Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.
Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change.
At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.
The Administrative Fellow (Fellow) provides expanded capacity, supplies new ideas and contributes to organizational goals by developing, planning and implementing work individually and as part of diverse teams under the direction of a Salem Health executive (Preceptor). The Fellow assists with the development and implementation of strategy and tactics that advance various projects, performs analyses or other technical functions, prepares reports and summaries for executives, attends various meetings (administrative, board and committees) and executes project plans. A Fellow manages his or her project(s) to a timely completion and does both strategically and operationally important work for the organization. He or she may also act as a project or team leader.
Salem Health’s one-year Administrative Fellowship Program develops and prepares leaders for careers in the healthcare industry through exposure to the Lean Management system. The program helps prepare the Fellow for success through an interactive experience to develop and apply the Administrative Fellow’s knowledge and skills by working on administrative projects in: governance, operations, quality/safety, ambulatory care, policy, finance, strategy, marketing, human resources and population management. Each one-year fellowship experience is individually tailored in collaboration between the Fellow and Preceptor to meet the Fellow’s and Salem Health’s specific and current objectives.
Salem Health will consider applicants who need the Fellowship to align with a year-long residency program requirement.
To be considered for this position please attach/ upload (as one document) the following: Resume, a cover letter addressed to the Fellowship Selection Committee, a copy of your transcript, and three signed letters of recommendation (minimum one academic and one professional). If you have questions or issues with uploading please contact the Recruiter, Taylor Hermes at Taylor.Hermes@salemhealth.org
Administrative Fellow Timeline
Position Open - 10/16/2018
Position Closed (no longer accepting applications) – 12/14/2018
First round of interviews – 1/7/2019 – 1/11/2019
Second (final) round of interviews – 2/4/2019 – 2/11/2019
Official offer extended – 2/2019
Minimum Qualifications Include:
• Master’s degree required.
• MHA/MBA/MHSA/MPH degree from CAHME/AUPHA accredited program.
• On-track to complete Master’s degree prior to June/July start date.
• Minimum two years of part-time or one (1) year full-time work experience in any industry required.
• Involvement in professional organizations in the field of healthcare administration preferred.
• Experience in a clinical, clerical, administrative or other healthcare profession preferred.
• Volunteer or not-for-profit industries experience preferred.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States. Salem Health is not able to support VISA sponsorships.
In order to be considered for this position, your resume must reflect all relevant licenses, certifications, education, and experience noted in the requirements and minimum qualification sections of this job posting. Without this information, candidates cannot be considered for positions to which they may be qualified.
Please note: Six furlough days per year are currently in effect for designated departments. Employees in their first twelve months of a benefit eligible position are generally exempted from mandatory furlough days.