By joining the team that is designing and implementing the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, you will have the opportunity of a lifetime to create a medical school that will educate physicians for the 21st century and beyond and be a catalyst for change in medical education. This position will be working as a part of an extremely dynamic team of professionals supporting all aspects of the School of Medicine and the creation of the infrastructure, process, and procedures for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. The team works from an interdependent model of practice and we are looking for someone who thrives in a highly challenging role within a high functioning team-based environment.
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente and immersed in one the nation’s highest-performing health care organizations. Students will gain critical knowledge and real-world experience and benefit from unprecedented access to Kaiser Permanente's people, data and technology. This unparalleled approach, plus our deep commitment to resilience, well-being, and inclusion will create a culture where physicians are better prepared to face the health challenges of the future, while helping the nation’s diverse communities thrive. Learn more about the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine at schoolofmedicine.kp.org.
Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, develops and implements the programs and operations within the School of Medicine, to deliver operational, project management, consulting, and administrative services for the organization. Provides analysis and evaluation of business processes and designs and leads projects associated with organizational strategies or initiatives.
Project management: Provides high quality and cost-effective project management, consulting, analytic, administrative, and operational services across defined areas within the organization through process development, system implementation, business case creation, and policy and procedural execution. Assists with the creation of short and long-term goals, initiatives, and objectives. Manages special projects within defined areas to meet the overall timelines, working with necessary subject matter experts to complete. Develops workflows and process diagrams.
Planning and implementing: Consults with leaders to develop initiatives that are consistent with the organization. Assists with determining objectives and setting priorities, anticipating potential risks and opportunities within defined areas of the organization. Formulates specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented. Researches key business issues,and directs the collecting and analyzing of quantitative and qualitative data. Synthesizes analysis and identifies key findings. Participates significantly in interpreting analysis and developing action plans accordingly.
Operations: Assists the Operations Manager in developing and executing recruitment processes. Works in partnership with leadership and other staff to ensure the administrative and management needs are met. Partners with leaders and managers to develop a level of services and execute day-to-day operations. Assists in monitoring budgets and financial performance and identifies opportunity to reduce cost. Plans and facilitates meetings and makes formal presentations to various senior level audiences. Identifies and recommends process and operational improvements increase operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Minimum three (3) years of experience in health care, administration, consulting, education, or related experience.
Bachelor's degree in a health care, business administration, education, or related field or four (4) years of experience in a directly related field
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Demonstrated ability to manage projects and identify functional requirements.
Demonstrated strong problem solving, rational thinking, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated strong project and time management skills and capability to handle multiple priorities.
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente as part of one of the nation’s highest-performing health care organizations. You’ll find support from your colleagues, who exemplify our commitment to champion equity, inclusion, and diversity in all aspects of our work. You’ll be a role model of professional excellence, integrity, and personal well-being for our medical students. Our school is located in sunny Pasadena, California.Our employees receive competitive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for professional development, growth and enrichment.