, social and emotional needs of exposed individuals.
This position supports the DOH Incident Management Team’s mission to ensure that as Washington State continues to manage the COVID-19 outbreak and move toward a statewide recovery plan. This includes ensuring statewide infrastructure is created to support ongoing community-based work on recovery, immunizations, care coordination, and future emergency responses to increase the number of Washington residents who are healthy at every stage of life and in all settingshealth, educational, and social.
The duty station for this position is Tumwater, WA. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework (mobile-work) is currently expected. Incumbents must have internet access and connectivity. When approved to return, the incumbents are expected to report to the duty station for work activities. Partial telecommuting may be an option subject to supervisory approval.
This recruitment will be used to fill multiple Health Services Consultant 3 project positions. These positions are anticipated to be funded through June 30, 2022.
Note: Under the Governor’s Directive, 20-08, this position may be subject one day per month beginning August 1, 2020, through November 30, 2020.
About the Department of Health
Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal, state, tribal, and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions, and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.
Benefits of Working for DOH
Washington is America's Top State according to U.S. News (2019) and provides one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation.
Tumwater is a vibrant city just south of Olympia, the state's capital, with a small-town feel conveniently situated between Seattle and Portland. Tumwater enjoys the benefits of an engaged and educated community and a well-supported school system, with two universities and a community college within a ten-mile radius.
A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options for many positions.
Growth and development opportunities.
A wellness program that offers education, access to healthy food, and fitness classes.
Opportunities to serve your community through meaningful work.
A commitment to diversity and inclusion by fostering an inclusive environment that encourages all employees to bring their authentic selves to work.
An Infant at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of breastfeeding newborns and infant-parent bonding.
A modernized workplace.
Develop, administer, and manage contracts for COVID-19 Care Coordination Support Services.
Ensure that contract deliverables are met and recommend improvements to contractors. Identify technical assistance needs as appropriate.
Integrate work of COVID-19 Care Coordination Support Services across the division
Collaborate with other care coordination consultants on the coordination of regional and statewide issues, technical assistance, and identified training to ensure consistent contract implementation.
Develop messages to communicate clearly and consistently regarding the COVID-19 Care Coordination System.
Hold monthly virtual meetings with assigned care coordination sites.
Participate in partnership development, stakeholder involvement processes, and strategic planning efforts.
Coordinate with cross-program staff in PCH to fulfill planning, implementation, and performance goal requirements.
Serve as a liaison to local partners to collaboratively implement the program.
Communicate gaps in the community to the Care Coordination Unit Manager.
Integrates social determinants of health and health equity into all partnerships, planning, and policy decisions.
Represent the project at internal and external meetings with partners.
Develop reports that increase awareness and inform policymakers, partners, and stakeholders.
Assist with emergency response activities as assigned to support agency efforts.
What we’re looking for
Results-driven professional who learns quickly in a fast-paced work environment and shows initiative in times of challenge and ambiguity. Effective facilitator and collaborative leader, enjoy fostering community partnerships to support program development. An energetic champion of efforts to improve trauma-informed approaches to service.
Additionally, success in this position requires one to be a team player, defined as having a driving passion for the work, bringing humility to their job and people interactions, and understanding how their words and actions affect others.
Five (5) years (full-time equivalency) of experience working in local communities such as local health departments or districts, community-based organizations, schools, Tribal or local governmental agencies. Lived experience supporting communities linking diverse and underserved populations to health and social service systems addressing social determinants of health and work to reduce ethnic and racial disparities in health care may be substituted for two of the 5 years.
Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Click "Apply" to submit your detailed application profile along with the following:
A letter of interest, describing how you meet the specific required and desired qualifications for this position.
A current resume.
Three (3) or more professional references, to be included in your profile. Please include at least one supervisor, peer, and (if you have supervised staff) a subordinate.
Important Note: Do not attach documents that contain private information (social security number, date of birth, transcripts, etc.) or documents that are password protected. These documents will not be reviewed and may cause errors within your application when downloaded. Veterans, please feel free to attach a copy of your redacted DD214.”
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that is inclusive and respectful. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination based on race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of our workforce.
This is a position covered by a bargaining unit for which the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) is the exclusive representative.
Conditions of Employment/Working Conditions
With or without accommodation, I am willing and able to:
Legally operate a state or privately owned vehicle or provide alternative transportation.
Occasionally work more than 40 hours per week and/or to adjust normally scheduled hours, which may include evening and weekends.
Occasionally travel throughout the state (including rural areas) which may include overnight stays.
If you have questions, need alternative formats or other assistance please contact Zach Covington at (360) 236-2406, Zach.Covington@doh.wa. gov, or TDD Relay at 1-800-833-6384 or 711 (Washington Relay). Technical support is provided by NEOGOV, 855-524-5627 (can’t log in, password or email issues, error messages).
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