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
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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