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Medical Services

RN, LPN, CMA, Medical Record

Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students


Minnesota Correctional Facility - Lino Lakes

MCF-Lino Lakes consists of a medium-security facility and two minimum-security units located outside the secure perimeter with a total population of 1,300 adult males. This facility has the highest concentration of educational and treatment programs in the DOC system. In many cases offenders serve the final phase of their sentence at MCF-Lino Lakes so they can obtain the services they need to prepare for release.

Internship Description

This internship is an opportunity to work in and support the Offender Health Services Unit. Medical Services provided on site include physician services, physician's assistant, dentist, lab, X-ray, psychiatric and psychological services, dietician, and basic nursing.

Sample Duties for RN/LPN/CMA

Medications: administer, order transcribe, stop dates, check-in

Schedule: appointments, referrals, lab

Immunizations: mantoux, flu vaccine

HIV counseling

Vitals: blood pressure, weight, EKG

Sample duties for Medical Records

Sort and file MARS, general filing

Pull files as needed, copy files as needed, and refile

Transcribe physician dictation

Type medical forms and items


Interns willwork under the Health Services director, with daily supervision by the RNs on duty.


Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program which offers course credit for internships. Desired programs of study include LPN, RN, Dietary, Lab, Medical Records. Interns must clear a security background check and agree follow department policies and procedures.

Length of Internship

Negotiable and Flexible: 12 weeks/24 hours per week desired

Application priority deadline date:

February 15 for Summer session

July 1for Fall session

October 15 for Winter/Spring session

Applications received by priority deadlines will be given first consideration. All other application will be considered based on position availability.

Note: This internship is unpaid

To Apply: Click hereto complete the DOC Internship Application. Follow the instructions on the first page to submit your application electronically.

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