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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Healthcare Administration Intern Winter 2021 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It's extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients "Ask for Mary," they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care. Mary Free Bed stands apart from other organizations by the unique combination of:and#8226;Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees.and#8226;Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities.and#8226;Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization.and#8226;Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community.and#8226;A Proud Tradition. Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills out employees with pride.Mission StatementRestoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.SummaryProvides support to the Inpatient Therapy Directors on daily tasks and projects, which will give the intern gainful experience in the Hospital Administration field.Essential Intern Functions:The Healthcare Administration internship will be tailored to match the intern's skills and help in developing new skills in the hospital administration field. A sampling of job assignments and projects are listed below. The intern may work in all areas or just a few.and#8226;Assures smooth operations and support of the Inpatient Leadership Suite exercising independent judgment and discretionand#8226;Monitor and maintain directors' calendar. Schedule appointments and keep Therapy Directors informed of all changes/modifications.and#8226;Screens calls using exemplar customer service.and#8226;Organizes travel arrangements for directors and facilitates approval for clinical staff for continuing education opportunitiesand#8226;Prepares accurate reports and timely record keeping.and#8226;Monitors workload, priorities, deadlines, and keeps them on task to successfully support the Inpatient Therapy Directors.and#8226;Communicate agenda items and provides materials as neededand#8226;Maintain acute awareness of executive responsibilities and offers assistance to departments who report up to the Inpatient Therapy Directorsand#8226;Organizes consultant visits and meeting agendas.and#8226;Maintains contracts related to clinical servicesand#8226;Maintain agenda and minutes for committees.and#8226;Independently compose/develop routine memos, correspondence, agendas, reports, and written materials to communicate plans and programsand#8226;Coordinate and monitor monthly spending against department budgets, including approval of accounts payable and reconciliation of department credit cards.and#8226;Continually review and revise department documents in compliance with hospital policiesand#8226;Coordinate annual performance evaluation process and gather documents.and#8226;Collaborate and participate on departmental work standardization and process improvementand#8226;Plan and direct all general