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Bon Secours Mercy Health 2021 BSMH Intern Program: Healthcare Administration: Physician Engagement Intern in Cincinnati, Ohio

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health!

Physician Engagement Internship

The Bon Secours Mercy Health Internship Program is a paid 10-12 week, immersive program that will expose students to the healthcare industry while also giving them the skills and experience needed to build a future career. The program also features additional opportunities for mentorship, networking, career & professional development, community service, job shadowing, and exposure to senior and executive leaders. Interns will work under the direction of Mercy Health leadership by assisting the assigned team with various special projects.

Location: Home Office in Cincinnati, OH (other locations may be available)

Dates: Monday, May 24th, 2021 - Friday, August 6th, 2021

Hours: 40 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks

Internship openings available with the following departments:

Physician Engagement – Burnout affects 43% of our physicians. Intern will work with the Director for Provider Professional Development on an assigned project devoted to physician/provider well-being, engagement, and burnout. This will include meeting with various leaders, planning strategy and writing a final report. Responsibilities include:

  • Learn about physician wellbeing and burnout and how it impacts our healthcare organization

  • Accreditation project

  • Job shadow clinical operations and interactions with Physician/Providers/Preceptors in a clinical setting

  • Research, develop, and implement solutions to solve provider burnout

  • Support provider engagement survey

  • Support Summer Physician Leadership program

  • Will received exposure to both clinical and corporate settings, as well as organizational management

Target Majors: Human Resources, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Psychology/Social Work, Pre-med, Organizational Leadership


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Healthcare Administration, Health Service Administration, Public Health, Health Promotion, Pre-med, Psychology, Finance/Accounting, Economics, Communications, etc.

  • Strong service orientation

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and sense of accountability

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite – specifically Excel and PowerPoint

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be self-motivated, capable of taking initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing priorities, and effectively manage deadlines

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and have strong rapport with the leaders and colleagues

  • Ability to work independently

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong time management and organization skills


Professionalism & Integrity

  • Displays positive attitude and work ethic

  • Adheres to Mission and Mercy Health’s Core Values

  • Exhibits professional behavior, integrity and ethical behavior consistently

  • Accepts personal responsibility


  • Delivers communications, both oral and written, that are timely, clear and concise

  • Applies effective listening skills

  • Demonstrates ability to adjust communication style of the audience

Technical Skills

  • Develops understanding of projects and how tasks relate to the “big picture”

  • Demonstrates ability to research, analyze and conclude on issues

  • Asks the right questions to garner an appropriate level of understanding


  • Demonstrates ability to work well with others and builds positive relationships with team members

  • Represents own interests while working for the good of the team

Focus on Quality & Workload Management

  • Delivers a high-quality work product ensuring its completeness and organization is logical

  • Uses effective time management skills to complete project work within specified deadlines

  • Performs thorough self-reviews of work

  • Meets assigned deadlines while performing assigned tasks

  • Keeps supervisor informed on a routine basis as to the status of various projects, particularly when a delay or problem arises

Personal Effectiveness

  • Takes initiative and is willing to attempt new tasks/responsibilities. Asks questions when unclear of a concept or idea

  • Requests challenging assignments to ensure continuous learning

  • Actively solicits feedback on performance

Other Information:

If you are interested, please feel free to submit your application. Application deadline : Friday, March 6th, 2021. At the conclusion of your application, you will be prompted to complete the Infor Talent Science Assessment. This assessment takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete, and must be completed in order for your application to be considered.

About Bon Secours Mercy Health

Bon Secours Mercy Health is one of the five largest non-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the United Sates. We operate across 2 Countries – U.S. and Ireland and across 7 states – Ohio, Kentucky, New York, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. With 43 hospital and over 1000 sites of care, BSMH brings in over $8 Billion in net operating revenue a year. Driven by a strong mission, we donate nearly $2 Million a day is community benefits!

Bon Secours Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

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SS Corporate - Affiliations

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia , which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at .