Kaiser Permanente

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Kaiser Permanente Reviews

Updated 19 December 2014
Updated 19 December 2014
1,798 Reviews
3.7
1,798 Reviews
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Kaiser Permanente Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bernard J. Tyson
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416 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Allowed me to telecommute once a week so promoted a healthy work-life balance (in 158 reviews)

  • Great benefits - while I was there there was a very flexible work schedule (in 201 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance available to doctors; not the same for administrative staff (in 45 reviews)

  • Upper management is adept at finding new ways to run their best employees off (in 38 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    web lead

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    great benefits, reasonable base pay, generous vacation

    Cons

    highly political atmosphere, no prospects for growth, lot of waste of resources and money on wasteful projects

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Administrative Assistants at Kaiser Permenente

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Pasadena, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Pasadena, CA (US)

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    Kaiser Permanente is an excellent place to work, compensation is great.

    Cons

    Commuting can be hard, but Kaiser offers programs such as ride share and financial assistance to assist in cost

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promoting from within is what Kaiser is best known for. Excellent educational opportunities and much room for growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Outstanding

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    Flexibility, opportunity for advancement, great people. Supportive work environment

    Cons

    Going through a lot of transition - constant strikes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue being supportive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    As a project manager, I was responsible for design preparation, permits, construction and delivery of major IT projects.

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Fontana, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Fontana, CA (US)

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    I earned the recognition of completing projects on time within budgets.

    Cons

    Supporting cast such as contract administration wasn't perfect..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Funding approval process can be more effective.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to learn

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    entry level knowledge for novice analysts

    Cons

    slow opportunity for advancement within department

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Mission driven organization that really cares about members and patients. Very smart people (well credentialed) with broad based resources in a large organization

    Cons

    Very complex multi-faceted and highly matrixed organization

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company, too much organizational complexity

    Current Employee - Program Manager III in Oakland, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Program Manager III in Oakland, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Focus on work like balance, Friendly work environment, Mission driven

    Cons

    Organizational complexity, Slow decision making, Beauracracy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Medical Dosimetrist

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    Good benefits pay and location

    Cons

    Poor management, leadership and opportunities for advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on the employyees not $$$$$$

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    Large company, good salaries and benefits.

    Cons

    Like everywhere, company politics exist.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    A great life and work balance

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente

    Pros

    You often get the freedom to plan your work your way.

    Cons

    It is difficult for outsiders to get in.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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