Ensure consistency and the highest ethical standards across our entire organization. Our quality assurance team drives ongoing improvement by fostering an environment of support, providing technical and specialized consultative services, and inspiring ongoing excellence.
In this role, you will manage the day-to-day operations of the Utilization Management Program in the service area or a medical center. You will ensure cost effective and quality patient care by appropriate utilization of resources. In addition, you will provide direction to staff which may include Outside Utilization, Extended Care, Bed Placement, Discharge Planning, Transportation and others as assigned.
At least three years of experience in utilization management and discharge planning in an acute care setting to also include supervisory or management experience
BSN or bachelor’s degree in a health care related field such as management, health services administration
A current California RN licensure
Demonstrated knowledge of operations and health care management; TJC, Title XXII, Medicare, MediCal, and other local, state, and federal regulations
Knowledge of managed care operations
Demonstrated interpersonal, negotiation, and management skills
Good oral and written communication skills
The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. For immediate consideration and to learn more about this opportunity, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 808916.
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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About Kaiser Permanente
As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 9 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.