Providence Health & Services School Outreach Spring 2019 Internships in Portland, Oregon
Providence is callingundergraduate senior level college or university students to Spring internshipopportunities within multiple departments in the Portland metro area, whichincludes East and West Portland.
Preference is given toapplicants who are in the first generation of their families to attend college.For the purposes of these internship opportunities, this is defined as theapplicant's parent/guardian has not earned a Bachelor's degree.
Interns will be
responsible for completing specifically identified health care or systems
related projects. The projects will be varied and are based on the needs of the
participating departments, health system and communities we serve. Interns will
be provided preceptor support along with clearly defined expectations for
assigned work. Further details regarding exact departmental responsibilities
will be provided after applicant screening process, however the following are
some of the areas where we anticipate there to be internship opportunities:
Cancer Center (Events)
Patient Relations Representative
Behavioral Health Projects
Interns will not be
providing direct patient care.
Relevant health care industry projects and experience
Work directly with a variety of professionals and Providence departments
Health care careers exposure/exploration
Length: One academic quarter/term 10-15 weeks. Maximum of 240
hours (please note, there is no guarantee of a full 240 hours, final
schedule and hours are dependent on internship assignment)
Time Commitment: Be available 2-5 days per week, per term
Work Hours: Dependent on department, business hours are typical.
Less than 20 hours per week.
Pay: $15/hr. Non-benefits eligible.
Start and end dates: April 1st to June 14th, or once
240 hours have been completed.
For more details
regarding internships and the application process, visit http://oregon.providence.org/our-services/s/school-outreach-internship-program/ .
Required qualificationsfor this position include:
High school diploma orequivalent and completion of 3 years of post-secondary education
Enrolled in and working towardsa post-secondary education (Bachelor’s degree) or have graduated with aBachelor's degree within the past six months.
Preferred qualificationsfor this position include:
Experience working orvolunteering to address health disparities
1 year of customer serviceexperience
Proficient with MS Officesoftware programs
Medical terminology courseworkexperience
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2019
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Education
Req ID: 209888