Kalamaoo County

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February 9, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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CASHIER/ACCOUNT SPECIALIST
Circuit court-Friend of the Court
Range;(K03 A - D): $12.26 - $14.09/hr.
M-F 8-5pm
Posting: #017-16
Date Posted: 02/07/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 02/16/2016
 
Provide coverage at FOC payment window processing payments in applicable computerized case management systems. Deposit clerk – verify bank deposit and take deposit to bank. Balance cash drawer.  Secondary cashier – in cashier’s absence process mail and window payments, work suspense reports, transfer funds from FOC bank account to MiSDU bank account.   Additional accounting work, as assigned. Back up for invoice entry.

 
High school diploma or equivalent – Required.  Previous cash handling, computer, and banking experience.  Secondary accounting classes or previous accounting experience.  Legal terminology or previous background in court system, preferred.  Knowledge of office equipment and computer programs such as Word and Excel.  Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written.  Two or three years with Friend of the Court and extensive knowledge of the MiCSES computer system, preferred.  Must be able to pass credit and background checks.

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Michele Rutgers- Finance Systems Supervisor
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007




COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
HCS - Maternal & Child Health
(a-d) $14.64 - $16.83
PENDING BOARD APPROVAL
20 hrs days, evenings, some weekends
Posting: #009-16
Date Posted: 01/17/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Answer and initiate customer telephone calls to provide educational, enrollment and referral information related to breast and cervical health.  Enroll eligible women in the SW MI BCCCNP.  Work with area health centers to increase awareness about services for women in need.  Attend health fairs, women’s groups, and community and neighborhood meetings.  Deliver materials to homes and community centers in area where women will benefit from breast and cervical health tests.  Plan meetings throughout the Southwest Michigan BCCCNP region to allow women to share what their needs are for breast and cervical health (focus groups).  Plan, order and prepare outreach materials for display and distribution.

High school diploma or GED, college courses preferred.  Oral fluency in English and Spanish required.  Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word & Excel).  Knowledgeable of community resources in Southwest Michigan, particularly for non-citizens; knowledge of health insurance, including Mediciad and Medicare;  Basic knowledge of women health issues.  Valid Michigan driver’s license and properly registered and insured motor vehicle, to be used for traveling throughout Southwest Michigan (8 counties).  Knowledge of standard office protocols and procedures.


 

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COURT SECURITY DEPUTY
Sheriff
Starting Salary: (NF12A-D)$13.68- $14.79/hr.
Part-time Days
Posting: #019-16
Date Posted: 02/07/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 03/04/2016
 
Operate scanning machines at facility entrance; secure facility and conduct security inspections of citizens who enter facility; operate radio to transmit communications to other Deputies/court personnel; respond to alarm points or breaches of security; intercede in problem situations to diffuse potentially violent behavior and summon assistance; assist in areas requested by the Sheriff's Office or the Court.  Prepare written reports and records.  Assist in area as directed by the Court as it relates to security.
 
Must be MCOLES Certified; 21 years of age, and valid driver’s license. Must have two years of college, or the equivalent with military service. Must pass drug screen, physical and psychological exam and thorough background investigation. Must have excellent communication skills and composure in stressful situations.  Ability to complete First Aid certification, understand and retain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies, security procedures and techniques.  Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies and multitask.  Ability to obtain accurate data and prepare written reports.  No tattoos allowed. Any individual with a felony conviction, pending felony or misdemeanor charge, domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration.
 

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Paul Matyas, Undersheriff
1500 Lamont ST,
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




DENTAL ASSISTANT
HCS- Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Salary range:(K03) $12.26 - $16.54/hr
40 hours/wk Days
Posting: #127-15
Date Posted: 01/17/2016
Date Re-Posted: 01/17/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Provide chair side assistance to the Dentist and sometimes the dental hygienist.  Ensure sterility of all reusable dental instruments/equipment and follow Universal Precautions.  Keep inventory and stock dental supplies.  Maintain MSDS log.  Maintain dental equipment.  Perform set-up, closing and daily maintenance procedures for the Mobile Dental Clinic.  Perform delegated dental procedures such as suture removal (RDA only), fabrication of temporary crowns (RDA only), and pouring of Alginate models.  Trained as back up for front desk.

Certified Dental Assistant required:  Registered Dental Assistant preferred.  Certification in CPR and Radiology required.  Effective communication, teamwork and ability to work with developmentally disable individuals required.  Knowledge of oral health procedures, oral health education and effective teaching methods are necessary in this position.  

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DENTIST
HCS Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Salary Range: Contract
Part-time 2 days per week/16 hours
Posting: #004-15
Date Posted: 01/04/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
Provide dental care for the patients of Kalamazoo County Dental Clinic to ensure that County residents, who cannot afford services, are uninsured, or who have Medicaid access to regular dental care. Principle accountabilities include diagnose and services, treat dental/oral conditions, record patient dental encounters, educate individuals on the nature of oral health and related conditions, and provide consultation to the division manager and assist with updates to dental program protocols, policies and procedures. D.D.S. or D.M.D from a CODA accredited institution, Michigan Dental License with DEA License. Current CPR training and liability insurance. Experience in general dentistry and with hard-to-serve, behaviorally challenged patients preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills with basic computer skills strongly preferred.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




ENTERPRISE SPECIALIST/ANALYST
Information Systems
Salary Range:(K08) $24.29 - $32.80
Salary includes 19% competitive adjustment.
M-F 40 hours (days)
Posting: #002-16
Date Posted: 01/03/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Network administration and management functions providing complex planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the County’s enterprise network and telecommunication systems and Tier II technical support for Help Desk escalation process in order to provide a comprehensive, reliable, secure technology platform that supports technology systems which meet departmental, County, State and Federal requirements and needs, maximizes end user productivity and meets essential business functions.

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with a minimum of two to three years related experience; or any comparable combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of current technology and advanced experience in a TCP/IP based LAN/WAN Enterprise network and telecommunication systems environment. Experience with Microsoft workstation and server OS, Active Directory, Exchange, Novell ZCM, Cisco, Citrix, IBM AS/400-i5, SQL, Virtual Servers and SAN technologies preferred. Demonstrated interpersonal/communications and project leadership skills.

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LEGAL ASSISTANT I - WORD PROCESSING
Prosecuting Attorney
Range(K03 A - D): $12.26 - $13.49/hr
Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00 pm
Posting: # 016-16
Date Posted: 02/07/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 02/11/2016
 
Coordinate word processing services to accurately and efficiently produce legal documents and correspondence requested by the legal staff on a daily/weekly basis while being under time constraints mandated under court procedures, law, office policy, etc.  Solely responsible for the coordination, creation, and production of 25 different multiple-page legal documents for 20 assistant prosecuting attorneys. In that capacity, this position is responsible for training legal staff on what information is required for the production of these documents and meeting the corresponding deadlines. This position is also assigned to the production of various forms/legal documents and/or duties that are outside the realm of the legal staff.  NON-IN CUSTODY WARRANTS: After review by an Assistant Prosecutor, process cases submitted via the Document Management System and paper. Update the Adult Case Tracking System to reflect decision and prepare necessary paperwork. Complete special projects assigned by the Prosecutor.  Manage updates to office manuals (Charging Policy Manual, Personnel Policy and Procedures, and Operations Manual). Assists with scanning closed felony case files and prepares for recycling/destruction. Provide weekend and holiday coverage for the Charging Specialist on a rotating basis; and provide coverage as needed for the Receptionist for breaks or time off.

High school diploma. 2-3 years transcription and word processing experience is preferred. Previous experience in Prosecuting Attorney's Office or private law office is preferred. Knowledge of criminal justice system and legal terminology is preferred.  Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.  Ability to multi-task and maintain flexibility with assignments. Ability to prioritize projects and workload.
 
 

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Shellie Stapert - Deputy Prosecutor's Administrator
227 W. Michigan Avenue, 5th floor
Kalamazoo MI 49007




NURSE
Sheriff
Salary Range (NF20): $52,936-$57,844
Fulltime- Varied
Posting: #018-16
Date Posted: 02/07/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 02/29/2016
 
General medical care and assessment of inmates within a correctional facility.  Assess inmates to determine appropriate follow up care.  Initiate treatment as indicated according to written protocols and/or standards of nursing care.  Provide emergency nursing care until arrival of a physician or transfer to a medical facility.  Monitor dispensing of medications, and transfer of inmates to medical appointments/hospitals.  Document/charts all pertinent medical information regarding medical treatments.  Consult with Food Services related to special dietary needs and menu recommendations for inmates.  Order and maintain medical and dental supplies.  Arrange for psychiatric evaluations as requested or necessary.
Must share on -call for weekend and holiday duty
 
Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan is required.  Must be first Aid, AED and CPR certified.  Effective written and verbal communication skills, basic keyboarding and computer skills including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and database entry/retrieval are required.  Must pass a physical exam, drug screen and thorough background investigation.  Must be able to function independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment.  Strong assessment skills.  Mature individual who is able to maintain a professional presence with a diverse patient population.  No visible tattoos
 
Note: Any person with a felony conviction, a felony  or misdemeanor charge pending, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment.                  
 

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Paul Matyas, Undersheriff
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo MI 49048




NUTRITIONIST
HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Starting Salary $17.67
20 hours per week
Posting: #010-16
Date Posted: 01/24/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Assess and document nutrition/medical risk factors, assign appropriate food package, provide nutrition education, provide appropriate community referrals, administer and distribute food benefits at HCS-Nazareth Complex, and off-site location within Kalamazoo County (Portage Community Center).  Approve all Class II infants formula requests.  If necessary seek State approval for Class III special formulas requests, if RD in not available.  Inform and recruit families/children for WIC Program (outreach).  Coordinate Breastfeeding, Nutrition Education and Outreach activities for local WIC office (includes tracking inventory of equipment/supplies and maintaining database).  Perform hematological and lead testing and maintain CLIA requirements as established by HCS and WIC policy and procedures.  Registered Dietitian approves all Class III Special formulas and prepares high risk nutrition care plans.  Prepare nutrition education lesson plans for information mall/bulletin boards; create quarterly newsletter.  Assure that the WIC program performance standards are met as required by State/Federal guidelines and Local County Health and Community Services.  Collaborate with Community Agencies and Human Services Department programs (i.e. Housing Resources, Community Centers, Health Clinics, Loaves & Fishes) to provide resources and support to assist families.  Inform families/Individuals of community activities that are instrumental toward self- growth and community involvement.  Submit weekly, monthly and annual reports as it relates to department activities.  Provide training to staff on nutrition and breastfeeding topics, and to provider offices regarding WIC changes.
 
Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Foods, Nutrition or Home Economics required:  Completion of approved internship and completion of State RD exam preferred.  Public Health experience is strongly desired.  Knowledge of community resources, basic computer skills and good organizations skills are required.  Good communication skills, both written and oral required.  Bi-lingual language skill strongly preferred.  Must have reliable transportation,  at least two years experience working with economically disadvantaged families preferred.
 

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
HCS - Clinical Services
Salary Range:(K08)$20.41-$23.47/hr
Part Time, M-F 36 hours/week
Posting: #116-15
Date Posted: 11/08/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
Implement STD Program by providing STD education & STD assessments to assist in the diagnoses, treatment, referrals & follow-up of STDs.  Implement the Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) program by administering vaccine & providing education of vaccine & VPD.  Obtain comprehensive STD medical & social history of clients, perform male and female genitalia exams, and assist in partner contact interviews.  Provide 24/7 response to any Emergency/Bioterrorism events.  Maintain comprehensive knowledge of current and emerging health issues affecting individuals, their personal lifestyles and the community.  Perform quality assurance activities regarding vaccines, chart audits, disease surveillance, and medication supply and inventory control. Maintain adequate vaccine, medication and supply inventory for the clinic.
 
Current Michigan R.N. License required with a Bachelor's degree in nursing/health preferred or any comparable combination training, experience, or education.  Two years minimum of acute care and/or public health experience.  Must demonstrate the ability to multi-talk, function independently, problem solves and make clinically accurate decisions under high stress conditions.  Demonstrate assessment and interviewing and excellent communication skills.  Must possess pathophysiology/knowledge of child development, reproductive health & disease processes as well as human sexuality.  Must obtain HIV counseling and testing certification through MDCH in first year and maintain requirements for continued licensure and certifications. Proficient use of computers, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish highly desired.
 

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RELIEF WORKER
Circuit Court-Juvenile Home
Salary: $10.75/hr
On-call position, 8-30 hrs. /wk.
Posting: #014-16
Date Posted: 01/24/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Monitor and ensure the safety and security of all residents and facility staff. Possess clear knowledge of and adhere to all facility policies and procedures. Ensure individual and group interaction with residents. Conduct individual and group interactions with co-workers and administration. Paperwork/information management.
 
Two years college in criminal justice, sociology, psychology or related human services, with completion of undergraduate degree preferred. Experience working with juveniles required, work with troubled youths preferred.
 

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