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Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018 9:59 PM

Description: Manages programs and activities which may include DME, SNF, eldercare, palliative care and other Continuum programs, as assigned. Responsible for patient safety and regulatory compliance while ensuring the Kaiser Permanente Health Plan (KP) member's receive appropriate, focused quality care.

Essential Functions:
  • Manages the day to day operations. Sets departmental goals and objectives, and develops action plans to ensure they are met.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains patient care and service standards to meet members expectations.
  • Designs and evaluates processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum of care.
  • Manages, oversees and coordinates activities of Medical Center and/or Regional programs.
  • Monitors financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service.
  • Manages quality improvement activities.
  • Manages and resolves human resource, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.
  • Determines the appropriate staff mix for department and develops processes to screen, interview, hire, train, and maintain the competency of all department staff. Ensures on going staff development.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors departmental policy and procedures which support the organizations goals and business objectives and ensures they are met.
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in skilled nursing facility required for the SNF, DME and eldercare program work OR a minimumone (1) year of experience in a palliative care related job required for the palliative care program work.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of SNF, Medicare, The Joint Commission, and other federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge of Kaiser Health Plan benefits.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Current California RN license preferred.
  • Prior knowledge and experience with palliative care, hospice, transdisciplinary teams and/or advance care planning is preferred.
    Primary Location: California,Oakland,Oakland Broadway Medical Offices 3701 Broadway
    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
    Shift: Day
    Workdays: Varies
    Working Hours Start: Varies
    Working Hours End: Varies
    Job Schedule: Full-time
    Job Type: Standard
    Employee Status: Regular
    Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt
    Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports
    Job Category: Nursing Licensed
    Specialty: Continuing Care (Home Health / Hospice / SNF)
    Department: Palliative Medicine, Spiritual Care, Life Care Pla
    Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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