The Administrative Internship at Nicklaus Children's Health System is a 10-12 week opportunity for graduate students enrolled in health management programs to gain unique and valuable experience for professional growth. Over the course of the program, the intern will develop working relationships with their preceptor and NCHS leaders. The intern will have the opportunity to become involved in an array of special projects, mentorship, and exposure to pediatric healthcare operations.
Job Specific Duties
Contributes to various organizational objectives through meaningful projects and assignments for internship preceptors as requested.
Attends all meetings as specified by the NCHS Leadership Team.
Complies with all standards for safety, risk management, and infection control as required by enforcement agencies.
Responsible for personal and professional growth and expertise by remaining current with state/federal associations and professional trends, and by participating in community activities.
Maintains records of goals and accomplishments to be reported to preceptor on weekly basis.
Participates as requested on teams, committees, and special projects both internal and external to the organization.
Serves as a resource to the organization through introduction of current academic theories and management techniques and by challenging current philosophies.
Minimum Job Requirements
Enrolled in an accredited Master's degree program in health care administration, business administration, nursing, public health, health informatics, or a related field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience in healthcare field is helpful.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills and initiative.
Able to work independently, and is flexible and adaptable to change.
Able to work full-time during the summer (Monday-Friday, 8 hours/day during business hours).
Demonstrates the ability to juggle workload and to absorb and assimilate new knowledge in a short amount of time.
Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with clients and co-workers.
Fluent in reading, writing and speaking English.
Strong communication skills (verbally and in writing).
Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Strong computer literacy and analytical skills.
Ability to use logical and scientific thinking to interpret technical data and solve a broad range of problems.
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.