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Health Care Management Opportunities

The School of Business and Public Administration makes every effort to support the success and growth of all students. With programs designed to meet the needs of businesses of every size and industry, BPA students and graduates are well-prepared to address the challenging issues facing businesses and organizations in our region. We have built and continue to maintain strong relationships with local business, government and nonprofit agencies throughout Kern County. It is with these relationships that we are able to offer BPA students Internship and Job Opportunities specific to their chosen careers and in return those business retain highly qualified interns and future employees.

Alta Hospitals System Corporate/CBO

Healthcare Analyst 

  • Coordinate and manage health economics models and health services outcome studies.
  • Evaluate impact of business changes on our historical/projected data.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce future costs and increase revenue through contractual agreements.
  • Provide quality assurance on data extracts and reports.
  • This individual must be well organized, detail-oriented, and a critical thinker.
  • The ideal candidate is a team player with a positive attitude who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who has strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Responds to a wide variety of inquiries from staff, professional organizations and related stakeholders for the purpose of resolving administrative and fiscal problems. 

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Managed Care Systems LLC

Contracts Analyst 

Responsible for supporting contracting activities through various data analysis projects, development of reporting tools, continual monitoring and data management of contractual relationships for MCS and its clients. Maintain all components of data management to support the departmental needs in preparing accurate, timely and actionable analysis, financial models, dashboards and reports that effectively support contract negotiations and decision-making. Conducts research and gather key information to assist the department with analytics to evaluate the drivers of key trends that impact contract margin performance, synthesize findings and identify risks and opportunities.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Kaiser Permanente

Director, Primary Care

Responsible for directing the administrative and business management of a single large department with more than 150 FTEs or multiple specialty departments and/or multiple locations with more than 125 FTEs providing ambulatory patient care services and the planning, development, implementation and evaluation/improvement of services/ programs. Through clinical nurse managers or assistant nurse managers, ensures nursing and patient care 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. Implements and maintains clinical and patient care practice standards, budgets, and staff development. Directs the management of operations, programs and services that add value and are integrated with nursing standards of practice, service priorities and performance/outcome measures, as well as with strategic, business and organizational goals/objectives. Participates as part of management team in formulating, implementing and evaluating business plans/strategies for ambulatory care services and responsible for achieving both short and long term strategic, business and financial goals/objectives.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Health Educator

  • Conducts needs assessments, establishes priorities, designs, implements, and evaluates basic health education programs, protocols, and standards.
  • Coordinates a wide range of health education services, including establishing effective referral and publicity systems, monitoring quality and documentation, providing scheduling and logistical support, and facilitating use of community services to promote the delivery
    of cost effective health education services.
  • Provides direct group or one-on-one health education services to members and the public.
  • Reviews, develops, and recommends high quality, culturally appropriate written and audio visual health education materials.
  • Consults with physicians and staff regarding related health education services.
  • Coordinates health information projects such as program catalogs, newsletter, informational displays and community health events.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Kern Behavioral Health And Recovery Services

Behavioral Health Planning Analyst

Under direction, prepares and maintains a County behavioral health plan for predetermined community target groups; provides liaison and coordination with other mental health providers, county agencies, and various community groups; and does related work as required.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

American Cancer Society

Program Manager 

Manages the delivery of cancer control programs and services based on the Society’s program of work for an assigned geography. Accountable for mission targets and providing quality customer services through strong collaboration with internal and external constituents and partners. Ensures goal achievement through the engagement of volunteers.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

San Joaquin Community Hospital

Project Manager

The Project Manageer (PM), under the direction of the Quality Management Director, leads activities for the successful operation of different quality indicators project with a specific focus on performance excellence in value-based payment arrangements. The Project Manager analyzes data, facilitates committee and governance meetings, disseminates important and timely information, prepares reports, and helps to lead the implementation of all program elements. The PM must be able to work independently, interpret complex information and discern appropriate steps with minimal oversight. The PM should have strategic vision and be skilled at working collaboratively in program arrangements for improved patient quality.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

 

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