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State of Massachusetts Quality Management (Contracted Student Intern) in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Department of Mental Health, Central Mass Area Quality Management Department in Worcester is seeking an eager and dynamic intern for the summer. The Quality Management Department ensures that the Area’s DMH services meet the Commonwealth’s standards for care as identified in policies, procedures, regulations, and community provider contracts. It maintains departmental documentation of dispositions on all Critical incident Reports (CIRs), Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPCs), Complaints, Decision Letters and Appeals. The department monitors Provider contractual guidelines, analyzes data related to service provision standards and plan quality improvements as indicated. The Intern will be responsible for assisting the staff with general departmental duties including, but not limited to, research, data entry, filing and generalcoordination. Intern Duties and Responsibilities * Assist with maintenance and organization of Quality Mgt. records * Assist with Quality Mgt. tasks and/or projects as they arise * Assist with data analysis regarding service provision * Fulfilling tasks as assigned Intern Preferred Skills and Qualifications * General computer skills including Microsoft Office and ability to navigate of computer systems and email software * Interpersonal / Soft Skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Organization * Self-motivated Learning Objectives Throughout the duration of the internship, the intern will learn:* * The agency mission and values * Quality Management roles, tasks and processes * Identify and define the common agency terminology *_Period of Service:_ May 28, 2024 through August 30, 2024 _Additional Information:_ Benefits are unavailable with the exception of sick leave accruals. All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit. The salary for this position is$18.00an hour. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Days Off: Saturday and Sunday _DMH Mission Statement:_ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. _Pre-Hire Process_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines, Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Employment & Staffing at 1 (800) 510-4122, Option 4. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Please see Preferred Qualifications. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Community and Social Services* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Quality Management (Contracted Student Intern) * Location: *Massachusetts-Worcester - 361 Plantation St Requisition ID: 2400053B