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Newborn Screening Intern

  • 511519
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Internship

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

COME JOIN US! The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

NEWBORN SCREENING INTERN

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

JOB LOCATION:

Address:  150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

** In Person **

 

POSTING DETIALS:

- The Newborn Screening (NBS) intern will join our team for 20 - 40 weeks, working 10 -15 hours each week

- Start date - As soon as you’re ready we can accommodate your class schedule so that you may work during business hours.

-You will need to upload a copy of your resume, transcripts, and cover letter explaining how your skills are a good fit for this position, must have a current GPA standing of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

- Compensation based on education and experience

 

JOB SUMMARY:

We are seeking a talented and engaged intern who is working toward a degree and wants to develop beyond the classroom!

You would be a great fit if you have excelled in courses (both lecture and laboratory) such as Molecular Biology, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and General Genetics or if you are working toward a Bachlor of Science in the above fields.

In this role, you will be responsible for assisting the NBS program which comprises the laboratory, case management, and demographic sections. You will also have the opportunity to observe how a clinical laboratory operates, assist the laboratory with side duties, learn about data entry, and learn about case management for newborns in Arizona.

You will be coached and mentored by the office chief of the NBS program, and/or others on the team by collaborating with them on group projects. 

YOU WILL BRING THE FOLLOWING TO THE INTERNSHIP: 

- Strong verbal and communication skills

- Knowledge of Google Workspace, including Google Sites, Forms, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive. 

- Knowledge of genetic disorders and molecular biology laboratory skills.

- Time management, organization, planning, and problem-solving skills.

- Ability to troubleshoot and identify potential technical challenges. 

 

YOU WILL GAIN THE FOLLOWING FROM THIS INTERNSHIP:

- Clinical laboratory experience. 

- Case management experience.

- Collaboration with a diverse team of professionals.

SELECTIVE PREFERENCES:

- Working towards a degree and strong desire to develop beyond the classroom. 

- Molecular biology, biochemistry laboratory experience.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

 

Contact Us: 

 internship@azdhs.gov

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.