Intern - LifeWork Strategies

Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 11, 2021
Ref
R-015682
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks an Intern to work in our LifeWork Strategies department who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

LifeWork Strategies' mission is to deliver a continuum of excellent Employer Health Services and management products to effectively control health care costs and improve the physical, mental and spiritual health and well-being of the clients and stakeholders. LifeWork Strategies provides Employee Assistance Programs and Well-being Services to Adventist HealthCare employees and the business community in DC, VA, and MD.

As an intern, you will:
• Support organizations in their efforts to maintain a healthy and productive workforce
• Provide health education directly to employees
• Create initiatives specific to personal health interests
• Utilize social media and other channels of communication to engage clients
• Learn and conduct health screenings (Blood Pressure, Body Composition, etc.)
• Gather screening data to compile aggregate reports
• Participate in annual and seasonal on-site health and wellness events
• Design and implement well-being programs and disease management programs
• Assist in the development of well-being strategies that contribute to cost savings
• Learn about workplace well-being in light of new healthcare reform and new health trends

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Full-time days; M-F, 40 hours per week.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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