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Student Internship / Telehealth

Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking an intern to work on a project which consists of assisting in decision making regarding the selection of telehealth equipment, software and applications to advance Chestnut's delivery of primary and behavioral health services. The internship is located at our Bloomington, IL facility.

To advance the work of the Fellow the Vice President of Strategy will meet with the intern weekly to advise, encourage and guide their work. This critical project will assist Chestnut in continuing to drive seamless, whole-person care, ensuring each individual's needs are met through comprehensive, coordinated clinical and administrative services. Sustainable telehealth services will enable us to provide comprehensive services to communities where access to quality care is limited or impossible to receive due to lack of local providers or other barriers such as lack of transportation or distance to the nearest provider.

Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

Responsibilities

Conduct a literature review of evidence based use of technology in primary care and behavioral health and the outcomes associated with their use, including but not limited to health apps such as TalkSpace, Lyra, BetterHelp, and retail counseling at stores such as Walmart) Work with clinical teams to determine the type of technology and equipment needed for support of provision of telehealth.
Research technology/equipment to meet the identified needs identified in #2.
Research technology that would enhance the patient and staff experience.
Make recommendations for new technology and equipment.

Qualifications

Must be participating in the Illinois State University Stevenson Center Fellowship program.

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington , Student Internship / Telehealth, Other , Bloomington, Illinois

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