Consultant II - IT Healthcare Delivery

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Renton, WA, USA
  • Mar 14, 2019

Job Description

Description: In a consulting role, provide leadership and direction to end users in the area of IT strategic planning and integration. Work with all levels of staff across all regions, medical facilities and information services. Initiate joint planning and strategy activities to develop, implement, maintain or enhance an integrated information systems environment. Provide technical guidance and act as a liaison between customers and IT staff.

Essential Responsibilities:

Assists key customer groups in defining IT requirements including: business requirements, returns on investment, make/buy analysis, alignment with strategic plans, technical solutions, project scope and project budget estimates.
Consults with and provides technical guidance to key customer groups. Creates integration plans providing client areas with technology solutions and services alternatives which support business strategies.
Enlists support for IT efforts, builds trust and teamwork in the IT community, fosters superior communications with diverse groups with different needs.
Identifies & facilitates operational change resulting from automation or re-engineered work processes.
As an ongoing single point of contact for key customer groups throughout the organization, acts as a liaison between customers & IT staff; assures positive & constructive communication.
Performs related consulting duties as assigned or requested.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum three (3) years of progressively responsible positions in IT or medical centers; business/clinical requirements and cost/benefit analysis; business process and engineering; and project development.
Minimum six (6) years of consulting, clinical/business management or information technology experience.


Bachelor's degree OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required.

License, Certification, Registration


Additional Requirements:

Planning, conceptual, consulting, communication, critical thinking, analysis, negotiation, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of IT vocabulary and systems development concepts and clinical/business processes.
Demonstrated skills using project management tools for planning, resourcing and scheduling projects.
Basic technical understanding of computer platforms and operating systems.
Demonstrated leadership abilities, i.e. designated team or project lead.

Preferred Qualifications:

Healthcare industry experience.
Experience in project management and consulting roles.
Experience managing vendor and/or contractor relationships.
Bachelor's OR advanced degree in computer sciences, business administration or health care administration, MBA, MHA or similar degree.
Demonstrated success in managing business engineering or information system projects.
Ability to manage concurrent work on multiple projects and systems.
Understanding of business process analysis techniques and knowledge of quality management principles.

Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Rainier 2715 Naches Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Department: Information Technology - Care Delivery Technology Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.