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INTERNSHIP - Community Health Centers
INTERNSHIP - Community Health Centers
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Internship (limit of 100 hours)
Health & Human Services
HHS CHC Charnelton/MLK Primary Care Clinic
3/6/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
Lane County Community Health Centers is HIRING an Intern!
$15.00 / hour
A COVER LETTER & RESUME ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS INTERNSHIP APPLICATION
If not attached, your materials will not be considered.
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, and to improve recruitment, selection, retention, and advancement of underrepresented groups in Lane County, the following internship will be offered to Lane County residents, undergraduate, and graduate students with particular emphasis on providing pathways for historically underrepresented individuals to professional careers at Lane County. Historically underrepresented groups may include, but are not limited to: first generation college students, low-income students, students who identify as LGBTQ+, students of color, veterans, and students with disabilities.
About the Internship
The Communtiy Health Centers of Lane County seeks an intern to shadow different medical providers at the CHC while working with medical support statt to gain a deeper understanding of the work we do while learnig valuable hands on skills like checking blod pressure and vital signs. The intern will also work on collaborative reasearch and writing projects while working as part of a team interacting directly wit hthe diverse patient population we serve at the CHC.
Lane County's Internship Program focuses on recruiting, supervising, and mentoring exceptional interns who will spend time working on projects, systems, and processes. It fosters an understanding of the many occupations and career paths available in local government. You'll have the chance to make a difference in your community while gaining valuable experience, and making professional connections throughout the organization.
About the Division
The Community Health Centers have been providing quality primary care and behavioral health services to the citizens of Lane County since 2004. We provide a broad array of services to adults and children in an outpatient setting. The CHC’s are a primary source of health care for uninsured and underinsured individuals. Our clinics are Federally Qualified Health Centers whose mission is to serve the community by offering excellent care and eliminating barriers to healthcare.
Schedule: This position will work 10 hours a week between the hours of Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm.
This is a non-represented position
*Extra Help employees may work up to a maximum of 520 hours per fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2022.
Strong desire to pursue a career in medicine
Come from underrepresented community/ies including first generation college students, BIPOC, and/or LGBTQ2S students
Basic computer, reading and writing skills
Passion for health equity
In your cover letter, describe how your education and/or life experience make you a good candidate for the CHC internship
This project will involve a flexible schedule shadowing different medical providers at the CHC, working with med support staff to learn hands on skills like checking blood pressure and vital signs, and some collaborative research or writing project
Working as part of a team and interacting directly with the diverse patient population at the CHC
Expectation to design a manageable internship schedule with your supervisor and commit to your shifts, or communicate if you are unable to attend
Perform some administrative or research support including compiling data, laying out and organizing materials
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A COVER LETTER AND RESUME FOR THIS POSITION.
In a cover letter please tell us why you are interested in this intenship. If not attached, your application will not be considered.
This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.
In accordance with county policy, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical or religious exception, prior to starting work.
Selection Process (https://www.lanecounty.org/government/county_departments/human_resources/talent_acquisition/Selection_Process)
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.
The 2022 -2024 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.
Veteran Preference Information (https://www.lanecounty.org/government/county_departments/human_resources/talent_acquisition/veterans__preference_information_)
Not benefits eligible.
I acknowledge that I have fully completed my application AND attached the required cover letter and resume as instructed in the posting. Please Note: Your cover letter and resume are reviewed indepentently from your application.
I disagree (please note; by not attaching the required documentation your application will not be referred for further consideration.)
In accordance with county policy, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical or religious exception, prior to starting work. Are you willing and able to comply with this requirement?
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