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Kaiser Permanente Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Mission driven; believe in work-life balance; you can change your career many times still within the same organization (in 325 reviews)

  • Transparent about pay and benefits (in 184 reviews)

Cons
  • If you don't know how to say no then you will lose you ability for good work life balance (in 111 reviews)

  • Hard to move up once you are within (in 40 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Great Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teamwork, growth opportunities, professional development, benefits, great culture

    Cons

    None that I've run into yet.


  2. "One of the BEST companies to work for!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Caring leadership, great pay, flexible hours. Management was very supportive and strongly believed in work-life balance. The opportunities with this company are endless.

    Cons

    Office politics can sometimes happen in day to day operations.

  3. "Laboratory"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, people stay at Kaiser because of its excellent benefits. The CFO is approachable, and listens to the needs of the employees.

    Cons

    Workload can become challenging at times


  4. "Stationary Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Stationary Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Stationary Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Help in the Hospital to serve the community

    Cons

    wish to help people fo their needs

    Advice to Management

    Encourage maintenance of equipments to a top condition.


  5. "Medical Assistant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Medical Assistant
    Former Contractor - Medical Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits for part time positions when you get a place in this company! Many locations to choose from

    Cons

    It can be difficult to get a full time position and bidding on the spot can be nerve wracking but it is worth it


  6. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente as an intern

    Pros

    Kaiser has a lot of opportunities for professional development, a mission and vision employees believe in and execute on.

    Cons

    It's a big enterprise so change may be slow at times, and there's a lot of silos. Although they are making efforts to have mor cross-functional collaboration.


  7. "SR"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Overall great management and great pay

    Cons

    There are no cons for the company

  8. "Great leadership, amazing opportunity"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, tremendous opportunity for lifelong learning and advancement.

    Cons

    Complex, slow moving organization.

    Advice to Management

    Develop your people. Take risks!


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Service Representative"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente part-time

    Pros

    Amazing company, Amazing benefits, Pays well

    Cons

    I do not have any cons to say about the company


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Woodland Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Supervisor very flexible with school schedule, unless you are a full time employee

    Cons

    High Workload, no recognition for hard work

    Advice to Management

    It's very important to see if your employees need more staff. They're happiness is more important than you saving money on the budget.


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