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Program Service – Hospice/Palliative Care Director
In this role, you will plan and oversee clinical service delivery and to ensure the provision of high-quality Hospice and Palliative Care which meets all regulatory, accreditation, licensure, and certification requirements, and the goals and missions of the organization.
At least five years of progressive supervisory/management experience
A bachelor’s degree in nursing
A current Oregon and Washington RN license. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within two weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within six months
A valid driver’s license
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required upon hire/transfer
The ability to operate a variety of computer systems including, electronic medical record systems, word processing, spreadsheets, and data base programs
Thorough knowledge of quality improvement and its application in the health care setting
Preferred Qualifications Include:
At least one year of managerial experience within a managed care organization
One year of nursing experience in a Hospice or Palliative Care setting
Management experience with labor union represented staff
A master’s degree in business or health care administration with a bachelor’s degree in nursing
Thorough knowledge of the managed care industry
Demonstrated customer-focused service skills
Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation, delegation, time management, and problem-solving skills
Competency in program planning and development, financial analysis, budget preparation, and project management
Thorough clinical and administrative knowledge of Hospice and Palliative Care services
Thorough knowledge of adult learning/motivation theory, change theory/management, team development, conflict resolution and negotiation
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 869001.
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.
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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About Kaiser Permanente
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.