This list of internship sites has been developed for Towson University health care management majors enrolled in HCMN 495. Additional internship sites as well as details on the positions available at each, is available in the Collaborative Programs main office, located in Linthicum Hall, room 121. Please come to the office to view the most current files.
ACCESS Nursing Services is a large regional healthcare services firm. Our services include home healthcare for individuals, nurse staffing for hospitals, nursing homes and other organizations and Allied staffing services for healthcare organizations. We have offices in Manhattan and Westchester New York, Newark and Jersey City New Jersey in addition to our Lutherville office. Some representative customers include Baltimore County Department of Aging, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Veteran’s Administration, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland Medical System, St. Agnes Hospital and GBMC. We have earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for all of our services.
In its 71st year of service, CareFirst, is the largest regional health insurer. We have over 5,000 associates. CareFirst is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit health care company which, through its affiliates and subsidiaries, offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services to more than 3.2 million individuals and groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. Through its CareFirst Commitment initiative and other public mission activities, CareFirst supports efforts to increase the accessibility, affordability, safety and quality of health care throughout its market areas.
Potential interns must have GPA of 3.25 or higher.
With all that Edenwald offers inside our community and all that’s waiting outside, throughout Towson and beyond, it’s easy to see why residents find life here fulfilling. The Edenwald community provides a wide range of services with a commitment to meet our residents’ needs. In fact, many of the necessities of daily life, from dining to banking to a general store, are available without ever leaving Edenwald’s building. Edenwald residents are attracted to our thriving Towson neighborhood. They enjoy going out on their own to experience the multitude of cultural, recreational, educational and civic activities that are available nearby and in the surrounding area—Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and beyond. As a Lifecare community (also referred to as a continuing care retirement community), Edenwald residents know their future health care needs, if necessary, will be met with assisted living or comprehensive nursing care.
The company’s core business is developing and managing retirement communities. For middle-income people, the Erickson lifestyle offers unparalleled opportunities and is the best financial and health decision people can make. The Erickson network currently comprises 22 campuses. Twenty-three campuses in Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia are home to more than 21,000 people and employ more than 12,000. The company is currently developing new communities in the Denver area, Kansas City area, and in Ashburn, Virginia. It is also pursuing land acquisition opportunities across the U.S. The company’s annual overall growth in 2006 was 14.6%. A total of 2,431 people across the country moved to Erickson campuses last year, and the company added a total of 1,100 new employees nationwide in 2006.
The mission of GBMC HealthCare, Inc. is to provide medical care of the highest quality to each patient with a vision to be the leading community medical center in Maryland, committed to medical, professional and community education, and dedicated to the values of leadership, innovation, teamwork, compassion and excellence. GBMC has grown to become one of the most respected medical institutions in the state of Maryland. GBMC includes a 305-bed, sophisticated community hospital in Towson, plus a clinic in Baltimore City and clinics and hospital-owned physician practices at the Towson campus. GBMC is unique in many ways, particularly its specialization in state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment and technologies, usually found exclusively in the realm of academic institutions. As the busiest surgical center in Maryland, GBMC is also one of the top surgical hospitals in the U.S.
Physician Practice Management and Greater Baltimore Medical Associates
Good Samaritan, a 346-bed adult care community teaching hospital, provides comprehensive services which include intensive and cardiac care units, an expanding number of innovative medical and surgical capabilities, and primary care physicians and specialists who are rated tops in their fields.
LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital Center, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Jewish Convalescent & Nursing Home and their subsidiaries and affiliated units, including LifeBridge Health & Fitness and the LifeBridge Medical Care Centers in Eldersburg, Mays Chapel and Reisterstown. Both Sinai and Northwest remain acute-care general hospitals with complementary clinical centers of excellence. As one of the largest, most comprehensive and most highly respected providers of health-related services to the people of the Northwest Baltimore region, LifeBridge Health advocates preventive services, wellness and fitness services and programs to educate and support the communities it serves
Established in 1988 to respond to the nursing shortage, Maxim Healthcare Services carries with it a rich tradition of providing superior service. Our company has grown from a small team of eager Recruiters to a corporation with satisfied clients in nearly every corner of the nation. The success behind the evolution of Maxim’s growth is our demand for excellence in recruitment, retention, and customer care. Our performance history speaks for itself and our clients can rest assured that the future brings with it new opportunities for continued success.
Mercy Health Services (MHS) is a University affiliated integrated health system sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. MHS includes a 250-bed, 21 neonatal bassinet, 29 subacute bed medical center (Mercy Medical Center) offering a full continuum of outpatient and ambulatory services, a 448-bed nursing home (Stella Maris), a continuing care retirement community (Mercy Ridge), a primary and specialty physician organization, a community health network, business health services, home care, sub acute care and hospice. Representative intern duties and projects include: broad exposure to healthcare, rotate through various departments and services with hands-on experience where appropriate, management exposure at various levels, attend meetings with and shadow preceptor.
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IPIW physicians are renowned throughout the state of Maryland for offering the most advance, minimally invasive treatments for spine pain. IPIW is led by Dr. Maneesh Sharma, the Director of Pain Management for Good Samaritan Hospital as well as a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Medical University. Dr. Sharma has carefully selected his team to ensure the highest level of treatment for our patients. The IPIW staff work together to consistently provide individuals with a chance to regain their life, free of pain.
Sheppard Pratt, a not-for-profit behavioral health system, is dedicated to the improvement of mental health in the community by serving the needs of individuals, families and organizations. Sheppard Pratt Health System is a private, non-profit behavioral health organization that provides a full range of services in a variety of settings to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Headquartered in Towson, Maryland, just outside of Baltimore, Sheppard Pratt has 1500 employees and programs in eleven counties of Maryland and in Baltimore City. In 1998 Sheppard Pratt Health System provided approximately 260,000 units of service, which describes patient days of hospitalization, partial hospitalization, or in a residential treatment program, respite, or a special education school operated by Sheppard Pratt.
St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation, Inc., through the effort of its Board members and staff, seeks the philanthropic support of the community served by St. Joseph Medical Center. A subsidiary of St. Joseph Medical Center and a member of Catholic Health Initiatives, St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation was founded by the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia and the St. Joseph Medical Center Board of Directors. Healthcare for all of God’s people, especially the poor, underserved and elderly, remains an important pledge of St. Joseph Medical Center and, thus, the Foundation.
The name Johns Hopkins has become synonymous with excellence in research and patient care. Its science and medical programs earn more federal research dollars than any other medical institution in the country. Since its opening in 1973, our Cancer Center has led the world in deciphering the mechanisms of cancer and new ways to treat it. The strength of our research and treatment programs was recognized early on by the National Cancer Institute, becoming one of the first to earn comprehensive cancer center status and recognition as a “Center of Excellence.” One of only 40 cancer centers in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has active programs in clinical research, laboratory research, education, community outreach, and prevention and control. The Kimmel Cancer Center is the only Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state of Maryland
Union Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute care teaching hospital with a strong emphasis on cardiac care, orthopedics and sports medicine. As one of the region's top specialty hospitals, Union Memorial has been caring for members of the community for more than 150 years. We are renowned for the Curtis National Hand Center, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Heart Institute, and Union Memorial Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services including diabetes and endocrine center, eye surgery center, general surgery, oncology, thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.
Our excellence in cardiovascular and orthopedic care has earned national recognition from Thomson Reuters (Top Hospitals®: Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success) and U.S. News & Report (America's Best Hospitals). Union Memorial is a member of MedStar Health, a non-profit, regional health care system with a community-based network of eight hospitals and other healthcare services in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. region. Union Memorial is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Primary Stroke Center and the Hand Trauma Center for the state of Maryland.
Williamsport Retirement Village has been recognized as a leader in providing thoughtful and dignified care to older adults since it was first established in 1972 by Brooke Grove Foundation, Inc., a non-profit health care organization. It was brought into existence through a sincere desire to provide compassionate care for elderly people who could no longer live by themselves or with loved ones. Williamsport Retirement Village offers: Assisted Living, a Nursing Home, Alzheimer's and Memory Care, as well as Rehabilitation and Respite Care.