KP is taking applications for two full-time HealthCare Ombuds/Mediators. One position (a reposting from January) is for its medical facilities in Redwood City, just south of San Francisco, and the other is on the island of O‘ahu. The Kaiser HCOM, "functions as a trained alternative dispute professional offering patients, family members, staff & providers a conflict management program to resolve patient/provider healthcare disputes early thereby improving patient safety & reducing the costs of health care dispute resolution."
Applicants should have: a "Minimum ten (10) years of clinical or hospital/healthcare background required"; a bachelor's degree; and "Evidence of having taken and passed a forty (40) or more hour Ombudsman [or mediation] training course or minimum of 100 cases experience or take and pass a 40 hour or more Ombudsman training course within the first 90 days of employment." No salary or closing date indicated. (KP Jobs: Redwood City; Honolulu.)
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