Glen Ridge High School
International Business Internship Program
Our Life-Changing Project
Class of 2022
My name is Eloise Wyatt and I am a freshman at Glen Ridge High school. I am so thankful to be working on this amazing project that will help better the lives of others.
I am the auxiliary chair for our team. In addition to this project, I play field hockey, lacrosse, and track. I am also involved in various clubs including Girls Learn International, French club, The Girls Club of Glen Ridge, Feminist club, cupcakes for cancer, and Sharing the Arts. Additionally, education is my main priority and I take honors classes.
I am looking forward to continuing to my work for the International Business Program and help to benefit the lives of others.
Class of 2022
My name is Ashley Woertz and I am a freshman attending Glen Ridge High School. I am serving my IBIP team as the Team Leader.
Currently, I have set my academics at the highest priority and am taking all Honors classes. I regularly participate in clubs including Girls Club (a community service club), Girls Learn International, Spanish Club, and Sharing the Arts. Outside of school, I am a Girl Scout with my Bronze Award and will be obtaining my Gold Award during my Freshman and Sophomore school years. Over the past few summers, I have been studying Marine Biology and Oceanography at Sail Caribbean and have earned my American Sailing Association 101 and 103 certifications. I play field hockey, winter track, and spring track for my high school along with club field hockey on New Heights Field Hockey Club.
I look forward to working with the IBIP program and am prepared to devote my perceptions and lead my group. I believe we will be very successful with this amazing team and can’t wait to see what we can accomplish.
Class of 2022
My name is Mia Manzo and I attend the Glen Ridge High School, as a freshman. The clubs I participate in are the girls club of glen ridge, cupcakes for cancer, varsity field hockey and swimming, girls learn international, French club, sharing the arts, I was apart of the student council and will be running next year, and I play club field hockey for New Heights. I also participate in an internship program in the summer. It is at the University of Texas medical and science center.
I am thrilled to be working on this amazing project and cannot wait to better the lives of many different people. I don’t just value sports, I also value education. I take almost all honor classes and I am most interested in science. I hope to go into genetics when I’m older.
I am the Nigerian partnership chair for our team and I truly love it. I am so happy I was asked to do this and am looking forward to making a big impact in someone's life.
Class of 2022
My name is Cara Stievater and I’m a freshman at the Glen Ridge High School.
I’m currently playing Junior Varsity field hockey and basketball. I am an active participant in the French and Spanish clubs, Girls club, Girls Learn International, Cupcakes for Cancer, Sharing the Arts, and the Feminist club. Over the weekend I play for the NJ Spartans which is a club field hockey team. When it comes to academics I try to challenge myself and have been doing all honors.
I’m very excited to begin a future with the International Business Internship Program and I will be working hard as the Special Projects Chair along with my devoted teammates.
Class of 2022
My name is Rachel Shepps, and I am a freshman at Glen Ridge High School. I am very excited to help our group through being the fundraising manager.
I enjoy playing tennis, and I am very enthusiastic about giving back to the community. I am in a bunch of volunteer clubs such as girls club, where I get to help people through a number of different organizations. I believe it is important to not only take care of our community but also our environment, which is why I am also involved in the Environmental club. I am also in other clubs such as French club where I get to immerse myself in another language and culture.
I am very excited to work in this program because I love being able to learn about other people all over the world and make our home a better place.
Class of 2022
My name is Holly Vincent and I attend Glen Ridge High School. I am a freshman there and am very active in my community.
I regularly attend various club meetings, including those for Girls Learn International and the Girls Club of Glen Ridge. In addition to clubs, I participate in sports. I am a member of the
varsity field hockey team and I also play basketball. I am also taking all honors classes this year.
Within this program, my role is as the College Assistance Chair. I am very excited to be a part of this project and to be changing lives for the better. I look forward to learning more about culture, problem-solving, and myself through this project.
Class of 2022
My name is Grace Janofsky and I am a freshman at Glen Ridge High School. I take many honors classes and school is always my priority.
I am a part of Girls Learn International, Girls club, and Spanish club. I currently play junior varsity soccer, basketball, and track.
I am very excited to be a part of this program and to be participating as the media chair. I am intrigued by technology and am elated to be helping people in need. I am glad that throughout this program I can learn about working with a team, learning about the culture, and learning how to solve problems.
Our Business Partner: Shifa Royal Hospital
Business Owner: Zubairu Abubakar Madaki
Business Location: Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria
Story of the Business
The hospital’s Administrative Department manages clinical and administrative functionalities within the hospital towards ensuring that the hospital constantly delivers top quality service while remaining financially viable.
The Nursing Department is saddled with the responsibilities of overseeing all nursing activities in the hospital, which includes both Nursing and Midwifery.
The Laboratory Department performs a wide variety of tests using available technology. Those working in the lab analyze common tests such as malaria, viral infections, glucose, cholesterol, liver and heart enzymes, thyroid tests, and hormone tests.
The Accounting Department is a multidimensional entity of the hospital that maintains and monitors the hospitals financial reporting system. The Department provides accurate and timely financial reports to the hospital staff and administration. They are responsible for Accounts Payable, Payroll, and the development of all financial statements and reports.
The Pharmacy Department at the hospital is responsible for all medicines produced and dispensed to outpatients, day patients and inpatients. Pharmacists work as part of the clinical team to dispense medications. They are responsible for ensuring that correct medicines are prescribed, devising and supervising treatment plans for patients and providing information about medicines to staff and patients.
The Medical Records Department at the hospital provides an essential service to the patients and doctors which involves the distribution, storage, security, maintenance, repair and destruction of medical records in accordance with national guidelines. The library holds all patient records and is a ‘closed’ library, only accessible to approved staff needing to collect records for patient attendances, including clinics and planned and emergency admissions.
The Procurement Department provides a purchasing and supplies service across the Hospital and acts as a procurement agent for medical staff.
The Procurement Department’s Issues:
Support researching grants and companies that help supply medical supplies to rural communities in Nigeria.
Finding medical alternatives to collecting medications and drugs.
The Internal Audits Department strives to uses their technical knowledge and advisory recommendations to help groups manage operations more efficiently.
The Internal Audit Department’s Issues:
Developing a way for the department to identify strengths and weaknesses in processes quickly and make practical recommendations, which can save the hospital time and money on a variety of matters, including compliance and expenditure controls, patient billing and collections, system development and implementation, organizational structure, as well as information systems audit and controls.
Security staff make sure that hospitals and clinic sites are accessible and safe for patients, visitors and staff. They also protect buildings and valuable equipment. The Security Department that works 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help make the hospital safe and secure.
The Security Department’s Issues:
Developing an enforceable code of behavior for all patients and visitors.
Developing policies for identification check for everyone entering the hospital.
Providing appropriate training for staff, both initially and periodically to ensure that all minors and safe while in the hospital.
The hospital’s Cleaning Department is responsible for the regular and routine cleaning of all surfaces and maintaining a high level of hygiene in the facility in collaboration with the Infection Control Committee.
The Cleaning Department’s issues:
Classifying the different hospital areas by varying need for cleaning;
Developing policies for appropriate cleaning techniques: procedures, frequency, agents used, etc. for each type of room, from highly contaminated to the most clean and ensuring that these practices are followed.
Providing appropriate training for all departmental staff, both initially and periodically to assess competencies are maintained or when a new technique, product or piece of equipment are introduced;
Establishing methods for the cleaning and disinfection of the patient’s bed, mattress and pillow.
Determining the frequency for the washing/disinfection of privacy curtains, walls, floors and furniture.
Continuing program for staff training. The program should stress personal hygiene, the importance of frequent and careful washing of hands, and cleaning methods (e.g., the sequence of rooms, correct use of equipment, dilution of cleaning chemicals and disinfectants, etc.)
About the Owner: Zubairu Abubakar Madaki
Shifa Royal Hospital Bauchi was established and commission on the 23rd March 2013 by Dr Zubairu Abubakar Madaki.
The hospital has ten (10) bed capacities and it offers services such as outpatient, general surgical, obstetric and gynaecological including family planning, laboratory, pharmaceutical services among others. It is recently accredited as one of the health care providers by the National Health Insurance Scheme.
The hospital has ten (10) bed capacities and it offers services such as outpatient, general surgical, obstetric and gynaecological including family planning, laboratory, pharmaceutical services among others. It is recently accredited as one of the health care providers by the National Health Insurance Scheme. of Bauchi populace and its environs irrespective of age, sex, race, tribe, religion, ethnic background, and social status.
To be one of the leading healthcare facility in Bauchi and its environs through the provision of friendly and affordable healthcare services.