Clinical Nursing Education Summer 2020 Intern

  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Quality
  • Intern - Days - Varied Hours, 8-5pm
  • Administrative
  • Posted: September 16, 2019
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We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.
Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.
Mission Statement
Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.

Diversity and Inclusion:
Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.

Provides support to the Inter-Professional Education Team on daily tasks and projects, which will give the intern gainful experience in the Hospital Administration and Nursing Education field and inter-professional practices.
Internship Type:
This is a part time, unpaid internship.
Essential Intern functions: The Clinical Nursing Education Internship will be tailored to match the intern’s skills and help in developing new skills in the hospital administration and education field. A sampling of job assignments and projects are listed below. The intern may work in all of these areas or just a few.
  • Designs education utilizing evidence based practice.
  • Conducts research.
  • Assists with continuing education credits in nursing.
  • Supports inter-professional team by providing administrative support.
  • Reviews policies and procedures.
  • Tracks data for educational offerings.
  • Assists in coordinating education events
Essential Intern Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements):
  • Completed course work in Nursing and Business field. Student should be a senior level student at an accredited Nursing College.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel Point and Outlook. 
  • Proven ability to create graphs, forms and databases and summarize results.
  • Internet and web experience.
  • Research experience.
  • Competent language, spelling, and grammar skills with the ability to proof business documents.
  • The ability to demonstrate initiative and responsibility, perform multiple tasks, attend to detail, meet deadlines, adapt quickly to changes, and respond well to feedback.
  • Good interpersonal and telephone skills.
  • Physical Demands:   Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)
Work Schedule
20-40 hours per week for a 10-12 week period. Actual hours and duration of internship will be determined at the time of position being awarded.

Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.

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