Kaiser Permanente Interview Questions

Updated Jun 1, 2015
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  1. Helpful (4)  

    Senior Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview

    I applied and was interviewed for a Senior Business Analyst position with an executive director. I was interviewed again 2 months later for the same position by four people, one of which was an executive director. I received an offer shortly after that for a Business Analyst position, which I accepted. I was later told that the positions were restructured.

    Interview Questions

    • How will you succeed in this position having no experience with health insurance administration?   Answer Question
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    APPOINTMENT CLERK Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente (San Jose, CA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online and received an email asking me to complete two online typing tests. After a week and a half they called and we set up an interview. I interviewed with two office managers. The questions were pretty typical. Make sure you know the company and the meaning behind "Thrive". They asked some situational questions, but not many.

    Make sure to ask what you are interviewing for. I applied and was interviewed for what I thought was a full-time position. They had actually hired the full-time position from within and hired me for the part-time position. This should have been clearer, but I am happy with the outcome and am excited to be working with this company. Hopefully I can be transitioned into full-time!

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    Nurse Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview

    Screened by recruiter first
    Behavioral Interview
    Panel Interview
    Questions are challenging
    Additional questions asked at end of interview by panel
    Interviewed by potential peers as well as upper level management
    Be sure to be specific in answers to situational/behavioral questions

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    • A situation where I had to challenge a co worker point of view.   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview

    I received a phone interview where I was on a call with three individuals. I answered various questions regarding my previous positions and asked relevant questions to the position at the end of the interview.

    It was my first time doing a phone interview, but really looked through a series of behavioral questions and tough questions to prepare. This really helped and really recommend this to future applicants and the STAR method.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you describe a time when your work was criticized.   Answer Question
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    Syep Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview

    Brought in for a group interview, probably like 10 in one room. Went around asking basic questions like how comfortable we are or familiar with computers, how would we solve certain problems. Super easy for any kid with a decent head on their shoulders. Main key was to try to be professional and serious as this is a corporate environment.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview

    The interview was a very brief phone interview that lasted about 5-10 minutes. It was pretty casual and asked the generic interview questions, such as about projects I've worked on and what I want to do in the future. After the interview, they emailed me back a couple days later with an offer, but I had to decline for other reasons.

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    Business Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    It was very relaxed. More of a conversation than an interview. Nothing too difficult. Talked about culture, role, and different task that would be performed. Applied online and the process took less than a month and offer was given after a week. Overall, it was a very good interview process.

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    Medicare Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Portland, OR
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente (Portland, OR) in May 2015.

    Interview

    I spoke with two women in the field and it was more informal than I was expecting. They asked questions back and forth and constantly made sure to see if I had any questions. It lasted only twenty minutes. It was very easy to talk to them as people, but it was challenging having three people on the line at one time.

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    Pharmacy Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sacramento, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente (Sacramento, CA).

    Interview

    I was directed to a hotel where I was told to sit in the hallway and wait. After entering the interview room I was directed to two people who ask me a multitude of different questions. It was a pretty comfortable situation and they were very nice. I didn't feel as though I was being interrogated being as though that Is how it feels when more than one person interviews you. The interview was more like a conversation. Aftwe the interview I was told they would be doing call backs within the next couple weeks. It was like hell waiting on the phone call. I had given up as I had waited close to 2 1/2 weeks, even emailing the recruiter to ask if she had heard anything in which she replied no. I had given up hope when I received an email saying thanks but no thanks but I had applied for so many of the same position that I still had a glimmer of hope. I was pleasantly suprisee when I got the call saying I was chosen as a yes!I am just waiting for a call to let me know when I have to come in for the drug test and finalize everything !! Don't give up hope. I had applied for a number of years but more frequently because I got fed up with my current job. My whole family works for kaiser and they could not even get me in. Best advice is don't give up and apply fast as soon as they post the job because they are gone in leat than 5 minutes!

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle conflict between you and another Co-worker?
      How would you handle criticism from your manager?
      How did u handle a difficult customer?
       
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  11. Helpful (1)  

    Licensed Practical Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Kaiser Permanente.

    Interview

    I applied for the position online, and a couple of days later I got an email for an assessment test to take online. The test is timed. After that, I got a call the same day for an interview that would be scheduled for a week later. The interview lasted about one hour, I had a panel of five people (some are nurses and others professions) ask me questions about past job experiences. The basic interview questions that many jobs ask. KNOW SOMETHING ABOUT THE COMPANY PAST AND PRESENT! THEY LOVE THAT. I believe that set me above all the rest of the candidates and sealed the deal for me! They also asked me clinical situational questions. Also make sure you have basic knowledge of how to do the procedures that match the job description. Make the interview not to be an “interview”. Act like you interviewing them. Be confident going in, and don’t let them know you are shaking in your boots. Just think, it’s now or never. Relax, laugh, smile, and have FUN, and act INTERESTED in the panel and the company as if you known them for years. I knew that same day I had the job but needed confirmation first. Less than a week later I got the call that I got the job, and an offer was made to me, but I needed to pass the background check first. The background check took about a week and a half to complete. The whole process took about one month. Your salary is based upon your years of experience as a LPN in general.

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    Negotiation

    There wasn't any negotiation. I was just happy to get the job! They look at my years of experience and went by their pay scale. My starting salary is not bad at all!

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