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Undergrad Intern, Regional Performance Improvement

Location: Pasadena, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 772738 Date posted: 02/09/2019
Description: *Summer Internship
The Southern California Regional Performance Improvement team is responsible for leading large strategically significant improvement initiatives including operational excellence.

This intern will help implement standard KP rounding and huddles/visual board practices in select medical centers as part of a program-wide Lean operating system deployment. This individual will have an opportunity to work in both our regional headquarters (Pasadena) as well as with medical center frontline and senior leaders. Travel to/from select Southern California medical centers will provide this individual with an opportunity to gain greater exposure to daily health care operations experience.

The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of performance improvement or lean principles, familiarity with health care settings and terminology, experience working collaboratively with others, proficiency with MS office suite, and the ability to travel between Southern California medical centers.

Essential Functions:
- Examples of project support include:
- Collects, prepares and tracks reports and summaries such as: budget to actual expenditures, production statistics and utilization of services and statistical records of performance.
- Performs a variety of data collection and analysis assignments.
- Prepares ad hoc data requests as directed.
- Prepares and/or formats graphs, spreadsheets and reports by utilizing office software.
- May be asked to maintain databases on a regular basis by entering data and preparing data extracts.
- May extract information from different sources to compile data.
- Executes existing queries for established reports.
- Schedules conference calls and meeting.
- Contributes to the development of presentations materials.
- Provides administrative and project support as assigned such as copying, filing, entering and extracting data.
- Engages in and supports project work.
- KP conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis.
- At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to revaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status.
- Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience
- N/A
Education
- Current enrollment in an accredited college or university program OR recent graduate.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A


Additional Requirements:
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
- Proficient with a variety of software applications.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Knowledge of Access and database experience desirable.
- Prior office experience also desirable.

 
Primary Location: California,Pasadena,Regional Offices-Walnut 393 E. Walnut St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 9:00 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: Entry Level Job Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: Regional Performance Improvement Travel: Yes, 50 % 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.

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