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Chief Nursing Officer - Nursing Executive

Location: Aurora, CO Additional Locations:
Job Number: 816776 Date posted: 08/22/2019
Description:
Directly and through subordinates, plans, organizes, directs, and oversees the operating results and strategic direction of a Service Line for the entire region). Contributes toward the overall development of programs and services to provide for the needs of members, physicians and staff. Assists COO in providing strategic leadership to management to ensure equitable distribution of resources and delivery of high quality, cost-effective health care and efficient management of staff in accordance with goals, objectives, policies, and applicable regulatory agency rules and regulations.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
  • Directly and through subordinates, assists COO in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the operation of assigned Service Line (e.g., general administration, patient care, professional services and/or a combination of these and other services).
  • Contributes toward the overall development of programs and services to provide for the needs of members, physicians and staff.
  • Assists COO in providing strategic leadership to management to ensure equitable distribution of resources and delivery of high quality, cost-effective health care and efficient management of staff in accordance with goals, objectives, policies, and applicable regulatory agency rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations by facilitating the development, implementation and monitoring of service, quality and utilization standards.
  • Continually evaluating and improving the delivery of service by initiating and promoting best practice models.
  • Engages physicians and staff in problem solving.
  • Plans, directs, staffs, organizes and evaluates service and/or care delivered by staff.
  • Develops, monitors, and controls payroll, non-payroll, and capital budgets and expenditures for assigned service areas.
  • Responsible for all aspects of total performance of staff to include talent acquisition,  , employee training and development, performance assessments for assigned staff, disciplinary actions up to and including terminations.
  • Contributes to effective and accurate communications, operations, and planning through evidence based findings and by participating in special committees and/or projects.
  • Directly and with subordinate managers, establishes and maintains operational and performance standards.
  • Monitors and evaluates the overall system of service delivery in terms of ability to meet established targets.
  • Assures compliance with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements of the Health Plan Contract and government/ accrediting agencies.
  • Works with management and Physicians-In-Charge to identify and establish programs and practices which are cost effective and provide quality service to members, staff and physicians.
  • Participates in community relations activities to enhance the image and reputation of the organization in local customer service areas.
  • May represent the organization in activities involving leaders in business, government, labor, the community at large, Health Plan Members and health care providers in the area.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of management experience (including, but not limited to: disciplinary actions, training, employee development/ assessment, and wage and hour regulations) in a complex, multi-faceted health care setting and in working with a large physician group practice managing through influence and collaboration which includes three (3) years of experience in financial management, budget development, program development, quality improvement and project management.
  • Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Required license in the state of Colorado as a Registered Nurse.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Strong communication, presentation, leadership, analytical and problem solving skills required.
  • Significant knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to health care (e.g., Knox-Keene Act, Federal HMO Act, Public Employees', National Committee for Quality Assurance, and all applicable Medicare and Medi-Cal regulations and NURSE PRACTICE ACT.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Primary Location: Colorado,Aurora,Waterpark III 2550 S. Parker Rd. S400 Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 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: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Healthcare / Hospital Operations Department: Nursing Administration Travel: Yes, 50 % 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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    Envision the future, inspire change, and deliver results. Put your talents to work not just at a powerful business, but at an organization dedicated to empowering the health and well-being of millions. As a valued member of the Kaiser Permanente team, your visionary and strategic contributions are especially vital to our success. Come drive change within the organization and across the future of health care.

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