Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
UW Medicine Population Health Management has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Manager of Population Approach to Health (PATH). This individual will provide expert and complex program management and project management to the Chief Health System Office and their work on UW Medicine care transformation initiatives. This role is directly accountable to the Administrator, Population Health Management.
The primary duties of the Program Manager will be to provide full cycle project management and operational analysis for 3-5 centralized population health sub-projects. This individual will support the clinician lead on each sub-project facilitate effective planning, implementation, monitoring, and financial and quality metrics for each sub-project's operations, while ensuring on-time submission of deliverables.
In collaboration with the Offices of the Associate Medical Officer, UW Medicine and the Chief Health System Officer, UW Medicine, the Program Manager of PATH, UW Medicine will be key in supporting efforts to further develop UW Medicine's collaborative care coordination models to improve Population Health Management across all its primary care clinics.
PATH - Depression. Initiate, plan, design and implement, monitor and control progress of collaborative model PATH activities to support Depression PATH in primary care practice as an important tenant to fully developing the medical home and to serve populations as well as patients.
Collaborative Care Models. Serve as PATH liaison with care teams and clinicians.
PATH Diabetes. Similar to Depression PATH, serve as PATH project manager and liaison to Diabetes.
PATH Hypertension. Similar to Depression PATH, serve as PATH project manager and liaison to Hypertension.
Manage other special projects as needed.
This position is part of a new work in rapid development and deployment and will ensure that all the overarching metrics are embedded in individual sub-projects and will be responsible for their implementation, analysis and financial implications.
The work assignments for this position mean that the incumbent will be part of a dynamic work environment and experience a particularly high degree of change and ambiguity. A successful candidate must embrace this environment and be able to function at a high level in this context. A successful candidate must also embrace opportunities or challenges with innovative and entrepreneurial approaches.
Beyond superior project management skills and expertise, a successful candidate must have the ability to build and maintain strategic and effective working relationships with executives, administrators, faculty, investigators and sub-projects/programs staff. This candidate must be able to communicate, negotiate and mentor across various perspectives, experiences and knowledge bases. This candidate must able to direct and delegate upwards, laterally and downwards with savvy and finesse, and without direct supervisory capacity.
Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Health, or related field AND at least four to five years of experience in healthcare consulting or project management, to include two+ years of strategy and/or healthcare management experience.
Experience and competencies in facilitating clinical performance management projects while collaborating with healthcare providers.
Knowledge of the healthcare industry, Medicare and Medicare Advantage risk adjustment, and bundled payments preferred.
Demonstrated ability to use all applicable electronic systems/applications including but not limited to patient registries, Electronic Health Record (EHR), and population management systems.
Knowledge of data collection, management, extraction, and analysis techniques.
Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
Excellent problem solving, planning, data analysis, and project management skills.
Knowledge of Population Health Management.
Strong background in program management and/or project management.
Strong knowledge of MS programs e.g. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Visio.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and negotiation of perspectives across various perspectives, experiences, and knowledge bases.
Track record of working collaboratively with executives, administrators, faculty, investigators, clinic staff, and sub-projects/programs staff. Demonstrated ability to foster strategic and effective working relationships.
Demonstrated ability to effectively direct and delegate upwards, laterally, and downwards with savvy and finesse, and without direct supervisory capacity.
Experience working in an academic health system. Clinical background or licensure.
Condition of Employment:
There will be externally imposed deadlines and the need to respond immediately to operational needs. This position is critical and will support programs and projects related to excellence in population health management (e.g., patient care, compliance, and enhancing best practices in a timely and efficient manner).
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 undergra...duate 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.