This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance.
All the primary duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center.
Interns will be assigned to a specific department in which they will be given the opportunity to learn about healthcare. Interns gain unique insight and experience as they work along side experienced staff in the area that they specialize. In addition to attending regularly scheduled meetings with the department, the intern is responsible for directing a number of special projects. Projects are selected by the department manager/director. The student will benefit by applying what they have learned in the classroom to practical situations, and by having several opportunities to develop professionally.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:
1.Assisting the department and team with assigned tasks and specific projects, as well as completing tasks in "Student's Measurable Learning Objectives."
2.Training within the department
3.Attends department meetings and other opportunities for learning
4.Will present on a project at the completion of internship
5.Demonstrates standard of performance (ownership, teamwork communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence
6.Performs other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
1.Education: High School diploma or GED required. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and earned enough credit hours to be a junior or senior or masters degree program.
2.Licensure / Certifications: None
Prerequisite skills, competencies, knowledge
Intern should demonstrate an interest in learning more about skilled rehabilitation and/or population wellness.
Intern should demonstrate effective communication skills for interacting with various age groups.
Intern should demonstrate initiation for completing tasks and/or assisting in various areas in the health care environment.
Learn about the various methods used to assist someone achieve their goals for improving their overall health.
Observe therapists and rehab associates as they work with various individuals to achieve their goals.
Assist with program improvement initiatives.
Learn about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
Assist with development and carry over of home exercise programs.
Participate in opportunities/activities to support leading our community to outstanding health.
New Hanover Health Network