Internships provided through Main Line Health

Central supply technician/storeroom
Supports patient care by delivering medical-surgical supplies upon request. Performs equipment decontamination function.

Central sterilization processing
Located at Paoli Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital, the main requirements include supporting the sterilizing process for the operating rooms, packaging equipment properly and stocking.

Located throughout Main Line Health, responsibilities include filing, collating, labeling, organizing, computer work and potential phone work, if appropriate.

Data entry
This can be completed in a variety of departments and hospitals.

Environmental service attendant
Daily cleaning and supplying patient rooms, units, nursing stations, lounges, lavatories, public bathrooms, offices and any other area assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Environmental Services Department and in accordance with hospital objectives.

File clerk
Maintain files in an organized and efficient manner and assist with other clerical duties within the department.

Food service assistant

  • Retail – Consistently provide excellent guest service. Performs routine general service tasks in coffee shop, kitchen, cafeteria, dining room and vending areas; stocking and inventory within the department.
  • Food prep – Prepares food for patient and non-patient services; learning the importance of presentation, time management, cleanliness and following all hospital regulations.
  • Utilities tech – Maintaining the cleanliness and order within the department.
  • Host – Responsible for the delivery and collection of trays and menus to and from patients. Acts as the liaison between the patient, Food and Nutrition Services Department and Nursing Services during meal times for the communications of all patient food needs. Functions as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team.

Help desk
Handles emails and voicemails and assigns tickets so that the workers are aware of the issues. There are more than 125 applications the intern will need to become familiar with. They will also need to learn what is more critical than other situations (example: Smart Chart (our documentation system) having an issue is more critical than someone’s printer not printing). The intern will learn the CA Service Desk program, which is the tool they use to open tickets. They need to have the ability to check email and voicemails.

Information desk
Provides information and direction to patients, visitors and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.

Inpatient therapy aide
Aide with supervision from physical therapist, occupational therapist, recreational therapist or speech therapist, prepare patients and equipment for therapy, perform tasks to maintain treatment or discipline space in orderly condition and assist therapists in administering treatment for safety purposes. All services provided will be appropriate to the age of the patient.

Laboratory assistant
Under the general supervision of the laboratory supervisor, the laboratory assistant processes and handles specimens for testing in the clinical and anatomic areas of the laboratory.

Linen room attendant
Receives the linen from the outside vendor; stocks the linen carts with the appropriate linen in the appropriate places; delivers the linen to the appropriate location of the hospital; collects the soiled linen and trash.

Mail room
Delivers and picks up mail throughout the hospital. This mail may be internal throughout Main Line Health or mail that is going to the community. Learn how to operate the postage machine and other equipment.

Patient transporter/unit attendant
Provides safe, prompt transport of patients throughout the hospital facilities.

Ensures accurate handling of incoming telephone calls and delivering messages within the department; greets visitors/customers to the office; and provides clerical assistance as needed.

Unit coordinator
Performs general clerical duties by preparing, compiling and maintaining patient records and facilitates communication pathways for unit activities. Records appropriate, correct and complete information on all medical record forms, patient charts and pathways.

Internships provided through the YMCA of Greater Brandywine and the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA

(these internships are offered for the second and third rotations within the program)

Child development aide
The Aide is responsible for providing a safe and caring environment for children while in YMCA care.

Provide custodial services per Facility Manager, assuring building meets excellence requirements.

Fitness center attendant
Provide service to YMCA members in the fitness center to ensure the safety and risk management of the area and the members.

Member service greeter
Greets all members, prospective members and answer inquiries about programs and memberships.

Internships provided through hibu (more to be developed)

(these internships are offered for the second and third rotations within the program)

Human Resources assistant
Perform tasks such as alphabetizing and filing paperwork, purging documents, transferring folders between cabinets, creating new employee folders and stuffing/mailing offer letters and new employee packets.

Internships provided through DiOrio Agencies, State Farm (Malvern and Wayne)

(these internships are offered for the second and third rotations within the program)

Customer service representative
Tasks would include answer phone and direct calls; assist in creating direct mail lists; client information data entry; completing State Farm Back certification to assist in calls to clients regarding bank products. Would require completing some basic online courses and passing some relatively simple tests.

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