Program Director Community Health Services
Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Posted on: September 21, 2023
We are seeking a Program Director to spearhead and enhance our
Community Health Services initiatives across our organization. In
this role, you'll drive strategic planning, program development,
and technology implementation, all while overseeing the growth and
development of our dedicated staff. Your expertise in program
management and strong communication skills will shine as you
collaborate with executive leadership, manage budgets, foster
community partnerships, and ensure compliance with grant
requirements. Your ability to navigate diverse populations, coupled
with strategic thinking and leadership, will make an impact on our
organization's mission to provide exceptional health services to
This position is located in Yakima County, in central Washington
State. We're interested in all qualified applicants, including
those who reside outside the Yakima Valley who are open to
relocating. Relocation allowance is available.
What We Offer
- Salary $94,000 - $126,000 DOE with ability to go higher for
highly experienced candidates (salary will be prorated if less than
- 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including
Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing,
403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and
- Coaches, mentors and trains direct report staff. Provides
continuous performance management and conducts employee performance
evaluations. Addresses performance and/or behavior issues,
clarifying expectations and providing feedback.
- Supports staff growth and development. Assesses the educational
and experience needs of all levels of staff in collaboration with
the individual. Encourages staff to seek educational opportunities
incorporating job related training in addition to mandatory
- Participates in the recruitment and selection of staff.
Provides orientation to outline job requirements and expectations,
policies and procedures, and proper use of tools and
- Creates and maintains an inclusive work environment that
respects diverse ideas, backgrounds and styles. Supports diversity
through the selection, management, and retention of diverse
employees. Creates, drives and maintains an employee engagement
- Oversees and directs program operations including development
of CHS sites and programs.
- Establishes and monitors annual budgets, production targets,
and goals and priorities for CHS and Parents as Teachers
- Partners with clinic administrators to promote CHS programs
within clinic sites.
- Develops and administers program specific policies, procedures,
practices and standards for program activities and ensures
adherence with contractor/grantor policies and procedures.
- Responsible for submission of grant and contract requirements
to grantors and ensures compliance with grantee or contractor
- Implements and monitors local, state, and federal grants and
contracts and partners with the accounting department to ensure
contract budgets are compliant.
- Prepares reports as required by contractors/grantors and
- Recommends and implements cost reduction and productivity
measures. Assesses productivity and efficiency reports and makes
recommendations for improvements.
- Evaluates CHS Programs audit reports and implements plans for
meeting compliance standards.
- Fosters CHS partnerships with other departments for patient
- Ensures effective communication throughout the organization
regarding CHS program components. Advises executive leadership and
management regarding the programs, including complex program
issues. Anticipates potential conflicts and recommends proactive
- Establishes and maintains networks and working relationships
with external partners and associations and serves as program
specialist for outside organizations and special interest
- Directs prevention, public health, and education care models to
address patient needs and ensures cultural relevancy and
appropriateness of services to patients.
- Incorporates latest evidence-based research into program
planning, community practices and protocols.
- Monitors public health trends and collaborates with corporate
departments to identify funding opportunities for programs and
- Collaborates with the Planning and Development department to
establish community health, identify new grant opportunities, and
provide consultation with existing grant projects.
- Responds to patient complaints and suggestions.
- Participates on boards and advisory committees at local, state,
and national levels.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint
Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration
(HRSA) and YVFWC requirements.
- Education: Bachelor s Degree in Nursing, Social Work, Public
Health, Education or Business Administration or related field.
Master s Degree in Social Work, Business Administration, Public
Health, Education or related field preferred.
- Experience: Five years of program management and supervisory
- Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration: If Bachelor of
Science In Nursing (BSN), then current RN licenses for Oregon &
- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of available
community organizations and programs. Knowledge of state and
federal guidelines relating to social services. Knowledge of
cultural differences and ability to work effectively with
culturally diverse populations. Knowledge of high-level math.
Effective presentation skills with groups of all sizes. Skills in
problem-solving, strategic thinking, and sound judgement. Conflict
resolution skills. Effective verbal, written and listening
communication skills. Ability to create and implement strategy that
aligns with organization goals. Ability to move seamlessly from
strategy to tactics and effectively execute a plan. Ability to
provide vision and leadership for the functional department and
organization. Ability to effectively manage a department and a
team. Ability to delegate responsibilities and motivate staff to
complete tasks. Ability to work within time and budget restraints.
Ability to effectively collaborate with medical professionals in a
team framework. Ability to work in high-pressure situations.
Proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Microsoft
Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15
dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states.
We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy,
orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening,
and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC s patient-centered model
of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter
assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS
counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for
those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work
with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same
At Farm Workers Clinic
- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common
- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and
insisting on doing what we say we will do.
- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful
no matter the risk.
- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our
- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
- We will let joy in.
- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse
anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal
opportunity employment Associated topics: chief, chief
administrative officer, chief financial officer, director,
executive, executive management, executive vice president,
president and provost, provost, senior associate
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