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Food Security Interventions Lead - Community Health

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 847462 Date posted: 11/27/2019
Description:

Have you always wanted to solve social issues and make a positive impact on the health of millions? Passionate about addressing food security, the Intervention Lead Community Health will provide strategic and tactical leadership for highly visible and complex efforts to plan, launch and scale efforts to address the food security needs of our members. This role will be part of a team that thinks big while relentlessly driving execution to achieve a vision of creating more healthy years for our members and communities we serve.

The ideal candidate for this position thrives on being bold, human-centered, and outcomes-focused, is skilled at leading team members working at different levels and across various departments, and has experience launching scaled innovative solutions to complex challenges in a health care setting.

Responsible for the management and leadership of a range of process improvement and process management activities. Activities managed include planning, performing, and implementing process improvement initiatives, in addition to ownership of operational processes. These initiatives may represent one portion of a larger project, or may represent a stand alone initiative or function within a work group or department. Process management functions may include data gathering and analysis, best practice research, process mapping, developing and recommending alternatives for improvement, developing performance metrics, obtaining leadership or stakeholder agreement, implementing improvements, and monitoring post-process improvement initiative performance to updated standards. Activities are undertaken and executed in support of organizational goals and are accountable for providing business process solutions to meet internal and external customer expectations.

Essential Responsibilities:
- Resource Management: Manages in very complex organization(s) the efforts of direct and indirect reports, and collaborates with, provides guidance to and influences employees, clients and matrix partners.
- Responsible for selecting, developing, and deploying staff in the most effective manner to meet assigned objectives. Responsible for performance management, compensation decisions, rewarding and recognizing employees, and providing on-going, regular performance feedback.
- Strategic Partnership & Planning: Formulates complex, effective strategies consistent with the business and competitive strategy of the organization and/or functional area. Examines policy issues and strategic planning with a long-term as well as short term perspective. Determines objectives and sets priorities; anticipates potential threats or opportunities and vets them within the organization and with the client as appropriate.
- Change Management & Innovation: Proactively engages client leaders and matrix partners to actualize change initiatives. Develops and/or encourages new ideas/approaches. Establishes procedures and practices which promote the adoption of appropriate solutions and sustainability of desired results in complex environments. Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness. Develops strategies using new technology to enhance decision making. Understands the impact of technological and process changes on the organization.
- Results & Accountability: Ensures that effective controls are developed and maintained to ensure the integrity of the organization. Takes corrective action, as appropriate. Ensures that performance is aligned with mission, goals and outcomes and is completed within established timeframes. Monitors and evaluates complex plans; focuses on results and measuring attainment of outcomes. Has budget accountability.



Basic
Qualifications:



Experience




Minimum three (3) years of management experience.




Minimum eight (8) years of process and/or project management, consulting, or
related business experience.



Education




Bachelor's degree OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.




High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.



 



Additional
Requirements:




Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



 



Preferred
Qualifications:

Master of Public Health (MPH).
Master of Public Administration (MPA). 




Experience in designing, launching, and scaling interventions across care
delivery and outside of care delivery.




Ability to effectively navigate KP entities, regions, and departments.




Proven ability to Lead framing and planning for the workstream, shapes
sub-workstream strategies, and contributes to the day-to-day execution of the
work.




Health plan management knowledge preferred.




Graduate degree in a business or management discipline preferred.




Knowledge of process management/improvement, methodologies 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: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: Community Health Travel: Yes, 25 % 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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