PacificSource Health Plans

Health Equity and Diversity Intern

Job ID
Intern (Full Time)
Hiring Pay Range
$13.00 - $15.00
# of Openings


Supports the implementation of PacificSource Critical Initiative to advance health equity and diversity as a core community health strategy.


Essential Responsibilities: 

  1. Assists the Health Equity and Diversity Strategist in gathering material and information to support workforce diversity aims.
  2. Research and gather literature related to Criticial Intiative 12 (CI 12) - Business case for diversity, inclusion and health equity.
  3. Creates tool-kit and material to support an enterprise wide employee education plan around diversity, inclusion and health equity. 
  4. Other duties as assigned. 

Supporting Responsibilities:

  1. Meet department and company performance and attendance expectations.
  2. Follow the PacificSource privacy policy and HIPAA laws and regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected health information.
  3. Perform other duties as assigned.


Work Experience: Related educational experience in the field of Health Promotion, Health Science or related degree program preferred but not required. Ideal candidate is an undergraduate or recent graduate actively pursuing career in healthcare.


Education, Certificates, Licenses:  Required to be in a Master's level public health, social/human sciences or related program from an accredited collegiate institution.

Knowledge:  Must possess the knowledge and assume responsibility for performing the functions of the job.  Must perform and be responsible for the functions in a manner which promotes confidence in the person's abilities. Successful candidate will compile data and information, work directly with the Health Equity and Diversity Strategist/Community Engagement leadership on special projects that support the successful implementation of Critical Initiative 12.




Our Values

  • Adaptability
  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Building Strategic Work Relationships
  • Building Trust
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Work Standards



  • We are committed to doing the right thing.
  • We are one team working toward a common goal.
  • We are each responsible for our customers’ experience.
  • We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.
  • We actively participate in efforts to improve our communities-internal and external.
  • We encourage creativity, innovation, continuous improvement, and the pursuit of excellence.


Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel is required approximately 5% of the time.


Physical Requirements: This section should include the physical demands of the job. Please see HR if you make any changes to this section.  Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions.  Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.


Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.


PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.



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