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Administrative Intern

QUALITY AND SAFETY LEADERSHIP Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 23842


Job Summary

The Administrative Internship at Nicklaus Children's Health System is a 10-12 week opportunity for graduate students enrolled in health management programs to gain unique and valuable experience for professional growth. Over the course of the program, the intern will develop working relationships with their preceptor and NCHS leaders. The intern will have the opportunity to become involved in an array of special projects, mentorship, and exposure to pediatric healthcare operations.

Job Specific Duties

  • Contributes to various organizational objectives through meaningful projects and assignments for internship preceptors as requested. 
  • Attends all meetings as specified by the NCHS Leadership Team.
  • Complies with all standards for safety, risk management, and infection control as required by enforcement agencies.
  • Responsible for personal and professional growth and expertise by remaining current with state/federal associations and professional trends, and by participating in community activities. 
  • Maintains records of goals and accomplishments to be reported to preceptor on weekly basis. 
  • Participates as requested on teams, committees, and special projects both internal and external to the organization. 
  • Serves as a resource to the organization through introduction of current academic theories and management techniques and by challenging current philosophies. 


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Enrolled in an accredited Master’s degree program in health care administration, business administration, nursing, public health, health informatics, or a related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in healthcare field is helpful.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and initiative.
  • Able to work independently, and is flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Able to work full-time during the summer (Monday-Friday, 8 hours/day during business hours).
  • Demonstrates the ability to juggle workload and to absorb and assimilate new knowledge in a short amount of time.
  • Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with clients and co-workers.
  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking English.
  • Strong communication skills (verbally and in writing).
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Strong computer literacy and analytical skills.
  • Ability to use logical and scientific thinking to interpret technical data and solve a broad range of problems.

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Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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As champions for children, Nicklaus Children’s is committed to putting the health and safety of our patients, families, medical staff and employees first. With the increasing number of adults and children in our community experiencing illness from the coronavirus and its variants, our course of action is clear. Vaccination offers proven protection against severe COVID-19-related illness. All members of our team are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations are being made for those who have a medical reason where they cannot receive the vaccine or have a strongly held religious basis for not obtaining it.

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