Northwest Narrative Medicine Collaborative Student Internship (Remote Work Summer 2024)

Lewis & Clark College

Oregon, United States Full-time in Healthcare & Medical
    • Job ID 1647169

    Job Description

    Attention Applicant: If you have previously been hired by Lewis & Clark College for a prior position, please close this window and log into your Workday account using your LC credentials and apply through the Talent and Performance icon on the home page. Supervisory Organization: Alexis Rehrmann Department: 5420 Non Work Study, Center for Community and Global Health Dates of employment: 2024-05 08-16 JOB PURPOSE The mission of Northwest Narrative Medicine Collaborative is to bring health care professionals, patients, clinicians, caregivers, students, academics, artists,and scholars together, to learn, practice and teach in a narrative medicine community. The work of this grassroots organization is run by a group of dedicated volunteers and the intern will work closely with a number of them, including board and committee members. The intern will provide crucial program and organizational support. PREREQUISITES FOR ELIGIBILITY A demonstrable interest and engagement in the topics of health and healing. An ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those whose stories are undertold in healthcare institutions. A preference for an applicant who has completed Narrative Scribe Training with Northwest Narrative Medicine Collaborative, attended a community of practice, or other narrative medicine event with the organization. A self-directed person with willingness to jump in and try, and the skills and courage to ask questions when they arise. Preference for applicants who are rising Third or Fourth Year students at Lewis & Clark College. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Program Support CollabLAB: Attend monthly meetings: Tuesday, June 4, Thursday, July 11, Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. PST via Zoom. Write a summary of topics discussed, references shared, synopsis of writing prompts/responses, and take-away points to share with the larger collabLAB community. Send summary to collabLAB facilitator for review within 5 days. Once approved by the facilitator, share out. Community of Practice: third Tuesday of the month, May 21, June, 25, July 16, 6:00-7:30 pm (mostly via Zoom, occasionally in-person in Portland). Provide Zoom support and be available to scribe within the session if requested. Create an IG post to share the experience in the week following the event. Organizational Support Gather and format digital content for website updates, IG posts, monthly newsletter. Google Workspace: Work with NWNMC leadership to set up and execute a functional google workspace. At the conclusion of the internship, share lessons and learnings from the experience back with the LC community, including communicating with incoming Fall NWNMC intern. SCHEDULE Up to 12 hrs/week for 10 weeks through Summer (mid-May through mid-August) This position is remote, though some events will take place in Portland. Regular weekly schedule is communicated and mutually agreed upon by LC Intern and NWNMC, and flexible when need be. Schedule will include a bi-monthly supervisory meeting with Lewis & Clark’s Center for Community and Global Health’s Community Engagement Coordinator. RATE OF PAY Paid hourly minimum wage in accordance with Portland, Oregon metro area rates: $15.45/hr Internship hours will be paid directly through Lewis & Clark College and submitted weekly in Workday for review and approval. RESUME AND COVER LETTER Please submit a resume or CV A cover letter which addresses the question: What is your interest in working with Northwest Narrative Medicine Collaborative? Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX coordinators. () Reasonable Accommodation Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Eligibility to Work In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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