Medi-Cal MOU Consultant V - Medical Strategy

    • Kaiser Permanente
  • Pasadena, CA
  • Posted 58 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Compensation information provided in the description
Full Time

Skills

Policies and procedures
Strategy
Change management
Data Analysis
Vendor management
Business plans
Business process
Business requirements
Functional requirements
Business cases
Business operations
Professional development
Continuous improvement
Service level
Project management
Public health
Business acumen
Conflict resolution
Risk assessment
Requirements elicitation
Pivot table
Health care
Collaboration
Leadership
Regulatory Compliance
Policies
Partnership
Management
Communication
Facilitation
Presentations
Documentation
Return on investment
IMPACT
Mapping
Metrics
Innovation
Training
Coaching
Data
Invoices
Procurement
Legal
Operations
Negotiations
Creativity
Finance
FOCUS
Microsoft Excel
VLOOKUP
Macros
Preventive maintenance
SCAL
PReS
AIM

Job Details

Description:
Job Summary:

Serves as lead consultant to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and coordination of diverse stakeholders to drive the implementation of successful business initiatives and projects. Provides expertise and drives the development and implementation of business initiatives, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state. Develops business strategy and ensures alignment and prioritization of organizational objectives and business initiatives. Manages complex projects or project components, leads change management activities, and performs complex data analyses to drive business initiatives. Participates in vendor management as required. Monitors compliance of work activities by ensuring business plans and team members adhere to relevant policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Promotes learning in others by communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; builds relationships with cross-functional stakeholders. Listens, responds to, seeks, and addresses performance feedback; provides actionable feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentors junior team members. Practices self-leadership; creates and executes plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; influences team members within assigned team or unit. Adapts to competing demands and new responsibilities; adapts to and learns from change, challenges, and feedback. Models team collaboration within and across teams.

  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promotes adherence to all procedures and policies. Partners internally and externally to make effective business decisions; determines and carries out processes and methodologies; solves complex problems; escalates high-priority issues or risks, as appropriate; monitors progress and results. Develops work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; coordinates and delegates resources to accomplish organizational goals. Recognizes and capitalizes on improvement opportunities; evaluates recommendations made; influences the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Serves as a lead consultant to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and coordination of diverse stakeholders to drive the implementation of successful business initiatives and projects across multiple functional tracks or complex workstreams by identifying and ensuring representation and inclusion of appropriate stakeholders; building rapport and partnerships with key stakeholder teams, third party vendors, and senior management; working with stakeholders to develop goals and set the prioritization of deliverables; discussing involvement of business processes (e.g. project change management, communication) and facilitating decisions necessary for the delivery of business initiatives; communicating and resolving tough issues with stakeholders while maintaining an independent perspective; and making formal presentations and providing reports to executive level audiences.

  • Develops requirements, or leads a team of consultants in the development of requirements, for complex or specialized business, process, or system solutions which may span multiple business domain(s) by partnering with stakeholders and cross-functional teams as appropriate; leveraging multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements; and leading and overseeing the development and documentation of comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, and ROI of proposed solutions.

  • Provides expertise and drives the development and implementation of business initiatives, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across multiple domains; mapping current state against future state processes; identifying the operational impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components; providing options and recommendations to senior management and business stakeholders on how to integrate solutions and deliverables with current systems and business processes across regions or domains; and identifying and validating value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies.

  • Develops business strategy and ensures alignment and prioritization of organizational objectives and business initiatives by defining, developing, and evaluating performance metrics, standards, and methods to establish business success; partnering with senior stakeholders, often with competing/conflicting objectives, to ensure cohesive and reachable metrics; refining strategic plans and performance metrics as appropriate; and managing complex initiatives or portfolio to ensure delivery of measurable results and alignment with strategic objectives.

  • Serves as a lead advocate for continuous learning and professional development by keeping abreast of cutting edge industry practices, standards, and benchmarks; attending and presenting at roadshows, conferences, and speaking events; leading the ongoing enhancement and innovation of consulting practices, standards, and methods across KP; serving as an advocate to ensure continuous learning and improvement is championed as a people strategy; providing training and guidance to stakeholders as appropriate; and providing ongoing coaching to build a continuous improvement mindset and build capabilities that drive results.

  • Manages complex projects or project components by coordinating stakeholder contacts; assembling team based on project needs and team member strengths; consulting in the development, analysis, and management of project plans; coordinating project schedules and resource forecasts; proactively monitoring and identifying project or business initiative risks, issues, and trigger events; developing mitigation plans and strategies; and resolving or escalating risks or issues as appropriate.

  • Leads change management activities associated with business initiatives by engaging stakeholders to obtain support and buy in for changes; partnering with senior management, project champions, and process owners to communicate align improvement initiatives with business objectives; determining appropriate change management method and approach; and ensuring stakeholders embrace a change management mindset, understand intent and purpose, and foster a culture of change.

  • Performs complex data analyses to drive business initiatives by identifying appropriate data analysis tools and approach to assess business performance; determining suitable data gathering and analysis methods (e.g., process observation, hard data, etc.); defining data requirements and obtaining customer agreements, including customer requirements as appropriate; conducting advanced analyses and performing experimental tests to evaluate the effectiveness of business solutions; and identifying and alleviating risks through data-driven analysis.

  • Participates in vendor management as required by reviewing vendor performance levels; ensuring service level agreements are met; managing vendor invoices; and partnering with Procurement and/or Legal to develop service level and/or scope of work agreements as appropriate.

  • Monitors compliance of work activities by ensuring business plans and team members adhere to KP, departmental, and/or business line policies and procedures.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university and Minimum eight (8) years experience in consulting, project management, data analytics, operations or a directly related field OR Masters degree in Business, Public Health, or a directly related field and Minimum six (6) years experience in consulting, project management, data analytics, operations or a directly related field OR Minimum ten (10) years experience in consulting, project management, data analytics, operations or a directly related field.


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Business Acumen; Change Management; Negotiation; Creativity; Applied Data Analysis; Financial Acumen; Conflict Resolution; Managing Diverse Relationships; Process Validation; Project Management; Risk Assessment; Service Focus; Requirements Elicitation & Analysis

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years data analytics experience.
  • Three (3) years experience working with advanced Excel functions including, formulas, pivot tables, vlookup, macros, etc.


Primary Location: California,Pasadena,Walnut Center - Regional Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:59 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Consulting Department: Regional Offices - Pasadena - Rgnl Pres-Medical Strategy - 0808 Pay Range: $122800 - $158950 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.