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Medical Services - Willow River/Moose Lake

Medical Services
RN, LP, CMA, Medical records
Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students

Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility - Willow River/Moose Lake

MCF Moose Lake is a Medium Security Correctional Facility located in Moose Lake, MN on Interstate 35 about 100 miles north of the Metro area or 40 miles south of Duluth. The complex was originally built as a State Hospital and between 1988 and 1996 was remodeled to serve the correctional population. The facility now houses 870 adult male inmates who are involved in either work programs or educational programs during the day. Industry programs include garment manufacturing, woodworking or print shop. There is a complete educational program for inmates with programs from literacy to GED prep through vocational and college programs.

MCF- Willow Riveris known as the Challenge Incarceration Program. It is a boot camp style program that teaches cognitive skills along with physical training. It is a unique program in that it houses both male and female inmates. It is a minimum security program that inmates with non violent offenses can volunteer for to reduce their length of incarceration. The program has three phases, a 6 month boot camp, an intensive supervision release phase and a parole phase.

Internship Description: To work in the Inmate Health Services Unit. MCF-WR/ML has approximately 900 inmates. Medical Services provided on site include Physician services, Physician's assistant, Dentist, Lab, X-ray, Psychiatric and psychological services, dietician, basic nursing

Sample Duties: RN/LPN/CMA


Medications: Administer, order, transcribe, stop dates, check in


Schedule: appointments, referrals, lab


Immunizations: mantouxs, flu vaccines


HIV counseling


Blood pressures, weight, EKG

Sample Duties: Medical Records


Sort and File MARS, general fiiling


Pull files needed and refile when done


Copy medical files per requests


Typing of medical items, transcribe doctor's dictation

Supervision: The Intern works under the Health Services director, with daily supervision by the RNs on duty.

Requirements: Applicants should be in their Final year and have the approval of their academic department. Desired programs of study include LPN, RN, Dietary, Lab, Medical Records

Length of Internship: Flexible. One Semester or a special project period.

Application priority deadline date:
April 1 for Summer session
August 1 for fall session
November 1 for winter session

Note: This internship is unpaid

Applications will be accepted after these dates until positions are filled

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