Sanford Health Spring Intern - IT - Health Plan in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Spring Intern | IT - Health Plan | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

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.


This position will be expected to work closely with the Health Plan Data warehouse / Interface team (DW team) within the Sanford Health Plan IT department to assist with their respective projects. The IT Intern is responsible for assisting the DW team staff in general duties of their respective team(s) but could also include responsibilities to meet certain guidelines of a college accredited internship program.

The IT Intern must possess the skills necessary for understanding written policies and procedures, project a positive attitude and good customer service skills, perform various functions under the supervision of the respective IT Director, Manager or Project Manager, and participate in the overall operations of the designated area of the department. The IT Intern must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to learn and problem solve, a fundamental working knowledge of computers and utilize the technology necessary for performing the job. This individual will obtain the vision and values that are compatible with the organization.

Internship Responsibilities:

• Project – Historical application workflow enhancement/rebuild. Review and document workflow requirements for existing database applications, design, and code replacement workflows using current technologies.

• Operational reporting assignments utilizing Microsoft SSRS.

• Data warehouse dataset extraction using Microsoft SSIS.

• Resolve issues with existing applications or processes as assigned through the Sanford issue tracking system (HEAT).

• Participate in design discussions and code reviews.

Intern Qualifications:

• Must be a Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or an immediate graduate having received one of these listed majors.

• Coursework or experience utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 or 2013

• Coursework or experience utilizing Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2012, or 2014


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.

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.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Students & Interns

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: req24357