We Are Hiring
Summer 2021 - Full-Time Days
Nice, Bright, High Energy, Inclusive, Willing to give away power, Inspired by mission, Invigorated by change
Full-Time, Paid Summer Internship Program Highlights (*subject to change)
Internship Program Dates: 5/24/21-8/13/21
Orientation kickoff to be hosted in St. Louis, MO (Tentative)
Competitive hourly wage and stipend
A personal Mentor
Customized Individual Intern Projects
Group Projects supporting The Resource Group business initiatives
Professional Workshops Offered on Resume Writing, Presentation skills and Business Writing
Professional photo taken
And much more!
Application Deadline: Friday, December 18, 2020. Position may close prior once filled.
Why Join Ascension?
The Resource Group is a business transformation services organization that specializes in non-payroll spend management. Through its User-Directed Integrated Solutions, The Resource Group transforms the resource and supply function delivering value through Operations and Logistics Optimization, Strategic Sourcing, and Change Management. Although it specializes in these areas, as its core, The Resource Group is rooted in the ideals of hospitality and believes that success is measured by the satisfaction of the customer. The Resource Group started as a Solution of Ascension, its success has allowed it to expand and serve various healthcare systems looking to decrease non-payroll expenses and increase operational efficiencies. Today, The Resource Group serves over 2,500 locations including over 165 acute care hospitals across 21 states and Washington D.C.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care - including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.
What You Will Do
This role falls within The Resource Group's Strategic Sourcing Solution. The Strategic Sourcing Solution is a discipline-based model that uses collaboration to deliver savings and end-user satisfaction. Instead of contracting for resources and supplies end-users may or may not want to use, communities within The Resource Group's Strategic Sourcing Solution take a different approach and focus contracting for the supplies and services that meet the criteria determined by caregivers.
The Resource Group's Summer Internship Program is an engaging and fulfilling experience designed to allow interns to obtain a wide range of healthcare supply chain knowledge. Throughout the 12-week experience, interns will work on unique personal projects, collaborate with other interns to solve organizational challenges, and learn new business & professional skills.
As an Analyst Intern, you will learn how to provide robust analytics to support decision making processes at the local and national level. You will support project work that will drive value, improve processes and enhance collaboration within the organization. Additionally you may provide ad-hoc support for communities outside of the Analyst Team.
Support stakeholders with financial analysis, project management, reporting, and measuring of data/statistics
Develop support tools using advanced G Suite, Microsoft Excel and Tableau skills for implementation support and tracking and reporting of performance metrics for facility supply expense improvement initiatives
Interpret data concerning financial trends and economic and business forecasts as they relate to the performance metrics and provide recommendations to leadership
Consult and advise stakeholders regarding contract impact
Assist in development of internal controls and validation of supply chain rebates
Assist in development, analysis and evaluation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs), quotes, bids and reverse auction contracting strategies
What You Will Need
High School Diploma is required.
College Junior Year and above is preferred.
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