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Senior Writer

Location Pasadena, California Job Number 965133 Date posted 08/17/2021
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Develop and execute strategic communications that support clinical and organizational initiatives to keep leaders, physicians, and stakeholders informed, engaged, and up to date. In collaboration with business and communications partners, we deliver integrated, effective content and campaigns that elevate Southern California Permanente Medical Group and advance the Kaiser Permanente mission. Communication deliverables include newsletters, feature articles, website content, leadership messages, speeches, video scripts, talking points, and collateral materials.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Researches, reports, and develops communications related to clinical and organizational initiatives, updates, and successes.

  • Communicates and adapts complex information for targeted audiences.

  • Develops compelling and clear communications for print, digital, video mediums.

  • Possesses expert-level knowledge of grammar and editorial style.

  • Collaborates effectively with partners to develop and execute effective communications plans.

  • Understands and applies Permanente Medicine brand, tone, and voice.

Basic Qualifications:



  • Minimum five (5) years of post-college experience as a writer in a journalistic, corporate, agency or health care setting.



  • Bachelors degree


License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


Additional Requirements:

  • Able to link organizational objectives to communication planning and writing.

  • Effectively manages assignments, deadlines, and competing priorities.

  • Thrives in a collaborative environment and uses interpersonal skill to resolve differences.

  • Navigates ambiguity within a dynamic and fluid environment.

  • Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, web-based email applications, and basic familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, and HTML and CCS coding capabilities.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Seven (7) or more years as a writer in a communications field.

  • Bachelors degree in English, Journalism or related field.

Primary Location: California,Pasadena,Walnut Center - Regional Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Regional Offices - Pasadena - Medical Office Controllers - 0806 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time 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.