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Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern

Good Samaritan HospitalProject SEARCH® is a unique business-led transition program designed for students with disabilities in their final year of school. It is targeted for students whose main goal is employment and who will benefit from career exploration. The cornerstone of the one school-year program is immersion into Good Samaritan Hospital. The students learn employability and job skills while participating in a variety of worksite rotations. Individualized job development and placement occurs based on the student’s experiences, strengths, and skills. Students are given support with accommodations, adaptations, and on-the-job coaching.

Types of Internships 

  • Book cart
  • Cafeteria/dish room
  • Call bell connect
  • Cardiac unit
  • Community garden
  • Emergency department
  • Environmental services
  • Front desk
  • Hospitality
  • Materials management
  • Medical library
  • Patient transportation
  • Radiology
  • Same day surgery
  • Weiss Renal Center

Typical Daily Schedule

Interns work a shift from 8:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., followed by 45 minutes of class time to learn work-based skills. They work a second shift from 11:45 a.m. - 1:40 p.m., then have a 20-minute afternoon meeting before dismissal.


  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Rockland BOCES
  • RCALD (Rockland County Association for Learning Disabilities)

Contact Information

Joyce Mucci
(845) 368-5534/(845) 624-5833

Kathleen Croughan
(845) 368-5534/(845) 624-5833

Dawn Kitz
(845) 368-5534/(845) 624-5833