Administrative Fellowship Program
Program Overview 

The SSM Health Administrative Fellowship is a 15-month competitive, paid, early careerist program based in St. Louis, MO. Successful candidates will receive hands-on practical and leadership work experience in a fast-paced, innovative, and dynamic organization committed to ensuring all people have access to high-quality affordable care – and an equal chance to achieve their optimal health. The Administrative Fellow will have opportunities to work on high-profile projects across operations, governance, strategic planning, human resources, care delivery, population health, and community partnerships across SSM Health’s four-state care delivery network.

Program Objectives

  • Broad exposure to a variety of management roles and relationships
  • Receive an exceptional learning experience that includes critical knowledge competencies and technical skills to grow and develop the next generation of transformational leaders who will carry out the Mission
  • Learn about the structure and operations of an integrated delivery system, experience the unique system and regional cultures, and acquire experience and skills by leading projects in a complex health delivery network
  • Develop a network of informal mentors through project work, observation, shadowing, and leadership development opportunities

Program Eligibility

  • Graduate of an accredited Master's level program in the fields of Health Care Administration, Health Services Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, Law, and/or Finance
  • ​​​​​​​Must have at least 1 – 2 years of work experience in health care
  • Ability to be physically present at our corporate location in St. Louis and occasionally travel to other regions in the system
  • Possess a valid driver's license and reliable mode of transportation for daily travel
  • Pass criminal background check, drug screen panel, and physical exam with documented proof of immunizations or titers

Program Length

  • 15 months in length and typically runs from mid-September – end of December of the following year
  • Candidates must be available to work full-time hours, Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


Program Benefits

  • Receive a competitive salary plus full-time benefits
  • Possibility of being offered a full-time position at SSM Health following the completion of the fellowship program


Program Selection Process

  • Complete SSM Health application and screening process
  • Complete an interview with the preceptor team
  • Complete an interview with members of the C-Suite
  • Fellowship participants will be identified for the program and notified 

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