Kaiser Permanente Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 27

At Kaiser Permanente, we take pride in our great relationships with clients, vendors, coworkers, and patients. Do you consider yourself to be a strong relationship builder?

Kaiser Permanente Interview Questions

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    At Kaiser Permanente, we take pride in our great relationships with clients, vendors, coworkers, and patients. Do you consider yourself to be a strong relationship builder?

  2. 2.

    Working at Kaiser Permanente requires strong organizational skills and attention to detail. How do you ensure that your work is properly organized and highly accurate?

  3. 3.

    Have you ever been involved in ordering medical supplies, maintaining inventory, or other types of health care related administrative duties?

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    How do you feel you would fit in with the cultural values and diversity at Kaiser Permanente?

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    Kaiser Permanente supports a healthy work/life balance for all employees. How do you balance life and work?

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    What part of your healthcare career brings you the most stress?

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    What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

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    Why do you think you will be successful in this role with Kaiser Permanente?

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    Patient care requires a strong amount of compassion, and Kaiser Permanente strives to provide compassionate care to their patients. Do you consider yourself a compassionate person?

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    What is your patient care philosophy?

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    Kaiser Permanente was initially looking for someone with 5 years' experience in a similar role. Considering you have just 2 years' experience, would you be willing to accept this position at a lower salary?

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    Have you ever made a critical mistake while on the job? How did you handle the situation?

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    What is your greatest weakness?

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    In your opinion, what makes you a great problem solver?

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    With the ongoing changes in the healthcare services industry, how do you keep your knowledge current?

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    What do the words "Customer Service" mean to you in this healthcare role?

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    If Kaiser Permanente hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about yourself.

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    Do you prefer to work in a team based position or individually?

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    Kaiser Permanente has a diverse workforce. Talk about a time that you worked with a diverse team and what role did you play on that team?

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    How would you describe your personality?

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    Kaiser Permanente seeks to hire those with strong problem solving skills. When were you able to successfully resolve a problem in the workplace?

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    Give an example of a time when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty when working as part of the team. What was the challenge you faced and how did you handle things with your teammates?

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    Kaiser Permanente is a very large organization and values the promotion of employees from within. What are your ultimate career goals in the healthcare field and what are you doing to fulfill those goals?

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    In order to work for Kaiser Permanente, you must be able to pass a full criminal background check. Do you consent to a full background check?

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    Talk about the importance of integrating yourself into the community in which you practice medicine. How would you effectively do this?

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    In the healthcare services industry there are many emotions in a day. Have your emotions ever been in the way of your productivity?