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Providence Health & Services School Outreach Graduate/ Fellow Internship in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling Graduates and Fellows for an Internship opportunity in Medford, OR.

  • This is a paid internship opportunity. The pay is $20.26/hr.

  • This is a temporary, non-benefited position that will last for approximately 6 months (up to 480 hours). The typical schedule will be 20 hours per week, however there is a lot of flexibility within the schedule. Interns will ideally start as soon as possible.

  • Preference is given to applicants who are in the first generation of their families to attend college. For the purposes of these internship opportunities, this is defined as the applicant's parent/guardian has not earned a Bachelor's degree.

  • A writing sample or cover letter is appreciated.

In this position, you will:

  • Complete specifically identified office/department work assignments which provide additional value and enhancements to the normal functions of the department.

  • Assist in projects by participating in research, project implementation, PR data analysis, and/or producing reports.

  • Perform all duties in a manner which promotes team concept, caring and respect for patients/employees/community members of all ages, and which reflects the Providence Health System mission and philosophy.

  • The projects will be varied and are based on the needs of the participating departments, health system and communities we serve. Interns will be provided preceptor support along with clearly defined expectations for assigned work. Further details regarding exact departmental responsibilities will be provided after applicant screening process, however the following are some of the areas where we anticipate there to be internship opportunities*:

Clinical Support Department (Providence Medford Medical Center, Medford, OR)

The Clinical Support department is composed of a team of MBAs/MHAs, Nurses, Clinicians, Industrial & Systems Engineers, Project managers, Project facilitators, and Financial and Operational analysts. This team works with both Senior Leaders and front line staff on Business Development and Operational Improvement initiatives.

We have an exciting, unique Intern opportunity at Providence Medford Medical Center (PMMC). The Intern will work in the Clinical Support Department and will work closely on projects with stakeholders from departments including: Nursing Units, ED, Surgical Services, Endoscopy, Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Finance, Clinics, and other Ancillary/Support departments.


  1. Team member of PMMC’s high priority strategic initiatives

  2. Assist with data collection and analysis

  3. Work with stakeholders to identify current workflow and then document in Visio

  4. Work with stakeholders to complete time study data collection and then analysis data with Excel to identify and portray trends

  5. Assist with group facilitation to identify root cause(s) and appropriate solutions to implement

  6. Assist with the development of project plans to implement solutions

  7. Assist facilitators with project management

  8. Maintain meeting minutes to track action items, as needed for workgroup meetings

  9. Assist with creation of PowerPoint slide decks for executive report outs

  10. Proficient computer skills desired: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio (or ability to quickly learn)

*Please Note: Department descriptions will be updated/added/removed from this posting as positions are filled or new positions become available.

Interns will not be providing direct patient care.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of graduate program or fellowship within the last 6 months -or- enrolled in and working towards a graduate degree program or fellowship

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Enrolled in or completion of a graduate degree program or fellowship in medical research, mental health, public health, business, finance, healthcare administration, or a related field within last 6 months

  • Experience working or volunteering to address health disparities

  • 1 year of experience with Microsoft Office applications

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Student/Interns

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 251248