Kaiser Permanente Regional President, Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii
The Regional President position is a critical senior-level leadership role as both the region's senior hospital/health plan leader with direct P&L accountability and as a leader for the overall KP Program. The Regional President is directly accountable for ensuring that Kaiser Permanente develops the capability, appropriately deploys its resources and positions itself in its respective markets and in the industry to deliver superior quality care and service and to achieve long-term success and viability. The Regional President is the primary health plan partner to the local medical group and holds appropriate authority to speak and commit the health plan as outlined in the corporate governance of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan/Hospitals.
The Regional President is directly accountable for understanding and anticipating industry trends and for the delivery of hospital and health plan care and services to members and customers in their assigned market and accomplishes this in partnership with the Medical Group. The Regional President also works in partnership with the Health Plan Operations team in the delivery of health plan products, clinical support and services. The Regional President is accountable for assuring continual assessment of market opportunities/challenges and developing and implementing business and operational plans which address growth/market share, service and quality of care, work environment, employer of choice climate, revenue, cost and margin targets, capital requirements and community involvement.
The Regional President must balance and represent the multiple perspectives and priorities of the region and the National Program in his/her leadership approach. The success of the Regional President is evaluated against his/her ability and competence to produce the desired results within the region, while supporting national initiatives to create balance and alignment. Regional Presidents are accountable for sponsoring and championing local and national initiatives in their region including cultivating the support necessary to achieve the desired objectives of the initiative. In collaboration with the National Executive Team, they participate in the development of program-wide strategy on key operational issues related to capital and business plans, budgets, performance improvement measures, governance boards and investing in shared services initiatives to support the program. The Presidents are co-owners of specific key initiatives sponsored by the National Executive Team and KPPG and the ongoing evaluation of these initiatives. An individual Regional President may be the accountable sponsor/owner of a national initiative and is responsible for being the voice of the Presidents. Sponsorship and support includes, but is not limited to, securing resources, prioritizing, providing financial support and establishing local accountability.
The President may also actively serve as a liaison to a major national function. In this role the President serves as a voice for all the Presidents, seeks input from the Presidents to support the development of effective and responsive functional strategies and initiatives and is also responsible for communicating the needs and strategies of the function to the Presidents.
Essential Responsibilities: - Implementation of the KP Mission. - Quality of care and service outcomes. - Maintaining and improving regional efforts supporting quality of care and service. - Member retention and satisfaction. - Revenue, cost and operating margin management. - Ensuring that local performance is aligned with Program-wide performance expectations and measures. - Member growth/market share. - Direct community benefit/community citizenship. - Cash generation/ROI. - Employee satisfaction/commitment. - Developing leadership team and building internal bench strength. - Evaluation of the competitive market and the competitive challenges facing the local region to include evaluating our pricing strategy and addressing capacity issues, (i.e., through outside services and our external focus, etc.). - Assessment of current culture and how this supports local, regional and national strategies and performance objectives.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum fifteen (15) years of broad experience including strong leadership and management experience and a deep understanding of the health care industry and managed care environment. Education - Bachelor-s degree or executive graduate level work or minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A.
Additional Requirements: - Successful performance as a Regional President requires a strong set of leadership and management skills as well as broad health care experience. - The Regional President should be experienced in running an operation with P&L accountability and should have a deep understanding of health care delivery operations and health plan, health care financing and industry issues. - In addition, the Regional President must have demonstrated leadership capacity to assume direct accountability for operations producing multi billion dollars in revenue and the ability to lead, motivate, coach, develop and mentor people to achieve agreed-upon results. - The Regional President must have strong financial acumen, strategic thinking capacity, effective communication skills and a proven track record of building and maintaining effective partnerships with all internal and external constituents. He/she must be a leader who demonstrates the capacity to understand, appreciate and advance local market values and culture.
Preferred Qualifications: - MBA preferred.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Regional President, HawaiiLOCATION Honolulu, HIREQNUMBER 640463
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.