Job Information

Sutter Health Administrative Intern Temporary in San Francisco, California

Position Overview:

The Administrative Healthcare Internship is a 10-12 week program that provides an outstanding opportunity for Master's prepared individuals to learn from excellent preceptors and to work in one or more areas of administrative specialization: acute care hospitals, medical groups/foundations and ambulatory care environments in an integrated, not-for-profit health care system. Administrative Interns gain experience and develop an in-depth understanding of operations and strategic initiatives through project work and direct participation in management activities. Exposure to the various healthcare environments enables Administrative Interns to gain a broad base of understanding regarding the challenges facing health care delivery systems and additionally to develop valuable skills that will better prepare them to assume leadership roles in the health care industry.


Education, Licensures and Certifications

  • Student must be actively enrolled in a health related or business graduate degree program to qualify as an Intern. Required

  • Undergraduate degree in business or a health-related field

  • At the time of application, one must have an undergraduate degree in business or a health-related field and one must be a current graduate student of an accredited university in the first year of an MBA-healthcare focused, MHA, MPH, JD or highly desired are MSN with a dual degree MBA, MHA and/or MPH Graduate Degree Program(s)


  • Experience in the healthcare industry is preferred.

  • Experience in the healthcare industry is helpful, as is experience analyzing complex issues and recommending appropriate/meaningful and fiscally sound solutions required.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of current issues affecting the healthcare industry desired, as is awareness of applicable legal and accreditation requirements, standards and guidelines

  • Knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma approaches to process improvement and fundamentals of project management are preferred.

  • Must have excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation), problem solving and analytical skills required to formulate and recommend creative solutions to diverse and complex problems.

  • Computer skills also required, including use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.

  • Organization and prioritization are skills required

  • Assignments may consist of considerable complexity and variety, which require the application of independent judgment and initiative.

Organization: California Pacific Medical Center

Employee Status: Temporary

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 4 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.