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Children's Mercy Kansas City Undergraduate Administrative Intern in Kansas City, Missouri

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Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.

Overview

The summer administrative internship offered to an undergraduate student interested in health administration at a pediatric institution supports the teaching mission of Children's Mercy. The intern will gain exposure to the complex operations of a major pediatric academic medical center, become engaged in a mix of observational experiences, meetings, and projects, and receive guidance and mentorship from experienced healthcare leaders. Precepted by a Vice President and supervised by the Administrative Fellow(s), the intern will identify personal and professional goals that CM will help to accomplish.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that theseasonal influenzaandCOVID-19vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in shadowing experiences in clinical and non-clinical departments

  • Assist with projects as assigned which offer a learning opportunity to expand capabilities and develop new skills, such as: managing and analyzing data to inform department/CM strategy, assessing and summarizing new business opportunities, developing process flow maps of current processes and making recommendations around improving processes, and reviewing and completing financial analyses and statements.

  • Attend and participate in high-level management meetings

Qualifications

  • HS diploma or equivalent Working toward bachelor's degree in health policy and administration. and No Experience necessary / On-the-Job Training

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $15.00, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2021-17741

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago (11/17/2021 11:28 AM)

Posting Category Administrative Support/Customer Service

Division ADMINISTRATION

Shift Day shift

Work Type Full Time

Work Days M-F

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Jessica Samuelson

Recruiter : Email jsamuelson@cmh.edu

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