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Assistant Administrator – Quality Leader
Los Angeles, California
The Assistant Administrator of Quality and Patient Safety will oversee the departments of Quality, Risk Management/Patient Safety, Accreditation/Regulatory/Licensing, Infection Control, Performance Management, and Business Intelligence. The Quality Leader directly and through subordinates, will plan, organize, direct, and control the operation of assigned areas (e.g., general administrative, patient care, professional services and/or a combination of these and other services). You will contribute toward the overall development of programs and services to provide for the needs of members, physicians and staff. In addition, you will assist the administrator in providing strategic leadership to management to ensure equitable distribution of resources and the delivery of high quality, cost-effective health care, and efficient management of staff in accordance with goals, objectives, policies, and applicable regulatory agency rules and regulations.
At least five years of management experience (including but not limited to: disciplinary actions, training, employee development/assessment, and wage and hour regulations) in a complex, multi-faceted health care setting and in working with a large physician group practice managing through influence and collaboration which includes:
Three years of experience in financial management, budget development, program development, quality improvement, and project management
A bachelor’s degree in health care, public or business administration, or related field; a master’s degree is preferred
Strong communication, presentation, leadership, and analytical/problem solving skills
Significant knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to health care (e.g., Knox-Keene Act, Federal HMO Act, Public Employees’, TJC, NCQA, all applicable Medicare and Medi-Cal regulations, and the Nurse Practice Act
The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 765443.
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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 8.6 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.