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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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September
23
2016
Calendar Icon Emerging Professions: Lessons Learned and Implications for Ongoing Practice
Please join us on October 19, 2016 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm for a webinar featuring State Innovation Model Learning Collaborative members Katie Fritz Fogel, Research Analyst, Rainbow Research, and Lydia Karch, Community Program Manager, Hennepin County Medical Center. Visit the Health Care Homes website for more information and a registration link....
Start & End Date: 10/03/2016 - 10/19/2016
Contact: Carol Bauer | 651-201-3745 | Carol.Bauer@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Community Health Services Supervisor for Becker County
The Community Health Supervisor is responsible for administering health program operations, public relations and fiscal responsibilities in the area of public health, prevention, education, environmental health, infectious disease and disaster preparedness. Work is performed under the general direction of the Director and with professional...
Contact: DHS - Merit System | 651-431-3030 | dhs.merit.system@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health- Sanitarian for Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a full-time Sanitarian to work in the Public Health Department. The purpose of the position is to provide assistance in the development, administration, and enforcement of the environmental health programs that have been adopted and delegated to the County and to assist other State/County agencies...
Contact: Stephanie Retzlaff | 218-998-8060 | sretzlaf@co.ottertail.mn.us


Job Position Icon Psychiatric Nurse, Advanced Practice - Mental Health Center for Hennepin County
"Perform initial and ongoing assessments of patients' psychiatric, medical, physical, and psychosocial status. "Provide ongoing medication management for patients including assessing effectiveness and adjusting medications for optimum effectiveness with minimal side effects; consult with other providers and family members as needed. "Provide...
Contact: Jessica Damm | 612-348-3784 | jessica.damm@hennepin.us


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


Job Position Icon Program Evaluator-Public Health for Olmsted County, MN
Under the direction of the Director of Health Assessment and Planning, assumes responsibility for public health planning and program evaluation functions; coordinates departmental continuous improvement, performance management and accreditation processes; assists with strategic and quality improvement planning; designs evaluation techniques and...
Contact: Lacey Lucey | 507-328-7700 | lucey.lacey@co.olmsted.mn.us


September
21
2016
Mail Letter Icon MDH Request for Information (RFI): patient impact and costs associated with the consent requirements under the Minnesota Health Records Act (MHRA): Responses Due October 17, 2016
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) by legislative mandate seeks public input on both patient impact and costs associated with requirements related to patient consent for release of health records for the purposes of treatment, payment and health care operations, as required in section 144.293, subdivision 2. (See Minnesota Session Laws 2016,...
Contact: Kari Guida | 651-201-4136 | kari.guida@state.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Barbara OGrady Excellence in Public Health Leadership Award: Call for Nominations
The Local Public Health Association is seeking nominations for the Barbara OGrady Excellence in Public Health Leadership Award. This award is to honor and recognize a public health nurse in Minnesota for outstanding leadership and contributions to public health. Nominations are due by Friday, October 14, 2016. The award will be presented...
Contact: Lorna Schmidt | 651-789-4354 | lschmidt@mncounties.org


September
20
2016
Calendar Icon Clinical STD Update
The Clinical STD Update is a 1-day didactic course (offered in-person in St. Paul and as a live web stream) which provides participants with training in the most recent advancements in epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of viral and bacterial STDs. October 20, 9:00-5:00. CME: maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. CNE: 6.5 contact hours...
Start & End Date: 10/20/2016 - 10/20/2016
Contact: | 206-685-9850 | uwptc@uw.edu


Job Position Icon Public Health Nursing Advisor Senior  Job ID 8097 for Minnesota Department of Health
This position will provide statewide child health/pediatric nursing leadership, vision, consultation and long-range planning for development, implementation and evaluation of an effective and efficient statewide system designed to meet the needs of children and youth with special health needs and their families. This position will support a quality...
Contact: Sue Ewy | 651-201-3563 | sue.ewy@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Registered Nurse for Sibley County
 Under the general direction of the Public Health Supervisor, the Registered Nurse represents a variety of positions responsible for providing skilled nursing care and services in various public health program areas, assessing and evaluating the health of clients; formulating and developing health care plans; providing health education,...
Contact: Kim Moore | hr@co.sibley.mn.us


September
19
2016
Job Position Icon Family Home Visiting Specialist for Minnesota Department of Health
This position will be located and working in either the Southwest/West Central or Southeast/South Central areas of Minnesota. The location will be determined based on the final candidate. As a member of the MDH Family Home Visiting (FHV) Section this position will provide leadership and vision to the direction, coordination, planning,...
Contact: Becky Hierlinger | 651-201-5780 | becky.hierlinger@state.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Radon Outreach
Help Us Spread the Word About Radon! The MDH Indoor Air Unit is looking for some stellar community partners to help educate and distribute test kits throughout the state of Minnesota. Currently the Minnesota Department of Health partners with over 100 community organizations throughout the state, but we are always seeking more to join the club! ...
Contact: Tina Leland | 651-201-4540 | tina.leland@state.mn.us


September
16
2016
Job Position Icon Director of Public Health for Saint Paul - Ramsey County Public Health
Lead, direct and administer the programs and services of the Public Health Department. Provide leadership in assessing community health needs of residents and planning and implementing comprehensive public health services to achieve the department's mission to protect and improve the health of people and the environment in Ramsey County. Develop,...
Contact: Jennifer Otley | 651-266-2721 | Jennifer.Otley@co.ramsey.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - Chippewa County Office for Countryside Public Health
Full time opening to work as a Public Health Nurse in a five county Public Health agency in Southwestern Minnesota. The duties will primarily consist of family health (WIC, visits, parenting), immunizations, and health promotion (evidence based activities around obesity, nutrition and chronic health conditions). This full-time (35 hours) position...
Contact: Lacy Joyce | 320-843-4546 | ljoyce@countryside.co.swift.mn.us


Job Position Icon Nursing Evaluator 2 for Minnesota Department of Health
The OHFC is expanding and we are looking for six experienced Registered Nurse's to join our team. Working for the MDH offers the chance to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. In this position you will get the opportunity to work with a talented group of people who serve the general public by ensuring health care facilities...
Contact: Becky Hierlinger | 651-201-5780 | becky.hierlinger@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Radon Partnership Workshops
Radon Partnership Workshop Would you like to learn more about radon? Attend a workshop with your colleagues to develop your expertise and find new ways to raise radon awareness. The agenda includes radon testing, mitigation, new construction, the new Minnesota Radon Licensing Act, the new radon data portal, radon education initiatives and how to...
Start & End Date: 11/02/2016 - 11/30/2016
Contact: Tina Leland | 651-201-4540 | tina.leland@state.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Calendar Icon The Basics of the Omaha System
Introductory/refresher workshop by that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data. Instructor: Karen S. Martin, RN, MSN, FAAN Sept.28 (Wednesday) in Mahnomen MN; 9/29/16 (Thursday) in Maplewood MN. 8:30-3:30 both days Registration: $145.00; includes lunch and 5.5 contact hours...
Start & End Date: 09/29/2016 - 09/29/2016
Contact: Karen Martin | 402-333-1962 | martinks0007@gmail.com


Job Position Icon Health Plan Division Manager for Itasca County
 This position is responsible for the oversight and coordination of operations and administration of Itasca Medical Care (IMCare), a local County Based Purchasing health plan. This position requires a high degree of initiative, independent thinking and decision making. This position represents the plan at the Federal and State Legislative...
Contact: | jobs@co.itasca.mn.us


September
14
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-School Based Services for Olmsted County, MN
Under general public health nursing supervision, is responsible for patient care in a public health nursing program such as Parent/Child/School Health, Clinic Services, or /Adult/Disabled Health. Works with personnel in schools, local hospitals, County welfare departments and other agencies providing public health nursing services to individuals,...
Contact: Lacey Lucey | lucey.lacey@co.olmsted.mn.us


Calendar Icon CARL J. MARTINSON, MD, LECTURESHIP IN PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
Join the School of Public Health at the annual Martinson Lecture. This year's lecture, "Improving Population Health - The Reinforcing Roles of Public Health, Health Systems, and the Community" will be given by Lloyd Michener, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke Medicine. The lecture will begin at...
Start & End Date: 10/14/2016 - 10/14/2016
Contact: Meghan Laffen | 612-625-0333 | sph-alum@umn.edu


Job Position Icon Better Together Hennepin Program Planning Analyst for Hennepin County
"Develop, maintain, and manage key community partnerships with schools, community-based agencies, and health care organizations that provide teen pregnancy prevention programming. "Develop implementation plans, goals, and objectives that ensure program deliverables and benchmarks are met in accordance with grant and program requirements. ...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

September
13
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Southwest Health and Human Services
Southwest Health and Human Services currently has an opening for a Public Health Nurse in the Lyon County office. Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) is a multi-county agency committed to strengthening individuals, families and communities by providing quality services in a respectful, caring and cost-effective manner. Job...
Contact: Jodi Robinson | 507-532-1320 | jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com


September
9
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - Maternal Child Health for Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services
The Public Health Maternal Child Health Nurse provides skilled nursing care to assess physical, emotional and medical needs of families; carries out established plan of care; updates records; completes documentation of care; assists families in achieving goals; coordinates with school personnel and refers family health clients to community...
Contact: Kay Steffen | 5078474000 | kay.steffen@dvhhs.org


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Chisago County
Is responsible for nursing assessment of infants and children and education to mothers, fathers and families related to pregnancy, labor and delivery, breastfeeding, family planning, newborn care and parenting. Nurse will monitor growth and development through physical assessment, developmental screenings and help to create a safe and caring home...
Contact: Renee Kirchner | 651-213-8868 | renee.kirchner@chisagocounty.us


September
7
2016
Mail Letter Icon Survey of Minnesotas Strengths for the 2017 Statewide Health Assessment
MDH and the Healthy Minnesota Partnership are seeking participation from across Minnesota as they begin to develop the 2017 Statewide Health Assessment. The assessment is concerned not only about documenting problems, but also describes the strengths and assets of the state. Please click on the link below to fill out the survey gathering...
Contact: Dorothy Bliss | dorothy.bliss@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Community Health Specialist for Chisago County
We are seeking to fill a FT time position that implements the protection and promotion of the health of Chisago County residents through promotion and provision of population based public health services....
Contact: Renee Kirchner | 651-213-8868 | renee.kirchner@chisagocounty.us


Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (CTC): Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop for Screeners - October 25, 2016 - Brainerd, MN
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 care of screening equipment is also discussed. The instructor(s) will demonstrate components of...
Start & End Date: 10/25/2016 - 10/25/2016
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (CTC): Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop for Nurses - October 25, 2016 - Brainerd, MN
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 components of basic...
Start & End Date: 10/25/2016 - 10/25/2016
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Promoting Health and Well-being in the Immigrant Workforce in Agriculture
Immigrant workers make up about a third of the hired labor force in agriculture and are critical to the success of this industry in the Upper Midwest.  Please join us for a discussion of the role of immigrant workers in a changing agriculture industry in the Upper Midwest and the importance of, and opportunities and challenges in ensuring...
Start & End Date: 09/29/0016 - 09/29/0016
Contact: Ruth Rasmussen | 612-625-8836 | rasmu048@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Refresher
Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Refresher 6 CEUs offered/registrant cost $90 Description   This workshop is refresher training for Registered Nurses (RNs) and Public Health Nurses (PHNs) who provide complete C&TC screening services, who have previously completed the 3-day C&TC Comprehensive Screening Components Workshop. ...
Start & End Date: 10/11/2016 - 10/11/2016
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


August
31
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services
Public Health Nurses promote and protect the health of Cass County citizens and visitors using knowledge from nursing, social and public health sciences, through education, prevention services, regulations, and advocacy. Public Health Nurses foster a partnership with many organizations and community groups to address and resolve health issues and...
Contact: Jamie Richter | 2185471310 | jamie.richter@co.cass.mn.us


Job Position Icon Registered Nurse for Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services
Registered Nurses provide professional nursing care services with emphasis on service to patients requiring care related to public health programs, performs professional nursing in accordance with prescribed rules, regulations, professional practices, and special orders from physicians; may supervise licensed practical nurses and/or home health...
Contact: Jamie Richter | 218-547-1340 | jamie.richter@co.cass.mn.us


August
30
2016
Job Position Icon Health Services Associate / RN for Edina Public Schools
 Health Services Associate / RN.  Work daily in high school special education program for students with special health care needs.  Past expereicne working with adolescents is preferred.  Great environment.  Supervised by LSN, will administer daily medications, treatments, daily bus ride with students.  ...
Contact: Mary Heiman | 9528484890 | mary.heiman@edinaschools.org


Job Position Icon Health Services Associate / RN for Edina Public Schools
 Health Services Associate, RN required to work with high school aged students in center based  program for students in special education program.  Prefer experience working with adolescents with speical health care needs.  Must be willing to ride a school bus.  ...
Contact: Mary Heiman | 9528484890 | mary.heiman@edinaschools.org


August
26
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Crow Wing County
To perform responsibilities of public health nursing duties through assessment, plan development, implementation and evaluation activities aimed to improve the level of health across the County. Work is performed in an office, institution, community, home, school or community-based setting....
Contact: Ilissa Ramm | 218-824-1396 | hr@crowwing.us