Kaiser Permanente Assocate Staff Specialist in Bakersfield, California

Works under general guidance. Provides a wide variety of administrative and staff support services (moderate level) to an organizational unit by coordinating activities such as personnel placement, budget preparation and control, workflow procedures, compensation matters, and training programs. Receives and independently problem solves issues related to daily operations from staff, members, and providers.

Essential Functions:- As a generalist, performs a combination of administrative tasks in an organizational unit.- Receives and independently solves issues related to daily operations from staff, members, and providers.- Collaborates and problems solves with all departments and levels of staff to ensure desired outcomes.- Coordinates projects that vary in scope and scale; ensures compliance to negotiated timelines and financial allocations.- Creates databases and spreadsheets to monitor such information as well as staffing, space, and equipment needs.- Attends meetings; plans, coordinates, and oversees projects to completion; tracks decisions and action items that emerge from discussions; analyzes and synthesizes this information for dissemination to group members.- Researches and resolves issues.- Assists with development, oversight of non-payroll, capital, remodel budgets and processes, including monitoring of monthly reports, extrapolation of data, performing analysis and follow through of problem related areas (productivity, payroll recharges, etc.).- Oversees the arrangement of meeting logistics, performed by non-exempt personnel, including room scheduling, distribution of presentation materials, procurement of data/telecommunications equipment, furniture and supplies.- Approves all supply and equipment requests.- May provide education/instruction to employees on departmental systems.- Provides support in resolving system problems.- May serve as administrative liaison with others within and outside the company regarding administrative issues.- May direct clerical/administrative personnel on a day-to-day basis to assure timely completion and desired outcomes.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience- Minimum two (2) years of experience in coordinating projects.Education- Bachelor's degree required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, Registration- N/A

Additional Requirements:- Ability to coordinate multiple projects, use time management skills and independent judgment required.- Demonstrated customer service and communication skills, both written and oral, required.- Expertise with a variety of word-processing, spreadsheet, graphics and presentation software; database systems and project management software.- Ability to coordinate and delegate work assignments for staff.- Must be able to work in a Labor-Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:- Some college level courses preferred.


TITLE: Assocate Staff Specialist

LOCATION: Bakersfield, California


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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.