Six Jefferson School of Nursing undergraduate students were selected to participate in the Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Nursing Internship Program this summer. The 10-week program offers student interns paid, temporary positions in a community clinic or a health care or insurance administration setting.
The six Jefferson School of Nursing students who are participating in the program and their internship locations are:
Christine Black, CMC Pediatric Case Management at IBC
Carmen Low, Team 2 Utilization Management at IBC
Michelle Martin, Clinical Precertification at IBC
Marleina Pluguez, Clinical Precertification at IBC
Barbara Saba, Delaware Valley Community Health Inc., a clinic in North Philadelphia
Stephanie Okeke, Rising Sun Health Center, a clinic in northeast Philadelphia
“This is a magnificent opportunity for Jefferson nursing students to learn and gain valuable real-world experience in healthcare insurance administration and public health,” says Beth Ann Swan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Dean, Jefferson School of Nursing. “We thank IBC for their continued support of nursing students, practicing nurses and the nursing community at large."