Kaiser Permanente Policy Consultant in Oakland, California
In adherence with the KP Policy Framework, fosters comprehensive policy management with assigned client organizations through a series of activities to comply with all applicable regulations and statutes. Develops solutions to a variety of policy problems of moderate scope and complexity.
Essential Functions: - Provides input in identifying accountabilities for local /regional policy program and consulting staff. - Participates in the development of Policy work, audit plans and annual risk assessment. Executes on assigned tasks and deliverables within established project plans & time frames. Participates on policy related committees/work groups. Coordinates team/project activities and schedules. - Performs routine activities utilizing various policy tools, databases and software applications. - Researches key business issues, and collects and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data. - Conducts data analysis to identify key findings. - May consult with supervisor if findings are complex to assist with developing action steps. - Participates in audits on scope of practice, licensing, site of service and other identified areas at risk for policy violations. - Provides input in the creation of Corrective Action Plans for identified policy risks. Monitors completion and periodically validates operational sustainability. Collaborates on policy programs & content. - Participates in conducting audits and investigating instances of reported non-compliance. - Participates in the identification of policy requirements. - Assesses & synthesizes information to identify solutions to existing alternatives. - Provides input in the creation or revision of basic policy standards, policies and procedures. - Monitors policy adherence; prepares reports on policy efforts and programs. - Participates in conducting policy and ethics training.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum two (2) years of heath care policy, health care operations (quality, risk, etc.), audit, finance, project management, regulatory or public policy development, investigations, information security, or insurance/health plan governance experience. Education - Bachelor's degree required, OR 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: - Frequent use and/or application of basic policy principles, theories, and concepts. - Working knowledge of health care policies, programs, practices, systems, related policy issues. - Working knowledge of the elements of an effective Ethics and Policy program and broad knowledge of health care industry practices and standards including both federal, state regulations and accreditation standards. - Effective skills in written and verbal communication, meeting facilitation, presentations, analysis, collaboration, project management, and decision making. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - N/A
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Policy ConsultantLOCATION Oakland, CAREQNUMBER 621311
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.