Pennington County Jail employs a full time medical staff. - A Registered Nurse is on-call 24 hours a day 7 days a week for medical attention. - A Physician's Contract provides clinics twice a week for inmates. - A dentist's contract is also in place for dental care. - The Mental Health Contract provides for a Master's level counselor to be at the facility 40 hours per week, with the provision of 24 hour on-call service as needed, to address confinement and coping skills. - The Mental Health Contract is with the Core Services Provider in the area and allows extended services with psychologists and psychiatrists, as needed.