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Intermountain Healthcare Information Systems - Apprentice / Student Intern (Summer 2022) in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description:

This apprentice/intern for Summer 2022 supports an Information Systems department by performing tasks or assisting with assigned projects, allowing the intern to gain an understanding of technology and processes. Multiple opportunities exist in the following roles:

Software Engineers

Software Engineer in Test

UI/UX Developers

Data Engineer/Architects

Quality Engineering Analysts

Technical Analysts

Business Analysts

Security Analysts

Candidates will have opportunity to be part of exciting areas such as TeleHealth, Provider Digital Experience, Consumer Digital Front Door, Clinical System Engineering, Master Data Management, Security and others while gaining valuable experience in health care information technology.

If State laws permit, remote work is an option for this position.

Starts May-August 2022.


The Information Systems Apprentice participates and is involved in a variety of projects that support the needs of the department / facility. 

The position works with the members of the team to identify solutions and perform tasks that accomplish individual and team goals. 

They gain knowledge of the department’s / facility’s functions and may job shadow various roles within the department in order to understand their role in the organization and work with other members of the department / facility to accomplish assigned tasks. 

The position may also be responsible for project assistance and may be assigned one or more specific projects during the Apprenticeship. 

They will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the process and have accountability for the results / outcomes, working independently or as a member of a team to accomplish the tasks necessary to successfully complete the project, involving others when needed in a timely manner and work to meet project timelines.  This position will also provide staff operational / clerical support to the department / facility as needed. 

Apprenticeships require a business justification from each department and / or facility and must support projects or processes that add value to Intermountain.  This position is temporary by nature, lasting less than 12 months.  Temporary positions are not eligible for Intermountain’s benefits programs, PTO accrual or paid holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer hardware (pc, mouse, monitor, keyboard).

  • Valid driver's license or the ability to travel within the Intermountain system. (Position may often require individual to travel between facilities to provide support)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

  • Self-motivated and directed with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Strong customer service orientation with a keen attention to detail.

  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail and scheduling applications.

  • Experience in a role requiring effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Students in business or technical areas of study, who are in the first two years of an undergraduate program at an accredited institution. Education is verified.

  • Demonstrated understanding of troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and issue resolution techniques.

  • Demonstrated basic knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

  • Demonstrated basic understanding of networking fundamentals and active directory.

  • Demonstrated basic knowledge of industry standard word processing and spreadsheet software.


Physical Requirements:


Lake Park Building

Work City:

West Valley City

Work State:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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