Each year, Dr. David Kavesteen of Heart and Health PLLC in Babylon, NY offers a summer internship for pre-health students at his Cardiology Practice. As interns, students have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience as medical assistants or they can learn about the management/business side of running a medical practice as an office assistant.

Typically, student interns are: Pre-Medical, Pre-PA, Pre-Nursing, or any other Pre-Health related field. Previous medical assisting experience, though helpful, is not required. However, students should have some academic background in science, medicine or health-care and have an intent to pursue a career in the medical/health care field. At successful completion of internship, a letter of recommendation will be awarded. Each internship runs for 3-months during spring, summer, winter and fall sessions. An interview is required to intern at Heart and Health Medical!

Interns will gain experience with:

  • Taking Blood Pressure
  • EKGs
  • Stress Tests
  • PFT (Pulmonary Function Test)
  • PVR (Pulse Volume Recording)
  • Metabolism Tests
  • INR Testing
  • Recording Medical Histories
  • Proper Patient Interaction and Evaluation
  • IMS Computer Document System
  • Assisting/Shadowing Physician and Physician Assistant
  • Community Awareness and Volunteer Oppotunities
  • Marketing and Advertising¬†(Office Assistant Interns)

Applications are now being accepted. Please check the “Apply” link for more details.

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