Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

DOH Intern - Correctional Health Nurse (Spring)

Sioux Falls, SD
 
Session: Spring (December - May)
Position Title: Correctional Health Nursing Intern
Supervisor: Jennifer Cobb
Agency: Department of Health - Correctional Health
Location: Sioux Falls - South Dakota State Penitentiary
*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description:
Intern will assist the nursing staff at the South Dakota State Penitentiary with miscellaneous nursing functions and assessing the medical needs of the male inmate population. Duties will include; observing patients for reactions to treatment or any unusual condition as care is delivered, reporting adverse conditions to a licensed nurse or RN, administering oral medications, entering data into the computer, and processing various forms and paperwork. Intern will assist with the implementation of the patient care plan.

Applicant must be enrolled in an LPN or RN program, willing to complete a Med Aid course (if necessary), and able to work a variety of shifts. Candidates will be subject to an extensive criminal background check and drug screening before employment as an intern.

Qualifications :
Applicant must be a full-time student at a college, university or technical institute at the time they apply. By the start of the internship, the applicant should have at least a sophomore standing or currently be enrolled at a technical institute and have completed one year (nine months).

Preference will be given to South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions.

Minimum Salary: $18.54

Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=EWF
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
*Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*

DOH Intern - Correctional Health Nurse (Spring)