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Kaiser is a great place to work - just land at the right level!

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Current Employee - Project Manager II  in  San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Project Manager II in San Diego, CA

I have been working at Kaiser Permanente

Pros

The people are truly a team - they are among the best I have worked with in the health care industry and they care deeply about what they do, both in regards to patients and the community at large. There is a team spirit and sense of "family" in the organization. Tuition reimbursement and benefits are phenomenal.

Cons

Once you are in a job (and they aren't easy to get, surprisingly!), you get pigeonholed into that position. There aren't opportunities given to try new things. Union environment can put the brakes on innovation, and there are a lot of "lifers" that are just biding their time - there isn't an entrepreunerial spirit going on.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take time to evaluate the people in the organization - nurses and physicians were not trained in business, and need to be supplemented by those of us who have those skills.

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    Not a bad place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pleasanton, CA

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    Great business model that aligns incentive of the organization with the best health outcome with the members. On the cutting edge with HIT adoption.

    Cons

    Utterly dysfunctional organizational model that allows unnecessary internal competition, mis-communication, and opaque processes, etc. KPIT in itself is an amazingly bureaucratic organization that's hard to navigate and does not follow through best practices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    For KPIT leadership - trust and value the employees who have stuck around with Kaiser for years. the frequent reshuffling of management is doing disservice to the organization.

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    Intense, competitive workplace with a mission

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    Great health mission, everyone there buys in. Interesting work that allows one to do a deep dive into chosen field. It is likely the best experience you will ever get.

    Cons

    The workplace is extremely intense and can eat you up if not careful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Plan more and react less.

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