Kaiser Permanente - Washington Permanente Medical Group
Location: Renton, Washington
Internal Number: STRAT002863
Provides programmatic support in the development and timely execution of strategic projects and plans to support the mission, vision, and values of Washington Permanente Medical Group ("WPMG").
Strategy Consultant is responsible for partnering with the Director of Strategy in planning, documentation, monitoring and execution of the 5-year strategic plan and subsequent annual plans for the organization. This position requires a high degree of organization, flexibility, and communication skills. This position may also directly or indirectly consult with various teams and leaders on key strategic initiatives.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Implements an effective and standardized process for strategic plan development and annual corporate incentive plans including WPMG annual business plans.
Ongoing monitoring of WPMG strategic plan and execution of annual objectives and 5-year strategic goals.
Research and communicate external healthcare and medical group trends in the local and national market with an eye toward implications and interpretation
Ensures that the Senior Executive Team is continually informed and working on key strategic items; and maintains business cycle calendar.
Work at direction of Sr. Director of Strategy on programs and initiatives as they arise, as a consultant helping navigate and direct a team and at times as a project lead.
Maintains tracking and infrastructure in support of contract exceptions and documentation.
Maintain and manage prospective workforce planning model, FTE requests and engagement with key leaders during the year. Works closely with business directors to support their operational needs with regards to prospective workforce planning.
Staff support for Strategy Committee and Performance Committee (subcommittee of the WPMG Board of Directors)
Help to create and maintain, quarterly WPMG Board of Directors checking system and tiered checking system within management.
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge: Areas of specialty or expertise (e.g., intermediate knowledge of research methodology and data collection modalities)
Skills: Abilities needed to execute job duties (e.g., advanced writing and documentation skills)
Continuous Improvement: (Required)
Maintains and fosters skills necessary to perform job functions over time.
Continually looks for ways to improve processes, fosters innovation and learning.
Looks for and implements practices related to current job functions.
Encourages innovation, respectfully listens to and acknowledges ideas of others.
Is on time and keeps commitments.
Consistently manages assigned workload. Manages priorities effectively. Uses time efficiently.
Engages fully in work, takes immediate and independent action when needed.
Acknowledges mistakes and seeks help when needed.
Sets own priorities, regularly completing work on schedule.
Builds productive rapport with employees at all levels within and outside the department.
Treats others with fairness, dignity, and respect.
Accepts suggestions and criticism in a cooperative and positive manner.
Works collaboratively with team members and others to achieve identified goals and objectives.
Establishes and maintains good working relationships with both external and internal customer.
Interacts with others in a helpful and informative manner.
Capable of resolving conflict
Knows the priorities of the department.
Demonstrates proficiency in the duties and responsibilities of the job.
Shares expertise with others.
Reviews facts and data, using sound judgment, to arrive at the most effective solution.
Continually looks for ways to improve processes, fosters innovation and lean
Service Excellence: (Required)
Understands and responds promptly and courteously to customer needs and expectations.
Follows through to see if customer needs were met and keeps them informed of status.
Timely when responding to voicemail, e-mail and interoffice communications.
Expresses ideas clearly and accurately both orally and in writing.
Encourages, respectfully listens to and acknowledges diverse points of view.
Treats all customers with courtesy and respect.
We are professionals serving professionals.
Bachelor's Degree or 5 years health care experience in strategy development content area
Master's Degree or Master's Degree in health-related field.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR OTHER ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
2 years project management experience,
2 years strategic execution experience, preferable in the health care field
5+ years of same
3 years' experience working with senior leadership in organization
Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a clinician-led, self-governed and independent multi-specialty group practice, providing care to the more than 700,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Washington state. We work unencumbered by traditional health care obstacles and without silos; prioritizing people over profits, collaboration over ego, and driven by a singular goal: our patients' health. At WPMG, we take care of the whole person, with a team to address the fundamental, social, and emotional needs that contribute to total health. We are clinicians motivated by the desire to make a purposeful difference in the communities we serve, and in how health care is delivered.
Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group- is seeking a full-time 1.0 FTE Strategy Consultantto join our WPMG HQ team in Renton, Washington.
As a condition of employment, all clinicians and employees are required to verify COVID-19 vaccination status. As part of the pre-boarding process and before starting work, you will be required to verify your vaccination status, and will be provided an opportunity to apply for an accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, if needed.
Renton, with a population of 101,300, is located on the south shore of Lake Washington with spectacular views of the lake, the Olympics, the Cascades, and Mount Rainier. The Cedar River runs through the heart of downtown and offers an abundance of natural beauty and a run of federally endangered chinook salmon. The City is centrally located for access to the regions' transportation network, accessible by four state and three interstate highways, only minutes away from Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma and Sea-Tac Airport. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are looking to provide employees and their families with an outstanding quality of life.
We are dedicated to building lifetime relationships with peers and patients in Washington State's richly diverse communities. Many know the Pacific Northwest as an attractive tourist destination with beautiful scenery, friendly people, and a host of cultural and recreational opportunities. These elements, and others, make Washington an excellent place to live.
Equity, Inclusion and Diversity
In our local communities and across the nation, Kaiser Permanente sets the standard for respectful care. With multicultural staff, equity, inclusion and diversity councils, medical interpretation resources, outreach efforts, educational programs and more, Kaiser Permanente puts people first in our medical centers and beyond.
As part of Kaiser Permanente, Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) seeks to create equity in our communities, eliminate health disparities, and always put patients--the heart of everything we do--first.
Following the guidelines in our National Diversity Agenda, every member of our team strives to:
Provide culturally responsive and appropriate medical care to improve the health and satisfaction of all people in our increasingly diverse membership
Recruit and retain clinicians and staff that enhance our workforce
Grow our membership by providing exceptional service and clinical care to all communities in our region
Creating a diverse workforce, an inclusive environment, and equitable opportunity for employment, growth, and advancement are deeply linked to our mission, our business, and our economic future. WPMG continues to add programs that build and maintain a workplace where we engage with our members, communities, and each other--with dignity, respect, and cultural understanding.
Equal Employment Opportunity
As part of our commitment to our employees and the members and patients we serve, we integrate diversity into all aspects of our operations. Maintaining a workforce with industry-leading levels of diversity through deliberate planning, development, and outreach is critical to fulfilling our mission, sustaining our business objectives, and providing the best level of care to our members and patients. 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.