Kaiser Permanente

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A Good steady health insurance company

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

I have been working at Kaiser Permanente full-time (less than an year)

Pros

stability, best west coast locations

Cons

slackers roam free, no checks to control them

Advice to ManagementAdvice

make slackers work or fire them

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good at times, other times very stressfull

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, Per Diem in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, Per Diem in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente as a contractor (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, great salary for a nurse. Union good for maintaining equality. Many various trainings required, and paid to attend these trainings.

    Cons

    More and more stressful over the years. Started in 2000, and best job ever for a floor nurse. However, at this time the paperwork (all computerized) has become so numerous and complicated, that you are spending less and less time interfacing with the patients, and more and more time on the computer during your shift just to complete your work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please streamline the paperwork!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    A Culture of Cliques

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO (US)

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are excellent. If you can "fit in", then there are many opportunities, Some pockets of brilliance and innovativeness. Medical care is excellent and often leading edge.

    Cons

    There ar cliques everywhere - and you either fit in or you are out. Mediocrity and acceptness of the norm are what get you ahead. There are meetings just to be seen and heard and not to be productive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't assume that if someone doesn't fit the "norm" for Kaiser that they are not an excellent worker with much to contribute. When there is a problem, rather than talk about it behind the team or individual's back - work with them to move forward. And finally - walk the talk - and that doesn't mean the latest management jargon/theory - it means support your staff, no double talk - just say what you mean and mean what you say. Ugly ducklings turn into beautiful swans when you give them the support that you do all the rest of the flock.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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