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Strategy & Corporate Development - Master's Internship

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 779537 Date posted: 03/06/2019
The Permanente Federation LLC (the Federation) is the national leadership and consulting organization for the eight Permanente Medical Groups (PMGs), which, together with the Kaiser Foundation Health Plans (KFHP) and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (KFH), comprise Kaiser Permanente. The PMGs employ almost 23,000 physicians, approximately 90,000 nurses, other clinicians and staff, and provide care to over 12.2 million Kaiser Permanente members. The Federation works on behalf of the PMGs to optimize care delivery and advance Permanente Medicine - medicine that is patient centered, evidence based, technology enabled, culturally responsive, team delivered, and physician led. The Federation, based in Oakland, California, is dedicated to serving and leading Permanente Medicine, the Permanente Medical Groups, and Kaiser Permanente in support of our patients and members. 

The Strategy & Corporate Development team at TPF seeks a graduate-level summer intern for 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for a MBA or other master-s candidate to help guide Kaiser Permanente-s strategy for care delivery optimization. The intern will support a variety of impactful projects on a fast-paced and experienced team. 

Projects will vary dependent on future needs of the team, but tasks may include:
Evaluate or develop strategic relationship options for Kaiser Permanente; develop financial models and support planning for care delivery optimization; Support PMGs with business development, shared services, or new venture projects; Develop white papers, competitive intelligence briefs, or other strategic communications. The intern will also have the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops and networking events with other summer interns sponsored by Kaiser Permanente's National University Relations.
Essential Responsibilities:
- Support the development of Permanente Medicine strategy.
- Financial analysis and model development.
- Development of white papers, thought pieces, or other communications.
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum one (1) year of professional experience in corporate strategy, business development, merger & acquisition/transactions, management consulting, or other health care and business-related function.


- Currently pursuing a MBA, MPH, or other Master-s degree in finance, economics, health care policy, or health care management related field.
- Completed Bachelor-s degree.

License, Certification, Registration

- N/A 


Additional Requirements:
- Demonstrable experience and interest in health care business administration & management.
- Ability to independently define, structure, and execute complex analytic exercises.
- Ability to structure projects with uncertain (or yet to be defined) outcomes.
- Possess solid problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Ability to manage projects and workstreams end-to-end with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong financial modeling and analysis experience.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon-Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Internship Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: Strategy and Corporate Development Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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