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Medical Group Administrator

Location: South San Francisco, CA Job Number: 696732 Date posted: 05/16/2018
Description: In support of physician leadership, the Medical Group Administrator is accountable for aligning and mobilizing people and activities to achieve Northern California's strategy of quality and service differentiation at a competitive price.

Essential Functions:
  • As a member of the Medical Center leadership team, ensures the execution of Northern California's strategy in the areas of: quality, service, people, efficiency, reputation and growth.
  • Provides leadership, advice and counsel to department heads, managers, Chiefs of Service and Assistant Physicians-in-Chief of TPMG.
  • Establishes clear expectations and supports achievement of performance excellence.
  • In partnership with physician leadership, accountable for selecting, hiring, developing and leading Medical Center managers and support staff.
  • Promotes a culture of excellent service, quality and efficiency by valuing people, supporting diversity and working in partnership with labor.
  • Serves as TPMG leads for local labor relations efforts.
  • Works with Chiefs of Service and department manager in setting and achieving each department's respective operational accountabilities including: quality, financial, access and service.
  • Accountable for integrating such efforts across the medical center.
  • Collaborates with medical center and region-wide leadership within TPMG&KFH/P on specific areas of focus such as: the labor management partnership, workplace safety, regulatory & compliance, capital & space planning, community & government relations, member experience service enhancement, etc.
  • As a member of the MGA leadership group, shares accountability for developing and implementing regionwide approaches and solutions to improve the performance of key areas of operations.
  • 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:
    Experience
  • Minimum seven (7) years of general management experience in a complex, multi-faceted health care setting required.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in working with a large physician group practice managing through influence and collaboration.
    Education
  • Master's degree in healthcare, hospital, business or public administration, or related field.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated success in leading complex initiatives and projects with experience in the areas such as strategic planning, financial management, quality improvement, project management and human resources management and compliance.
  • Significant knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to the health care industry.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strategic; oganized and purposeful.
  • Experienced interested and engaged in capital management, space planning and building.
  • Performance Improvement / Lean experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated leadership and success in ambulatory as well as hospital operations.
  • A champion of change and innovation by pursuing and utilizing new strategies, tactics and technologies. (Tech savvy)
  • A leadership style that is member centered, and builds on skills and talents of the team.
  • An accomplished strategic leader; experience in setting strategy and implementing plans to operationalize vision of the medical group and service area.

    Primary Location: California,South San Francisco,S. San Francisco Hospital 1200 El Camino Real Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, 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: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Healthcare / Hospital Operations Department: TPMG Administration Travel: Yes, 10 % 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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