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The Mailbag is continuously updated, online bulletin of events (e.g., trainings, workshops, conferences and online learning events) submitted by and for local public health in Minnesota.

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August
31
2015
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Disease Prevention & Control-Immunization Nurse for Olmsted County
 Under general public health nursing supervision, is responsible for patient care in a public health nursing program, such as Disease Prevention and Control, Clinic Services such as immunizations, Tuberculosis and Refugee Health, Parent/Child/School health, or Adult/Disabled health. Works with personnel in schools, local hospitals, other...
Contact: Daniel Jensen | jensen.dan@co.olmsted.mn.us


August
27
2015
Mail Letter Icon New Guidelines for Lead during Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
MDH is pleased to announce its release of the updated, Blood Lead Screening Guidelines for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women. They are attached and available on our website. In 2014, 953 adults and 1,867 children were newly diagnosed with lead poisoning in Minnesota (5mcg/dL or above). All blood lead tests are to be reported to MDH but it...
Contact: Elisha Harris | 651-201-4892 | elisha.harris@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Healthy Communities Planner for Hennepin County
Hennepin County's Planning Department is seeking a Healthy Communities Planner. The position will focus on the integration of transportation, land use, community and ecomonic development and health, with an emphasis on the implementation of the 2018 comprehensive planning cycle, along with broader planning functions. The position will provide...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon RN/PHN Preferred for Pine Co Health & Human Services
Responsible for working in programs within the family health area that could include Family Home Visiting, WIC, immunizations as well as other programs. This person will be helping young families succeed by helping improve pregnancy outcomes, improve child health and development; and improve the economic self-sufficiency of the family....
Contact: Janet Schumacher | 320-216-4105 | janet.schumacher@co.pine.mn.us


August
25
2015
Job Position Icon PHN School Nurse for Anoka Hennepin
 Anoka Hennepin has an opening for a public health nurse at the elementary level. Please apply on the Anoka Hennepin web site under employment teacher nurse. ...
Contact: Cynthia Hiltz | 763-506-1568 | cynthia.hiltz@anoka.k12.mn.us


August
24
2015
Job Position Icon FULL-TIME PHN/RN for BROWN COUNTY
To promote, improve, and protect the health and quality of life for all persons living in Brown County by: Assessment, intervention, and evaluation of the health status of individuals and families in their homes, schools, worksites, clinic settings, correction facilities, and other sites; collect baseline information pertinent to a person's health...
Contact: Ruth Schaefer | 507-233-6603 | ruth.schaefer@co.brown.mn.us


Calendar Icon Public Health Film Series: Screening of "The Waiting Room"
Join us for the next installment in the Public Health Film Series, "The Waiting Room," a documentary addressing the conversation about healthcare reform and equal access to care. Prior to the screening, stop by the networking reception and interact with the evening's sponsors and friends. Following the film, a panel of local experts will...
Start & End Date: 09/10/2015 - 09/10/2015
Contact: Tara Anderson | 612-626-5536 | sph-alum@umn.edu


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Maternal & Child Health for Watonwan County Human Services
Under general supervision, provides comprehensive screening and education for infants and families through home visits. Provides general nursing services including immunizations and back up for other Public Health programs....
Contact: Katie Lohse | 507-375-7863 | katie.lohse@co.watonwan.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Nurse Home Visitor - Public Health Nurse for Supporting Hands Nurse-Family Partnership
Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of young mothers and children?  Supporting Hands Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is seeking one full-time Public Health Nurse to be a nurse home visitor in West Central MN. Responsibilities shall include providing comprehensive home visitation services to women and their families...
Contact: Katie Jensen | 320-287-2585 | katie.jensen@shnfp.org


Job Position Icon Community Health Educator for Morrison County Public Health
The primary purpose of this position is to promote, maintain, and improve community health by assisting communities to adopt healthy behaviors. The community health educator will identify community needs, plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and administer fiscal resources for health education programs for the residents of Morrison County and...
Contact: Barb DeZurik | 320-632-0299 | barbd@co.morrison.mn.us


August
19
2015
Job Position Icon Planner Principal State - Environmental for Minnesota Department of Health
This position is located in the Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA) Unit of the Environmental Surveillance and Assessment (ESA) Section in the Environmental Health (EH) Division. This position will establish statewide goals for new areas/projects implemented by the EIA Unit related to climate change impacts on public health, health impact...
Contact: Daniel Symonik | 651-201-4928 | daniel.symonik@state.mn.us


August
13
2015
Mail Letter Icon Additional Funding for Maternal Wellbeing Request for Proposals
We are pleased to announce that the Minneapolis Health Department is allocating additional funding for the Maternal Wellbeing Program Launch RFP opportunity to ensure that Minneapolis families will be served through this new initiative. Through this RFP process, a third grant will be available to organizations predominantly serving...
Contact: Tessa Wetjen | 651-201-3625 | tessa.wetjen@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Seventh Annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Summit
Join us to explore key topics, current trends and useful tools at the seventh annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Summit, September 24, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 East County Road F, Vadnais Heights. Presented by Safe Kids Minnesota, the Minnesota Safety Council and the Minnesota Department of Health, the event will...
Start & End Date: 09/24/2015 - 09/24/2015
Contact: Erin Petersen | 651-228-7314 | petersen@mnsafetycouncil.org


August
12
2015
Mail Letter Icon The Word on WIC newsletter
The next issue of The Word on WIC: Minnesota WIC Programs newsletter for public health administrators, directors and WIC Coordinators is now available on the WIC Website! This newsletter is part of our ongoing efforts to provide news, updates and information about the Minnesota WIC Program to local agency administrators and public health leaders...
Contact: Kate Franken | 651-201-3643 | katherine.franken@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon The Basics of the Omaha System
Introductory/refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data. Locations: Sept 17, St.Paul-Ramsey Co, 1670 Beam Ave, Maplewood, MN Sept 18, 2015 Marshall Area YMCA, 200 S A St, Marshall, MN...
Start & End Date: 09/16/2015 - 09/18/2015
Contact: Karen Martin | 402-333-1962 | martinks00072@gmail.com


Job Position Icon Family Health Clinic - Public Health Nurse Supervisor for Anoka County
Anoka County has an opening for a Family Health Clinic-Public Health Nurse Supervisor who will provide leadership and supervision for the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program, the WIC Peer Breastfeeding Support Program, and other Public Health Nursing Section Programs as assigned. This position provides direction for and coordination of...
Contact: Terry Enge | 763-323-5525 | rs-hr@co.anoka.mn.us


August
11
2015
Job Position Icon Hospice RN Care Coordinator for MVNA
A fast paced, fun team is seeking a RN Care Coordinator who will assume responsibility for coordinating end-of-life care and hospice services to patients in their home. This position will include providing coordination of care, facilitation of admissions, clinical support, continuous care, occasional after-hours on-call, and/or other skilled...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon Public Health Assessment Nurse for MVNA
Public Health Nurses conduct assessments to determine PCA services needed for clients living in the eleven-county Twin Cities area.   ...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon Team Leader  Family Health (NFP) for MVNA
This position is responsible for the supervision of public health nurses who provide long term home visiting services to first time mothers in Minneapolis using the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) model. The principles of supervision, reflective practice and staff development will be used to build and model a strength-based, client-centered culture...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for MVNA
We are looking for an LPN to promote and assist with the recovery of clients and their return to independent functioning or to maintain clients in safe home environment.   Duties include: ·         Making home visits according to schedule of six (6)-(7) visits per day minimum. ...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon RN Case Manager for MVNA
The PHN/RN Case Manager on our Home Health team is a dynamic and key position that plays an integral role within the interdisciplinary care team at MVNA.  Providing care for our culturally diverse clients residing in the eleven county Twin Cities area, this position is responsible for the overall coordination of care and the provision of...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


August
6
2015
Calendar Icon MN Health Impact Assessment Conference
The Minnesota HIA Coalition is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its inaugural 2015 Conference on Health Impact Assessments (HIAs)! This conference will be an excellent opportunity for HIA practitioners, researchers, advocates, and community members from across the state and nation to gather together and discuss the challenges...
Start & End Date: 11/16/2015 - 11/17/2015
Contact: Linden Weiswerda | 651-201-4924 | Linden.Weiswerda@state.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon BeAirAwareMN - New website - Protect your Health
BeAirAwareMN.org is a new website to help you protect your health and improve air quality. It provides information on indoors and outdoors air quality, tips on what you can do to improve air quality, and links to data on air quality and health outcomes in Minnesota. It provides real-time data about air quality conditions in Minnesota for common...
Contact: Rebecca Place | 651-757-2807 | Rebecca.place@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Public Health Incident Leadership Training
The Public Health Incident Leadership trainings will help CHBs meet their BP4 grant duty: B4. At least one leadership level position (CHB Administrators, LHD/THD Directors, and other key agency leadership) from each CHB/THD participates in Public Health Incident Leadership training (MDH  UMN developed training). The training was developed with...
Start & End Date: 10/06/2015 - 10/06/2015
Contact: Tina Firkus | 651-201-5700 | tina.firkus@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Public Health Incident Leadership Training
The Public Health Incident Leadership trainings will help CHBs meet their BP4 grant duty: B4. At least one leadership level position (CHB Administrators, LHD/THD Directors, and other key agency leadership) from each CHB/THD participates in Public Health Incident Leadership training (MDH  UMN developed training). The training was developed with...
Start & End Date: 09/23/2015 - 09/23/2015
Contact: Tina Firkus | 651-201-5700 | tina.firkus@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Public Health Incident Leadership Training
The Public Health Incident Leadership trainings will help CHBs meet their BP4 grant duty: B4. At least one leadership level position (CHB Administrators, LHD/THD Directors, and other key agency leadership) from each CHB/THD participates in Public Health Incident Leadership training (MDH  UMN developed training). The training was developed with...
Start & End Date: 09/21/2015 - 09/21/2015
Contact: Tina Firkus | 651-201-5700 | tina.firkus@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Public Health Incident Leadership Training
The Public Health Incident Leadership trainings will help CHBs meet their BP4 grant duty: B4. At least one leadership level position (CHB Administrators, LHD/THD Directors, and other key agency leadership) from each CHB/THD participates in Public Health Incident Leadership training (MDH  UMN developed training). The training was developed with...
Start & End Date: 09/10/2015 - 09/10/2015
Contact: Tina Firkus | 651-201-5700 | tina.firkus@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Public Health Incident Leadership Training
The Public Health Incident Leadership trainings will help CHBs meet their BP4 grant duty: B4. At least one leadership level position (CHB Administrators, LHD/THD Directors, and other key agency leadership) from each CHB/THD participates in Public Health Incident Leadership training (MDH  UMN developed training). The training was developed with...
Start & End Date: 09/09/2015 - 09/09/2015
Contact: Tina Firkus | 651-201-5700 | tina.firkus@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Social Workers, Child Protection for Hennepin County
Department: Human Services and Public Health The Child Protection Division seeks to fill multiple Child Protection Social Worker (CPSW) positions. New CPSWs will participate in the induction training on Hennepin County's policies, procedures and practices as well as mandated Dept of Human Services training. After training is completed,...
Contact: Susan Hang | 612-348-3784 | susan.hang@hennepin.us


August
5
2015
Job Position Icon Spanish Medical Interpreter (Wright Cty) for Kim Tong Translation Service, Inc
  Kim Tong Translation Service, Inc. is currently recruiting Medical Interpreters (as independent contractor) for Spanish language serving Wright County, especially for Buffalo, Cakato, and Annandale areas.   Job Summary:     The role of the independent contractor / medical interpreter is to serve as the facilitator for...
Contact: Lai Lee Tung | 651-252-3200 | resume@kttsmn.com


August
4
2015
Calendar Icon School Indoor Air Quality Trainings
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is holding four school indoor air quality trainings in Fall 2015. There is no cost to this training. The training will prepare school officials and others to assess their buildings and policies, and implement plans to address identified issues. Where and When: Roseville: October 7, 2015 8:30 am ...
Start & End Date: 10/07/0015 - 11/04/0015
Contact: Tina Leland | 651-201-4601 | tina.leland@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Early Childhood Mental Health System in Minnesota Workshop
1:00 to 4:00pm:OLF is live. ITV in Duluth, Bemidji, Fergus Falls, Mankato, St Cloud and Marshall, MN. The workshop is designed for family home visiting professionals and partners.The system of Early Childhood Mental Health (IMH) is growing in Minnesota. This workshop is designed to give you an overview of the growing system and strategies for...
Start & End Date: 09/10/2015 - 09/10/2015
Contact: Family Home Visiting Training | 651-201-3765 | health.fhv@state.mn.us