Intern, Integration - Field (Healthcare Deployment and Chang

at Ascension Health in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States

Job Description


+ Department: Supply Chain

+ Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8-5P

+ Location: Chicago, Illinois – Partially Remote

The Resource Group has a robust 2024 internship program with several positions available for hire. Internship dates are from May 20 – August 9, 2024 . In order to provide the best candidate experience please apply to only ONE position. Should you be interested in multiple available positions you will be given the opportunity to share that during the interview process

This is an 80% onsite internship . For this role you must be located within driving distance of a facility in this market for the duration of the internship. Transportation to and from the facility is the responsibility of the intern.


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


The Resource Group, a subsidiary of Ascension, is a business transformation services organization that specializes in resource and supply chain management. The Resource Group transforms the resource and supply function within healthcare by delivering value to its customers and remaining rooted in the ideals of hospitality. We know success is measured by the satisfaction of our customers and believe in:

1) Hiring talent from all industries and demographics to foster innovation and diversity of thought

2) Investing in people who deliver long-term success to our Participants

3) Cultivating a culture of curiosity to encourage continuous learning and, in turn, transform the organizations we serve.

This internship falls within The Resource Group’s Change Management Solution. The Change Management Solution sustains value for our Participants through direct end-user engagement, clear communication, and connecting across the organizations we serve through C-suite representation. The associates within Change Management Solution collaborate to elevate resource and supply management ‘from the basement to the boardroom’ through their range of responsibilities. Throughout the 12-week experience, interns will work on unique personal projects, collaborate with other interns to solve organizational challenges, and learn new business & professional skills. Information about the responsibilities for this internship can be found below:

+ Collaborates with the local Integration team to support national initiatives and achieve local goals and savings targets through analytics, project planning, strategic communication, and tactical assistance

+ Leads in the identification, documentation, and reporting of local supply and purchased services savings

+ Supports local Integration team in aligning closely with regional Integration leaders, clinical end-users and key stakeholders to facilitate new product review and selection through local decision teams

+ Partners with local contracting counterparts to ensure alignment with national commitments, and helps drive contracting strategies to completion

+ Supports Integration team with case cost analysis to support market service line and clinical leaders in development of operational savings targets and department growth strategies

+ Leads market-level business reviews with key stakeholders to ensure alignment to meet business objectives

+ Develops support tools using advanced technical skills for implementation support, tracking, and reporting of performance metrics for supply expense improvement initiatives



+ High school diploma equivalency OR Enrolled in accredited program specific to discipline required.

Additional Preferences

+ College Junior year and above (ie, Supply Chain, Hospital Administration, Nursing or other healthcare related degree)

+ Willing to travel locally, as needed

+ Project Management experience & comfortable driving projects forward

+ Outstanding professionalism & presentation skills

+ Firm understanding of Analytics using Google Sheets, MS Excel,

+ Experience with SQL (or Mosaic) & Tableau (or other dashboard)

All Resource Group associates embody the following soft skills and attributes: Nice, Bright, High-Energy, Inclusive, Willing to Give Away Power, Inspired by Mission, Invigorated by Change.


Why Join Our Team

Ascension associates are key to our commitment of transforming healthcare and providing care to all, especially those most in need. Join us and help us drive impact through reimagining how we can deliver a people-centered healthcare experience and creating the solutions to do it. Explore career opportunities across our ministry locations and within our corporate headquarters.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) (\EEOC\KnowYourRights\10\20.pdf) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) (\EEOC\KnowYourRightsSp\10\20.pdf) poster.

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

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Job Posting: JC248188317

Posted On: Sep 20, 2023

Updated On: Nov 27, 2023

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