Physician Relations Officer
Job Posted: 3 October 2017
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Closing Date: Until filled
Location: Pasadena, CA

Job Link: http://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/pasadena/physician-relations-officer/641/4852900?utm_source=email&utm_medium=social_post&utm_campaign=Kaiser_Permanente_social

Description:
* Travels to medical center in local Southern California region *

Provides advice and counsel to executive physician leadership and administrative physicians (Chief of Service, Physician in Charge, etc.) on human resources matters; conducts training on human resources topics such as sexual harassment and federal and state laws related to employee physicians; conducts investigations on complaints and/or charges involving physicians in coordination with SCPMG and KFHP legal; develops, disseminates, and updates HR policies applicable to SCPMG physicians; partners with local HR Leaders to ensure human resources policies and compliance matters are applied consistently at the facility area, and regional level.

Essential Functions:
  • Consults with executive physician leadership and administrative physicians on human resources matters pertaining to physicians.
  • Coaches physician leaders when dealing with physician human resources issues.
  • Develops and delivers to administrative physicians human resources training modules such as sexual harassment, hiring, counseling and terminating employees, and general H R practices.
  • Develops training tools for administrative physicians to assist them with human resources issues.
  • Accountable for conducting or coordinating thorough confidential investigations of complaints or charges pertaining to physicians.
  • Works with local executive physician leadership, regional SCPMG and KFHP legal representatives, and local HR as necessary.
  • Develops, disseminates, updates and maintains human resources policies applicable to SCPMG physicians and other providers in coordination with SCPMG Legal.
  • Establishes effective working relationship with Local H R Leaders; partners with them in the delivery of training modules and the investigation of complaints and/or charges as appropriate.
  • Promotes organization values, compliance with SCPMG Partnership Agreement, Rules and Regulations, Principles of Responsibility and pay practices, and compliance with all State and Federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintains strict privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to physicians, and reports noncompliance with applicable federal, state, and SCPMG Rules and Regulations and other policies to property authority.
Basic Qualifications
Experience
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in providing advice and counsel to top management in all areas of human resources.
Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated ability to objectively and thoroughly investigate employee complaints and/or charges.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Effective facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Organized, detail oriented, and able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and personal physician information.
  • Extensive knowledge of employment laws, regulations and practices related to human resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others through collaboration and partnership.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.