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Lead Consultant

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Healthy individuals need healthy communities, and healthy communities need healthy people to thrive.
Within Kaiser Permanente's Community Health department, we are working to improve the conditions for health and equity in the community by addressing the root causes of health, such as economic opportunity, affordable housing, safe and supportive schools, and a healthy environment. We are committed to providing high-quality care, improving access to care, and addressing the inequities, structural racism, and injustices that have marginalized our most vulnerable populations, including those hardest hit by COVID-19.

The Lead Consultant will provide strategic and tactical support to highly visible and complex efforts to plan, launch and scale initiatives that address the social determinants of health needs of our patients, members and communities. Our Community Health strategy depends on strong community partnerships above all, but also highly effective project management, communications, and impact evaluation. This role will provide critical overall coordination of multiple initiatives, working across national, regional and local internal departments, and in collaboration with leading community organization partners.
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 Responsibilities:

  • 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 with applicable government agencies, regulatory agencies, other organizations and the media.
  • Provides leadership and direction in accordance with 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 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.
            • Experience related to one or more key subject matter areas such as community development, economic development, including workforce development and small business financing, homeless response systems, housing finance, school environments, social service delivery.
            • Solid understanding of how social determinants of health impact health and the role of structural racism in perpetuating disparities in marginalized communities
            • Demonstrated experience in working with civic/government agencies and community-based organizations.
            • Experience leading complex projects while also supporting other leaders to advance program development; very detail oriented with the ability to document, track and measure progress on multiple projects and initiatives
            • Ability to develop high-quality reports for management as well as comfort in directly briefing senior leaders on progress and outcomes
              PrimaryLocation : California,Pasadena,Walnut Center - Regional Offices
              HoursPerWeek : 40
              Shift : Day
              Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
              WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
              WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
              Job Schedule : Full-time
              Job Type : Standard
              Employee Status : Regular
              Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-SCAL-01-NUE-Non Union Employee
              Job Level : Individual Contributor
              Job Category : Consulting Services & Project/Program Management (Non-IT)
              Department : Regional Offices - CB Admin & Operation - 0801
              Travel : No
              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.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena , Lead Consultant, Professions , Pasadena, California

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