Administrative Internship

Administrative Internship
Job Ref: 17565
Category: Clerical & Administrative Support
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA
Department: Physician Practice Admin
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Day shift
Hours: Varies
Job Summary:
Under the direction of Emerson Practice Associates (EPA) management, the Administrative internship is a 3-4 month intern experience for graduate students in a field related to healthcare administration, finance, management, etc. The Director of Emerson Practice Associates will serve as the internship preceptor. The intern will support key initiatives and projects across departments within EPA. The intern will participate in leadership team meetings, and will work as part of multi-disciplinary teams as well as independently to advance EPA's key strategic goals. The intern will complete projects designed to advance EPA initiatives to enhance overall performance of the EPA organization. The EPA intern will:
• Lead projects that will focus on revenue cycle improvement including charge capture and collections, increased patient volume, expense management and productivity analysis.
• Demonstrate attention to detail, consistency, and meets multiple deadlines in a timely manner.
• Exhibit an understanding of practice management, health industry trends, and an understanding of EPA's organizational structure and mission.
• Work effectively both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
• Act as a self-starter and demonstrate a willingness to take on new and challenging leadership roles, as well as non-leadership projects and deliverables.
• Build effective health care management skills and the ability to work with administrative leaders, as well as physicians and clinical leaders.
Minimum Qualifications
• Education: Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program pursuing a Master's Degree in either Health Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
• Experience o Healthcare experience is a plus.
• Licensure and/or Certification: None
• Skills:
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Leadership, independence, and initiative.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Self-motivated and teamwork-oriented.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
Presentation and facilitation skills.
Organizational skills.
Interest in the management of physician practices.
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Company Description:

Since 1911, our communities have looked to us to provide the most sophisticated, high-quality care available, close to home.

Today, Emerson has grown to become a regional health system serving over 300,000 individuals in 25 communities in our area. And while much has changed, our commitment has remained the same: to provide advanced care in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion. It’s why we continually invest in new technologies and treatments. And it’s why we invest so heavily in our people - in their education, their growth, their futures.

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