Kaiser Permanente Cardio Vascular Care Supervisor - Cardiology (Clackamas) in Clackamas, Oregon

Within the framework of meeting overall regional objectives, this position functions as the hub of a set of liaison activities between the ambulatory and inpatient staff and hospital personnel at KSMC and other hospitals to ensure optimum care for Cardiac/Vascular/Thoracic Surgical cases.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate daily liaison, communication, transfer and transition activities to ensure smooth, timely, cost effective care for KP cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery patients, as well as cardiac intervention patients, across the spectrum of care.

  • Manages, coordinates and provides supervision as needed for various CVS programs.

  • Assure cost effective and high quality continuity of care by overseeing patient quality database for use by KP personnel; and by aggressively communicating w/KP cardiologists.

  • Maintain and enhance high quality personal relationships with staff at Kaiser Sunnyside and contract hospitals, attending necessary meetings at all locations as a Cardiology resource.

  • Coordinate responses and follow-up to HQPS/RQM for QA issues or to PCP/Cardiology Clinics for member/family concerns.

  • Coordinate QA data gathering/processes for ICD and Cath Registries at KSMC; assisting with QA enhancements and patient education materials in the Cardiac areas at KSMC. Maintain statistics for QA and UR activities; and coordinating and facilitate effective QA and UR programs.

  • Performs other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum five (5) years of recent cardiac care experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current RN license in Oregon and Washington.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of hospital and clinic cardiac care practice.

  • Excellent interpersonal relations skills.

  • Computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.

  • Maturity and clinical judgment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outpatient cardiology work experience.

  • Data Registry experience.

  • Management or supervisory experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing.

  • MSRN (CCRN).

  • Kaiser Permanente practices, personnel, culture and values.

  • St. Vincent Hospital practices, personnel, culture and values.

  • Other contract hospital's practices, personnel, culture and values.

  • Critical care nursing.

  • Kaiser Permanente computer systems.

  • UR Methodology.

  • QA Methodology.

  • Spreadsheet/data base management/ word processing skills.

  • Small group dynamics/problem-solving/member-concern resolution skills.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.


TITLE: Cardio Vascular Care Supervisor - Cardiology (Clackamas)

LOCATION: Clackamas, Oregon


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.