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University of Utah Health Administrative Internship (12 week duration; May to Aug 2021) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

The Administrative Internship is designed to give interested graduate students exposure to leadership and operations within our healthcare organization. This learning opportunity is intended to refine individual’s communication, analytical, decision-making, interpersonal, and leadership skills through project work while providing broad exposure to healthcare issues within our organization and industry. Interns will be provided with strong mentor-ship opportunities from leaders across the organization. Students’ academic background and skill-sets will be matched with varying types of projects.

INTERNSHIP DETAILS

  • Non-Clinical (this position is not responsible for providing care to patients)

  • 12 weeks, PAID (480 hours.)

  • Full-time work schedule, Monday through Friday in Salt Lake City, UT

  • Internship begins May 17th, 2021

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Participates in and leads ongoing planning and execution of internship projects as assigned by members of management

  • Obtains, analyzes, synthesizes, and interprets industry and institutional data, as well as market utilization and financial data. Assists in obtaining and evaluating benchmark data

  • Performs independent analysis of work flow processes, operational, financial, and statistical information using Visio, spreadsheets, financial modeling software and computer aided design software as assigned

  • Prepares presentation and quality reports/ Presents, communicates, and disseminates findings

DEPARTMENTS OFFERING INTERNSHIPS: Decision Support, Planning and Operations, Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Information Technology Services, Office of Network Development & Telehealth, Revenue Cycle Support Services, Supply Chain, and University Neuropsychiatric Institute.

PREVIOUS INTERN PROJECTS

  • Implementation of real-time tracking system

  • Coordinating clinical services with affiliate hospitals

  • Institutional project management

  • Report building and dashboard creation

  • Patient access and care coordination redesign

  • Network Workforce Program

  • Creating employee and patient education

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

The internship is designed to give a master's level student exposure to the inner workings of our healthcare organization. This learning opportunity is intended to refine the individual's analytical, technical, decision-making, interpersonal and managerial skills through project work while providing broad exposure to healthcare issues within the hospital and medical foundation. This is a 3 month internship experience.

Responsibilities

  • Participates and leads ongoing planning and execution of internship projects as assigned by the preceptor and members of senior management.

  • Obtains, analyzes, synthesizes, and interprets industry and institutional data, as well as market utilization and financial data. Assists in obtaining and evaluating benchmark data.

  • Performs independent analysis of operational, financial and statistical information using spreadsheets, financial modeling software and computer aided design software as assigned.

  • Prepares presentations and quality reports.

  • Presents, communicates and disseminates findings.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of emerging healthcare challenges facing hospitals and healthcare systems nationally.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the members of the senior management team.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated superior communication, presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to be highly innovative and independent in daily decision making.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in business, a health field, a related field, or equivalency.

  • Current enrollment in Master's degree program in Health Care Administration.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Additional Note: ** This program is geared towards graduate students (MHA, MBA, MPH, MSIS, MSF, etc.).

  • Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Non Indicated

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 42640

Reg/Temp Temporary

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 40 hours / wk; 12 weeks

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? No

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UUH CST 34A EXECUTIVE OFFICES

Category Business / Administration

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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