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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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July
29
2014
Calendar Icon School Indoor Air Quality Training
The Minnesota Department of Health is holding four 'School Indoor Air Quality Coordinator Trainings'. To qualify for health and safety revenue, a school board must adopt a health and safety policy, that inlcudes indoor air quality management. This training will discuss the state's best practices for indoor air quality management. Locations: St....
Start & End Date: 10/07/2014 - 10/21/2014
Contact: Dan Tranter | 651-201-4618 | daniel.tranter@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health is pleased to announce the Annual National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Conference to be held October 8-10, 2014 at the University of Minnesota, Hubert H Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium at 301 19th Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55455.  The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive...
Start & End Date: 10/08/0014 - 10/10/0014
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop for Screeners
This workshop is recommended for screeners who have limited child health or screening background, or who would like to refresh basic screening practices. It offers those new to hearing and vision screening an opportunity to gain experience and confidence in their screening skills. This workshop covers current best practices for screening...
Start & End Date: 09/23/2014 - 09/23/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Otter Tail County Public Health
Long Term Care Coordination...
Contact: Diane Thorson | 218-998-8333 | dthorson@co.ottertail.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Otter Tail County Public Health
Family Health Services...
Contact: Diane Thorson | 218-998-8333 | dthorson@co.ottertail.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Educator for Southwest Health and Human Services
POSITION OPEN PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR Southwest Health and Human Services is currently accepting applications for a Public Health Educator (Tobacco Control & Policy Coordinator). This position plans, develops and implements, region-wide tobacco control programs and policies that use evidenced-based strategies that reduce tobacco use and...
Contact: Carol Biren | 507-532-4136 | carol.biren@swmhhs.com
Web site: Not available

July
28
2014
Job Position Icon WIC Public Health Nutritionists for Hennepin County
WIC Public Health Nutritionists (Hmong or Somali Bilingual) - Hennepin County, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Hennepin County WIC Program is seeking a Hmong Bilingual WIC Public Health Nutritionist and a Somali Bilingual WIC Public Health Nutritionist.These positions will help provide eligible women, infants, and children (WIC) in Hennepin County with...
Contact: Susan Hang | 612-348-3784 | susan.hang@hennepin.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Crow Wing County Community Services
We optimize client functioning through the assessment of client needs and the development of client service/care plans that identify priorities, outcomes, strategies and resources to achieve desired outcomes. As part of our team you will be accountable for assessment of client needs, the development of service/care plans, mobilization of...
Contact: Renee Rivard | 218-824-1206 | renee.rivard@crowwing.us


Calendar Icon Minnesota Reproductive and Sexual Health Update
The Minnesota Reproductive and Sexual Health Update is an annual conference of health care providers, educators, and others in the field of reproductive/sexual health. We offer the latest in clinical reproductive health care practice, research, and technology with the goal to ensure these professionals have the tools they need to provide ...
Start & End Date: 09/09/2014 - 09/09/2014
Contact: Not available


July
24
2014
Job Position Icon Registered Nurse with experience for Countryside Public Health
Countryside Public Health, a five county (Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine) public health agency, has a full-time (35 hours) Registered Nurse (with experience) position open.  Duties will primarily consist of general public health activities including, but not limited to, family health (WIC, visits,...
Contact: Lacy Joyce | 320-843-4546 | ljoyce@countryside.co.swift.mn.us


July
23
2014
Job Position Icon Community Health Specialist for Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services
The purpose of this position is to provide community health education and program implementation to individuals, communities and systems working with grants. Performs health education planning with an emphasis on quality improvement and results measurement. Collaborates with community partners, general public, and other County staff and...
Contact: Jamie Richter | 218-547-1340 | jamie.richter@co.cass.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Quality Improvement Plan Training
The Office of Performance Improvement at the Minnesota Department of Health is offering full-day Quality Improvement (QI) Plan Trainings statewide to Community Health Boards (CHB). The goal of the training is for each CHB to leave with a draft QI Plan. The training is meant for CHBs that do not have a QI Plan and would like to get a jump start on...
Contact: Megan Drake-Pereyra | 651-201-3640 | megan.drake-pereyra@state.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Mail Letter Icon Revised Federal Title V Guidance Available for Review and Comment
On Jun. 27, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) posted a Federal Register Notice (FRN) outlining planned changes to the Title V MCH Services Block Grant. Please note that the FRN provides only a summary overviw of the proposed changes. Copies of the ful draft revised Title V Block Grant guidance and related reporting forms (including the...
Contact: | 301-443-1984 | paperwork@hrsa.gov


Calendar Icon Sixth Annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Summit
Join us for the sixth annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Summit, September 25, 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. at Vadnais Heights Commons. The event is designed for those involved in childhood injury prevention through public health and healthcare, public safety, not-for-profit organizations and any program with a focus on children. Presented by Safe...
Start & End Date: 09/25/2014 - 09/25/2014
Contact: Erin Petersen | 651-228-7314 | petersen@minnesotasafetycouncil.org


Job Position Icon Registered Dietitian- Part-time Special Limited Term for Dakota County
The purpose of this position is to provide nutrition focused health services to high-risk populations of infants; children; women who are prenatal, postpartum, or breastfeeding in WIC clinic. This position provides guidance and serves as a resource for WIC program staff and other public health staff. This position is responsible for development and...
Contact: Not available


Job Position Icon Registered Dietitian (On-Call) for Dakota County
The purpose of this position is to provide nutrition focused health services to high-risk populations of infants; children; women who are prenatal, postpartum, or breastfeeding in WIC clinic. This position provides guidance and serves as a resource for WIC program staff and other public health staff. This position is responsible for development and...
Contact: Not available


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse (Family Health) for Dakota County
This position is responsible for managing requests from the public and providers for department and community services, determining eligibility for public health programs and providing public health nursing services to promote and improve or maintain the health and safety of Dakota County citizens. At Dakota County, Public Health Nurses work...
Contact: Not available


Calendar Icon Enhancing HIV/AIDS Service Delivery
This free, in-person training provides information about the continuum of HIV/AIDS care, from testing to refrerals. CEUs are available. TOPICS: Discussing where we are and where we are going with the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and CDC Guidelines Recognizing and overcoming stigma Identifying resources for the...
Start & End Date: 08/19/2014 - 08/19/2014
Contact: Maggie Truax | 612-625-1894 | truax031@umn.edu


Job Position Icon Family Physician for Hennepin County
Family Physician – Hennepin County - Minneapolis, Minnesota   Hennepin County’s NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center seeks a part-time Family Physician to provide a full spectrum of ambulatory family medicine in a community clinic setting; includes evaluate, diagnose, and treat acute and chronic illness and disease, provide...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

July
17
2014
Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Hearing and Vision Screening For Nurses - Advanced
This workshop covers current best practices for advanced hearing and vision screening of children birth to 21 years of age for C&TC and other screening programs. It includes a review of basic screening procedures (pure tone audiometry and visual acuity screening) as well as training in advanced skills including physical exam related to ...
Start & End Date: 09/10/2014 - 09/10/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Senior Evaluator for Professional Data Analysts, Inc.
Professional Data Analysts, Inc. (PDA) is an independent evaluation and statistical consulting firm specializing in the fields of public health and the behavioral and medical sciences. We are recognized as a national expert in evaluating state-level tobacco control programs and are contracted by Departments of Health across the United States. We...
Contact: | jobs@pdastats.com


Job Position Icon Quality Improvement/Utilization Management (QI/UM) Nurse for Itasca County - Health & Human Services
This is a Professional position responsible for QI and UM activities as well as clinical client contact....
Contact: Itasca County


Job Position Icon Registered Dietitian for Southwest Health and Human Services
POSITION OPEN REGISTERED DIETITIAN Southwest Health and Human Services is currently accepting applications for a Registered Dietitian to be located in our Marshall office. This position promotes health and nutrition programs, determine program participant eligibility, provide nutrition and health counseling and education to clients of health...
Contact: Kristin Deacon | 507-836-6144 | kristin.deacon@swmhhs.com


July
16
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Supervisor - Family Health 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: Laura Fitzsimmons | 952-891-7892 | Laura.Fitzsimmons@co.dakota.mn.us


July
15
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 | mweston@co.nicollet.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Notice of Request for Proposals for Healthy Housing Grants
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention (HHLPP) program requests proposals for Healthy Housing Grants, authorized by Minnesota Statutes 144.9513.  Eligible applicants will be local boards of health, community action agencies under section 256E.31, and nonprofit organizations with expertise in...
Contact: Dan Symonik | 651-201-4928 | daniel.symonik@state.mn.us


July
14
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Specialist II - PT for City of Bloomington
Two part-time positions available 20 hours per week. The City of Bloomington is seeking two Public Health Specialists to provide professional public health nursing services that promotes health for residents in the local community. The current opening will be assigned to Disease Prevention and Clinical Services working in programs such as...
Contact: Human Resources | 952-563-8710 | HumanResources@BloomingtonMN.gov


July
9
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse or Social Worker for Morrison County Public Health
This position will work mostly in the area of case management with elderly clients and their service providers. This position may also be expected to work in other areas of Public Health....
Contact: Barb DeZurik | 320-632-0299 | barbd@co.morrison.mn.us


Job Position Icon RN Team Leader - Family Health (HFA Program) 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 Healthy Families America (HFA) model. HFA services begin prenatally or right after the birth of a baby and are offered voluntarily, intensively and over the long-term (3 to 5 years...
Contact: Becky Real | realb@mvna.org


Mail Letter Icon Nomination deadline for Community Health Awards extended to Wednesday, July 23th
Community Health Award Nominations Due July 23rd These annual awards recognize and acknowledge individuals or groups who make significant contributions to public health in Minnesota. The Community Health Awards will be presented September 17th as part of the events of the annual Community Health Conference (September 17-19, Brainerd). Anyone...
Contact: Peggy Malinowski | 651-201-3878 | health.chconference@state.mn.us


July
8
2014
Mail Letter Icon Family Home Visiting Training Opportunities
Fall openings exist for trainings in Motivational Interviewing (MI) – Introduction and MI for Supervisors. MI techniques are highly recommended for evidenced based family home visiting programs. To register, visit link: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fh/mch/fhv/training/.  ...
Contact: Family Home Visiting | 651-201-3760 | health.fhv@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nursing Unit Supervisor for Carver County
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Carver County Public Health Department Manager, the Public Health Nursing Unit Supervisor works with the Department Manager to develop and implement priorities, plans, goals, policies & procedures, programs and community collaborations, based on community needs assessments. The Unit Supervisor works...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

July
7
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - PT Temporary for Sherburne County
 To provide PCA assessments, LTCC assessments, and accompanying services to diverse populations. This position is responsible for using a holistic approach to complete individualized assessments and develop plans to enhance and protect the quality and dignity of life for the diverse population served. The most important impact Public Health...
Contact: Lisa Meier | 763-765-4121 | lisa.meier@co.sherburne.mn.us


Job Position Icon Dentist for Open Door Health Center
Open Door Health Center in Mankato, MN, seeks a qualified, passionate, experienced candidate for a full-time collaborative Dentist position for our Mankato site. We operate a comprehensive practice with six D.D.S./D.M.Ds, a Dental Therapist, and numerous dental support staff. The candidate should be passionate about serving underserved patients,...
Contact: Sierra Sellers | 507-344-5505 | hr@odhc.org