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OB-GYN Assistant Department Administrator-RN
Kaiser Permanente | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Description:

Assists in managing a single department or multiple small departments providing ambulatory patient care services by supervising daily operations and patient care activities. Ensures staff provides high quality, accessible, cost effective care and patient focused services to members across the continuum which comply with local, state, and federal requirements. Implements and supervises the maintenance of clinical practice standards, budgets, and staff development. Assists in integrating services/operations with nursing standards of practice, service priorities and performance/outcome measures, as well as with business, departmental and organizational goals/objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:

Supervises daily operations and service delivery.

Ensures staff provides the highest quality of care and are in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act, NCQA, TJC, federal, state and local requirements.

Implements and maintains patient care and quality service standards to meet members' and internal clients' expectations.

Acts as patient advocate resolving patient care issues.

Recommends, implements and evaluates processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum of care.

Assists in developing and monitoring budgets and resource allocations.

Monitors financial performance and identifies and recommends strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service.

Determines the appropriate staff mix for department and develops processes to screen, interview, hire, train and maintain the competency of all department staff.

Assists in providing on going staff development.

Supervises the implementation of policies and procedures which support the goals and business objectives of the organization and department.

Collaborates with physicians, department chief, and nursing manager in developing the appropriate level of patient services and the day-to day operations of the department.

Assists in managing and resolving human resource, labor relations, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum two (2) years of experience in ambulatory care or other relevant clinical experience required.

OR

Minimum two (2) years in leadership capacity

OR

Completion of Kaiser Permanente Southern California Postgraduate Fellowship in Health Care Administration.

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Bachelor's degree or four (4) years experience in a directly related field.

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

Current California RN license required.

AHA BLS certification required.

Additional Requirements:

Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, TJC, and other local state, federal regulations.

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Clinical specialization in area of practice preferred.

At least 2 years of OBGYN experience (including MFM, GU, GynOnc, REI and L&D).

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, TORT, FAST.

Working knowledge with attendance reviews, follow up actions based on medical center protocols, Care experience deliverables.

Proficiency with POE and CSG metrics and how to drive performance.

Excellent communication, time management, prioritization and team building skills.

Must be a team player with CAN DO attitude, positive, highly energetic and creative.

Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,4900 Sunset Medical Offices 4900 W. Sunset Blvd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology Travel: Yes, 15 % 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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About Kaiser Permanente

Company Description

Serving approximately 8.7 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia, Kaiser Permanente is America's leading nonprofit integrated health plan.

Kaiser Permanente's mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

Our Northern California Region provides integrated health care services to approximately 3.2 million members. Approximately 4,400 physicians of The Permanente Medical Group provide services at 20 medical centers and numerous medical offices.

Company History

Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plan, serving more than 8.6 million members, with headquarters in Oakland, Calif. It comprises:

  1.   • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

  • Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries

  • The Permanente Medical Groups.

At Kaiser Permanente, physicians are responsible for medical decisions. The Permanente Medical Groups, which provide care for Kaiser Permanente members, continuously develop and refine medical practices to help ensure that care is delivered in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

Kaiser Permanente’s creation resulted from the challenge of providing Americans medical care during the Great Depression and World War II, when most people could not afford to go to a doctor. Among the innovations it has brought to U.S. health care are:

  • prepaid health plans, which spread the cost to make it more affordable

  • physician group practice to maximize their abilities to care for patients

  • a focus on preventing illness as much as on caring for the sick

  • an organized delivery system, putting as many services as possible under one roof

Mission & Values

As a health care organization in the 21st century, we have a mission--to provide quality care for our members and their families, and to contribute to the well-being of our communities.

Working Here

When you bring your career to Kaiser Permanente, the work you do directly affects the health of millions. From the business people who shape our policies, to the IT professionals enabling life-saving data, to the nurses and physicians on the front line of patient care, everyone here has a role to play in the care continuum. Knowing you have a place in that process and witnessing the outcome of the work you do is empowering. It gives you a cause to stand behind. And it makes you feel proud of the work you do every day. When people witness the impact of their contributions, they excel. Together we have the power to make a difference.

Hiring Information

The first step in beginning your career search is to look for open jobs that match your skills, qualifications, and interests. Each posting includes a description of the position and the minimum required qualifications. Once you find a position you are interested in, register for an account and provide your information for consideration online.

Benefits

As an employee, you are eligible for benefits according to your full-time/part-time status and the number of hours scheduled to work per week. Benefits may vary based on your Kaiser Permanente region, position, scheduled hours, and representation by collective bargaining or employee groups, but generally include:

  • generous vacation, holiday, and sick leave

  • medical care (including prescriptions), vision, mental health, and dental care

  • disability and life insurance coverage

  • educational opportunities and tuition reimbursement

  • employee assistance programs

  • health care, dependent care, and transit spending account options

  • retirement plans

In addition, we believe in recognizing stellar performance and sponsor a variety of programs designed to reward our skilled, innovative, caring, and committed staff.

In short, at Kaiser Permanente, we understand that there is a direct correlation between happy employees and happy members. We take pride in the compassion and dedication of our employees and find many ways to reward their hard work. In return, our employees take pride in being a part of a collaborative, professional team focused on quality, service, and care.

Honors & Awards

Kaiser Permanente of Northern California has earned an "Excellent" rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)-the nation's leading reviewer of health plan quality for consumers and employers. Excellent is the top rating granted by NCQA, which reviews satisfaction surveys, preventive measures, physician credentialing, member services and improvement initiatives.*

Both our Northern and Southern California regions were the only health plans in California identified by the NCQA in its list of the best health care programs in the Pacific States. (NCQA's The State of Health Care Quality 2003)

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations accredits all Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in California.

For the seventh straight year, no other health plan has earned higher ratings from the California Cooperative Health Reporting Initiative on more measures than Kaiser Permanente. The annual ratings measure clinical quality and member satisfaction. (CCHRI Report on Quality 2003)

Our Northern California region received more three-star "Excellent" ratings than any other health plan surveyed by California's Office of the Patient Advocate on California's Quality of Care Report Card 2003-04.

* Commercial HMO and Medicare-contracted product lines: April 2003.