Kaiser Permanente
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Interviews at Kaiser Permanente

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Kaiser Permanente.
Interview experience
Based on 1,598 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,577 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 1,460 interviews
About a month

Interview process at Kaiser Permanente

Overview experience
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Easy
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Interview process length
About a month
22%
More than one month
21%
About a week
20%
About two weeks
20%
About a day or two
18%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Background check
65%
Drug test
61%
Phone call/screening
55%
Group interview
52%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Kaiser Permanente

  • 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…
    Shared on July 21, 2019 - Business Support Analyst - Denver, CO
  • For your interview, be prepared to answer many questions about conflict resolution. It’s the new fad. Never mind if you can actually do the job! They want to know how you handle conflict. Few of any d…
    Shared on February 12, 2019
  • Your application is screened and filtered out through the recruiting department. From there, each department/manager has a different approach to the interview process. It also depends if it is a union…
    Shared on October 4, 2018

Interview questions at Kaiser Permanente

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Kaiser bought Moreno Valley Community Hospital hospital in June of 2008. Current employees were given to opportunity to apply for their current positions. Interviews were brief and physicals, backgro…
    Shared on September 11, 2019 - staff nurse in the Emergency Department - Moreno Valley, CA 92555
  • There was no initial interview because I did my externship here
    Shared on September 4, 2019 - Medical Assistant Student (Externship) - Antioch, CA
  • It was a group interview where a scenerio was given to me to answer what I would do, this was 17 years ago
    Shared on August 26, 2019 - Medical Assistant - Arvada, CO
Interview tips at Kaiser Permanente
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)60%
  • Formal (business suit)35%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Kaiser Permanente
  • It really helps to know someone that works there who can recommend you. They really do like to advance from within their own ranks. Be open and informed about the job. Be flexible.
    Shared on September 4, 2017 - Registered Nurse - Riverside, CA
  • I cant give any advice as the company left the area.
    Shared on September 1, 2017 - Medical Receptionist - Latham, NY
  • Be confident.
    Shared on July 31, 2017 - Customer Service Representative - Sacramento, CA
The first interview at Kaiser Permanente
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me25%
  • Employee referral21%
  • Other online job site17%
  • Other17%
  • Through Indeed6%
How candidates received their first interview at Kaiser Permanente
  • My school told us about there volunteer program.
    Shared on June 5, 2018 - Assistant to nursing staff - Los Angeles, CA
  • Through a temporary staffing agency called Pace Staffing.
    Shared on April 22, 2018 - Customer Service Specialist I, Customer Service - Tukwila, WA
  • Contract agency
    Shared on March 26, 2018 - Senior Business Project Manager - Oakland, CA
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