Washington State L&I Physician 3, Associate Medical Director for Health Care Delivery Innovation in Tumwater, Washington


Please Note: this position is open until filled, the hiring manager reserves the right to close this posting at any time; it is to your advantage to apply immediately. First round of application reviews will be conducted October 19, 2016.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Physician to have a big impact on a large state workers' compensation system. L&I; is recognized as a national leader in innovation in Health care deliver for injured workers. You'll work with a great health care team focused on preventing disability for working aged people. Our overall mission is to innovate in health care delivery sufficient to prevent long term disability. As the sole regulator in the state, we have tremendous capacity to create incentives for better care.

Department of Labor and Industries is the 3rd largest payer of health care services in the State of Washington and the Office of the Medical Director (OMD) is responsible for overseeing the provision of quality health care services to injured workers and crime victims.

As the Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement, you will provide clinical expertise, peer review, and health policy expertise to the OMD staff, claims staff, health services analysis staff, expert committees, and external stakeholders.

Some of what you'll do:

  • Provide clinical leadership and assistance in collaborative efforts with Washington State health agencies; other state agencies, public and private health organizations
  • In coordination with OMD lead policy staff, formulate and oversee health policy projects and programs.
  • Coordinate efforts with OMD task leads on agency development of evidence based policies and guidelines on occupational diseases, and injuries.
  • Provide leadership for health policy, analysis and development, program implementation, and health care innovation and quality improvement.
  • Provide professional guidance and clinical training.
  • Coordinate or consult on analysis related to medical consultants, provider qualifications, provider review, utilization review, billing policy, statutory and regulatory review, and the review of health care services.

Who should apply Medical Professionals with a valid State of Washington Medical License and 3 years' experience in medical, occupational health, quality improvement leadership in an institution or organization, or another specialty area relevant to the care of injured workers, e.g. Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain Medicine.

Additional preferred qualification: Board certification, with at least 3 years' experience in the field and/or a Master's degree or PhD in Public Health or related health field. (Epidemiology, Health Administration, Health Services Research is preferred.

In addition to your application, the process requires you to include a cover letter/letter of interest clearly addressing your knowledge, skills, and abilities to be including in your application package.

Supplemental Information

This job announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Application review starts immediately and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the job at any time. It's to your advantage to apply quickly

Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

Prior to any new hire into L&I;, a background check, including criminal record history, will be conducted

To apply, follow the "Apply" link above

Jobs advertised as Open Continuous will be closed without notice. Apply quickly.

We're looking for evidence that you have what we're looking for. Your application materials will be used for deciding who'll be selected for interview.

For more information about the Department of Labor & Industries visit: http://www.lni.wa.gov/


Contact us at: Jobs@Lni.wa.gov

L&I; strives to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which our differences are respected and valued to better meet the needs of the diverse customers we serve. L&I; fosters an inclusive environment that

promotes safety, collaboration, flexibility and fairne3ss so that all employees can participate and contribute to their full potential

Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 902-5700. Applicants that are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1.

The State of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-09672

Department: Dept. of Labor & Industries

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $122,820.00 - $161,136.00 Annually

Location: Thurston County – Tumwater, WA