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Regional Director Care Coordination

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Oakland
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Job Description:

Important Update: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kaiser Permanente is moving to a virtual recruitment process including telephone and video interviews to help ensure the health and safety of our employees, candidates, and communities. Also, some hiring activities may be delayed or suspended in certain geographic areas and job categories. For more information on Kaiser Permanente's response to COVID-19, visit our Resource Center . Our nurse professionals embody what it means to provide the best patient interactions possible. They also advance the art and science of nursing in a patient-centered, healing environment. Regional Director Care Coordination Location: Oakland, CA Job Number: 909938 Date posted: 12/14/2020 Submit Interest Description:
Directs and coordinates continuum of care operations to ensure the effective transition of health care services for patients. Responsible for directing and leading a regionwide approach in the placement of patients with complex medical needs from acute care to appropriate levels of care settings.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Directs the continuum of care operations across the medical center ensuring well coordinated plans of medical treatment and the cost effective and efficient utilization of healthcare services and resources. Oversees and coordinates the utilization review and management of patient treatments, resources and social services.
  • Develops and implements the full integration and standardization of continuum of care services to improve the transition of patients along the continuum of care. Evaluates and improves the quality and appropriateness of care. Collaborates with leaders to develop and implement innovative continuum of care models and best practices. Promotes new ways of enabling patient access to all levels of care.
  • Plans for anticipates and future issues or problems for patients that have been identified with complex needs and have lengthy of stays in the acute care setting. Provides regionwide approach and direction in handling patients with complex needs. Leads a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, leaders, legal counsel, and social services professionals to ensure the appropriate placement and transporting of patients with complex needs from the acute care setting to other levels of care. Develops improvements and strategies managing risk and cost associated with placement of complex patient needs.
  • Works with leaders across the continuum to recommend contracting relationships for outside care services when necessary. Monitors, tracks and analyzes trends in patient placements.
  • Monitors medical center performance of goals and standards of patient continuing care. Monitors compliance with regulatory agencies. Develops objectives and policies. Manages departmental/operational budget.
    Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a clinical or management function in a multi-faceted healthcare system and multiple healthcare service provider setting.
    Education
  • Bachelor's degree in health services, business administration, public health, nursing or related discipline required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current California license required in any of the following processions: Registered Nurse, Pharmacist, Clinical Social Worker, Phsyical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist or Dietitian.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated success in meeting or exceeding performance expectations
  • Expertise in project management.
  • Proven leadership skills with ability to influence and manage change.
  • Demonstrated ability to function collaboratively in a multi-entity partnership environment.
  • Requires ability to manage various stakeholder interests and demonstrated skills in facilitation, problem solving, decision making, persuasion and team-orientation.
  • Thorough knowledge of quality assurance, resource management, health plan regulatory and licensing processes including federal and state laws and regulations such as: Knox-Keene Act, Federal HMO Act, Public Employees Medical and Hospital Act, The Joint Commission, and all applicable Medicare and Medi-Cal regulations.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with ability interface with all levels of management.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in health care, public administration or related field. Primary Location: California,Oakland,1950 Franklin 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: NUE-NCAL-09-NUE-Non Union Employee Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Nursing Licensed Specialty: Continuing Care (Home Health / Hospice / SNF) Department: Continuum of Care 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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