MBA Intern, Patient Service Operations (Summer 2021)

Deerfield, IL, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

The HorizonTherapeutics Internship Program offers aspiring professionals an opportunity to build a strong foundation of business acumen, technical skills, and knowledge about the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to providing program participants with experience-based learning, multidimensional assignments, targeted training, and continual coaching and development.

Role Summary:

The Intern, Patient Services Operations will conduct benchmarking to build a best in class training program and assist the Director in developing a patient service specific curriculum. This individual will also work closely with the Patient Services Trainer when they are hired. The objectives of the Patient Services team are to ensure access to the company's medications, educate patients about disease-specific resources available to them, help patients maintain access to adequate insurance, ensure safe therapy starts on the company's medications, and to help patients maintain therapy compliance and adherence.

  • Learn about patient access barriers including, insurance coverage, reimbursement, site of care, healthcare reform, and other pertinent issues regarding access to healthcare
  • Support cross-functional teams in the development of new patient educational and marketing that address new patient and provider needs
  • Monitor current trends and patient service policy decisions to evaluate impact on Horizon's approach
  • Gain a broad understanding of the overarching pharmaceutical business landscape
  • Partner with internal cross-functional groups to drive the success of strategic and tactical objectives
  • Strengthen communication, writing, and analytical skills

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • First year graduate student working towards a Master's degree in Business
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Facility with key performance metrics and data analysis
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, communication skills, problem-solving skills, and an ability to thrive in a cross-functional team setting
  • Self-starter attitude
  • Ability to work individually and handle self-driven projects efficiently
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Professional demeanor
  • Excellent presentation and power point skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent

  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality

  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.