Sanford Health Spring Intern - Emergency Management in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Spring Intern | Emergency Management | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD


Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Contribute to Sanford operations and processes while obtaining first hand experiences that align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Work collaboratively with organization leadership, enhancing knowledge and skills and improving the delivery of quality healthcare. Assist in the completion of projects and administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned function and/or location. Attend training and development opportunities, learning about various processes and functions within the organization.


Collaborates with departmental associates and management. Researches business related data and generates and interprets basic analytics. Demonstrates a basic understanding of organizational project management practices and tools. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds. Identifies tasks or outputs that require accuracy and detail-level attention. Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities. Demonstrates the ability to respond to change. Describes opportunities for taking initiative in the organization. Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. • Intern will work directly with Public Safety Director in managing the organizational electronic Incident Command program • Assist in the development of the Sanford Enterprise Crisis Action Plan • Intern will be trained in the use of the electronic incident command program and will experience one on one interaction with high level emergency operations staff on a number of organization projects. • Create and manage call lists and response related to disaster activations • Research and assist in the development of a corporate crisis action plan • Attend administrator training and be an effective self-starter on projects within the ICS program • May be required to support a command center after hours or over the duration of a disaster event. • May be called upon to assist in rapid development of contingency plans during system failures.


Emergency Management / Public Safety Internship Description: The Emergency Management / Public Safety Internship position provides the intern with an opportunity to participate in the daily activities of a large healthcare emergency management program. Activities include mitigation and planning projects, exercises and corrective action processes and special events planning as necessary. This internship is with the Sanford Enterprise Public Safety program and will expose the intern to large-scale emergency operations center management.


Current enrollment or recent graduate of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university. Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

• Knowledge of MS Office • Excellent communication skills • Ability to work on some occasions with minimal supervision • Ability to be dynamic in project management as EM projects are prioritized and re-prioritized on a regular basis.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Students and Interns

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD01081