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ED, Continuum Strategy & Design

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 821279 Date posted: 08/06/2019

The Executive Director, Continuum of Care Strategy & Design for Kaiser Foundation Hospital and Health Plan (KFHP/H) has responsibility for ensuring quality care and appropriate services are provided to members experiencing continuing care services and hospital care. In addition, this position, in partnership with several leaders across the regions is responsible to develop and implement the vision for care across the continuum and to create systematic opportunities for KP to continue to develop and lead as a community health system. This position deploys measurement systems, operational processes, goals and investments to effectively improve the performance of the region. Effectively collaborates with the area market Senior Vice Presidents and Presidents, PMG leaders, Program Office staff, and labor partners to improve the quality of care and service that we provide to our members and our communities. This position also has administrative, operational, financial, regulatory, and planning accountability for continuing care services including Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Rehab Services, Dialysis/ESRD, EPRP, Population Management, SNF, Medical Transportation/Ambulance Services, Outside Medical Services and Referrals, DME, and Utilization Management. This position will provide oversight and monitoring of the planning and implementation of continuum and community capacity management and strategic resource planning. Also, this position will provide leadership for new innovations across KP that will enhance the quality and efficiency for the provision of continuum services.

Essential Responsibilities:
- Provide executive level leadership, strategic direction and recommendations over areas of accountability
- Identify and implement actions in areas of accountability to improve quality, service, financial performance and contractual compliance
- Supports the structure and processes to develop, implement and assure success of all areas related to the Continuum of Care.
- Directs other activities as assigned that improve care to our members and the communities we serve
- Ensuring that Kaiser Permanente (KP) is positioned to maintain ongoing regulatory compliance across the continuum of care, including NCQA accreditation, Medicare 5 Star compliance, DPH and CMS care delivery compliance
- Develops and monitors the payroll, non -payroll, and capital budgets and expenditures for assigned areas
- Analyzes continuing care bed demand, availability, and staffing, to include support and MDs; identifying future demand by levels of care; including community resource capacity. Plays a key role in leading national implementation of system changes and innovations for the continuum.
- Champions and implements care delivery innovations to achieve organizational goals.
- Partners closely with IT leadership to ensure the Continuum strategy and tactics align with Continuum IT strategies and tactics in support for the Continuum of Care delivery system.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a high level administrative capacity with accountabilities in the following areas: hospital operations, administrative clinical management, and KFH/HP/PMG partnering.
- Bachelor-s degree in nursing, business or related field.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A.

Additional Requirements:
- N/A.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Master-s degree strongly preferred.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Healthcare / Hospital Operations Department: Hospital Operations 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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