I don't think all of Kaiser is like this but IT/ Electronic record side Middle management is the worst. They come into the job either by neptitism or "I would have been stupid not to apply" even when they know they would not be good at the job. No one mentors them so they never learn. Sometimes managers get positions even if they've never worked or have experience in what their subordinates do. These particular managers also happen to be micromanagers to the point of monitoring why did you walk in the hallway even if it was to go the restroom. we are all adults here. Seriously ridiculous. There are rules in place to stop retaliation but but managers know how to go around it and are careful too cover their tracks. Plus HR is extremely understaffed and overworked so you are on your own. Union postions looked better but this non union postion was not worth it. Especially being exposed to Covid countless times due to your manager saying it's "just the flu", getting only 2 % raise each year for five years, and noncurrent 2001 department rules that "trump" national rules because "that's how it is". Stay out of the support side of epic or be treated like lower people.
I applied for EVS Environmental Services day it posted for San Francisco, received a call next day for a phone interview, Then 3 weeks later in person interview. The very next day I was given a offer. Now on day 3 to hear back regarding my background clearance. My advice if you want it bad enough, gotta apply, apply and apply. Most important try to be the first to apply. Try to apply within 30 minutes or less to see your name is called. Member kaiser only pulls so many applications I believe the first 50 and break it down from there. Hope this helps!
If you were in charge, what would you do to make Kaiser Permanente a better place to work?
Get qualified executives and truly care about the member. Don't brag about having 12 million plus members and then have people wait months for an appointment. With a doctor who doesn't want to order the labs or medicine because he is afraid to be reprimanded. And then not give the member the time off to get healthy because we don't want to pass off the employer, and lose that group contract. Seriously this is a big issue here. DOJ where are you
Replace All Management and Staff. They behave like a street gang you would see on TV.
I had an interview 3 weeks ago and no call back. How long do they take to call back? Do they even make courtesy call if you didn't get the job?
I have apply for kaiser they call me to remind me a phone interview phone call , I never received any phone call from kaiser I was waiting for that phone call. two days later I have received a email from kaiser they was calling me the call was a provide number. I never received any provide number from kaiser
Drug test new hires and im sure internerns and possibly volunteers. They do not random test in calif. Its against ca state law unless your injured or they have significant reason to suspect your on drugs. Thats the only time law allows. Driving jobs may differ, unsure
For me, it was a panel of 3 people, but one asking most of the questions. They were typical interview questions, so just be prepared with answers to open ended questions (the ones that are most often asked in interviews....you can find them online).
How long does it take to get hired from start to finish at Kaiser Permanente? What are the steps along the way?
Applied on the website 11/25/19
Got request for assessment on 1/7/20
Got email that I passed my tests the next day, was informed I’ll have a phone interview on 1/13/20.
In person interview was 1/17/20. Was told I’ll get a callback in a week.
Manager called 1/21/20 offering me the job.
Drug test requested & complete on 1/23/20.
Started my background check 1/27/20.
Background check was marked as urgent, cleared on 2/6/20.
Then was instructed to do TB test & get any vaccines you were missing, I was only missing my flu shot 2/10/20 then go back for reading 2 days later.
On boarding appt 2/18/20
Orientation & official start date 3/2/20
If you are a non union employee you will get a raise 1 time a year you will also get a bonus. If you are a union employee you will get two raises a year until the 5 th year you will be at the top wages. There after raises are based on the union contract it could be 3 3 3 meaning a 3 percent raise for the next 3 years