• Administrative Fellowship

    Portland Metro Area
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
    Req ID
  • Overview

    Northwest Permanente, P.C., is a self-governed, physician-led, multispecialty group of over 1,500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for over 600,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's preeminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated, and high-quality care.


    The administrative Fellow will be responsible for developing leadership skills and learning about Kaiser Permanente Northwest by leading and supporting project design and implementation focused on optimization of care delivery operations including ambulatory and hospital medical practice management. Given breadth of medical group practice management settings, we will try and match the organization's and candidates interests in project selection. All work will strive to improve "triple aim" performance goals in alignment with the KP Compass. During the 1-year fellowship, fellow will report to the respective VP of the department depending on the projects assigned. Application will be accepted through, Friday, October 4, 2019. 


    Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

    • Provide project management support to various leaders in the hospital and health plan change efforts. Inclusive of:
      • Leading coordination effort for design and planning activities including help with strategy development; project plans with key issues, barriers, approaches, performance metrics and evaluation; agenda creation, meeting facilitation, issues tracking, status reporting, documentation management and event planning.
      • Ensuring implementation by time line by developing and overseeing project management tracking tools to track action items, issues, risks and decisions, status reports and time lines. Oversee and direct inpatient and health plan project coordination activities, function as primary resource for information and direction related to project logistics.
      • Coordinating necessary communications, help identify stakeholder audiences, and ensure those stakeholders are informed
    • Conducting informational interview with leadership, mentor new administrative fellows and coordinating on-boarding; participating in project management and professional developmental training.
    • Provide other technical and project support duties as assigned.

    Minimum Education:

    • Masters Health Administration (MHA), Masters Business Administration (MBA) or Masters Public Health (MPH) student OR have graduated within six (6) months of application.

    Minimum Work Experience:

    • One (1) year of experience in a clinical setting.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Demonstrated knowledge of health care delivery.
    • Demonstrated ability to in the areas of planning, follow-through, affecting change, project management.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to manage projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead groups.

    Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications:

    • One (1) year of experience in a leadership role in a medical office or medical center.

    Items needed for application:

    • Resume
    • 2 letters of recommendation (1 educational, 1 professional/work experience)
    • Transcript
    • Completed screening questions

    The above documents should be uploaded upon starting your application. You are able to upload your resume and 2 additional documents. Please condense your letters of recommendation into 1 document and upload your transcript separately. If you miss this step, you are able to login at a later time and update your profile. 


    At Northwest Permanente, P.C., we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente, P.C. believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.


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