Avera INTERN - SAFETY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

This is an unpaid internship for Spring Semester 2019

SUMMARY: The Safety and Emergency Management Intern will receive education and training in the setting of healthcare safety and emergency management. The internship will focus on preparation for a career in the healthcare field. This position will report to the Director of Safety and Emergency Management and will be supervised by the Safety and Emergency Management Coordinators.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

· Current student in last two semesters of Safety, Emergency Administration or like programs with a minimum 3.0 GPA at accredited college/university.

· Internship credit obtained during the internship experience, required.

· Experience with the Microsoft Office suite.

· If selected as an Avera intern, you will work with your school to complete/confirm the following:

-Current immunizations including a 2-Step TB test

-Physical exam within the last year

-Current flu shot (if internship occurs between October 1 and March 31)

-National criminal background check

-HIPAA, infection control and safety training (we will provide if not covered by your academic program)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. All aspects of safety and emergency management as it relates to a healthcare setting

  2. Exposure to multiple departments in an operational hospital as well as community-wide partners

  3. Reporting of various regulatory agencies

  4. Completion of ICS 100, 200 and 700 coursework