Title:  Project Intern

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $10.00 per hour - $11.50 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  1886
Summary

About Global HOPE

Children with cancer in sub-Saharan Africa face a devastating prognosis. Each year, over 100,000 children in Africa develop cancer and 90% of these children die. In addition, blood diseases such as sickle cell disease (SCD) are most common in Africa; about 600,000 babies are born with SCD in Africa every year, comprising 80% of the world burden of SCD. However, In the United States, 15,000 children develop cancer each year and are met with an 80% cure rate.

 

Launched in 2017, as a program of Texas Children's Hospital and, supported by a $50 million foundational investment from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Global HOPE (Hematology Oncology Pediatric Excellence) is focused on building long-term capacity to treat and dramatically improve the prognosis for children with cancer and blood disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa. The initiative is strengthening local healthcare infrastructure and building capacity to effectively provide the multidisciplinary care that is needed to optimally care for children with cancer, sickle cell disease, and other blood disorders.

 

The goal of Global HOPE Project Internship Program, is to allow students the opportunity to gain work experience in the field of healthcare administration and related functions. This provides and pediatric hematology/oncology administration and is designed for undergraduate university students. Students will be mentored throughout this process, and will be provided with new skills and techniques to enhance their knowledge.

Job Purpose

We are seeking a Project Intern to assist with data collection, entry, filing and additional administrative tasks as assigned. Under the mentorship of an Administrative Leader, candidates will be taught basic administrative skills, given an introduction into healthcare administration and receive mentoring for future career path. This position will not be involved in any research or clinical activities.

Job Responsibilities

Managing Information

  • Compliance with CME requirements - load required materials weekly
  • Organizing educational materials
  • Managing Blackboard for Fellowship course
  • Supporting exam development for Fellowship course
  • Entering and quality checking data into databases, spreadsheets, etc.

Office Support

  • Managing mail and shipping
  • Meeting Scheduling and Preparation
  • Formatting documents
  • Answering phones
  • Running errands, making deliveries

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: At least one semester of undergraduate education is required.  Must be currently enrolled in college of university with a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.

Experience: None required.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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