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Spring Intern - Medical Genetics

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

Job Title: Spring Intern - Medical Genetics - Fargo City: Fargo State: ND Department : HR Intern Program - Career Development - Fargo Job Schedule: Part Time Shift: Days Hours Per Shift: Other JOB SUMMARY Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Collaborates with departmental associates and management. Responsibilities: - Project: The intern will assist in creating summary paragraphs of specific genetic disorders for use in clinical documentation by the genetic counselors - Mentor/preceptor specific activities: monthly Medical Genetics department meetings, bi-weekly case conference with Sanford Fargo genetics providers, tumor board (cancer case conference), fetal care conference, Enterprise case conferences, writing group - Assisting with administrative tasks, such as mailing and faxing - Documenting family histories using an online pedigree program - Filling out test requisition forms - Contacting genetic testing labs and other departments, as needed - Assistance with manuscript writing, as needed DEPARTMENT DETAILS This internship is for students interested in a career in genetic counseling. The intern will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day tasks performed by individuals working in medical genetics, including genetic counselors, medical geneticists, and genetics nurses. These tasks include administrative work, documenting family histories, and filling out order forms for genetic tests. QUALIFICATIONS - Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university. - Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. - The internship is open to any applicant interested in a career in genetic counseling. - Prior human genetics experience is not a requirement, but applicants should have successfully completed undergraduate genetics coursework prior to the internship. - Must be a junior or senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in biological or social sciences (biology, chemistry, psychology, social work, etc.) or an immediate graduate having received one of the previously listed majors. - Must be able to commit to the hours scheduled during the 12-week internship. - Strong communication skills and attention to detail. - Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. About Sanford Health: At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities. In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world. The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future. Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-************ or send an email to ************************ . City: Fargo State: ND Job Function: Student Services Job Schedule: Part Time Shift: Days Req Number: WD13985

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