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Terrific experience

Current Employee - Project Analyst in Oakland, CA
Current Employee - Project Analyst in Oakland, CA

I have been working at Kaiser Permanente full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Lot's of opportunity if you work hard

Cons

Large, complicated and departmentalized organization

Advice to Management

Walk the operations more

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    Patient Advocacy Required

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Oakland, CA

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Can find your niche of supportive professionals in various departments in time. HMO is proactive in preventative care.

    Cons

    HMO= requires daily battles to advocate for patients. Profit is an overly motivating factor vs. what is best for patient. The only one thriving is the company/CEO. The Nursing profession itself is a losing proposition- all the liability & responsibility with no power to change your practice. Little autonomy. Little support from peers. "Helping profession" = not uncommon to draw dysfunctional people. Leadership not rewarded. Unions are only good for wage standard & overall ratio protection. Don't expect support in the bad games played.

    Advice to Management

    Support your professionals. In an entire 20+ year career in this field, I only ever had 2 good managers.


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    Overall, a great company to work for.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Pasadena, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Pasadena, CA

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, diverse company, many opportunities. Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    A large, complex organization with a lot of politics. Too many processes.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate. Listen to your employees.


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