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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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February
3
2016
Job Position Icon Variable Hour - RN- Juvenile Detention for Clay County - Public Health
DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The listed examples may not include all the duties performed by all positions in this class. 1. Health assessments for adolescents. 2. Other duties as assigned....
Contact: Melissa Yborra | 218.299.5002 | melissa.yborra@co.clay.mn.us


Job Position Icon Full Time Public Health Nurse for Clay County - Public Health
DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Public Health Nurse The listed examples may not include all the duties performed by all positions in this class. 1. Home visits to high risk pregnant women and children. 2. Other Public Health nursing duties....
Contact: Melissa Yborra | 218.299.5002 | melissa.yborra@co.clay.mn.us


Calendar Icon Sexual Violence Prevention Network: Healthy Masculinity- The Evolution of a Community Solution
There is a positive interdependence between men and women. As Tony Porter says, “Our liberation as men is directly tied to the liberation of women.” Many men and women in our community believe this is true, and a larger conversation about healthy masculinity is becoming an increasingly popular topic in our area. But it wasn’t...
Start & End Date: 02/12/2016 - 02/12/2016
Contact: Marissa Raguet | 651-201-5424 | marissa.raguet@state.mn.us


February
2
2016
Job Position Icon Nurse Home Visitor 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 two full-time Public Health Nurses to be Nurse Home Visitors in South West and Central MN. Responsibilities include providing comprehensive home visitation services to women and their families eligible...
Contact: Katie Jensen | 320-287-2585 | katie.jensen@shnfp.org


February
1
2016
Calendar Icon MPHA Annual Conference: Health Equity - Many Voices, Shared Vision
SAVE THE DATE! This conference will provide an opportunity to: *identify ways to take action on health equity *strengthen communities to create a culture of health *connect with new faces in public health *network during conference activities and social events...
Start & End Date: 05/25/2016 - 05/26/2016
Contact: Kristin Godfrey | godf0032@umn.edu


January
29
2016
Job Position Icon Nurse, Public Health - Child Protection for Hennepin County
The Child Protection Division of the Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) is seeking a Public Health Nurse (PHN). This position will provide PHN assessments to children from birth to age 5 in Out-of-Home Placement (OHP). This position works within an interdisciplinary team of PHN's, Child Protection Social Workers and Case...
Contact: Kate Trevorrow | 6123482163 | hr.recruiter@hennepin.us


Job Position Icon Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner for Hennepin County
Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner Hennepin County Planning Department $47,981 - $75,404 Annually The Bicycle and Pedestrian team is seeking a strategic, flexible, and creative thinker to join their team as a Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner. This position will carry out planning activities, technical analysis and assist in the implementation of the...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

January
28
2016
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 | 218-726-2422 | hansenc@stlouiscountymn.gov


Calendar Icon 5th Annual Under One Roof Conference
Every year disasters of all kinds affect Northland businesses and families placing stress upon the community response framework. From fires to floods and everything in-between, a high probability of another disaster striking northeast Minnesota exists. The effectiveness of response by the response community is dependent on their ability to connect,...
Start & End Date: 05/17/2016 - 05/18/2016
Contact: Adam Shadiow | 218-428-3610 | adam.shadiow@arrowheadems.com


January
27
2016
Job Position Icon Environmental Services Manager for Anoka County
Anoka County Community Health and Environmental Services Department has an immediate opening for a Environmental Services Manager who will plan, implement, and evaluate environmental health services; provide environmental health leadership to ensure the delivery of environmental health services. This position is responsible for the management of...
Contact: | RS-EmpRelations@co.anoka.mn.us


January
26
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Itasca County
A Public Health Nurse is a professional registered nurse certified by the State of Minnesota who specializes in population based Public Health nursing practice. The practice is system, community and individually focused to protect entire populations from disease, illness, and injury and promotes physical and mental health. To accomplish this...
Contact: | jobs@co.itasca.mn.us


Job Position Icon Dakota County Public Health Supervisor - Disease Prevention Control/Emergency Preparedness and Response for Dakota County
This position supervises, leads and monitors the operations and Public Health personnel working in the Disease Prevention and Control/Emergency Preparedness and Response unit. This position performs a variety of responsibilities for Public Health including planning, developing, modifying and implementing approved policies, programs and budgets....
Contact: Not available


Calendar Icon Implementing Postpartum Depression Screening During Infant Well Child Checks
Please join us for a webinar providing practical options and resources for implementing postpartum depression screening into the pediatric setting. Universal screening identifies mothers in need of support and/or treatment, enabling them provide the best care for their child. Untreated postpartum depression can affect infant development, resulting...
Start & End Date: 03/23/2016 - 03/23/2016
Contact: Sally Goodman | 651-201-3639 | Sally.Goodman@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon 14th Annual Preparedness Practicum
 Enhance and improve preparedness of Minnesota hospitals and healthcare/public safety entities by providing education from lessons learned to providers and other members of preparedness responsible organizations/personnel. Continuing Education is provided. Subjects include Rail Adventures In Preparedness; Metro/Statewide Burn Surge Plan; Blood...
Start & End Date: 01/26/2016 - 02/23/2016
Contact: Chris Chell | 612-873-3360 | christine.chell@hcmed.org


January
25
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Planner for Wright County
This position is part-time working 32 hours per week. The Public Health Planner uses data, statistics and evidence-based research to ensure that Health and Human Services programs and projects are being implemented in accordance with proper policies and procedures. The planner uses assessment, planning, development and implementation tools to...
Contact: Judy Brown | 763-682-7353 | judy.brown@co.wright.mn.us


January
22
2016
Job Position Icon HEDIS/CAHPS and Quality Data Analyst for Hennepin County - Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP)
Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP) is seeking a HEDIS/CAHPS and Quality Data Analyst to participate in quality assessment and improvement initiatives relating to Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS)/Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS). The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include: "...
Contact: Leanne Rajtar | 612-348-9045 | Leanne.Rajtar@co.hennepin.mn.us


Job Position Icon Planner Principal State - Health for Minnesota Department of Health
This position will help build and maintain a strong public health infrastructure and emergency preparedness and response program. This position serves as a liaison and consultant for state and local public health and is tasked to coordinate and build capacity around public health emergency preparedness and response initiatives. Job...
Contact: Deb Radi | 651-201-5709 | deb.radi@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse Manager-Disease Prevention & Control for Olmsted County
Under general supervision of a Public Health Associate Director, provides supervisory work direction to a team of public health professionals to provide Public Health nursing and disease investigation services to County residents; assists Director in strategic and health service program planning to address specific needs of the community; performs...
Contact: Lacey Lucey | 507-328-7700 | humanresources@co.olmsted.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Tobacco treatment free for Minnesotans on Medical Assistance starting 2016
As of Jan. 1, 2016, Minnesotans insured through Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare will have free coverage for cessation counseling and smoking cessation medications. Prior to this change, enrollees had co-pays for cessation medications. Since Medical Assistance enrollees use tobacco at about twice the rate of the general population,...
Contact: Parker Smith | 651-201-5496 | parker.smith@state.mn.us


January
21
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse or Licensed Social Worker - Long Term Care for Freeborn County
Job duties include long term care consultation, case management/care coordination, and computer documentation. Minimum salary $42,846.60 or $46,489.24 to commensurate with degree and experience. Prior public health experience and bilingual abilities desirable but not required....
Contact: Not available


Job Position Icon Public health Nurse - Long Term Care - Team Lead for Freeborn County
Job duties include supervision of long term care consultation, case management, personal care assistant screening, case documentation. Minimum salary $53,772.96 DOQ with biannual raises. Prior public health experience and bilingual abilities desirable but not required....
Contact: Erin Hornberger | 507.377.5116 | erin.hornberger@co.freeborn.mn.us


Job Position Icon Planning Program Supervisor for Minnesota Department of Health
This position will supervise district office staff who support local public health departments and Community Health Boards in local and regional emergency response planning. This includes supervising district office staff who coordinate local public health with tribal governments, healthcare system partners and with other emergency response...
Contact: Cheryl Petersen-Kroeber | 651-201-5722 | Cheryl.Petersen-Kroeber@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Mental Health Rates Specialist for Minnesota Department of Human Services
This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and communicating mental health payment policy for the State’s Medical Assistance (Medicaid) programs. The position will develop and set rates for an unprecedented cost-based prospective payment system for services delivered in Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC), as...
Contact: Pam Hughes | 6514313281 | pamela.hughes@state.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Calendar Icon MN Fathers and Families Network Summit
Join us for the 13th annual MN Fathers and Families Network Summit in St. Cloud, MN. This year, the Summit theme is Father Child Relationships in Diverse Family Systems.   The mission of MFFN is to promote healthy father-child relationships through informed practice, public policy and institutional system change.      This year...
Start & End Date: 02/08/2016 - 02/09/2016
Contact: Tammy Dunrud | 6513031219 | td4mffn@gmail.com


Job Position Icon Registered Nurse / MCH Nurse Home Visitor for Morrison County Public Health
The Registered Nurse will work with the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program as a home visitor and is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families. This person will embody the values of the Public Health Department of Advocacy, Collaboration, Communication, Integrity, Leadership and Respect. This position...
Contact: Barb DeZurik | 320-632-0299 | barbd@co.morrison.mn.us


January
20
2016
Job Position Icon CHS Manager/Public Health Supervisor for Pine Co Health & Human Services
To administer and ensure the efficient and effective delivery of public health services to the residents of Pine County. To direct and implement health programs, prepare and manage budgets, manage a planning process to identify, coordinate, and deliver necessary services, prepare necessary reports, evaluate programs for efficiency and...
Contact: Janet Schumacher | 320-216-4105 | janet.schumacher@co.pine.mn.us


Calendar Icon Collaboratively Designing Baseline Training for New Home Visitors Webinar Series
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Coalition for Targeted Home Visiting invite both short- and long-term home visiting programs to participate in a series of webinars to provide input on how best to design and develop training for new staff just entering the field. Home visitors and supervisors are asked to participate in...
Start & End Date: 02/03/2016 - 03/02/2016
Contact: London Losey | 651-308-0827 | london.losey@state.mn.us


January
14
2016
Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (CTC): Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop For Nurses
Description This seven hour workshop covers current basic and advanced hearing and vision screening best practices for children birth through 20 years of age. The workshop includes recent updates in hearing and vision screening and criteria for referral, and the proper use and care of screening equipment. The instructor(s) will demonstrate...
Start & End Date: 02/16/2016 - 02/16/2016
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (CTC): Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop For Screeners
Child and Teen Checkups (CTC): Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop for Screeners Description This four hour workshop covers current basic hearing and vision screening best practices for children birth through 20 years of age. The workshop includes recent updates in hearing and vision screening and criteria for referral. The proper use and...
Start & End Date: 02/16/2016 - 02/16/2016
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Grant Program Request for Proposals
The 2015 Minnesota Legislature authorized $575,000 in state fiscal year 2016 and $2,000,000 in state fiscal year 2017 and thereafter to provide grants to Community Health Boards and Tribal Nations for start-up grants for new Nurse-Family Partnership programs and for grants to expand existing programs. Grants are to be awarded to Community Health...
Start & End Date: 01/11/2016 - 02/15/2016
Contact: Family Home Visiting Grants | 651-201-4090 | health.fhvgrants@state.mn.us


January
13
2016
Job Position Icon Maternal Child Health Nurse for Koochiching County Public Health &Human Services
Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m. Benefits:  Health Insurance, Vision Coverage, Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Holidays, PERA retirement, optional Dental and AD&D coverage Job Duties  Perform all aspects of Nursing including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation Provide family home...
Contact: Derek Foss | 218-283-7070 | derek.foss@co.koochiching.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse, Registered Nurse or Social Worker for Dodge County Public Health
Provides professional services in the delivery of health promotion/disease prevention activities and case management primarily focused in Senior Health.  Provides Professional Public Health services to individuals and families in the community. Provides case management for waivered service clients. Ability to establish and maintain...
Contact: Lisa Hager | 507-635-6239 | lisa.hager@co.dodge.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon NEW Customer Focus Web Resource
Customer focus encompasses the ways in which a public health agency or program: " listens to the voice of its customers, " builds customer relationships, " determines customers level of satisfaction, and " uses customer information to identify and act on opportunities for improvement. This new web resource guides you through the basic...
Contact: Not available


January
11
2016
Calendar Icon Behavioral Health Care for Refugees: Barriers, Best Practices and Cultural Humilty
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:00 - 1:00 PM New arrivers to this country present an array of unique challenges which may include trauma, unique cultural values, and varying views of western medicine and mental health. Understanding the refugee community's perceptions of behavioral health ussues can improve interactions with this community.  ...
Start & End Date: 02/03/2016 - 02/03/2016
Contact: Patty Graham | 952-883-6163 | patty.r.graham@healthpartners.com


January
7
2016
Job Position Icon Director Of Nursing for Fillmore County
  FILLMORE COUNTY Community Services, Public Health Division is seeking a full-time DIRECTOR OF NURSING. This is a regular, exempt position, eligible for benefits. Job duties include, but are not limited to: implementing agency policies and procedures, providing leadership and supervision to staff, maintaining knowledge of regulations; and...
Contact: Kristina Kohn | 507-765-4566 | kkohn@co.fillmore.mn.us