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Department Administrator II ( RN - Urgent Care/ED/ER ) Lakewood, CO $10,000 Sign-On Hires New to KP

Kaiser Permanente
Lakewood, CO 80226
Supervises assigned operations for multiple or more complex  departments providing ambulatory patient care services; ensuring that staff provide high quality, accessible, cost effective care and patient-focused services to members across the continuum which comply with local, state, and federal requirements; implementing and maintaining clinical practice standards, budgets, and staff development; delivering nursing/patient care services that add value, are integrated with business plans and meet or exceed cost, quality, clinical and utilization standards/performance measures.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
  • Supervises daily operations and ensures staff provide the highest quality of care and are in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act, NCQA, and federal, state and local requirements.
  • Implements and maintains patient care and quality service standards to meet members' and internal clients' expectations.
  • Acts as patient advocate resolving patient care issues.
  • Recommends and evaluates processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum of care.
  • Assists in developing and monitoring budgets and resource allocations.
  • Monitors financial performance and identifies and recommends strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service.
  • Determines the appropriate staff mix for department and develops processes to screen, interview, hire, train, and maintain the competency of all department staff.
  • Assists in providing on going staff development.
  • Implements and monitors departmental policies and procedures which support the organization's goals and business objectives and ensures they are met.
  • Collaborates with physicians, department chief and nursing manager in developing the appropriate level of patient services and the day-to-day operations of the department.
  • Assists in managing and resolving human resource, labor relations, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.
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    Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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