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Professional Development Consultant

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 803109 Date posted: 07/01/2019

Provides complex training, developmental, educational and consultative services to physicians primarily in administrative and managerial position. Supports the management development education needs, clinical education needs, physician health and wellness initiatives and physician patient communication training for staff physicians throughout the organization. Conceptualizes, develops, designs, and administers educational programs designed to support physician leadership and management development. Assigned independent project work is typically of fixed scope and definition. Project work and outcomes are reviewed by more senior staff.

Essential Functions:
- Recommends, designs, and develops and revises curricula and instructional materials for new and existing region-wide programs for Chiefs of Service, Physician Executives, staff physicians and others.
- Specifies educational and developmental needs of target population who are either in newly created and/or in rapidly changing roles.
- Designs and conducts needs assessments.
- Designs or adapts curricula to target audiences.
- Sequences instructional topics and develops learning objectives.
- Consults with medical center staff, regional physician groups, regional TPMG departments regarding strategy and implementation of education programs for intact work group.
- Monitors the quality of program outcomes.
- Provides administrative oversight to assigned multiple and concurrent programs.
- Screens, selects, prepares and trains internal/external faculty.
- Adapts standard leadership, management development, and medical education curricula to the unique needs of physicians and the KP environment.
- Coordinates/facilitates multi-disciplinary advisory/planning meetings.

Secondary Functions:

- Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates educational and consultative services for TPMG physicians and leaders.  

- Ensures alignment of leadership programs with organizational goals, initiatives and priorities. 

- Works independently on regional projects that affect leaders; competence, team performance, and patient outcomes.  

- Contributes to the design and implementation of strategic priorities, as directed by senior executives.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum five (5) years of consulting and professional training experience with all levels of management, including senior level management required.
- Master's degree in education, human resources, organization development, public health, health administration, business administration, or related fields OR six (6) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A
Additional Requirements:
- Previous teaching experience with highly educated and technically oriented clients required.
- Curriculum design expertise in management development, interpersonal leadership practices, behavior change theory.
- Demonstrated consultation, group facilitation, and platform teaching skills in a health care or complex business setting.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with coaching physicians highly preferred.
- Medical education or health care experience highly preferred.

- Ability to forge collaborative relationships between multiple internal stakeholders, departments, and facilities.  

Primary Location: California,Oakland,1800 Harrison 1800 Harrison Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 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: Individual Contributor Job Category: Education / Training Department: Physician Education and Development Travel: Yes, 5 % 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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Our education and training teams dedicate their attention to the ongoing development of our many health and business professionals to improve the overall performance of the organization. Work includes identifying training needs, designing learning strategies, defining instructional courses, and harboring an ongoing commitment to leadership development, organizational effectiveness, and instructional management.

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