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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
28
2014
Job Position Icon Health Inspector II for City of Minneapolis
Perform risk-based field inspections (using wireless remote computer technology) of food and beverage establishments, pools and spas, daycare centers, lodging and boarding facilities, schools, suntan and tattoo parlors and other environmental health-related operations to ensure compliance with public health standards, codes, and ordinances. Assist...
Contact: Joel Lampe | 612-673-2282 | joel.lampe@minneapolismn.gov


Job Position Icon Office Assistant II - WIC Clinic for Sherburne County Health & Human Services
POSITION SUMMARY To provide administrative assistance and clinical support for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program within the Health Promotions Unit. This position is a 24 hour/week union position and is not eligible for medical benefits.   EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL DUTIES &...
Contact: Lisa Meier | 763-765-4121 | lisa.meier@co.sherburne.mn.us


August
26
2014
Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
 The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used...
Start & End Date: 03/18/2015 - 03/19/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
 The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used...
Start & End Date: 03/16/2015 - 03/17/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Job Position Icon Grants Specialist for Minnesota Department of Health
This position is located in the Center for Health Equity (CHE), Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Program within the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). This position exists to carry out, under limited supervision, delegated responsibilities related to the management of the numerous contracts and grants awarded to community...
Contact: Melanie Peterson-Hickey | 651-201-5949 | melanie.peterson-hickey@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Management Analyst III for Dakota County
These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this classification. Regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule is required for all positions. 1. Conducts advanced level research, policy analysis, and data analysis on topics...
Contact: Laura Fitzsimmons | 952-891-7892 | Laura.Fitzsimmons@co.dakota.mn.us


Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used in...
Start & End Date: 01/14/2015 - 01/15/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews
The highly acclaimed workshop taught by Richard Krueger “Designing and Conducting Focus Groups Interviews”  will be held as a two day workshop in January 12 & 13 or 14 & 15 and again in March 16 & 17 or 18 & 19, 2015.   This workshop is an interactive overview of focus group procedures that can be used in...
Start & End Date: 01/12/2015 - 01/13/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive course is being held October 8 to October 10, 2014 at the University of Minnesota, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs-Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave S.  This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate...
Start & End Date: 10/08/2014 - 10/10/2014
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


August
25
2014
Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Best Practices in Well Child Screenings (Half-day)- October 7, 2014
Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) is Minnesota's Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program. This workshop includes an overview of Child and Teen Checkups and provides information on evidenced-based best practices and components of a complete C&TC well child exam. This training is a collaborative effort between the...
Start & End Date: 10/07/2014 - 10/07/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


August
21
2014
Calendar Icon Motivational Interviewing Coding
Are you interested in developing your MI skills? Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Scale (MITI) coding feedback will be offered to family home visiting staff, supervisors or partners. This feedback technique, called coding, uses the MITI Scale to build MI skills.  Participants will receive verbal and written feedback on...
Start & End Date: 08/21/2014 - 03/01/2015
Contact: Terri McNeil | 651-201-3765 | health.fhv@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Crow Wing County Community Services
PHN - Healthy Families Early Intervention Unit. As a public health nurse for Crow Wing County you will put into action the core public health functions of assessment, policy development, and assurance surrounding the individual, family, and community while implementing the 17 Public Health Interventions. Essential public health program areas...
Contact: Renee Rivard | 218-824-1206 | renee.rivard@crowwing.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse I - 24 hours per week for Dodge County Public Health
Provides professional Public Health nursing services for the Maternal Child Health Home-visiting Program, participates in the delivery of health promotion/disease prevention activities and public health emergency preparedness. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Provides individuals in Dodge County with reproductive health information...
Contact: Employee Relations | 507-635-6239


Job Position Icon Care Coordinator for Goodhue County Health and Human Services
This position provides long term care consultation services in home and community settings.  Includes assessing and evaluating client's health and living situations to determine level of care and services needed.  Provides care coordination and case management services, performs personal care assistance (PCA) assessments and provides...
Contact: Beverly Glover | 651-385-6100 | bev.glover@co.goodhue.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Parent Survey Consultation
Consultation for Home Visitors Who Use the Parent Survey Tool Emily Wharton, BSN, RN, PHN, a certified Parent Survey trainer, will offer consultation sessions for Minnesota Healthy Families America affiliates working in the metro and/or Greater Minnesota. These sessions will provide participants with greater knowledge and experience using Parent...
Contact: MDH FHV Program | health.fhv@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon The Opioid Explosion in Minnesota: How Opioid Abuse During Pregnancy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Impact Your Work
The dramatic increase in opioid abuse in Minnesota has communities struggling to better understand and address this complicated issue. Join us for a half day conference as we bring together knowledgeable experts to begin an interdisciplinary discussion around this growing problem. Featuring Dr. Loretta Finnegan (Finnegan scoring system) as...
Start & End Date: 10/24/2014 - 10/24/2014
Contact: Martha Overby | 612-326-9443 | moverby@marchofdimes.com


August
20
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nutrition Educator for St. Louis County
Responsible professional work providing education and consulting services in the field of public health nutrition. The incumbent will work with WIC, CPA's to assess anthropometric, hematological, medical history and dietary information to determine presence or absence of nutritional needs. Assists in providing the following services to clients...
Contact: Christina Hansen | 218-725-5058 | hansenc@stlouiscountymn.gov


August
19
2014
Job Position Icon Senior Public Health Nurse for Olmsted County
Under general supervision of Preventive Health Management, provides lead work direction to a team of public health nurses to provide public Health nursing services to County residents; assists associate director in planning health service programs to address specific needs of the community; performs professional public health nursing services to...
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | HumanResources@co.olmsted.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Itasca County
**Itasca County is creating an eligibility list and accepting applications for: Public Health Nurse. For more information on job duties, qualifications, and how to apply, go to our website at www.itasca.co.mn.us. A Public health Nurse is a professional registered nurse certified by the State of MN who specializes in population based Public...
Contact: Itasca County


Job Position Icon Public Health Supervisor - Family Health- REPOST for Dakota County
This position leads, supervises, and coordinates public health prevention and intervention programs and staff to improve the health and well being of Dakota County citizens of all ages. The position develops and implements program initiatives based upon the best practices and leads work efforts of organizations within and external to the County....
Contact: Not available


August
14
2014
Calendar Icon 8 Hour Hospital Decontamination
8 Hour Hospital Decontamination $195 Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, MN 8am to 4pm This course includes a review of Incident Command Systems, Personal Protective Equipment, how to select the right PPE and how to put it on and take it off properly. Includes a review of decontamination shelters and procedures, plus a hands on simulation....
Start & End Date: 09/10/2014 - 09/10/2014
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 6126262596 | jlselzle@umn.edu


Calendar Icon 8 Hour Hospital Decontamination
8 Hour Hospital Decontamination $195 Mayo Clinic Health System – Cannon Falls, MN 8am to 4pm This course includes a review of Incident Command Systems, Personal Protective Equipment, how to select the right PPE and how to put it on and take it off properly. Includes a review of decontamination shelters and procedures, plus a hands on...
Start & End Date: 08/27/2014 - 08/27/2014
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 6126262596 | jlselzle@umn.edu


Mail Letter Icon Oral Health Zone Pilot Community Invite
The National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF) is now seeking communities in the Greater Twin Cities Metropolitan area, and in northeastern (Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis Counties) and southeastern (Blue Earth, Brown, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Le Sueur, Martin, Mower,...
Contact: Mary Vanderwert | 651-431-8626 | mvanderwert@ncohf.org


Job Position Icon Registered Nurse Senior-Child Care Health Consultant for Minnesota Department of Health
This position is located in the Child & Adolescent Health Unit of the Maternal & Child Health Section within the Community & Family Health Division. This position exists to provide culturally sensitive childcare health consultation services, resources, support and training for childcare providers and the families they serve that...
Contact: Kathy Wick | 651-201-4064 | kathy.wick@state.mn.us


August
13
2014
Calendar Icon MDH Annual Data Symposium on Sexual Violence Prevention
Join MDH for the third annual data symposium on translating research to policy and practice. This year’s topic of focus is pornography. "Changing the Conversation about Today's Pornography: Emerging Public Health Research on Brain Development, Economics of the Industry, and Impacts on Kids." Please see the link below to register. A...
Start & End Date: 10/03/2014 - 10/03/2014
Contact: Marissa Raguet | 651-201-5424 | marissa.raguet@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry Course
Attendees can register for the morning or afternoon session, or both. The morning session will review spirometry and its role in the diagnosis and management of lung disease. The afternoon session will teach interpretation of spirometry findings. $90 for either morning OR afternoon session $160 for both morning AND afternoon session 7.0...
Start & End Date: 09/18/2014 - 09/18/2014
Contact: Janelle Thier | 651-268-7612 | janelle.thier@lung.org


August
12
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Carver County
Under the direction of the Public Health Nursing Unit Supervisor, the Public Health Nurse (PHN) promotes and protects the health of the Carver County population using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences. The PHN focuses on population health through continuous surveillance and assessment of the multiple determinants of health...
Contact: Jason Branstrom | 952-361-1542 | jbranstrom@co.carver.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Manager for Hennepin County  Human Services and Public Health Department
The mission of the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) is to strengthen individuals, families, and communities by increasing safety and stability, promoting self-reliance and a livable income, and improving the health of our communities. HSPHD seeks a Public Health Manager to manage the Public Health Department...
Contact: Susan Hang | 612-348-3784 | susan.hang@hennepin.us


August
11
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Preventive Health Services for Olmsted County, MN
Under general public health nursing supervision, provides nursing consultation and referral services to individuals, families, and target groups in the community. Works primarily within the Division of Preventive Health Services Assertive Community Treatment program with clients that have persistent mental illness. Performs nursing tasks for this...
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | humanresources@co.olmsted.mn.us


August
6
2014
Job Position Icon Adjunct Faculty for Des Moines University
The Master of Public Health Program is currently seeking qualified individuals to teach online-learning courses in the MPH curriculum. Part-time contract faculty for the following courses are currently being sought: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Public Health Law Ethics and Policy, MPH Capstone, Overview of the U.S. Healthcare system.  ...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available