Healthcare Administration Intern
Company: Commonwealth Senior Living
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Healthcare Administration InternUS-VA-RichmondJob ID:
2022-11790Type: Regular Part-Time# of Openings: 1Category:
Administrative/ClericalCommonwealth Senior Living at The West
EndOverviewCommonwealth Senior Living is seeking early career
applicants who have a strong desire to work in the senior living
industry. The healthcare administration intern will be exposed to
all areas of operations at the community level and will have an
opportunity to interact 1:1 with each department leader. This
internship prepares candidates to manage an assisted living
facility; working side by side with the administrator in a
long-term care setting while learning the ins and outs of each
department and receiving mentorship from department heads and
experienced leaders in the industry.Commonwealth Senior Living is a
recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000
associates, and is a four consecutive year recipient of the Great
Place to Work certification! We provide numerous opportunities for
career growth by investing in creating a culture of great leaders.
Some of our signature programs include The Developing Leaders
Program, The Center of Excellence, and the Executive Director in
Training Program. This is a paid internship.Hours: 20-40 hours
week.Pay Rate: $12.00Location: 2400 Gaskins Rd. Richmond, VA 23238
Here is what to expect during your 10-week rotation:
- You will rotate and work 1:1 with each department including
front office and executive administration, resident care,
programming, dining, sales, and maintenance.
- Meet weekly with different members from Senior Leadership in
our Home Office to gain an understanding and a high-level overview
of each department.
- Participate in meetings with department leaders and staff to
further understand operations management and all aspects involved
in creating a home like atmosphere for our residents
- Assist with various operational projects as directed by the
Executive Director and Business Office Manager
- Develop relationships with various personnel to understand
- You will identify an opportunity for improvement, or develop an
initiative that will benefit the community, and will present this
to the leadership team upon completion of your rotation.
Responsibilities: Business Office: Gain knowledge of general HR
policies, procedures, FMLA, and the Worker's Compensation process.
Develop recruitment strategies and interviewing techniques.
Organize and assist with the facilitation of Jump Start and other
employee trainings. Patient Care: In keeping with our community
theme, Commonwealth Senior Living refers to our individuals in the
communities as residents. You will work with the Resident Care
Director to help organize charts and paperwork. Assist with
archiving records, disposal of expired medicines if applicable, and
reaching out to families to schedule care conferences. Resident
Programming: Assist with outings and events. Offer any unique
talents you might have to coordinate resident programs. Sales &
Marketing: You will shadow the Sales Director to gain an
understanding of the customer journey experience (relationship
building through phone calls, community experiences, etc.). Dining
Services: Develop an understanding of the menu creation process
(how to order, prepare, serve, post service), and gain an
understanding of the financials of PRD's and budgeting. Maintenance
& Capital Programs: Understanding emergency systems and their
functions. Develop knowledge in housekeeping standards, MEPs
(Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing) processes, and Operational
Maintenance budget. Qualifications
- Seeking a degree in Healthcare Administration, Human Services,
Business Administration, or related field.
- Must possess a spirit of cooperation and enthusiasm
- Must maintain confidentiality
- Must use tact and courtesy in dealing with staff, residents,
their families, and visitors.
- Demonstrate a warm, outgoing, and compassionate
- Demonstrated integrity, maturity, and leadership skills.
- Able to live out Commonwealth Senior Living's Noble selling
purpose - "We improve the lives of seniors, their families, and
each other." Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in
senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a four
consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work
Keywords: Commonwealth Senior Living, Richmond , Healthcare Administration Intern, Healthcare , Richmond, Virginia
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