Intern - Biomed - York Hospital - Days

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 50797

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General Summary:
Biomed Intern, under general direction, the program is designed to provide qualified Graduate Level students with exposure to the Healthcare Market in South Central Pennsylvania and project experience in a large, integrated healthcare delivery system. The internship will be project based, with projects being selected by WellSpan leadership prior to internship start. Opportunities will be arranged for the student to learn about all aspects of healthcare delivery. At the end of the program, Interns will have the opportunity to present their projects to senior leaders in the Health System. The position will run from May through August.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential jobs:
1 Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with management and staff throughout the Hospital and the System.
2 Applies process improvement principles and quality improvement tools and techniques to identified processes/systems/ tasks.
3 Provides regular updates to appropriate members of the entity management team regarding progress and barriers.
4 Applies analytical methods for problem solving and operations improvement.
5 Develops and provides presentations/deliverables for projects.
6 Participates in policy and procedure and Business Model development.

Department Description:

The BioMedical Department at WellSpan Health's primary responsibilites are to adjust, install, maintain, repair and provide technical support for biomedical equipment. It is our responsibility to evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of equipment in all WellSpan facilities. Some examples of equipment that our department is responsible for include:

Various models of Infusion pumps
Service and repair both mono and bi-phasic defibrillators
Enterprise-wide patient monitoring system
A wide variety of surgical lasers
All operating room equipment, heart lung bypass unit and the anesthesia machines
Hemodialysis equipment
Stretchers and Beds for all areas of the hospital
Imaging modalities including first pass repair on MRI and CAT Scanners.
We also service general x-ray equipment, ultrasound machines, mammography and film processors.
Required Skills

College student

Currently enrolled in a Biomed program


Summer and college breaks


Responsible for attaching passive tracking equipment and verifying asset already in medical equipment database across WellSpan sites.


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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