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Emergency Services Director

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Plans, organizes, directs, evaluates and coordinates inpatient nursing services and/or integrated outpatient- inpatient nursing services across the continuum of care within a Service Area or within a single medical center. Works with KFHP/H and the Medical Group staff developing strategic plans, providing quality care, cost effective services which are aligned with federal, state, and local regulations.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with other Service Directors in identifying and implementing innovative models and best practices, emphasizing service improvements and cost reduction.

  • Directs development and implementation of quality and utilization standards across the continuum of care to ensure coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused delivery of services and cost effective utilization of necessary services.

  • Ensures compliance with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements of the Health Plan contract and governmental and accrediting agencies. Oversees the development of department standards as identified by regulatory agencies.

  • Develops services that achieve a high level of customer satisfaction with emphasis on customer service, highest standards of quality and innovation.

  • Manages and resolves human resource, labor relations, employee and department safety and risk management issues. May act as site administrator.

  • Utilizes research data to implement clinical changes and the delivery of patient care and member services.

  • Directs the budget and resource allocations.

  • Manages the financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care and services.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

    Secondary Functions:

    • Schedule may vary to meet operational needs.

      Basic Qualifications:

      • Minimum eight (8) years of nursing experience in patient care.

      • Minimum five (5) years of management experience required.


        • BSN or BA in health care related field required.

        • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

          License, Certification, Registration

          • Basic Life Support

          • Registered Nurse License (California) required at hire

            Additional Requirements:

            • Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills.

            • Demonstrated knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, and other local, state, and federal regulations.

            • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

              Preferred Qualifications:

              • Masters degree preferred.

                COMPANY: KAISER
                TITLE: Emergency Services Director
                LOCATION: Santa Clara, California
                REQNUMBER: 1155603
                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.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara , Emergency Services Director, Executive , Santa Clara, California

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