Kaiser Permanente Lead Consultant in Walnut Creek, California

Provides leadership for the delivery of high quality and cost-effective consulting services/products to issues of key organizational importance. Recognized content expert for technical areas.

Essential Functions:

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

  • Provides leadership and expert consultation on the design, development, and implementation of programs related to the expertise area.

  • Expected to lead precedent-setting projects, never done before in the department, facility, CA Division, service area or region.

  • May lead a group of consultants, analysts, or programmers focused on the delivery of related service/products.

  • Acts as a liaison w/ applicable government agencies, regulatory agencies, other organizations and the media.

  • Provides leadership and direction in accordance w/ the overall strategic direction of the department, facility, CA Division, service area or region.

  • Ensures that reports and information are accurate, timely, and consistent, and that they satisfy the clients' needs.

  • 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 ten (10) years of experience in one of the technical areas required.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics, health care administration, operations research, public health administration, or other related field 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:

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

  • Demonstrated ability to lead professionals through influence and collaboration.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.

  • Proven leadership skills in project management and consulting.

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

  • 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 in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree preferred.


TITLE: Lead Consultant

LOCATION: Walnut Creek, 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.