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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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June
27
2016
Job Position Icon 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 this 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 Detox LPN 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. Conducting nursing assessments and monitoring health needs of clients admitted to the Detox Center....
Contact: Melissa Yborra | 218.299.5002 | melissa.yborra@co.clay.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Meeker County
SUMMARY: To provide nursing care, counseling, and education services; to plan, evaluate and coordinate services; and to promote high-level wellness to the citizens of Meeker County. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assess, plan, organize, and provide nursing and related services; coordinate care with other health team members, human...
Contact: Bridgid Bowers | 320-693-5203 | bridgid.bowers@co.meeker.mn.us


June
23
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse (FHV) for Isanti County Public Health
 Under the direction of the Public Health Nurse Supervisor, provides a variety of public health services including: direct nursing care, case management, response to public health emergencies, consumer education and other community servies as assigned. This position will specifically be responsible for Family Home Visits utilizing Healthy...
Contact: Sharon Katka | 763-689-3859 | sharon.katka@co.isanti.mn.us


Job Position Icon Social Work Unit Supervisor - Afterhours Crisis Call Center for Hennepin County
"Supervise activities, schedules, and work direction of the Afterhours Call Center to ensure that program development goals, program quality standards, and staff engagement goals are met. "Promote and maintain a respectful workplace culture. "Provide onsite administrative and clinical supervision of staff during evening and occasional weekend...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

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 and is assigned to one or more public health programs such as Long Term Service and Support assessment (MnChoices), Case...
Contact: Lacey Lucey | 5073287745 | lucey.lacey@co.olmsted.mn.us


June
21
2016
Mail Letter Icon Just Released: Tobacco-Free Communities Grant Program Request for Proposals
MDH seeks proposals to implement the Tobacco-Free Communities (TFC) Grant Program, aiming to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and address tobacco-related disparities in Minnesota by promoting community-driven tobacco prevention and control activities and strategies. This Request for Proposals (RFP) reinforces MDH's overall goal of advancing...
Contact: | tobacco@state.mn.us


June
20
2016
Job Position Icon Social Worker, Senior Psychiatric for Hennepin County
"Conduct initial mental health screening of adults, children, and adolescents in crisis via phone to determine client needs. "Conduct mental health assessments in the home or community setting of adults, children, and adolescents in a mental health crisis in order to determine their needs. "Complete mental status examinations and develop...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Social Worker, Senior - Mental Health Mobile Crisis for Hennepin County
"Conduct initial mental health screening of adults, children, and adolescents in crisis via phone to determine client needs. "Conduct mental health assessments in the home or community setting of adults, children, and adolescents in a mental health crisis in order to determine their needs. "Complete mental status examinations and develop...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Psychologist, Senior Clinical for Hennepin County
"Provide clinical and administrative oversight to a multidisciplinary team of behavioral health providers including psychiatrists, clinical nurse specialists, psychologists, and a social worker. "Supervise and coordinate specialized psychological services (e.g., combined parenting and psychological assessments; consultation to other county...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Psychiatrist, Adult - Mental Health Center for Hennepin County
"Assess and treat persons with mental illness, especially persons with serious and persistent mental illness and persons with co-occurring disorders. "Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to plan, deliver, monitor, and revise individualized mental health treatment. "Provide psychiatric/medical consultation to other staff. "Provide...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

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: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Psychiatric Nurse, Advanced Practice - Health Care for the Homeless 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 team members as needed. "Provide direct...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Epidemiologist for Hennepin County
"Conduct infectious disease investigations and follow-up for a variety for diseases (e.g., pertussis, measles, mumps, hepatitis A). "Conduct Tuberculosis (TB) contact investigations. "Analyze, interpret, and report infectious disease and medical condition data. "Maintain disease surveillance systems including control methods and program...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Administrative Secretary - PT (24 hours/wk) for Dodge County Public Health
Performs receptionist, filing, data entry and clerical duties for the department.  Maintains office filing system.  Sorts and distributes mail.  Maintain and monitors departmental records.  Responds to office operation inquiries from staff and to public phone calls seeking information.  Explains policies, regulations, and...
Contact: Lisa Hager | 507-635-6239 | lisa.hager@co.dodge.mn.us


June
17
2016
Job Position Icon Mental Health Medicaid Policy Lead for MN Department of Human Services
Under administrative direction, the incumbent leads policy development and utilizes advanced technical expertise to develop and improvement a broad range of Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) policies. The position provides leadership and technical expertise specifically for development of new Mental Health benefits policy, provider...
Contact: Pam Hughes | 651-431-3281 | pamela.hughes@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Care Coordinator  Public Health/MnCHOICES for Blue Earth County
Under direct supervision of the Community Health Supervisor this position performs intake and referrals, conducts assessments, provides care coordination, program coordination and administration, performs record keeping and reporting, engages in population health efforts, responds to emergencies, and participates in professional staff development....
Contact: Patti Ziemke | 507-304-4374 | patti.ziemike@blueearthcountymn.gov


June
16
2016
Job Position Icon Child Protective Social Worker for Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health
The Child Protection Division of HSPHD seeks to fill multiple Child Protection Social Worker vacancies. The primary functions of the positions are listed below, but each individual vacancy may have specialized duties and responsibilities depending on the area of assignment: Intake, Investigations, Case Management, and Indian Child Welfare Act...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Mail Letter Icon Nominations Now Being Accepted - 2016 Community Health Awards
The State Community Health Services Advisory Committee (SCHSAC) Nominating and Awards Workgroup is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Community Health Awards. The awards will be presented by Commissioner of Health Ed Ehlinger on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 during the Community Health Awards Ceremony at the Breezy Point Conference Center,...
Contact: Megan Drake-Pereyra | 651-201-3640 | megan.drake-pereyra@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Program Coordinator - WIC and Family Planning for Blue Earth County
Under direct supervision of the Community Health Supervisor, this position provides program coordination and administration, provides preventive health care and case management services, performs record keeping and reporting, manages intakes and referrals, assesses nutrition needs, evaluates community needs, responds to public health emergencies,...
Contact: Patti Ziemke | 507-304-4374 | patti.ziemike@blueearthcountymn.gov


June
13
2016
Calendar Icon Mapping Care Coordination for Children
The Minnesota Department of Health's Children and Youth with Special Health Needs Program is going to be holding a meeting in St. Cloud, MN on July 15, 2016 to conduct an assessment of what is happening around care coordination in the central region of the state. We would like your help in identifying core components and key actions that can help...
Start & End Date: 07/15/2016 - 07/15/2016
Contact: Sarah Cox | 651-201-3654 | sarah.cox@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Mapping Care Coordination for Children
The Minnesota Department of Health's Children and Youth with Special Health Needs Program is going to be holding a meeting in Rochester, MN on July 8, 2016 to conduct an assessment of what is happening around care coordination in the Southeast region of the state. We would like your help in identifying core components and key actions that can help...
Start & End Date: 07/08/2016 - 07/08/2016
Contact: Sarah Cox | 651-201-3654 | sarah.cox@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Depression Care for Somali Americans
 New arrivers to this country present an array of unique challenging issues which may include trauma, unique cultural values and varying views of western medicine and mental health. Unsderstanding the Somali American perceptions of mental health issues can help improve interactions with this community.  Ahmed Hassan, MA, LPCC is a...
Start & End Date: 07/13/2016 - 07/13/2016
Contact: Not available


Job Position Icon Collections Officer for Southwest Health and Human Services
Southwest Health and Human Services currently has an opening for a Collections Officer in our Marshall 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. The primary job...
Contact: Jodi Robinson | 507-532-1320 | jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com


June
7
2016
Calendar Icon Indoor Mold Workshop
The MDH Indoor Air Unit is holding a series of workshops on indoor mold in July and August 2016. Each session will include training on the basics of indoor mold as well as discussions of best practices for dealing with complaints and inquiries. Plenty of time will be available for questions and brainstorming ways to better address these issues in...
Start & End Date: 08/10/2016 - 08/10/2016
Contact: Kelly Smeltzer | 612-978-0840 | kelly.smeltzer@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Indoor Mold Workshop
The MDH Indoor Air Unit is holding a series of workshops on indoor mold in July and August 2016. Each session will include training on the basics of indoor mold as well as discussions of best practices for dealing with complaints and inquiries. Plenty of time will be available for questions and brainstorming ways to better address these issues in...
Start & End Date: 08/09/2016 - 08/09/2016
Contact: Kelly Smeltzer | 612-978-0840 | kelly.smeltzer@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Indoor Mold Workshop
The MDH Indoor Air Unit is holding a series of workshops on indoor mold in July and August 2016. Each session will include training on the basics of indoor mold as well as discussions of best practices for dealing with complaints and inquiries. Plenty of time will be available for questions and brainstorming ways to better address these issues in...
Start & End Date: 07/27/2016 - 07/27/2016
Contact: Kelly Smeltzer | 651-201-4621 | kelly.smeltzer@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Indoor Mold Workshop
The MDH Indoor Air Unit is holding a series of workshops on indoor mold in July and August 2016. Each session will include training on the basics of indoor mold as well as discussions of best practices for dealing with complaints and inquiries. Plenty of time will be available for questions and brainstorming ways to better address these issues in...
Start & End Date: 07/26/2016 - 07/26/2016
Contact: Kelly Smeltzer | 651-201-4621 | kelly.smeltzer@state.mn.us


June
3
2016
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services
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 concerns. The most...
Contact: Jamie Richter | 218-547-1340 | jamie.richter@co.cass.mn.us


Job Position Icon Registered Nurse for Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services
Provide professional RN 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 aides, and...
Contact: Jamie Richter | 218-547-1340 | jamie.richter@co.cass.mn.us


Job Position Icon PHN/ RN for CHI LakeWood Health
The PHN/ RN provides professional nursing care and oversight in the following program areas: family health, MIECHV, MCH, health promotion, disease prevention and control, WIC, CTC, preparedness. The PHN/RN provides professional nursing care providing nutrition and health education with the WIC program. The PHN/RN performs and documents Child &...
Contact: Lois Slick | 218-634-3403 | loisslick@catholichealth.net


Calendar Icon Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Screening Learning Collaborative
    Perinatal depression and anxiety effects a significant number of mothers, and therefore their children, and is a condition we can screen for and treat. Nationally, 20-40% of moms experience this, in low-income urban populations, a recent study showed 56% of moms. In Minnesota from 2014-2015 there were 5 maternal suicides (within 1...
Start & End Date: 07/27/2016 - 07/01/2017
Contact: Tessa Wetjen | 651-201-3625 | tessa.wetjen@state.mn.us


May
31
2016
Job Position Icon Registered Nurse - Care Coordinator for Neighborhood HealthSource
Provides prescribed medical treatment and case management services to clinic patients. Provides supportive function to provider staff.  Includes Telephone triage, Nurse Visits, Medication Support, Patient Follow-up and Tracking, Patient Education and Case Management Support, Prenatal Support.  For full job description, go to...
Contact: Human Resources | 612-287-2425 | hr@neighborhoodhealthsource.org


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Healthy Children & Families for Olmsted County, MN
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 nursing program such as...
Contact: Lacey Lucey | 507-328-7745 | lucey.lacey@co.olmsted.mn.us