Kaiser Permanente VP, National Continuing Care Strategy & Operations in Oakland, California

The Vice President, Continuing Care Strategy and Operations for Kaiser Foundation Hospital and Health Plan (KFHP/H) has responsibility for ensuring quality care and appropriate services are provided to KP members experiencing continuing care services and hospital care across the program. In addition, this position, in partnership with several leaders across the regions is responsible to develop and implement the vision for care across the continuum and to create systematic opportunities for KP to continue to develop and lead as a community health system. This position is accountable to ensure that KP scans the environment for successful practices, develops and tests care delivery practices, and implements future care delivery models that will position KP to lead into the future This position deploys measurement systems, operational processes, goals and investments to effectively improve the performance of the organization. Effectively collaborates with the other national colleagues; Regional Presidents and area leaders, the PMGs, Program Office staff, and labor partners to improve the quality of care and service that we provide to our members and our communities. This position also has administrative, operational, financial, regulatory, and planning accountability for continuing care services in including Home Health, Hospital in the Home, Hospice, Palliative Care, Rehab Services, Dialysis/ESRD, EPRP, Population Management, SNF, Medical Transportation/Ambulance Services, Outside Medical Services and Referrals, DME, and Utilization Management. This position will provide national oversight and monitoring of the planning and implementation of continuum and community capacity management and strategic resource planning.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide executive level leadership, strategic direction and recommendations over areas of accountability

  • Identify and implement actions in areas of accountability to improve quality, service, financial performance and contractual compliance

  • Supports the structure and processes to develop, implement and assure success of all areas related to the Continuum of Care.

  • Directs other activities as assigned that improve care to our members and the communities we serve

  • Ensuring that Kaiser Permanente (KP) is positioned to maintain ongoing regulatory compliance across the continuum of care, including NCQA accreditation, Medicare 5 Star compliance, DPH and CMS care delivery compliance

  • Develops and monitors the payroll, non -payroll, and capital budgets and expenditures for assigned areas

  • Matching continuing care bed demand, availability, and staffing, to include support and MDs; identifying future demand by levels of care; including community resource capacity.

  • Utilization Management: Support and direct the development and implementation of UM plans and agreements with KP hospitals and Core contracted/partner hospitals and Non-Core hospitals.

  • Champions and implements care delivery innovations to achieve organizational goals.

  • Explores critical issues related to the Continuum of Care and Care for specific populations; such as complex needs patients; creating innovative care delivery models to address those needs.

  • In partnership with key constituents, develops and implements the future vision for care across the continuum and as a progressive community health partner.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a high-level leadership capacity with accountabilities in the following areas: hospital operations, administrative clinical management, and health plan operations.

Education

  • Bachelor-s degree in a nursing, business or related field.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:

  • N/A.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master-s degree strongly preferred.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: VP, National Continuing Care Strategy & Operations

LOCATION: Oakland, California

REQNUMBER: 724231

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.