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Director of Acute Care, Seattle, WA

Organization: Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care
Category: Director
Location: Seattle, WA
Date Job Posted: February 3, 2021
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Director of Acute Care

Seattle, WA

Director of Acute Care

Functions as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team under the direct supervision of the Chief Operations Officer to oversee substance use programs at Recovery Place Seattle. The Director of Acute Care work alongside the VP of Medical Services and Director of Nursing to oversee daily utilization management and serve as an advisor for clinical program development and staff training at the Recovery Place Seattle-Beacon Hill.

Essential Job Functions: (This is not the job description in its entirety)

  • Provides support to designing the agency’s continuum of care to ensure clients access appropriate levels of care to promote health outcomes
  • Works with the agency to implement value based payment contracts while ensuring whole person care across various levels of care
  • Works with QA and QI to measure population health and patient health outcomes and design care pathways to support value based metrics
  • Takes responsibility for the general leadership and management of the assigned programs in order to accomplish and support VCCC’s missions, goals and objectives

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters Level in Business, Public Administration or Human Services related field.
  • Ability to learn Fully Integrated Managed Care and Washington State Medicaid Transformation initiatives
  • Pass required background checks


  • Demonstrate progressive responsibility and significant experience in business administration, particularly management of financial systems and human resources
  • Minimum five years supervisory experience
  • Minimum five years experience in a health or human services field

Our caring, professional staff is Valley Cities’ most important asset – the very heart and center of who we are. Every day, we strive to ensure that your experience working at Valley Cities reflects the importance of your role as we carry out our mission. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, retirement, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays.

We are dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment & embrace the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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