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Job Category:
Information Services
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Compensation:
Competitive
Posted:
12/17/2012
Data Warehouse Intern( Job Number: 159002)
(This job is no longer available)
Kaiser Permanente | Pasadena, CA
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Job Description

At Kaiser Permanente Information Technology (KPIT), you join a team of business and technology professionals dedicated to delivering care in the form of information that will literally change the course of health care. KPIT is a group of 6,000-plus people dedicated to supporting and improving healthcare for its members, and to delivering 24x7 IT services to 150K employees across 400+ medical facilities. Every technology we design, every system we maintain, supports the health and well-being of our 8.6 million members.  

Description
 

Are you looking for an Internship where you will:
• participate in building a new tool/market category that many large IT organizations are attempting to build?
• be exposed to IT services offerings and work with a cross-functional team to develop standard tiered offerings?
• develop the consultative skills involved in influencing behavior and building consensus around new ideas?
• hone your writing and cost management skills?
• learn how technology is changing the way health care is delivered?

 

If you are, then this is a position is for you!

 

We are looking for dynamic individuals who are interested in working within a healthcare environment with an emphasis on technology. 

As part of a team under close supervision, Interns will assist in performing a variety of developmental assignments and learn new business tools.  In addition, you will participate in enrichment activities for your professional development.

 

The IDS team is looking for an intern to help develop web-based reporting solutions and assist with the creation of a centralized data warehouse. Integrating information from across the enterprise is a key role of the IDS team.

Good decisions require good information, and there is an increasing demand for tools which will provide that information. As an IDS Intern, you will have the opportunity to help create these tools. You will also have the opportunity to assist in the design and implementation of a data warehouse, which will combine data from numerous sources into a single repository.

Your job will be to collaborate with IDS team members and subject matter experts to rapidly deliver the right information at the right time to the right person.

Excellent communication skills, motivation, flexibility, and the ability to self-teach are all critical to success in this role.

 

Responsibilities

·Help create automated reports to deliver actionable information which enable effective business decisions.

·Propose solutions leveraging appropriate toolsets following thorough analysis of requirements and data sources.

·Experience with UI design, coding in C#, and writing SQL stored procedures.

·Data analysis using OLAP tools.

·Data architecture, to include data modeling, development and reporting.

·Creation and maintenance of ETL packages.

·Contribute to project timelines, budgets, and justifications.

 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • A current graduate student at an accredited college or university.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to articulate complex technical and financial concepts to a non-IT business audience.
  • Strong business analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills with the ability to construct a wide variety of well-written business communications and present to various levels of management in large group or one-on-one settings.
  • Leadership potential.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly, and without formal training.
  • Ability to communicate ideas to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience with a wide range of database technologies, including SQL Server, DB2, and Oracle.
  • Experience with web development, OLAP technology, ETL technology, and data warehousing.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
·      Experience with MS SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
·      Experience with ASP.NET development and IIS hosting.
·      Experience with MS SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).
·      Experience with MS SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
·      Data Warehousing experience
·      UI Design
·      ASP.NET/C# coding
 

Primary Location

: California-Pasadena-Green Street/IDS 99 S. Oakland Ave.


Please click the Apply button below (which will take you to Kaiser's career section) for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 159002. Principals only. Kaiser Permanente is an EEO/AA Employer.

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This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

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KAISER PERMANENTE

 

About Kaiser Permanente

Company Description

Serving approximately 8.7 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia, Kaiser Permanente is America's leading nonprofit integrated health plan.

Kaiser Permanente's mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

Our Northern California Region provides integrated health care services to approximately 3.2 million members. Approximately 4,400 physicians of The Permanente Medical Group provide services at 20 medical centers and numerous medical offices.

Company History

Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plan, serving more than 8.6 million members, with headquarters in Oakland, Calif. It comprises:

  1.   • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

  • Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries

  • The Permanente Medical Groups.

At Kaiser Permanente, physicians are responsible for medical decisions. The Permanente Medical Groups, which provide care for Kaiser Permanente members, continuously develop and refine medical practices to help ensure that care is delivered in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

Kaiser Permanente’s creation resulted from the challenge of providing Americans medical care during the Great Depression and World War II, when most people could not afford to go to a doctor. Among the innovations it has brought to U.S. health care are:

  • prepaid health plans, which spread the cost to make it more affordable

  • physician group practice to maximize their abilities to care for patients

  • a focus on preventing illness as much as on caring for the sick

  • an organized delivery system, putting as many services as possible under one roof

Mission & Values

As a health care organization in the 21st century, we have a mission--to provide quality care for our members and their families, and to contribute to the well-being of our communities.

Working Here

When you bring your career to Kaiser Permanente, the work you do directly affects the health of millions. From the business people who shape our policies, to the IT professionals enabling life-saving data, to the nurses and physicians on the front line of patient care, everyone here has a role to play in the care continuum. Knowing you have a place in that process and witnessing the outcome of the work you do is empowering. It gives you a cause to stand behind. And it makes you feel proud of the work you do every day. When people witness the impact of their contributions, they excel. Together we have the power to make a difference.

Hiring Information

The first step in beginning your career search is to look for open jobs that match your skills, qualifications, and interests. Each posting includes a description of the position and the minimum required qualifications. Once you find a position you are interested in, register for an account and provide your information for consideration online.

Benefits

As an employee, you are eligible for benefits according to your full-time/part-time status and the number of hours scheduled to work per week. Benefits may vary based on your Kaiser Permanente region, position, scheduled hours, and representation by collective bargaining or employee groups, but generally include:

  • generous vacation, holiday, and sick leave

  • medical care (including prescriptions), vision, mental health, and dental care

  • disability and life insurance coverage

  • educational opportunities and tuition reimbursement

  • employee assistance programs

  • health care, dependent care, and transit spending account options

  • retirement plans

In addition, we believe in recognizing stellar performance and sponsor a variety of programs designed to reward our skilled, innovative, caring, and committed staff.

In short, at Kaiser Permanente, we understand that there is a direct correlation between happy employees and happy members. We take pride in the compassion and dedication of our employees and find many ways to reward their hard work. In return, our employees take pride in being a part of a collaborative, professional team focused on quality, service, and care.

Honors & Awards

Kaiser Permanente of Northern California has earned an "Excellent" rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)-the nation's leading reviewer of health plan quality for consumers and employers. Excellent is the top rating granted by NCQA, which reviews satisfaction surveys, preventive measures, physician credentialing, member services and improvement initiatives.*

Both our Northern and Southern California regions were the only health plans in California identified by the NCQA in its list of the best health care programs in the Pacific States. (NCQA's The State of Health Care Quality 2003)

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations accredits all Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in California.

For the seventh straight year, no other health plan has earned higher ratings from the California Cooperative Health Reporting Initiative on more measures than Kaiser Permanente. The annual ratings measure clinical quality and member satisfaction. (CCHRI Report on Quality 2003)

Our Northern California region received more three-star "Excellent" ratings than any other health plan surveyed by California's Office of the Patient Advocate on California's Quality of Care Report Card 2003-04.

* Commercial HMO and Medicare-contracted product lines: April 2003.