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Nursing Management

As a nurse leader at Kaiser Permanente, you’ll directly impact our mission, and the future of care. Working with staff, physicians, and patients, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and teach in a collaborative environment that supports ongoing success. Backed by the resources of one of the nation’s largest health care providers, you’ll empower your staff to be the best they can be — while realizing your own potential. Come be a role model for success and pursue your own bright future with us.

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Careers in Nursing Management

Professional Nursing Management

As a Nursing Leader you will work to develop and implement integrated services across the continuum of care. Influence continuous improvement of all clinical practices, services, and operations by designing and implementing systems, processes, and methods to evaluate and improve patient care. Encourage and support personal and professional growth for you and your team through education and advanced learning to make a difference!

We embrace the art and science of nursing by integrating the “Scope and Standards of Practice” with compassionate care and evidence-based practice. That means we actively participate in research initiatives, facilitate the collection of information, and use evidence-based data to inform our practice. You will drive improved patient outcomes and support teams to elevate patients’ confidence.

Management Areas of Focus:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Clinical Informatics & Education
  • Research
  • Operational Nursing front-line leadership across all care settings
  • Chief nursing officer and nursing executive leaders
  • Quality, safety, and process improvement leadership
  • Care management and coordination
  • Nursing professional development
  • Magnet coordinators
  • And more…

Adult Services

Your team, through excellent collaboration and communication will deliver extraordinary care, every patient, every time. To deliver the highest level of care and service, we include our patients and their families as members of the team. At Kaiser Permanente you are empowered to meet the ongoing – and ever evolving needs of your patients.

Management Areas of Focus:

  • Critical Care/Cardiac Services
  • Definitive Observation Unit/Step Down Unit
  • Med-Surg/Telemetry
  • Hemodialysis (Acute)
  • Infusion Center (Acute)
  • Family Practice/Internal Medicine
  • Adult Urgent Care/After Hours
  • Multiple outpatient/Ambulatory care specialties

* Across our markets you will discover specialty programs from Tertiary Care & Centers of Excellence, Neuro/Stroke, Cancer, In-patient Mental Health, Transgender services and more.

Maternal Child Health

As part of Maternal Child Health your team will put mom and baby’s well-being at the center of every decision. We work with the family to provide choices and options so they can have their individual and optimal pregnancy and delivery experience. Receiving accolades for excellence in maternity care — including low rates of cesarean section, and elective early delivery. Come join our Maternal Child Health team where you can lead to make a difference.

Management Areas of Focus:

  • Labor & Delivery
  • Family Centered Care/Post-Partum
  • NICU
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Pediatrics Urgent Care / After Hours
  • Outpatient women’s health services
  • Gynecological & perinatal subspecialties
  • Pediatric primary care
  • Pediatric outpatient/Ambulatory care subspecialties

* Across our markets you will discover specialty programs and elite designation for award winning care!

Continuing Care & Quality

Our team approach to total health combines highly qualified doctors with other skilled health care professionals. Utilize advanced research and innovative technology, to provide safe and informed care. You will make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families with the focus on individualized care with a personal touch!

Management Areas of Focus:

  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Palliative Care
  • Long Term Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Quality
  • Utilization Review & Management

*Across our markets you’ll discover specialty programs from Complex Chronic Condition Management, Dementia, Memory Centers and more.


There is an array of specialties that span from primary care to complex tertiary care services. Participate in revolutionizing health for our members, making health care services convenient, easy to access with a patient centric approach in meeting their specialty needs. Come, lead alongside other managers and an inter-disciplinary team of experts to coordinate, and deliver high quality care in our inpatient and ambulatory departments across the continuum of care.

Management Areas of Focus:

  • Operating Room
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Oncology
  • PACU
  • Pre/Post-Operative
  • Surgery / Procedure Center
  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • General Surgery
  • Head Neck Surgery/ENT
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • PACU
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Emergency Services
  • Appointment & Advice Call Center
  • Gastroenterology
  • WOCN
  • And More…

*Across our markets you will discover multi-specialty, teaching hospitals, telehealth, and cutting-edge technology that support you in leading innovative, quality focused care to our patients!

What Our People Say

Headshot Ghada, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CENP

Ghada, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CENP

SCAL Regional Director

Patient Care Services

So Proud to be KP!! Despite all the challenges we experienced with the Pandemic, KP remained true to its mission to provide safe quality care to our patients and members and continue to encourage its employees to grow and professionally develop themselves. I have completed my Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing and lead with an exceptional Team. There are boundless opportunities within KP.

Gertrude, RN, BSN, MSA

Administrative Service Director

Nursing Administration

KP has a mission of providing affordable health care not just for our members but as well as the community which I can be passionate about. I consider myself very fortunate to work for an organization who values their employees. As a nurse leader, I LOVE what I do! KP provides endless possibilities for growth and professional development.
Michele Simmons

Michele, JD, MBA, RN


Nursing Professional Development and Simulation/Magnet Journey

Kaiser Permanente provides its nurse leaders with opportunities to innovate and thrive in an evidenced-based practice environment that’s advancing the science of nursing and embracing a culture of excellence.
Philidah Seda

Philidah, MSN, RN

Sr. Director of Nursing

It’s a privilege to work for Kaiser Permanente. They support nurses through a variety of learning opportunities, from self-paced learning to leadership courses and stretch assignments. It enables equitable opportunities for professional growth and career advancements.

Top Reasons to Join Our Team

Excellent Pay & Benefits

We are committed to helping you and your family meet your personal, professional, health, and financial goals and offer competitive salaries, retirement plans, wellness programs, and much more.

Reach Beyond Our Walls

The innovations in health care you develop will do more than help our patients – they’ll also make a difference in the diverse communities we serve, including some of the most vulnerable and underserved populations.

Growth & Development

You’ll enjoy continuous opportunities for professional development that will build your clinical skills and lay down a pathway for career advancement as a nursing professional.

Focus on Care

As leaders in our industry, we are at the forefront of investing in innovative technologies, cutting-edge facilities, and integrated patient systems, all of which elevate patient care — and advance your career.

Committed to You

From our top leadership down, we promote being a best place to work. From supporting work-life balance to growing our peer networks to promoting a culture that amplifies your voice, you are seen and heard at Kaiser Permanente.

Strong Networks

Unlike a private practice, you'll be surrounded by energetic, helpful team members and leaders who are just as innovative and passionate as you are.

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