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Apr 18, 2018
As a KPWA professional practice nurse you will practice both independent nursing functions & delegated medical functions in accordance with accepted practice standards. There are a variety of possible areas of practice to continue to grow your nursing career at KPWA: Primary Care - Act as clinical resource for team member-review/anticipate patient needs, plan with the team & intervene when necessary. Participate in daily huddle, help solve unusual challenges; Identify high-risk patients using established criteria, coordinate multi-disciplinary team & resources to support patient care needs, provide care coordination/management for chronic medically complex or fragile patients; Incorporate prevention: address patient care need gaps into every visit; act as patient advocate; Assess, anticipate & accommodate for age-specific needs (all ages, pediatric, geriatric, etc.), anticipate & accommodate patient disabilities & limitation, access resources for interpretive services. Medical Specialties - Allergy, Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Dermatology, Diabetes Care, Consultative Internal, Medicine, Urology, Endocrinology & more; Surgical Services - General Surgery, ENT, Women's Health, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Procedures, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics &more; Patient/Family teaching & counseling for select complex procedures or high risk patients to enhance surgical outcomes & selfmanagement, pre- & postoperatively; Perform complex nursing procedures such as wound care, administer IV medications, and specialty specific procedures that require concurrent assessment of patient. Perioperative Services/Operating Room: provide nursing care of patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures. Work collaboratively to develop, coordinate, & implement a plan of care that is patient & outcome focused. Urgent Care - Use your ICU/ER background to take care of patients ranging from acute MI, sepsis, cardiac arrhythmias, & all other urgent & critical conditions. Work in close relationship with a team of MDs, Advanced Practice Providers with the support of a Social Worker. Other: The Consulting Nurse Service provides high quality, consistent telephonic nursing advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including triage for acute & chronic care needs, care coordination & home care advice. Acute Care/Hospital Services: Assess, evaluate & perform tasks & duties to provide safe & quality care to medical, surgical & telemetry patients working with other disciplines such as physicians, dieticians, OT/PT to meet patient care needs. Refer to job description for further information. Essential Responsibilities: + Using the nursing process, provides ongoing assessment of the nursing care needs of a defined group of patients. Uses nursing diagnosis to describe this assessment. Develops a written plan of care for patient care needs. Assists patients and families/significant others in developing health care goals which are part of the individualized plan of care. Determines priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available resources. Provides nursing interventions safely and competently. Provides the patient and family/significant others with information preceding interventions. Provides telephone consultation to patients and family/significant others Provides ongoing evaluation of the patient's response to care. Anticipates and recognizes changes in the patient's status and need for nursing care. Modifies the individual plan of care in collaboration with the health care team. + Demonstrates understanding of the physiologic and psychological effects of normal aging by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care to meet the needs of those populations served. Demonstrates effective communication skills with those specific age populations served. Identifies own learning needs and participates in educational programs related to those age-specific patient populations served (Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Geriatric). Collaborates, communicates and coordinates with other health care team members in planning and implementing care. Assesses the needs of designated patients requiring hospitalization; initiates nursing admission database and discharge planning in collaboration with inpatient staff and physician. Cooperates and communicates effectively with other team members in order to accomplish the workload. + Communicates recognition of the patient's and family/significant others' psychosocial, cultural and emotional needs in each nurse-patient interaction. Orients patients and family/significant others to the role of the professional nurse and other health care team members, the nursing services available, and the means of access to those services. Reinforces orientation to the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. Identifies the patient's educational needs as part of the nursing assessment. Develops an educational component for each nursing care plan. Provides teaching/counseling congruent with patients and family/significant others' learning needs and the medical plan of care. Encourages patient compliance with therapeutic and medical regimens. Teaching is based on scientific and behavioral knowledge. + Assesses patient lifestyle risk factors. Integrates health promotion and preventive aspects of care with the ongoing assessment of nursing care needs. Works with patient to develop a plan to improve general health status. Implements physical and psychological preventive measures. Promotes patient self-care responsibility for meeting their own health needs. Adheres to KFHPW documentation standards. Provides a safe environment for each patient and adheres to KFHPW safety standards. Adheres to KFHPW infection control standards and guidelines, including the guidelines for reporting communicable diseases. + Identifies own learning needs and participates in continued education programs to meet those needs. Participates in staff orientation and student education activities. Collaborates with managers in completing the process for self and colleague/team performance reviews. Assures quality of care through development, implementation and evaluation of professional nursing standards and participation in multidisciplinary quality assurance activities. Participates in professional activities. Participates in nursing research and incorporates research findings into nursing practice. Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard of professional work habits. Consistently demonstrates an appearance consistent with current KFHPW dress code policy. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum one (1) year of nursing experience in a related specialty field. Experience requirements may vary based on specialty area. Education + Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited program. License, Certification, Registration + Active, unencumbered Washington State RN License by date of hire/transfer. Additional minimal license/certification requirements. Additional Requirements: + Effective communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills. Additional knowledge and skills may be required, based on specialty area. Preferred Qualifications: + Ambulatory care, primary care or case management experience. Preferred license /certification requirements may vary based on specialty area. + COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Staff Nurse - Urgent Care RN ( 0.875 FTE - Nights) Tacoma Urgent Care LOCATION: Tacoma, Washington REQNUMBER: 688339 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.
Kaiser Permanente Tacoma, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
In collaboration with HPA and other department team members, provides analytical capabilities and leadership necessary to fully define, scope and execute various departmental and interdepartmental projects of a complex nature. Acts as subject matter expert and key point of contact for assigned project effort. Serves as a facilitator to assure coordination and integration of all work processes. Identifies areas for standardization and process improvement and assists in the documentation of these items. Prepares and delivers presentations to all levels of management as necessary. Performs independent analysis and provides guidance on more complex analytical projects and planning resources and works with clients/department management, to identify key business issues, outline strategic alternatives and recommend action plans. Facilitates and participates on cross functional teams in designing business solutions and accomplishing stated goals. Ensures delivery of high-quality solutions on-time, on-budget, on scope and on value; collaborating with stakeholders to resolve issues; project planning, project risk management, as well as tracking and reporting on project status and achievement of project objectives. Evaluates and distills analysis conducted by other departments and/or outside consultants. Essential Responsibilities: Performs independent analysis and provides guidance on more complex analytical projects and planning resources. Works with clients/department management to identify key business issues, outline strategic alternatives and recommend action plans. Evaluates and distills analysis conducted by other departments and/or outside consultants. In collaboration with HPA and other department team members, provides analytical capabilities and leadership necessary to fully define, scope and execute various departmental and interdepartmental projects of a complex nature. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum five (5) years of relevant work experience in health plan, IT, claims, customer service, membership areas of a health plan. Education + Bachelor's degree OR ten (10) years of progressive experience in claims, customer service, membership, configuration or other health plan functions requiring in-depth systems knowledge. License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + N/A Preferred Qualifications: + Ten (10) plus years of relevant work experience in health plan, IT, claims, customer service, membership areas of a health plan preferred. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Analyst Health Plan Administrator LOCATION: Spokane, Washington REQNUMBER: 687029 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.
Kaiser Permanente Spokane, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Provides support to the registered nurse, physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner in the delivery of care. Works under the supervision of registered nurses and at the direction of MDs, PAs, or ARNPs. Essential Responsibilities: + Collection of selected data about health status of the patient. Determines consumer's purpose for visit, concerns and educational/physical needs. Checks and records consumer's vital signs. Records pertinent data on the consumer's medical record. Recognizes urgent/emergent situations and refers them in a timely fashion to physician or nurse. + Participates with other health team members in the development of the nursing care plan. Contributes pertinent information to the nursing plan of care and passes it on to appropriate professional provider. Follows through and implements the nursing plan of care safely and completely according to role and team specifications. Documents accurate information in proper format. Communicates in an attentive and individualized manner in every encounter. Participates in the coordination and facilitation of care for the patient. Cooperates and communicates effectively with other team members in order to accomplish the workload. Recognizes and reports obvious psychosocial, cultural and/or emotional needs. + Verifies the patient's understanding of the purpose for visit. Instructs and orients patients and family/significant others to the health care team members, the services available, and the means of access to those services. Participates in the orientation of new consumers to KFHPW's policies and procedures. Demonstrates an awareness of the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. According to the educational plan determined by the professional provider, provides instruction to the patient and family/significant others. Provides instruction that matches learning needs and the nursing plan of care. Encourages patient compliance with therapeutic and medical regimens. + Under the direction of the professional provider, provides the patient with preventive care information that matches his/her age, sex, and health status. Utilizes available health education resources. Reinforces the plan with patient to improve general health status. Accurately documents selected patient history observations and procedures. Adheres to KFHPW documentation standards. Provides each patient a safe, comfortable, and private environment. Provides a safe environment for each patient and adheres to KFHPW safety standards. Adheres to KFHPW infection control policies and procedures. + Under the direction of the professional provider, provides the patient with preventive care information that matches his/her age, sex, and health status. Utilizes available health education resources. Reinforces the plan with patient to improve general health status. Accurately documents selected patient history observations and procedures. Adheres to KFHPW documentation standards. Provides each patient a safe, comfortable, and private environment. Provides a safe environment for each patient and adheres to KFHPW safety standards. Adheres to KFHPW infection control policies and procedures. + Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for practice, for continued growth and self-evaluation. Identifies own learning needs and participates in educational efforts to meet those needs. Participates in staff orientation and student education activities. Participates with managers in completing the process for self and colleague/team performance reviews. Consistently demonstrates an appearance consistent with current KFHPW dress code policy. Administers injectable medications within the scope of Washington State Health Care Assistant certification and as authorized by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington. Basic Qualifications: Experience + N/A Education + High School Diploma/GED. + Graduate of accredited program as Medical Assistant. License, Certification, Registration + Medical Assistant-Certified credential or Interim Medical Assistant-Certified credential by date of hire/transfer. + Washington State Department of Health issued credential or Interim credential which expires 1 year from date of issuance. + Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification or must obtain within 90 days of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + Knowledge and skills listed on the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Medical Assistant Competencies/Skills Inventory. Preferred Qualifications: + N/A COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Medical Assistant LOCATION: Tacoma, Washington REQNUMBER: 687554 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.
Kaiser Permanente Tacoma, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Assist the pharmacist in prescription processing, including interpreting, filling and labeling new and refill prescriptions. Maintains inventory. Essential Responsibilities: + A prescription ready to be dispensed by pharmacist. + Inventory control/successful operation (i.e. ordering and stocking shelves) + Communication triage. + Bookkeeping. Cost containment and following formulary guidelines. Basic Qualifications: Experience + N/A Education + High School Diploma/GED. License, Certification, Registration + Level A Pharmacy Assistant with Washington certificate by date of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + N/A Preferred Qualifications: + Pharmacy Level A Tech experience in a retail or HMO setting. Notes: This position travels between Riverfront Medical Center, South Hill Medical Center, Veradale Medical Center, and Lidgerwood Medical Center. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Pharmacy Technician - Float (Spokane, Washington) LOCATION: Spokane, Washington REQNUMBER: 686354 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.
Kaiser Permanente Spokane, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Provides comprehensive skilled nursing care and services to patients in the home setting. Works on an interdisciplinary team to provide care in the home health, palliative care and hospice programs. Accountable for the assessment, development of plan of care, education and consultation related to pain and symptom management as well as adjustment to changes in health status. Plans for the return of patient care to primary Health Care providers as indicated. Essential Responsibilities: + Communicates and collaborates with other interdisplinary team members and with the patient family in planning and implementing care. Records accurate and pertinent data in the electronic medical record in a timely manner, according to documentation guidelines. Adheres to KFHPW infection control, safety, hazardous waste, universal precautions, and CPR standards. + Provides nursing interventions requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, and initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Follows through the plan of care as developed to: provide appropriate instruction to patient/caregiver about health care, disease management and adjustment to illness; direct and supervise the care and services of LPN and HHA in the home setting; perform treatments; instruct patients/families in self care activities and home safety; and competently perform skills/tasks per plan of care. This includes pain and symptom management in the home. Performs skilled procedures to include injections, dressings, catheter insertion and care, colostomy and trachiotomy, central line IVcareand blood draws. Identifies educational needs. Instructs patient according to the plan of care. Provides care and case management with interdisciplinary team. + Identifies own learning needs, including those related to age-specific populations and participates in educational efforts to meet those needs. Participates in the following: staff orientation; self and colleague/team performance reviews; and activities related to quality care and cost saving measures. Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard of professional work habits. Demonstrates an appearance consistent with KFHPW dress code policy. + Assesses patient need for care and communicates with other health care providers appropriately and in a timely manner. Collects data relevant to visit throughout the duration of care. Develops and initiates the plan of care based on assessment. Communicates and collaborates with medical doctor(s) to establish plan of care. + Evaluates patient response to care through timely assessment, communication and observation. Modifies plan of care through assessement based upon patient and care systems response. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum two (2) years of current medical surgical or home health experience. Education + Bachelor's of science degree in nursing or a related field. + Graduate of accredited RN program. License, Certification, Registration + Current Washington State Registered Nurse license is required by date of hire/transfer. + Washington State driver's license with proof of insurance. Additional Requirements: + Demonstrated experience providing care planning within a community setting (continuum of care). + Ability to work independently. + Ability to transfer / position patients as needs require. + Basic laptop skills including MS Office Suite. + Customer service skills. Preferred Qualifications: + Two (2) years of home health/hospice experience. + Horizon for home care system experience. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Visiting Nurse - Hospice ( 1.0 FTE - Days ) Seattle LOCATION: Seattle, Washington REQNUMBER: 689521 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.
Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Provides a wide range of clinical social work services in a primary care or home health setting, including support and consultation to care team in managing patients. Evaluate psychosocial assets and deficits for the purpose of enabling the pt to maintain the greatest level of independence. Coordinates with others to establish a plan of care. Provides short term counseling, teaching and brokering with other resources for care giving needs. Essential Responsibilities: + Provide appropriate social work interventions to all age patients and their families including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, brief individual or family, advocacy, linkage, referral, group work, case coordination, and long-term care planning and placement. + Consultation and coordination with multidisciplinary team of care professionals and primary care site medical/nursery staff, to include family conferences, care conferences, team meetings and etc. + Assesses patient and family needs for care and communicates with other health care providers appropriately. Collects data relevant to visit with ongoing assessment throughout the duration of care. Evaluate psychosocial asses and deficits for the purpose of enabling the pt to maintain the greatest level of independence. + Evaluates patients/family needs through timely assessment, communication and observation. Modifies plan of care through assessement based upon patient/care systems response. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum one (1) year of previous social work experience. Education + Master's of social work (MSW) from an accredited school. License, Certification, Registration + Washington State Licensed Social Work Associate (LSWAA or LSWAIC) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW) by date of hire/transfer. + Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) for MSW in Delivery System Operations by date of hire/transfer. + Licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW) by date of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + Excellent written and verbal communication skills. + Demonstrated success as part of a multi-disciplinary team and commitment to diversity. Preferred Qualifications: + Two (2) years of post-masters experience. + Care coordination experience in managed care system, in-/outpatient setting, skilled nursing or long-term care facility. + Knowledge of social case management, conflict resolution and team building practices. + Familiarity with Microsoft Office. + Familiarity with electronic charting. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Social Worker (MSW) - Behavioral Health Services (Per Diem, Seattle) - LICSW LOCATION: Seattle, Washington REQNUMBER: 180540-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Under the general supervision of a Research Project Manager, performs operational activities for research project(s) including complex recruitment, data collection, and database management guided by written protocols. Assists in the development and maintenance of written study materials and protocols. Participates as part of the research team and may provide administrative support for the research study. May provide training and orientation to other staff as it relates to specific tasks. Often performs routine functions of Research Specialist I independently. Involves supervisor or other staff when needed for complex issues and as specified in written protocols. Requires knowledge of basic research methodology and tools. Essential Responsibilities: + Recruitment/Data Collection Activities:a) Performs complex recruitment and/or data collection activities requiring specialized skills, education, or experience (e.g., medical record reviews, interviews, mailed questionnaires, physical measurements, and quality assurance).b) Interacts and communicates with study participants effectively, responding to questions and referring to other staff as appropriate (e.g., when specified in written protocols or when question is outside of Research Specialist I scope). + Administration & Communicationa) May provide administrative support for the research study, including ordering supplies, scheduling/coordinating meetings, filing, copying, etc.b) Participates as part of the research team by attending meetings, recording minutes, identifying and communicating problems, and proposing solutions. + Systems/Tracking - Development & Maintenancea) Assists in developing and/or maintaining written study materials, protocols, and documentation. b) Maintains and may develop computer files, databases and/or computer tracking systems for project documentation, monitoring, data collection, and data quality.c) Provides data reports. + Training/Oversight/Mentoringa) May provide training and orientation to staff performing data collection or project support activities. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum one (1) year of working with relevant computer software. Education + High School Diploma/GED. License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + Basic knowledge of research methodology and data collection modalities relevant to the project, e.g. medical record review, interviewing, participant assessment, recruitment and retention. Preferred Qualifications: + One (1) year of health research. + Associate's degree in health sciences (e.g. health care administration, community health, public health, medical transcription) or related field. + Written and verbal communication skills. + Intermediate or demonstrated knowledge of research methodology and data collection modalities relevant to the project, e.g. medical record review, interviewing, participant assessment, recruitment and retention. + Relevant computer proficiency. + Depending on project, may require specific experience with data collection modalities. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Research Specialist I LOCATION: Seattle, Washington REQNUMBER: 687498 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.
Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Under general supervision, this position performs a wide variety of tasks related to inventory, decontamination, inspection, maintenance and assembly, sterilization, and coordinated dispensing of general and specialized surgical devices, reusable instrumentation and equipment. Essential Responsibilities: + Demonstrate knowledge of the KFHPW Mission and the supportive role of the CSR Department and staff in contributing to accomplishment of KFHPW's customer service, clinical and financial goals. + Identify unsafe conditions/practice. + Must be familiar with and practice safety, infection control and employee health policies and standards. + Identify own education needs and complete all mandatory training. + Participate in error reporting and correction and continuous improvement of system processes and staff and department performance. + Demonstrate knowledge of patient care areas the instruments and medical devices they use, their collective and individual needs, concerns and expectations. Anticipate provider needs. Compare daily surgery and procedure schedules, provider preferences and instrument inventory and alert case coordinators if additional instrumentation will need to be acquired. + Provide excellent Customer Service, partnering with, and offering assistance, guidance to internal and external customers, as well as service recovery when there's a complaint. Actively participate in identification of educational needs of individuals, the department and customer staff. Assist new surgeons and surgery staff in their orientation to the instrument inventory, set arrangement and location in the sterile core. Provide assistance to Specialty clinics and providers in determining and accessing needed instruments, standardizing with other providers, reducing new purchases with exchanges of surplus, and optimizing access of a clinic's inventory through set up of centralized storage. + Per established procedures, Infection Control standards and prudent judgment: + Deliver, pick up and receive reusable instruments and equipment assuring items are complete and handled to prevent damage or loss. + Disassemble, clean, disinfect and sterilize reusable instruments and medical devices. + Reassemble, inspect and test all multi-part devices assuring they are complete and will function safely and as expected. + Assemble, package, process and store medical supplies, instruments and equipment. Distribute reprocessed products. + Operate department equipment safely. Use and check performance indicators to assure proper function and initiate corrective action if malfunction is identified. + Perform and document sterilizer cycles, assuring parameters for sterilization are met. Challenge sterilizer performance with chemical and biological indicators. Initiate a recall or stop a process if potentially incomplete or unsafe for patient use. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum one (1) year of experience with C.S. or O.R. instrumentation reprocessing. Education + High School Diploma/GED License, Certification, Registration + Completion of the Central Service Training course is required by date of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + Ability to recognize, initiate and accomplish all departmental work activities with minimal supervision. + Ability to establish and maintain rapport with co-workers and customers. + Ability to multi-task and prioritize amid multiple demands for attention. + Ability to maintain quality and attention to detail within a quick paced environment. + Knowledge of Infection Control principles, medical terminology and basic anatomy. + Ability to respond to customer staff and providers requesting product or method of reprocessing. Ability to follow written instructions and communicate clearly and effectively. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Central Service Tech II LOCATION: Seattle, Washington REQNUMBER: 687787 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.
Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Provide nursing care to a defined group of patients on an on-call basis, adhering to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington ambulatory Nursing Care Standards, the Nursing Code of Ethics and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington policies. Coordinate and facilitate Health Care services for the patient in other segments of the Health Care delivery system. Provide and coordinate nursing care for the patient in collaboration with the Health Care team. The Registered Nurse is an integral member of the Health Care team, overseeing and participating in patient assessment and the formulation and implementation of the care plan. Essential Responsibilities: + Using the nursing process, provides ongoing assessment of the nursing care needs of a defined group of patients. Uses nursing diagnosis to describe this assessment. Develops a written plan of care for patient care needs. Assists patients and families/significant others in developing health care goals which are part of the individualized plan of care. Determines priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available resources. Provides nursing interventions safely and competently. Provides the patient and family/significant others with information preceding interventions. Provides telephone consultation to patients and family/significant others Provides ongoing evaluation of the patient's response to care. Anticipates and recognizes changes in the patient's status and need for nursing care. Modifies the individual plan of care in collaboration with the health care team. + Demonstrates understanding of the physiologic and psychological effects of normal aging by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care to meet the needs of those populations served. Demonstrates effective communication skills with those specific age populations served. Identifies own learning needs and participates in educational programs related to those age-specific patient populations served (Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Geriatric). Collaborates, communicates and coordinates with other health care team members in planning and implementing care. Assesses the needs of designated patients requiring hospitalization; initiates nursing admission database and discharge planning in collaboration with inpatient staff and physician. Cooperates and communicates effectively with other team members in order to accomplish the workload. + Communicates recognition of the patient's and family/significant others' psychosocial, cultural and emotional needs in each nurse-patient interaction. Orients patients and family/significant others to the role of the professional nurse and other health care team members, the nursing services available, and the means of access to those services. Reinforces orientation to the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. Identifies the patient's educational needs as part of the nursing assessment. Develops an educational component for each nursing care plan. Provides teaching/counseling congruent with patients and family/significant others' learning needs and the medical plan of care. Encourages patient compliance with therapeutic and medical regimens. Teaching is based on scientific and behavioral knowledge. + Assesses patient lifestyle risk factors. Integrates health promotion and preventive aspects of care with the ongoing assessment of nursing care needs. Works with patient to develop a plan to improve general health status. Implements physical and psychological preventive measures. Promotes patient self-care responsibility for meeting their own health needs. Adheres to KFHPW documentation standards. Provides a safe environment for each patient and adheres to KFHPW safety standards. Adheres to KFHPW infection control standards and guidelines, including the guidelines for reporting communicable diseases. + Identifies own learning needs and participates in continued education programs to meet those needs. Participates in staff orientation and student education activities. Collaborates with managers in completing the process for self and colleague/team performance reviews. Assures quality of care through development, implementation and evaluation of professional nursing standards and participation in multidisciplinary quality assurance activities. Participates in professional activities. Participates in nursing research and incorporates research findings into nursing practice. Adheres to KFHPW personnel policies and maintains a high standard of professional work habits. Consistently demonstrates an appearance consistent with current KFHPW dress code policy. Basic Qualifications: Experience + N/A Education + Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited program. License, Certification, Registration + Current Washington State RN License by date of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + Communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills. Preferred Qualifications: + Ambulatory care nursing experience. + Primary nursing or case-management experience. + Bachelor of science in nursing (BSN). COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Registered Nurse- Urgent Care (7a-7:30p) LOCATION: Seattle, Washington REQNUMBER: 687635 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.
Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Provide comprehensive evaluation of assigned patients condition and develop goal-oriented treatment programs designed to bring patient to a normal or optimum state of health and functioning. Provide and document a course of treatment. May require local travel. Essential Responsibilities: + Provides physical therapy observation, evaluative testing, and assessment. Develops, provides, and documents a clinically and age appropriate course of treatment based on evaluation. Displays good judgement in implementation of treatment plan. Uses therapeutic procedures including patient/caregiver education in an appropriate and competent manner. + Contributes to the efficiency and productivity of the organization by managing own workload autonomously (scheduling, consultation, participation in non-direct patient care activities as needed or assigned). + Remains current in recent development of PT/OT techniques and procedures per specialist/generalist practice areas. + Maintains effective written and verbal communication with patient, are providers and other members of the health care team; and documents according to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington/department standards. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum one (1) year of rehabilitative experience. Education + Bachelor's degree in physical therapy from an accredited physical therapy school. License, Certification, Registration + Washington State Physical Therapy license by date of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + N/A. Preferred Qualifications: + Ortho, neuro or geriatric experience. + Master's degree in physical therapy. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Physical Therapist (TPT) LOCATION: Seattle, Washington REQNUMBER: 180882-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Implement and support the KFHPW's Internet strategy based on strategic business goals. Provide technical expertise to enhance the external and internal Internet sites, focusing on the development, testing, implementation and operational support of Internet-based tools and Internet-database interfaces and resolving other Internet technical issues. Partner with team members in business and technology and participate in project management process as leader in specific tool or function development. Mentor and teach team members on best practices and new technologies. Participate in usability testing. Essential Responsibilities: + Develops, tests, implements & supports interactive or database-driven Internet pages in a timely & accurate manner. Utilizes good systems development methodology to create easy to maintain & support applications.Ensures appropriate documentation of work enables other staff to maintain & update the pages. + Consults with other members of the IS Internet team and the Data Analyst group to develop innovative Internet-based solutions for managing and displaying large amounts of data, focusing on Internet-database solutions. + Quickly & creatively assesses the applicability of new Internet technologies to KFHPW's Internet site design & development. Works with the Internet content team to incorporate the new technologies into the day-do-day Internet site development efforts. + Assists web content team with the technical development of graphical user interfaces for Internet sites. + Continually upgrades Internet skills to keep up with rapid changes in the field. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Associate's degree in any field AND two (2) years of training in internet tools and processes. Education + Bachelor's degree in computer or information sciences. License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + Experience updating XSL templates and adding new design & functionality. + Building site pages and developing code with HTML, DHTML, XML/XSL, and JSP. + Knowledge and expertise in JavaScript, client- and/or server-based scripting, HTML, DHTML, XML/XSL, JSP, image-mapping and other Internet graphics development tools. + Interpersonal skills. + Understanding of JAVA, CGI and UNIX; Ability to diagnose and resolve code and site issues quickly. + Ability to consolidate information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions. + Stays apprized of changing front-end coding options and techniques. Preferred Qualifications: + Two (2) years of experience working on large websites with many interconnected backend systems. + Bachelor's degree in computer or information sciences. + Demonstrated communication and project management skills. + Ability to partner with business and technology partners. + Knowledge of database access utilities, database design, and project management. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Developer; Web II LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 180771-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
The Credentialing Specialist is responsible for all aspects of initial credentialing, recredentialing, and privileging. Collect and verify sensitive provider and practitioner data through confidential sources. Maintain timely updates to information systems and regular reports used to monitor completion of applications. Audit files based on internal standards and regulatory requirements. Assist other internal departments with application completion and system coordination activity. Work independently with very little supervision to meet specified timeframes. KP's culture of compliance requires all staff to integrate applicable laws, regulations, and contractual obligations as a part of their daily standard work to ensure that process results meet these obligations. Essential Responsibilities: + The Credentialing Specialist is responsible for all aspects of initial credentialing, recredentialing, and if applicable privileging of practitioners or providers within credentialing scope who are employed or contracted to provide care to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington members. Collect and verify provider and practitioner information through primary sources for initial appointment and for re-appointment within established time frames and in accordance with the standards required by accrediting/regulatory agencies (CMS, DSHS, NCQA & TJCor DNV). Maintain confidentiality of provider files and all information related to the credentialing process. Audit files based on KP and regulatory standards. Audit applications for completeness, accuracy and essential criteria to meet required standards. + Create and maintain credentialing database to keep data current and accurate. Run standard reports to monitor work and ensure completion of applications in a timely manner. Provide written and verbal communication with federal, state and local agencies, hospitals, medical review boards and malpractice carriers to obtain provider and practitioner information. Assess, evaluate and interpret application and verification information to identify 'red flags' or areas of established non-compliance. Communicate adverse, incomplete, or questionable data to Medical Director, Credentials Committee Chair, or designee and recommend appropriate course of action. Maintain strict confidentiality and apply professional discretion when areas of concern are identified. Participate in preparation for internal and external audits conducted for current and accurate provider information or delegation compliance. Coordinate Credentialing Committee meetings and agendas, including minutes and follow up action + Manage incoming and outgoing mail while meeting policy timelines and updating the credentialing database. Keep Track of pended information and follow up in an appropriate timeframe. Provide assistance with special projects. May scan working documents, make copies, assist with mass mailings, distribute faxes and/or help file correspondence and pertinent materials. Participate in research, review and interpretation of applicable accreditation, licensing, and other regulatory requirements to ensure credentialing policies and policies continually meet requirements. Participate in design and development of forms to support credentialing process. + Assist other internal departments, with application completion and systems coordination activity. Provide status reports and communicate practitioner participation information to internal and external customers. Maintain written and verbal communication with Credentialing Committee members and Board of Trustees. Basic Qualifications: Experience N/A Education + Associate's degree OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field. + High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration + Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) is required or within 18 months of hire. Additional Requirements: + Experience in managed care, hospital or medical office environment. + Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines. + Basic computer skills, with proven knowledge of database creation and maintenance and MS Word. + Communication Skills Preferred Qualifications: + Bachelor's degree with coursework in health care COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Specialist Credentialing LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 686651 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Provide leadership with preparing and analyzing financial plans, forecasts, and reports. Perform complex financial models for decision making purposes. Act as the financial liaison/consultant to various business units within the organization. Lead work on regional or enterprise-wide projects. Interact with senior leaders and take responsibility for assignments with large financial impact. Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion. Performs work with minimal direction and exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. Errors or failures may results in significant expenditure of company resources. Essential Responsibilities: + Lead projects and strategic plan. Initiate, design and complete complex analyses used by customers to make tactical and strategic decisions. Independently gather, manipulate and analyze data. Present information in a broad range of formats to small or large audiences. + Regularly contributes to the development of new job practices, techniques, standards, principles, and concepts. Develops solutions to complex problems that require ingenuity and innovation + Tracks financial status by monitoring variances from plan. Determines financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results. Improves financial status by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions. + Performs work with minimal direction and exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments + Lead special projects and/or participate in training and development efforts. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum four (4) years of business/finance experience, with industry experience. May consider some combination of education and experience in lieu of years of experience. Education + Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, or related field License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + Demonstrated the ability to create meaningful financial reports that are actionable. + Familiarity of financial transaction flow within operational and financial systems. + Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. + Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills. + Proven analytical ability. + Excellent customer service and organizational skills. + Ability to identify and solve problems. Preferred Qualifications: + Five (5) plus years of experience in an industry setting. + MBA or MSF + Demonstrated working knowledge and skills in financial modeling. + Demonstrated working knowledge and skills in the principles and practices of accounting which would include a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). + Demonstrated the ability to create meaningful financial reports that are actionable. + Familiarity of financial transaction flow within operational and financial systems. + Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. + Demonstrated leadership skills -proven problem solving skills. + Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. + Knowledge of health care and insurance industry regulations. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Financial Analyst III LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 686295 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Are you looking for an opportunity to spend the summer working as an intern for a world-class health care organization? Kaiser Permanente of Washington is now recruiting for its 2018 Summer Internship Program, which is designed for highly qualified, diverse undergraduate and graduate students. As an intern at Kaiser, you will have the opportunity to take on essential work with significant responsibility, while learning about the operations of an integrated health care organization. At Kaiser Permanente, our mission is to enrich people-s lives by improving health. As a KP employee, your role is to deliver on that mission every day by living our values-Customer Focus, Accountability, Innovation, Excellence, and Integrity. You take initiative, set goals, and solve problems while collaborating with friends and colleagues. Together we make a meaningful impact on our community. POSITION DETAILS This posting is for the position of Data Warehouse Engineer Intern. This graduate intern will work in the Data Warehouse Department in Renton. Specific projects are subject to change but the Data Warehouse Engineer Intern will primarily focus on business and data analysis, development (coding/SQL) and unit testing. PROGRAM DETAILS This paid internship is designed to give you the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge obtained during school, while working in Kaiser Permanente-s integrated health care setting. Internships are 12 weeks and will run from June 12th through August 31st. Internships are up to 40 hours a week.Individual internships may start sooner from May29th through August 17th depending on the student-s schedule. During the program, you will have the opportunity to: + Complete important work that will give you the skills and experience to help jumpstart your career. + Interact with other interns in various program events, both during the work day and through outside social activities. + Participate in Career exploration through informational interviews & presentations. + Attend brown-bag lunches with senior leaders. + Receive a performance evaluation from your preceptor. + Attend a workshop on resume writing and behavioral interviewing. + Give a presentation on your internship experience at the end of summer. REQUIREMENTS & ELIGIBILITY To be eligible for the summer internship program, the candidate must: + Be eligible to work in the United States + Currently in between the first and second year of a graduate program at an accredited university + Hold a minimum 3.0 GPA APPLICATION PROCESS To apply for a Kaiser Permanente internship, you must complete the online application and upload the following documents: + A cover letter, which should include:What motivates you toward a career in health care and why you are interested in employment with Kaiser Permanente, the qualities your diverse skills and experiences would contribute to Kaiser Permanente andthe areas of the organization that you are interested in working. + A current resume. + A copy of your most recent transcript. (These can be unofficial.) Applicants must have ALL documents submitted by Sunday, February 25th, 2018 to be considered. We cannot consider incomplete applications. Large transcript files may be sent to arreguin.o@ghc.org Interviews will be conducted throughout March and selections will be made early April to mid-April. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please email Oscar Arreguin at Arreguin.o@ghc.org Education Minimum Education Requirements Some College/College student. Preferred Education Current enrollment in a Master's program related to data warehouse, computer science, information management, data science or business intelligence. Knowledge/Skills Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements IntermediateCommunication, project management, organizational and analytical skills. Computer skills in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Office software. Ability to take initiative. Ability to handle high stress, multiple tasks, complex issues, conflicting demands and confidential information. Preferred Knowledge/Skills Development/Codin (SQL) Experience Minimum Experience Requirements 1 yearWork experience using a computer, developing spreadsheets and working independently. Work experience in the designated department or similar environment may be required. Preferred Experience Unspecified License/Certifications Minimum License/Certifications Requirements None Required Preferred License/Certifications None Required 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. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Summer Post-Grad Intern 2018 - Data Warehouse Engineer LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 692285 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Responsibilities include assisting pharmacy leadership in the planning, development and implementation of managed care products, programs and services related to a specific area of Pharmacy services, generally on a state-wide basis. May also be responsible for leading a team of Pharmacy professionals in achieving divisional goals. Essential Responsibilities: + Manage and lead assigned program, which may include refining the role of the Clinical Pharmacist, strategizing to improve statewide cost and efficiency with Medication Use Management, Drug Information and/or state-wide medication safety. Monitors vendor performance. Managers with direct reports provide leadership and direction to staff including hiring, evaluating development, mentoring and coaching. + Track, analyze and evaluate data, assess resources and develop systems/tools to meet program needs and improve program satisfaction. + Chair and/or participate as a member of appropriate KFHPW and external cross functional committees, for example Consultative Specialty Services Leadership, Medication Safety, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Medication Use Management, and/or Network services committees. + Coordinate and collaborate with key partners and providers to meet organizational objectives. Accountable to develop and implement strategies in pharmacy to help meet organizational population clinical quality targets. + Design, implement and monitor systems and process improvements. Additional Duties include but are not limited to: + Lead clinical pharmacy operations in delivering anticoagulation management services, + Lead development and maintenance of care teams processes to ensure safe patient care and positive outcomes. + Lead strategic development and design of programs and initiatives to improve related quality metrics, patient safety outcomes and drug spend, while meeting operating targets. + Lead operational optimization of clinical programs to meet business goals, including productivity and ROI targets. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum three (3) years of recent and relevant experience in a health care-related field with clinical pharmacy, marketing, finance, product strategy and/or managed care responsibilities. Education + PharmD OR a minimum eight (8) years of experience in a directly related field. + High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required. License, Certification, Registration + Washington State Pharmacy license by date of hire/transfer. Additional Requirements: + Proficiency in program specialty which may include medical literature evaluation; medication safety; and Medication Use Management. + Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft standard suite of software including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. + Excellent verbal and written communication skills; project management skills. + Able to organize multiple projects, collaborate effectively and lead groups to accomplish desired results. Preferred Qualifications: + Doctorate degree: completion of PGY1 residency. + Masters in health administration or other advanced administrative degree. Preferred Skills: + Strong ability to operationalize care team processes for anticoagulation management services (or related services). Preferred Experience: + Experience supporting/leading operations for an anticoagulation management service for a health system. + Experience using DAWN AC and/or Epic Anticoagulation Management Software. Experience supervising staff. Preferred License: + Board Certification COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Manager Pharmacy Program - Anticoagulation LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 687093 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Responsible for successful initiation and management of strategic and improvement Initiatives and large ongoing programs that involve multiple projects and operational components and require coordination with other programs. Guides the planning process to develop the vision and business rationale, defines program structure and establishes the overall approach. Coordinates multiple projects and ensures that the work products and processes of the project teams meet the defined standards. Essential Responsibilities: + Program governance: Establish and direct program governance, including charters for governing bodies, roles and responsibilities and escalation mechanisms. Establish and implement prioritization process for selecting candidate projects. Track and communicate program and project performance, risks, impacts and mitigation measures; escalate as required. Manage program scope with governing bodies and project managers. Identify, monitor and control inter-program dependencies. Mentor and coach project managers. Support staff performance management processes. Promote best practices, retrospective reviews and continuous process improvement. Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Ensure all processes comply with enterprise standards and procedures. + Stakeholder management: Identify stakeholders who provide deliverables and/or input to the program and those who are affected by the results of the program. Work with both contributing and affected stakeholders to define their input, touch point, impact management and governance processes. Create and implement program communication plans. Work with program sponsors to refine and tune critical communications. Create and implement organizational change management plans to address people and organizational groups that are affected by the program. + Benefits management: Define vision, rationale and benefits in alignment with enterprise strategies. Create program proposal or charter. Support leadership to obtain program approval and funding. Define, create, maximize and sustain benefits. Track contribution of each project to the consolidated program benefits. Track contribution of the non-project, program-related work to the consolidated program benefits. Communicate with executive leadership regularly regarding benefits anticipated and realized. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum ten (10) years of program/project management experience, leading small and large projects to completion on time, within budget and with originally planned scope. Education + Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, health administration, information technology or related field. License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + Excellent communication skills, oral and written, formal and informal, prose and presentation style, to wide-ranging audiences. + Demonstrated ability to organize and disambiguate complicated and chaotic scenarios. Critical thinking and root-cause problem solving skills. + Ability to simplify and summarize complex topics for non-technical audiences. + Ability to analyze complex problems quickly; prioritize responsibilities; attention to detail. + Strong project management skills. + Strong conflict resolution ability. + Ability to work cross-functionally and lead teams without direct-reporting authority. + Ability to move quickly in a dynamic and fast-moving environment. + Familiarity with program or sector-specific concepts, practices, and procedures. Preferred Qualifications: + Health care delivery and/or health insurance experience. + Master's degree in business, public administration, health administration, information technology or related field. + Program Management Certification is preferred by date of hire/transfer. + Demonstrated use of Lean/Six Sigma methods and practices; systems thinking expertise; group facilitation and consultative skills. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Program Manager Sr (IT) LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 173347-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Technical expert in one or more highly specialized areas of applications systems analysis and programming. Provide technical leadership on complex projects. May act as expert in business or functional area. Formulate and define system scope and objectives. Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer application structure, technical capacity and desired results. Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written or modified. Design, code, test, debug and document programs. May be responsible for all phases of projects, including overseeing the work of other applications systems analysis and programming staff. Essential Responsibilities: + Creates and monitors project plans and schedules on medium to large projects. Trains other programmer/analysts and reviews their work as needed. Completes assignments in an accurate and timely manner. Maintains and reports status on assigned tasks on a regular basis. Performs related duties as assigned or requested. + Technical lead on project teams with business users and other analyst/programmers. Defines and proposes technical solutions for processing problems or proposed new development. Assesses vendor packages or software as possible solutions to business problems. + Performs analysis, design, coding, testing, documenting, implementing and maintenance tasks for complex requests and projects. Mentors and leads analyst/programmers in these functions. + Interacts with customers to define, clarify and interpret system requirements for complex applications enhancements and projects. Implements system development projects and work requests. May be responsible for technical quality assurance of the work of others on a project team. + Rotates on-call coverage with other team members. Troubleshoots and resolves production problems. Documents and communicates problem resolution to team members. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum eight (8) years of using and maintaining applications software, including systems analysis and design experience. Education + Bachelor's degree OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. + High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required. License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + Knowledge of specific languages and tools used in the applicable technical environment. Understanding of computer programming languages and system design concepts. + Training in specific programming languages, tools, systems analysis and design techniques and project management methodology. + Analytic, interpersonal and communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: + Ten (10) or more years additional experience programming, developing and maintaining applications software, including systems analysis and design. + Knowledge of specific system or business area and systems analysis and design. + Organizational and project management skills. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Spec; App Systems Tech LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 180779-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Leads large cross-functional IT project teams composed of numerous IT staff from multiple IT disciplines, and business/clinical subject matter experts from multiple departments. Is responsible for the planning, development and execution of complex technical IT solutions. Along with project management, provides IT technical expertise such as: programming, database and data design, networking, application interfacing, and use of multiple IT technical tools to manage technology. Applies lean principles and A3 thinking to problem solve, resolve process issues, and improve customer experience. Consults with business and IT leadership, management, and work unit teams. Analyzes and documents current and future state workflow processes and IT system configuration, and recommends strategies for optimal integration of IT systems and use. Essential Responsibilities: + Planning Oversight and Coordination: Collaborates with sponsors, team members, and IT technical teams to plan and organize the work of project staff, project charter, scope, timeline, project organization, deliverables and metrics. Serves as a liaison between technical teams, project team and business owners to assure ongoing effective development and use of IT systems and tools, and related workflows. Coordinates all aspects of IT system enhancements and upgrades incorporating both business process improvement and IT principles and best practices. Is responsible for timely, quality project implementation. Ensures all project deliverables are properly developed, maintained and documented including: requirements and objectives; timelines; schedules; and work, change management, communication, training and implementation plans. Identifies and requests team resources. Facilitates team processes. Monitors progress to plan. May work on more than one project simultaneously. + Business Requirements and Workflow Consultation, Analysis, and Recommendations: Applying Lean principles and A3 thinking, assists key client groups and sponsors in defining IT requirements including: business requirements, return on investment, make/buy analysis, alignment with strategic plans, technical solutions, project scope and project budget estimates. Leads and conducts analysis of business and technical processes and functional requirements and prepares appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information. Leads development of project team recommendations for new and innovative system/services to address service line/work unit problems and goals. + Communications: Builds and maintains effective working relationships; enlists support for IT efforts; plans and manages positive and constructive communications with key leaders and staff. Develops and maintains reports, recommendations, and project deliverables and communicates regularly via written and oral presentations to management teams, leaders, and staff. Stores documentation in a well organized, accessible electronic location. May perform as an ongoing single point of contact for key client groups. Acts as a liaison between clients and technical team members. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum eight (8) years of experience in IT software design, build, testing, and implementation of medium-scale, complex projects. + Minimum six (6) years of management of medium-scale, complex IT projects Education + Bachelor's degree in computer science/information technology OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. + High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required. License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + Ability to learn computer applications from a business and IT principles perspective to integrate into project planning. + Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them. + Self directed learner comfortable with constantly evolving environments. + Excellent problem solving and analytical skills required. + Skilled in project management methods and consultant techniques and approaches. + Proficiency in use of MSProject, Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. + Computer programming, database/data design, application integration technology, technical IT tools. + Ability to translate technical subject matter into concise, clear communication understood by technical and non-technical leaders and users. + Accomplished interpersonal oral and written communications skills. + Demonstrated aptitude to plan and organize complex work for self and others and direct and assist others to meet quality and timeline targets and budget. Preferred Qualifications: + Eight (8) years of management of large-scale, complex IT projects. + Ten (10) or more years experience in IT software design, build, testing, and implementation of large-scale, complex projects. + Master's degree in computer science/information technology OR a minimum six (6) years of experience in a directly related field. + Working knowledge of management systems, business practices, and Lean quality improvement principles and methods. + Computer programming, database/data design, application integration technology, technical IT tools. + IT analytic and project management knowledge and proficiency. + Project Management certification is required by date of hire/transfer. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Technical Project Manager Sr LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 180775-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Designs, develops and executes high level test plans and detailed test scripts to ensure complex software on multiple platforms and in multiple environments meets business and technical specifications. Schedules and monitors script execution by business users and lower level temporary contracted testers to ensure accurate and complete testing outcomes. Essential Responsibilities: + Develops expertise in business and technical functionality of systems and applications supported by the enterprise. Consults with and provides detailed knowledge of quality assurance and testing to provide guidance to key customer groups who use, support or purchase enterprise systems or applications. + Conducts analysis of client business process and functional requirements to develop comprehensive, detailed test plans for projects on multiple platforms and in multiple environments. Identifies resources needed to prepare test data and execute test scripts; executes manual and automated test scripts for functional, integration and regression testing and production validation. Analyzes anomalies and test results, prepares reports, and confers with project team members to identify performance bottlenecks. Provides clear and concise defect reports, and assesses risks and reports to project team. + Participates on project teams with business users and technical team members. Consults with, provides technical guidance and represents quality assurance and testing to key customer groups who use or support users of enterprise systems or applications. Provides guidance during the creation of business requirements, application workflow and subsequent phases throughout the project. May act as a liaison between technical groups and business users to obtain user acceptance testing sign-off. + Provides training and/or mentoring other testers when creating automation scripts and or execution of manual testing by lower level testers. and business users. Mentors QA Analysts in writing and executing less complex automated regression scripts. May assist with troubleshooting production problems. + Develops and executes automated tests for Enterprise systems and applications using Enterprise tools. Develops suites of regression test scripts for execution by QA and business users. Consults with programmers and system architects to understand the multiple platforms and multiple environments being tested and incorporates test driven development to accommodate automation. Writes simple to highly complex automated test scripts. Conducts analysis of client business process and functional requirements to develop detailed automated test scripts for complex projects on multiple platforms and in multiple environments. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum four (4) years of experience in software development including minimum two (2) years of experience in testing or business process analysis. Education + Bachelor's degree OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. + High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required. License, Certification Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + In depth knowledge of the software development cycle and business process development. + In depth knowledge of QA testing principles and strategies. + Ability to work under pressure and meet schedule deadlines. + Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: + Four (4) years of experience testing web applications in a healthcare or insurance industry. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Engineer; Test QA LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 180778-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Leads cross-functional teams composed of business users, IT staff, trainers, and informatics in system implementation project lifecycle for technical IT solutions. Responsible for all phases of IT projects including scope definition, work planning, executing, training planning, change management, and implementation. Acts as the key point of contact for project efforts. Provides workflow and IT technical principles (IT concepts, architecture, and vocabulary) expertise. Applies Lean principles and A3 thinking to problem solve, resolve process issues, and improve customer experience. Consults with business and IT leadership, management, and work unit teams. Analyzes and documents current and future state workflow processes and IT system configuration, and recommends strategies for optimal integration of IT systems and use. Performs system maintenance and enhancement build within scope of standard work. Essential Responsibilities: + PLANNING OVERSIGHT & COORDINATIONCollaborates with sponsors and team members to plan and organize the work of project staff, refine project charter, scope of work, timeline, project organization, deliverables and metrics. Serves as a liaison between project technical teams and business owners to assure ongoing effective development and use of IT systems and related work flows. Coordinates all aspects of IT system enhancements and upgrades incorporating both business process improvement and IT principles and best practices. Is responsible for timely, quality project implementation. Ensures all project deliverables are properly developed, maintained and documented including: requirements and objectives; timelines; schedules; and work, change management, communication, training and implementation plans. Identifies and requests team resources. Facilitates team processes. Monitors progress to plan. May work on more than one project simultaneously as capacity permits. + BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS & WORK FLOW CONSULTATION, ANALYSIS, & RECOMMENDATIONSApplying Lean principles and A3 thinking, assists key client groups and sponsors in defining IT requirements including: business requirements, return on investment, make/buy analysis, alignment with strategic plans, technical solutions, project scope and project budget estimates. Leads and conducts analysis of client business processes and functional requirements and prepares appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information. Leads development of project team recommendations for new and innovative system/services to address service line/work unit problems and goals. + COMMUNICATION & IT TRAINING Builds and maintains effective working relationships; enlists support for IT efforts; plans and manages positive and constructive communications with key leaders and staff. Develops and maintains reports, recommendations, and project deliverables and communicates regularly via written and oral presentations to management teams, leaders, and staff. Stores documentation in a well organized, accessible electronic location. May perform as an ongoing single point of contact for key client groups. Acts as a liaison between clients and technical team members. Performs pre-implementation training and presentations for application optimizations using materials created by instructional designers. + APPLICATION ANALYSIS & SUPPORT Analyzes customer build requests and performs system changes & QA within scope of standard work. Evaluates change enhancements to the IT system in collaboration with users, management and Application Configuration Team. Assesses feasibility and impact of proposed changes in the IT system and in the care delivery/business system. Provides IT application problem identification, follow up, and resolution using problem management software. Provides cooperative-wide 24/7 On-Call consultation and problem follow up with users and IT groups. Provides Command Center support and/or on-site support for go-lives. Identifies training needs through user and system assessments and practice observations. Provides feedback reporting to promote acceptance and optimal use of IT systems. Authors FAQs for users and technical questions and answers for project team members and IT Service Desk. Basic Qualifications: Experience + Minimum two (2) years of experience managing medium size IT projects required. + Minimum three (3) years of experience in IT software configuration and support + Recent experience working with computer systems implementations. + Recent experience in software configuration, software training, or software implementation support required. Education + Bachelor's degree OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. License, Certification, Registration + N/A Additional Requirements: + Previous project management or software administration experience. + Ability to translate technical subject matter into concise, clear communication understood by non-technical leaders and users. + Accomplished interpersonal oral and written communications skills. + Demonstrated aptitude to plan and organize complex work for self and others, and direct and assist others to meet quality and timeline targets and budget. + Ability to learn computer applications from a business and IT principles perspective to integrate into project planning. + Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them. + Self-directed learner comfortable with constantly evolving environments. + Excellent problem solving and analytical skills required. + Skilled in project management methods and consultant techniques and approaches. + Proficiency in use of MSProject, Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Preferred Qualifications: + Five (5) years of experience managing medium size IT projects preferred. + Three (3) years of Implementation of large-scale IT systems preferred. + Project Management certification by date of hire/transfer preferred. + Working knowledge of management systems, business practices, and Lean quality improvement principles and methods preferred. + IT analytic and project management knowledge and proficiency. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Technical Project Manager LOCATION: Renton, Washington REQNUMBER: 180777-KPWA 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.
Kaiser Permanente Renton, WA, USA