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Children's Hospital Boston Administrative Internship (Ophthalmology - 20 hours/week) in Boston, Massachusetts

58630BRTitle:Administrative Internship (Ophthalmology - 20 hours/week)Department:OphthalmologyAutoReqId:58630BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:20 Job Category:AdministrationJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department of Ophthalmology and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This intern will be responsible for:

  • Training in our EMR systems including Epic, Power chart and unique ophthalmology programs.

  • Learning to provide direct administrative support for and acquiring specialized knowledge of different ophthalmology sub-specialties and patient diagnoses classes.

  • Gaining in-depth knowledge of ICD-10 billing codes and practices, healthcare insurance programs and providers, how to obtain authorizations for diagnostic procedures, and how health organizations are interconnected.

  • Hospital orientation, high reliability training, soft skills training provided by the hospitals leadership and development group, and other computer based or in-person classes offered based on intern’s subject interests.

  • Supporting the conversion of patient and departmental records into Electronic Medical Records (EMR) as well as other process efficiency improvement initiatives.

  • Individualized self-driven projects working both independently and in collaboration with clinicians and administrators based on intern’s interests.

  • Experience working on a cross-functional team in a fast paced and dynamic clinical healthcare environment.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with a strong interest in healthcare management and/or administration.

  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.

  • The ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:WalthamRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Temporary