School Outreach Internship - Providence Community Health Foundation

Providence Health & Services - Medford, OR (30+ days ago)3.7

Providence is callingundergraduate senior level college or university students to a Fall internshipopportunity with Providence Community Health Foundation in Medford, Oregon.

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.

The intern supporting Providence Community Health

Foundation will be exposed to and taught successful techniques in office

management, general health care operations, nonprofit management, marketing,

fundraising and event coordination. Because of timing, a majority of the work

will focus on our major events (Mix and Mingle, Breast Cancer awareness month

and Festival of Trees). Daily duties might include office reception, data

entry, compiling documents, but weekly duties will focus on specific projects.

These specific projects will be developed to match the skills and interest of

the intern so the experience is mutually beneficial. Examples of past projects

include: designing a walking exercise map for the facility; inventory of

supplies; creation of reference book; and compiling a program booklet for an


Internship Details:
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: To be determined.

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
Medical terminology courseworkexperience
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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 194627