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Executive Director, NCQAC (Exempt)
Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission

Tumwater, WA

Our ideal candidate has a driving passion for nursing and nursing regulation.  They are committed to achieving and inspiring excellent outcomes.  They effectively and inspiringly understand and express complex ideas and information. 

Our ideal candidate is committed to health equity, racial and gender diversity, and inclusion across all aspects of the regulation of nursing practice.  

Our ideal candidate creates and nurtures a performance-based culture that supports efforts to accomplish and fulfill the NCQAC’s purpose and strategic goals.

The Executive Director assures the mission of the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) is accomplished according to RCW 18.79. The NCQAC is a fifteen-member, governor appointed commission that regulates the competency and quality of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, advanced registered nurse practitioners, and nursing technicians in Washington State. The NCQAC works with the Department of Health according to a negotiated Operating Agreement.

The Executive Director serves at the pleasure of the NCQAC. The NCQAC establishes, monitors, and enforces qualifications for licensing, consistent standards of practice, continuing competency, and discipline. Rules, policies, and procedures developed by the NCQAC promote patient safety and the delivery of quality health care for the people of the state of Washington. The Executive Director is accountable to the NCQAC, the Governor and ultimately to the people of Washington in the provision of safe, competent nursing care.

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This recruitment will remain Open Continuous.  Applicant review begins September 8, 2022.  The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision and/or to close this recruitment at any time. 

 The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is an equal opportunity employer.  DOH strives to create a working environment that is inclusive and respectful.  It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of 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. 

If you have questions, need alternative formats or other assistance please contact, (360) 236-4545, 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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