Nursing Intern

The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!

 Located in the midst of the beautiful plains of South Dakota, you don’t have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you’ll quickly recognize that the staff at Community Memorial Hospital, like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.

CMH is a progressive, rural healthcare facility that provides primary and emergency care close to home. CMH strives to stay ahead of the curve with state-of-the-art equipment, education, technology and resources in an updated, modern facility. You’ll find career opportunities within a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect.

Community Memorial Hospital’s Summer Nursing Internship provides student nurses opportunities to build skills and enhance understanding of nursing professionalism in a rural healthcare setting. During the paid internship, students will become immersed in a patient care team and gain experience by partnering directly with registered nurse mentors to collaborate on the delivery of excellent patient care.

Date:    06/20/2024

Open Position:

Nursing Intern: This is a paid position

72 hours/pay period/Full-time

Job Summary:

We are seeking a motivated and compassionate Nursing Intern to join our team. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic and supportive healthcare setting. As a Nursing Intern, you will work closely with our experienced nursing staff, assisting in the delivery of patient care and learning the practical aspects of nursing.

Key Responsibilities:

– Assist registered nurses (RNs) and other healthcare professionals in providing patient care.

– Perform basic nursing tasks such as taking vital signs, assisting with patient hygiene, and preparing patient rooms.

– Observe and document patient conditions and report any changes to the nursing staff.

– Help with patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.

– Participate in patient care planning and team meetings.

– Maintain a clean and safe environment for patients.

– Provide emotional support to patients and their families.


– Currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program (BSN, ADN, or equivalent). Must be graduating this fall or next spring.

– Completion of foundational nursing courses.

– Basic Life Support (BLS) certification preferred.

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

– Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

– Compassionate and patient-focused attitude.

– Willingness to learn and take direction from experienced nursing staff.


– Hands-on experience in a clinical setting.

– Mentorship from experienced nursing professionals.

– Opportunity to develop clinical skills and knowledge.

– Potential for future employment opportunities.

– Networking with healthcare professionals.

Contact Information:

Tena Kolda

Director of Nursing


Redfield, SD 57469

Equal Opportunity Employer

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