Providence is calling undergraduate senior level college or university students to Fall internship opportunities within multiple departments in the Portland metro area which includes East and West Portland and Wilsonville.
Preference is given to applicants who are in the first generation of their families to attend college. For the purposes of these internship opportunities, this is defined as the applicant's parent/guardian has not earned a Bachelor's degree.
General Internship Description:
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:
Providence Brain and Spine Institute (PBSI) Physician Relations and Education Representative Intern
Public Relations and Communications Intern
Specialty Programs Intern
Providence Medical Group: New Patient Coordinator Intern
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
Intern- specific workshops
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: Sept 11-Dec 15, 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 qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent and completion of 3 years of post-secondary education
Enrolled in and working towards a post-secondary education (Bachelor's degree)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience working or volunteering to address health disparities
1 year of customer service experience
Medical terminology coursework experience
**APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, July 14, 2017**
Internship interviews will be held on July 31 and August 1, 2017.
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,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.