Under the guidance of professionals in a community mental health setting, students will increase their knowledge of Health Information Management (HIM) best practices. Students selected for the HIM Student Intern Volunteer role will shadow and assist the department with various projects related to maintaining client information and compliance. Individuals selected for this internship will apply skills acquired in school to assist with releases of information, scanning, project planning, and electronic health record edits. Additionally, individuals in this role will have opportunities to review best practices in a non-profit setting for a holistic internship experience.
Interns in this position will utilize critical thinking skills, creative problem solving, and practical communication skills to complete detail-oriented tasks and assignments that align with the HIM Department and the student's practicum or internship course's academic requirements.
Requirements and Additional Information:
Suitable for Students Pursuing a(n): Bachelors Degree
Suitable for Students Studying: Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, and/or Health Services Administration
Hours of Opportunity: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Monday through Friday
Available Slots: One
Application Note: Students who apply for the HIM Student Intern Volunteer position using the "Apply Now" button will land on an application titled "Administrative Student Intern Volunteer." Although the title is different, this is the application for the position.
In addition to the above requirements in the "Requirements and Additional Information" section, students selected for this position must provide the following:
- Three Professional References
- Official Transcript for your Current Program
- Signed Contingent Offer Letter
Students must also complete and pass the following:
- Background Checks
- Drug Screening
Additionally, interns will be required to attend a one-day orientation. This orientation will fall on a Monday and is scheduled with New Vista's Human Resources department upon completion and a successful review of all required materials. Students who are missing academic obligations such as courses or mandatory meetings will be provided with an Excused Absence Note.
Access to live New Vista hosted trainings spanning a variety of community mental health center topics
Participation in certain New Vista events such as wellness fairs
Access to the Employee Assistance Program