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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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October
17
2014
Mail Letter Icon MDH Releases First Statewide Climate Change Vulnerability Report
The Minnesota Climate Change Vulnerability Report assesses the state's vulnerability to the effects of climate change from five main climate hazards: extreme heat, poor air quality, flooding, drought, and diseases caused by insects.  A total of 38 maps were created that describe both the historic occurrence of the climate hazards and the...
Contact: Kristin Raab | 651-201-4893 | kristin.raab@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Health Educator for Mille Lacs County
The Health Educator is responsible for identifying health education needs of the population of Mille Lacs County, and implementing effective community-based health promotion strategies to address those needs with a focus on policy, systems, and environmental change; quality improvement; and results measurement. The individual in this...
Contact: Sue Treichel | 320-983-8218 | sue.treichel@co.mille-lacs.mn.us


October
16
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse I for St. Louis County
An employee in this class is responsible for the provision of public health nursing services to populations within St. Louis County for the purpose of promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention of disease and disability. Sites of service delivery include the home, school, office, clinic, and community facilities. General duties and...
Contact: Christina Hansen | 218-725-5058 | hansenc@stlouiscountymn.gov


October
15
2014
Job Position Icon MHP Quality Manager (RN) for Hennepin County - Metropolitan Health Plan
Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP) is a not-for-profit, state-certified health maintenance organization and an enterprise initiative of Hennepin County and is a strong partner and leader of an integrated health reform program, Hennepin Health, that blends medical, behavioral health, and social services in a patient-centered care model. MHP is...
Contact: Kate Trevorrow | 6123482163 | hr.recruiter@hennepin.us


Job Position Icon Licensed Practical Nurse-Healthy Communities for Olmsted County
NATURE OF WORK   Under supervision of a professional registered nurse, give nursing care to students in school and participates in assigned activities; responsible for recognizing and reporting significant changes in students status to appropriate responsible persons; and performs related work as assigned. Must be available to...
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | HumanResources@co.olmsted.mn.us


Calendar Icon Minnesota Public Health Association Policy Forum Series: Zip Code Matters...Where we work
 The Minnesota Public Health Association 2014 - 2015 Policy Forum Series will explore the intersection between geography and public health.  Breakfast and registration begin at 7:00 am.  The forum starts at 7:30 am and concludes at 9:00 am.  For more information visit the MPHA website.  ...
Start & End Date: 10/24/2014 - 10/24/2014
Contact: | info@mpha.net


October
14
2014
Calendar Icon ASQ3 and ASQ-SE: Using the Ages Stages Questionnaire
This one day workshop trains screening providers on proper administration and scoring of the Ages and Stages Questionnaires developmental (ASQ-3) and social-emotional (ASQ: SE) screening instruments. The training also covers logistics of implementing the screenings in the practice setting, interpreting and communicating results with families, and...
Start & End Date: 01/08/2015 - 01/08/2015
Contact: Karen Mullally | 651-201-3760 | health.fhv@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor-Spanish Speaking for Olmsted County
NATURE OF WORK Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Nutrition Specialist, the WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is a paraprofessional who gives basic breastfeeding information and encouragement to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.  Performs related work as required....
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | HumanResources@co.olmsted.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Healthy Children & Families for Olmsted County
NATURE OF WORK Under public health nursing supervision, provides nursing services to individuals, families and target groups in the community directed to the prevention of disease and disability, management of self-care, promotion of healthy lifestyles and protection of the community’s health.  Works within a public health...
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | HumanResources@co.olmsted.mn.us


Job Position Icon RN Mental Health Nurse - PRISM for MVNA
We are looking for a Program coordinator of PRISM (Providing Resources and Integrating Services to the Mentally Ill). This individual will dispense psychiatric medications to court-ordered individuals in need of medication monitoring and management, assess patient’s physical and mental condition, work with the patient and a social worker to...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - School Health for Des Moines Valley Health and Human Svc
Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services (DVHHS) is currently seeking a regular part-time Public Health Nurse for School Health. The Public Health Nurse (PHN) works within the Jackson County Central school district serving all students and staff within the district.  Work schedule will coincide with the school year. This includes private...
Contact: Tammy Crowell
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Mille Lacs County
The Public Health Nurse performs professional and skilled nursing functions to patients as part of a comprehensive public health program to promote physical and mental health in the community. This position carries out programs and provides a variety of individual, community, and/or systems focused public health interventions to protect...
Contact: Sue Treichel | 320-983-8218 | sue.treichel@co.mille-lacs.mn.us


October
10
2014
Job Position Icon IMCare Quality Director for Itasca County
Responsible for management, oversight, and coordination of operational and administrative activities in compliance with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)standards and in accordance with State and Federal regulations and contractual obligations with Department of Human Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), and...
Contact: Itasca County


Job Position Icon Registered Nurse / Public Health Nurse for Scott County
Performs skilled nursing duties through assessment, plan development, implementation, & evaluation to improve the health/safety of Scott County citizens. Work is performed in either a home- &/or community-based setting....
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

October
8
2014
Job Position Icon Social Worker, Sr Psychiatric for Hennepin County
The Mental Health Mobile Crisis program operates 24-hours-a-day, 365 days a year. The program consists of mental health practitioners and professionals providing in-home crisis response to the community. This area currently has multiple vacancies for Senior Psychiatric Social Worker to respond to crisis calls involving adults, adolescents,...
Contact: Leanne Rajtar | 612-348-9045 | Leanne.Rajtar@co.hennepin.mn.us


Job Position Icon Social Worker, Child Protection for HENNEPIN COUNTY
Hennepin County's Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) is seeking Child Protection (CP) Social Workers to fill multiple vacancies. The posting may be used to fill current and future positions. The primary functions of the positions depends on each vacancies as the positions may have specialized duties and responsibilties...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Social Worker or Senior Social Worker for Hennepin County
The mission of the Hennepin County's Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by increasing safety and stability, promoting self-reliance and livable income and improving the health of our communities. HSPHD is seeking Social Workers and Senior Social Workers to fill multiple...
Contact: Leanne Rajtar | 612-348-9045 | Leanne.Rajtar@co.hennepin.mn.us


Calendar Icon Health Care Equity: How Do We Get There?
Minnesotans have access to some of the greatest healthcare in the world, still many here go without basic services, giving us some of the largest disparities in the nation. While there is near-universal agreement that we should reduce those gaps, our state has struggled to move the needle on this vital issue. This event asks: "Why is...
Start & End Date: 10/21/0014 - 10/21/0014
Contact: Not available


October
6
2014
Job Position Icon State Program Administrator Coordinator (Audiology Specialist) for Minnesota Department of Health
This position is located in the Newborn and Child Follow-Up (NCFU) Unit of the Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (CYSHN) Section within the Community and Family Health (CFH) Division.   The State Program Administrator, Coordinator provides statewide vision, coordination, direction and oversight for the Early Hearing Detection and...
Contact: Tony Steyermark | 651-201-5098 | tony.steyermark@state.mn.us


October
3
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Waiver Case Manager for Nicollet County
This position performs psychosocial and functional assessments, collects information, makes referrals, and provides case management.  This position is also responsible for keeping accurate documentation and completing assessments using various software and web based tools.   Works closely with community based providers....
Contact: Melissa Weston | 507-934-7894 | hr@co.nicollet.mn.us


October
2
2014
Job Position Icon HIV/STD Testing & Prevention Outreach Specialist for Hennepin County
The Public Health Clinical Services Area of Hennepin County's Human Services and Public Health Department seeks a HIV/STD Testing & Prevention Outreach Specialist who will plan, implement, and monitor Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing services and a sexually transmitted disease (STD) health education and risk reduction program. ...
Contact: Kate Trevorrow | 6123482163 | hr.recruiter@hennepin.us


Mail Letter Icon Preventing and Controlling Tuberculosis in Correctional Settings: A Webinar Series
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) TB Prevention and Control Program is pleased to announce a series of four webinars about tuberculosis (TB) in Minnesota correctional facility settings. The webinars highlight challenges, legal requirements, and best practice strategies for preventing and controlling TB in correctional facilities. The...
Contact: Ann Sittig | 651-201-5549 | ann.sittig@state.mn.us


October
1
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse or Nutrition Coordinator for Southwest Health and Human Services
POSITION OPEN Public Health Nurse or Nutrition Coordinator Southwest Health and Human Services is currently accepting applications for a Public Health Nurse or a Nutrition Coordinator to be located in our Marshall office. This position promotes health and nutrition programs, determine program participant eligibility, provide nutrition and...
Contact: Kristin Deacon | 507-836-6144 | kristin.deacon@swmhhs.com


September
24
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - Family Health for MVNA
We are looking for a passionate Public Health Nurse to work with pregnant teens/women and new mothers in their home or school. The nurse will provide clients with quality education and support related to prenatal care, newborn care, and parenting skills. The clients we serve are culturally diverse and reside in Minneapolis and the greater Hennepin...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon Clinical Director of Community Health for MVNA
We have an exciting opportunity in a leadership position on our Community Health team. As the Clinical Director, you’ll play an integral part in ensuring the provision of high quality community services which include CPR, health screenings, immunization clinics, nurse consultants and other lines of business. You’ll lead our direct care...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


September
23
2014
Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Refresher - November 5, 2014 - Cloquet, MN
This 1-day workshop is designed to enhance knowledge and skills needed to provide complete C&TC services consistent with program standards. It provides an update on C&TC best practices, review of current screening procedures, including practice of select components of the physical exam. The workshop content and format is based on the...
Start & End Date: 11/05/2014 - 11/05/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Health Educator for Dodge County Public Health
To improve and maintain the health of individuals, families, groups and the community by assessing, analyzing, and evaluating community health education needs. Plan and implement health education programs. Plan and implement the Public Health Emergency Preparedness activities. 1. Prepares, promotes and delivers health education programs. 2....
Contact: Dodge County Employee Relations | 507-635-6239 | lisa.hager@co.dodge.mn.us