Kaiser Permanente Nursing Project Coordinator - FT, Inpatient in Santa Rosa, California

Provides project management analysis, recommendations and decision support for a broad array of complex issues. Provides subject matter expertise to teams charted to address and develop recommendations for current/future operations. Promotes internal and external communications. Manages the project team, timelines and budget.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership in redesign projects related to the coordination, delivery and management of heath care.

  • Identifies methods and approaches to reduce cost structure and maintain high quality of patient care.

  • Provides expertise on subject matter addressed by project team.

  • Works w/ CSA and regional leadership and staff to implement programs.

  • Recommends project strategy, identifies best methods and processes, and develops project planning, group process facilitation, training, and appropriate application of information technology.

  • Collaborates w/ stakeholders and sponsors to define project charter, framework, vision, and deliverables.

  • Ensures quality and effectiveness of research.

  • Monitors and maintains timelines and budget.

  • Contracts w/ and manages work of internal/external consultants.

  • Coordinates all internal and external communication, represents the project to internal and external groups.

  • Ensures the development of an effective implementation plan and facilitates the execution of this plan.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a management or leadership role and/or project management/operational planning.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • BSN or bachelor's degree in a health related field required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current California RN license required.

Additional Requirements:

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

  • Ability to conceive, plan and manage team-based projects.

  • Familiarity with health care industry strategic business issues, with an understanding of KP, its operations, social and legal environments.

  • Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, and other local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience w/ Kaiser Permanente preferred.

  • Master's degree preferred.


TITLE: Nursing Project Coordinator - FT, Inpatient

LOCATION: Santa Rosa, California


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.