The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1979. We are the leader in developing standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality care, and value for ambulatory health care through peer-based accreditation processes, education, and research. A certificate of accreditation is awarded to organizations that are found to be in compliance with AAAHC Standards.
AAAHC is accepting applications for full-time onsite intern positions for this Summer 2023 at our headquarters location in Deerfield, IL. This is a May/June – July/August program that requires 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday.
To be considered for an internship position, you must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate sophomore or junior student majoring in an applicable field for the 2022-2023 academic year. You will need to be available to work full time at AAAHC, Monday through Friday during the internship season.
AAAHC extends internship roles to college students who are seeking their bachelor’s degree in areas including but not limited to Business/Economics/Finance, Computer or Data Science including Cybersecurity, health care administration, or related certificate or concentrations.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to multi-task with demonstrated effective time management
· Critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
· Microsoft Office Proficient (i.e., WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint)
· Cybersecurity knowledge and/or CompTIA, A+, MCSE certifications preferred
AAAHC is the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation and serves as an advocate for the provision and documentation of high-quality health services, accomplished through the development of standards and through its survey and accreditation programs. With more than 6,100 organizations accredited, we serve a wide range of organizations including ambulatory surgery centers, office-based surgery centers, endoscopy centers, student health centers, medical and dental group practices, community health centers, employer-based health clinics, retail clinics, and Indian/Tribal health centers, among others.
Accreditation assesses the effectiveness of administering the delivery of appropriate, accessible, high-quality health care and services to a defined membership via provider networks and health care services. Accredited organizations demonstrate high-quality care in an environment that promotes patient safety.