Graduate Intern, Medi-Cal And State Programs, Southern California

Kaiser Permanente Pasadena , CA 91101

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description: This team helps to provide consulting support for Kaiser Permanente-s Southern California Medi-Cal line of business.

This internship will provide the opportunity to learn about Medi-Cal managed care and interface with the Department of Health Care Services and other health plans. As an intern, you will conduct data analysis for the Medi-Cal Health Homes Program and the Whole Child Model, as well as provide implementation support for new clinical Medi-Cal programs. Through these projects, you will have the opportunity to develop consulting and analytic skills.

We are looking for an intern who is familiar with:

  • Analytics, especially with using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Process flows

  • Process improvement

  • Knowledge of the Medi-Cal program is a plus

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for contributing high level analytical support to a project or department requiring application of knowledge in marketing, information management, finance, management, economics or statistics.

  • This position contributes to a full range of project components.

  • Assigned to at least one (1) project and expected to produce results and report out as a member of a project team.

  • Organizes assigned project tasks, identifies and structures information collection activities and sets time lines for completion of required tasks as directed.

  • Develops tools to identify and to document best practices.

  • Prepares various Excel, Word or PowerPoint reports and works with Access database software (or similar tool) to develop data extracts and management information reports.

  • May be asked to produce graphic information using Excel or PowerPoint or similar software.

  • Contributes to development of management information and analysis conducted, provides recommendations and assists with preparation of formal presentations to communicate results to various management levels.

  • Identifies alternative solutions to project issues.

  • Contributes to development project plans to ensure timely deliverables and successful completion of project and demonstrates an understanding of various business intersections.

  • Assists with identification and development of training information.

  • Kaiser Permanente 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:


  • N/A


  • Bachelor's degree required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • Enrolled in or recent graduate of a MBA or other Master's level program with an accredited college or university.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Solid analytical skills, problem solving, project management and critical thinking.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to utilize at a working level Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SQL or SAS highly 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: 8:00 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: Medi-Cal and State Programs Travel: Yes, 5 % 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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Graduate Intern, Medi-Cal And State Programs, Southern California

Kaiser Permanente