Kaiser Permanente

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Kaiser Permanente Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
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3.5 1,533 reviews

84% Approve of the CEO

Kaiser Permanente Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bernard J. Tyson

Bernard J. Tyson

(289 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Some opportunity for work life balance depending on your superior (in 136 reviews)

  • Great benefits - while I was there there was a very flexible work schedule (in 175 reviews)


Cons
  • There is no "work life balance" at Kaiser, contrary to the expressed platitude (in 36 reviews)

  • Upper management is adept at finding new ways to run their best employees off (in 35 reviews)

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    well meaning, friendly people.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsJob security in the sense that even if you are fired you are hired for another position.

    ConsSoftware, restrictions that are inhering to working in the healthcare industry and needing to protected patient identity.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    if you're looking for just another job .. don't look here! But if you're looking for a CAREER!! the buck stop here!!

    Teleservice Representative (Current Employee) Fairfax, VA

    ProsBenefits, pay, and management. The epitome of a career with unlimited stability.

    ConsIf you don't like to make money , help others in a proficient and professional manner; go above and beyond to provide excellent customer service ... then this entire job may be a con for you ...

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Rewarding

    Anonymous (Current Employee)

    ProsFantastic healthcare benefits and great work/life incentives. They really do a great job promoting healthy living and encouraging employees to thrive and take part in the healthy living classes that are available.

    ConsCan get very stressful. High member volume .

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenging and enjoyable

    Director of Finance (Current Employee)

    ProsPoorly warehouses data that makes analysis more challenging

    ConsGrowth opportunities are limited in small markets and vacation time accrues slowly in the first years.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to find ways to pay raises

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Regional AACC Intern

    Intern (Current Employee) Oakland, CA

    ProsGreat leadership development opportunities with experience cohort of managers and directors. Very personable and likable coworkers.

    ConsCubicle work, sometimes limited interactions with coworkers depending on project.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest more resources to reimburse employees for continuing education.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    best place to work

    Staff RN (Current Employee) Anaheim, CA

    Prosgreat pay, great benefits, annual bonuses based on performance, nurse to patient ratio is manageable, good values, lots of patient education, offers all in one place services

    Conshard to get days off at times due to seniority, not many bad things, doctors work well with the staff

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Pretty good experience

    Anonymous (Current Employee)

    ProsThe opportunity to have an impact and pilot new approaches is great.

    ConsThere is red tape like in any large corporation and not as much cooperation between the doctors and the health plan as one would expect.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagers need professional development in how to be effective.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good work life balance

    Solutions Consultant (Current Employee) Pleasanton, CA

    ProsWork hours are flexible. Great work-life balance.

    ConsLarge company culture. Could be slow at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    MA/RN

    Registered Nurse (Current Employee) Hayward, CA

    ProsGreat people to work with

    ConsManagement has a different agenda given by HQ

    Advice to Senior ManagementSupport staff

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsValues patient care and innovation

    ConsFostering change can be difficult.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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