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Kaiser Permanente Atlanta Reviews

Updated October 17, 2017
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  • Mission driven; believe in work-life balance; you can change your career many times still within the same organization (in 332 reviews)

  • Transparent about pay and benefits (in 192 reviews)

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  1. "Kaiser Permanente is a great company to work for. They offer great pay and is expanding."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Pharmacist in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Staff Pharmacist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great workplace culture. Great best practices workplace environment. Up to date technology used in patient care. Compensation is very high and they have great benefits. Union operation. There are opportunities for growth in different areas around pharmacy.

    Cons

    Overly fast paced. If you thought CVS was fast, then check out here. The problem with this system of getting patients out in 5 minutes at the larger facilities is unrealistic. The staff is literally running all day. If Medicine is coming out of the machine, pharmacists may scan the bottle label before seeing the drug just to meet the target goal. If the member is a waiter, Upper management ding you if the member doesn’t check out within that targeted time frame. I have seen some staff members chase members down to get them to check out. It shouldn’t be that way. You can’t force a member to stay in the lobby to check out. The targeted goal in large facilities is just unrealistic.

    PRN Pharmacist scheduling uses stafferlink to select your availability and the location you would like to work, however one manager has total control and picks where she wants you to go. She is so overwhelmed that she has a technician and an intern complete the scheduling for her. As a result, some PRN pharmacists may end up with more hours one month than the other. Also some PRN are favorited more personally over others and may get more hours. The company ask that you be available 3 days a week and 2 weekends a month. Each Pharmacist has their individual manager to report to. Instead of one manager having total control over PRNs as well as run her own facility, each manager over their individual facility should have the authority to schedule their PRN at their will.

    Advice to Management

    Each manager over each facility should be granted the authority to schedule their own PRNs when needed. The current system of having one manager responsible for all of the scheduling as well as run their own facility not only creates biases with leadership conducted emotionally, but the scheduling always end up being last minute. This is proof that it is overwhelming for one manager to run a facility and their staff as well as hold a responsibility for scheduling PRNs to other facilities. Most positions stay pending on Staffer-link for weeks without approval at some facilities. As a result, the PRN that applied for the position weeks ago, doesn’t get scheduled until the day of and end up getting called in in the middle of the shift. This not only can affect the numbers and target goals but it can also be risky in securing someone to work. This is why each pharmacy manager should the authority to schedule at their given facility. The promise to allow a PRN Pharmacist to work up to 120 hours a month should be upheld if the Pharmacist is willing and available.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "You will never be allowed to transfer out of this location, they will block your transfer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Duluth, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Pay, nice office equipment

    Cons

    Micromanaged, random acts of violence

    Advice to Management

    Instead of paying attention to numbers, please pay more attention to your employees. Please be sincere with your interactions

  3. "Sales Associate II"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate II in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate II in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team. Love the job.

    Cons

    New management needs to be more involved with what their employees actually do.

    Advice to Management

    Get to know your employees skills


  4. "When good People remain Silent Bad People Win!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Benefit Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Intern - Benefit Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Clean Enviornment, smiling faces, welcoming persona, Family Teamwork but Fear driven environment

    Cons

    Lack of healthcare competence, lack of up to date healthcare processes, Abusive supervision towards highly skilled healthcare educated new onboards

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to changes in employees behaviors, especially those that produce quality work. Train Management on up to date healthcare processes and monitor workplace bullying which can cost companies up to $23 billion in high turnovers and lack of knowledgeable applicable training in ever changing healthcare field. Put more focus into patients instead of employees to reduce lawsuits and complaints.


  5. "PSC"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work from home when you choose unless you have a meeting. Flexible and pays well. Glad I work for this company.

    Cons

    I do not understand why you have to do this just to view a salary. It seems extremely dumb and uncalled for. But whatever.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Job is very nice. I will keep it. What a world we live in today.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Love My Job"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Appointment Specialty Coordinator in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Appointment Specialty Coordinator in Duluth, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, with great benefits. I would recommend Kaiser Permanente to those who are going into healthcare.

    Cons

    Company doesn't accept return to excuses, contact center is unorganized, managers never know answer, sharepoint needs updating, training for job should be longer.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with each other. Try listening to the people actually taking the calls and members needs.


  7. "Pharmacist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Smyrna, GA
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Smyrna, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hours. Good pay. Great benefits. Nice people to work with. Closed health system. Easier to resolve issues relative to other work environments.

    Cons

    Difficult to transfer between departments. Otherwise a really nice place to work with lots of benefits. Great people to work with.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Work-life balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RN Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - RN Case Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Multiple specialties/departments, good service system, multiple service locations, preferred providers, access to premium services.

    Cons

    High work load, need more staff to address client needs, stays busy, lots of dissatisfied clients, not enough staffing support.

    Advice to Management

    Staff need more sensitivity from you


  9. Helpful (1)

    "One of the best Health care employers in the U.S,.A"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best benefits and care. Top notch retire package. Great work environments. Pay is above market.

    Cons

    can be stressful. Georgia region is experiencing growing pains

    Advice to Management

    Place the right management in the right roles and this organization will thrive in Georgia


  10. Helpful (1)

    "RN"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Emergency Department RN in Kennesaw, GA
    Current Employee - Emergency Department RN in Kennesaw, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, great co-workers. It's a long-term company. Low employee turnover is impressive because it's such a great place to work.

    Cons

    No Kaiser hospitals in the state of GA.

    Advice to Management

    N/a


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