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Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Location: Wyoming
School District: Forest Lake School District

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Fairview Lakes Medical Center provides award-winning care to the communities northeast of the Twin Cities. They are a Level IV trauma center, providing life-saving treatment to the seriously ill and injured 24 hours a day. Specialty services are available on-site in heart care, cancer care, childbirth, orthopedics, pediatrics and more.

Internship Opportunities include:

Millcarts – The intern works in the MedSurge & ICU Department, restocking medical supplies into the patient carts. This job has a lot of repetition but has a need for good communication skills, as patient/nurse interactions happen all day.

Facilities Assistant – This position is in charge of delivering oxygen/CO2/ tanks to eight different locations daily and replacing empty tanks. They work with the facilities department to help with fixing hospital equipment, outdoor maintenance, indoor maintenance, organization, side by side assistance, etc.

Store Keeper/Supply Chain – This position is in charge of restocking medical supplies in up to 4 departments and checking expiration dates monthly, this position requires consistency in product identification and shelving.

Nutrition Services – Students learn how to run the dishwasher and put them away on the drying rack, do breakfast trays, make sandwiches, assist the baker, assist the head cook, work in the cafeteria stocking the supplies, run the pizza over, stock the salad bar, etc.

Environmental Services – This internship has several levels of opportunities. Interns start with learning basic cleaning and disinfecting skills and move into more independent level. An intern could express an interest in cleaning patient rooms and team up with a Fairview employee.

Security – In charge of creating employee badges, walking the parking lot patrol contractor access lost and found recovery, hourly rounds and answering security office phones (when needed). Interns will learn how to determine the urgency of the supervisor being called as well as problem solving.

Clerical – This position sorting and delivering mail and packages to most of the clinics. This position includes light cleaning, placing conference room schedules for the day, and delivering copy paper to different departments. Patient room restocking is another task that is looking at being added.

Fariview Lakes Interns
Fariview Lakes Interns
Fariview Lakes Interns
Fariview Lakes Interns
Fariview Lakes Interns