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Area Portfolio Leader (Sr. Director Performance Improvement)
In this role, you will be responsible for facilitating the execution strategy, management, and implementation of the strategic portfolio of regional and medical center initiatives in partnership with the local leadership team. You will serve as a portfolio leader and advisor to the Area Manager and leadership team. In addition, you will be responsible for managing and deploying performance improvement methodology and resources sufficient to support the portfolio.
At least six years of experience, including work related to strategic portfolio, program, project management, and process improvement
In lieu of six years of experience, four years of experience in a directly related field with a master’s degree
One year of experience in health care preferred
A bachelor’s degree or four years of experience in a directly health related field with a high school diploma or GED; a master’s degree is preferred
Performance improvement certification (e.g., Lean Six Sigma, IA) preferred
Project management certification preferred
Demonstrated track record of achieving measureable business results
Demonstrated ability to work with executives and senior managers to lead the execution of regional and medical center strategy
Demonstrated skills in leadership, teaching, facilitation, coaching, and mentoring
Demonstrated experience in program and project management, performance improvement, change management, and data analytics methods and tools
Knowledge of advanced improvement methods and tools such as advanced statistics sustainability planning, spread and scale, rapid improvement events, management systems, business process management, change management, and human-centered design
Strong critical thinking skills
Knowledge of hospital operations, The Joint Commission, and other local, state, and federal regulations preferred
Knowledge of management systems, business process management, and human centered design preferred
The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
For immediate consideration, please visit http://jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 626305.
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.
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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As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 8.6 million members in nine 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.