Intern Population Health in Brentwood, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 4/22/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

LifePoint Health- Health Support Center


The Intern, Population Health will be exposed to population health program and assist in the day-to-day operations of LifePoint Health's Population Health Strategy. This position is responsible for supporting initiatives through project management, data & analytics, and communication materials that emerge from LifePoint's Population Health strategy.

Program Structure:

Over the course of 3-5 months, Internship Students will provide operational and administrative support across multiple different value-based programs and initiatives that are currently ongoing at LifePoint Health. The Population Health Internship program will provide meaningful opportunities to expand knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Bundled Payments

  • Accountable Care Organizations / Clinically Integrated Networks

  • Healthcare Analytics

  • Quality Measure Performance

  • Provider and Patient Engagement

  • Primary Care Strategy

  • Post-Acute Strategy

Internship Students will be exposed to a wide variety of special projects and processes, with the ability to lead individual projects with an appropriate mentor. Additionally, the Internship Student is guided by their program director, who will work closely with their University’s departmental supervisor, as appropriate. Bi-weekly review will be held to discuss the intern’s work, projects, and new knowledge or skills learned.

The Internship experience will provide exposure and deepen their understanding of the healthcare industry within the Population Health space. Once the internship is completed, Internship Students will have an enhanced ability to communicate key terms and activities, as well as perform daily functions that aid Population Health activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satis­factorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Develop and deliver training and education on a variety of program related matters.

  • Provide project management oversight on ongoing projects and its established timelines.

  • Assist Business Owners and associated teams in the development/submission of administrative documents.

  • Provide ongoing support of data and analytic projects.

  • Aid processes and accountability for continuous improvements within population health analytics portfolio.

  • Build, track, report key performance indicators (KPI) with stated goals to ensure long term success.

  • Clearly communicate expectations and provide input and guidance to Business Owners on ways to measure the realized benefits of completed projects.

  • Develop subject matter expertise on matters pertaining to performance-based payments, bundled payments, Accountable Care Organizations, payer partnerships, narrow/tiered networks, and clinical integration.

Additional Information:

Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and ven­dors.

Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.

Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA). Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Education: Within one year of earning a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or Finance required. Or currently pursuing an advanced busi­ness degree.

Experience: LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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