Kaiser Permanente Consultant, Life Care Planning - Georgia Region in Atlanta, Georgia

The Life Care Planning faculty position will be responsible for developing and providing operational execution of the Kaiser Permanente Georgia (KPGA) Life Care Planning (LCP) strategy, with a specific focus on the First, Next and Advanced Steps. This position will have a broad range of responsibilities to ensure the delivery, internal measurement, quality assurance and compliance, capacity planning, and internal marketing of high quality service and patient care. This position will also serve as the LCP program liaison by providing support duties to include the implementation, delivery and monitoring of a program.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and expert consultation on the design, development, and

  • implementation of programs related to the LCP program.

  • Leads a group of staff focused on the delivery of service/products within the LCP program.

  • Provides leadership and direction for the technical area(s) in accordance with the overall strategic direction of the group.

  • Serves as the content expert of the responsible technical area(s) and provides technical assistance and advice.

  • Develops standards, procedures, and policies to ensure that the LCP program is maintained according to the acceptable level of quality from clients.

  • Ensures that reports and information disseminated from the area(s) are accurate, timely, and consistent, and that they satisfy the clients' needs.

  • And other related duties, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) of experience in project or program management, or business consulting OR management or clinical leadership role in advanced care planning and/or advanced illness required.


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing OR Master's degree in social work.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse OR Social Worker in the State of Georgia (in good standing) or able to obtain prior to date of hire.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to determine the key business issues and develop appropriate action plans from multidisciplinary perspectives.

  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in health care operations and care delivery.

  • Ability to adapt to change priorities and manage a wide range of projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead professionals and manage others through influence and collaboration.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative information with analytical problem solving and project management.

  • Proven leadership skills.

  • Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, and openness.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the operations of KP, health policy trends, and any applicable regulations related to the responsible technical area.

  • Must be able to work with various partners including Medical Group and Labor partners in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

  • Knowledge of and experience with Advance Care Planning, palliative care and/or advanced illness.

  • Understanding of disease trajectories, associated care, and functional decline.

  • Experience developing, implementing, and coordinating training programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills characterized by effective interactions with a diverse range of internal and external audiences.

  • Ability to handle conflict professionally and develop dynamic/constructive working relationships with operational, physician, and labor partners.

  • Operational leadership capabilities, including but not limited to: Demonstrated political savvy; ability to remain effective in politically complex situations; able to function collaboratively in a multi-entity partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in nursing.


TITLE: Consultant, Life Care Planning - Georgia Region

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia


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.