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November 26, 2015
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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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

HCS - Environmental Health
Starting Salary:$17.67-$20.31/hr.
Full-time M-F 8-5pm
Posting: #115-15
Date Posted: 11/15/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 12/11/2015
Enforce State regulations and assure all Accreditation and Minimum Program Requirements (MPR's) associated with licensed food establishments are met. Investigate and provide response to consumer complaints including during food borne illness outbreaks. Enforce State and local regulations associated with public swimming pools and spas by providing inspection, complaint response and review and respond to weekly water sample results. Provide health and safety contract audits for adult and childcare facilities. Enforce State regulations by providing contract audits and complaint response for body art facilities.
Bachelors Degree in Environmental Health, Biology or related field required; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)/Registered Sanitarian (RS) preferred. Knowledge of existing laws and ordinances related to environmental health, good communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a team environment required. Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver's license required. Additionally, successful completion of a REHS written examination administered by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) within five years of employment and maintenance of the REHS credential through fulfillment of NEHA's continuing education requirement is strongly recommended. An REHS/RS credential is required to be a Senior Environmental Health Specialist. The Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccines are requirements for this position if working in the onsite sewage program.


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HCS- Maternal&Child Health
Starting Salary:$17.28
Part-time 20 hr/week
Wed 12:30-4:30,TH 10-6:30,FR 8:30-5pm
Posting: #106-15
Date Posted: 10/25/2015
Date Re-Posted: 11/15/2015
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.

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 relaible transportation,  at least two years experience working with economically disadvantaged families preferred.

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Tessa Prior-Pullins
HCS- Maternal&Child Health
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Salary Range: $19.96 - $26.95/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8am-5pm
Posting: #071-15
Date Posted: 06/28/2015
Date Re-Posted: 10/18/2015
Deadline: Until filled
Provide comprehensive nursing services independently and in conjunction with the physician of the Juvenile Home to ensure that the highest quality health care is provided to the total population of the Juvenile Home. Examine, evaluate and review the total physical and medical health needs of all residents including treatment for emergency injury or illness.  Inventory, maintain, secure and distribute all medication and medical supplies. Maintain accurate individual medical records, providing and/or obtaining information to or from, appropriate agencies when applicable. Establish and execute laboratory procedures to obtain all necessary information for diagnosis. Counsel and provide training for residents on issues of hygiene, health care and social issues that regard health. Assist physician with all physical exams and evaluate all medical complaints for prioritizing schedule. Train facility staff on medical procedures and observation and reporting skills in compliance with American Medical Association (AMA).  Assure compliance with State and Federal regulation regarding health related policies. Research and develop standard policies and procedures for clinical health care services.
Current Registered Nurse and have at least two years experience working with adolescents. Skills required include medical observation, assessment and physical examination techniques, verbal and written communication, and highly developed interpersonal relationship skills with adults and juveniles. Knowledge in counseling juveniles, nursing techniques in a correctional setting and interviewing techniques specifically for Adolescent Sex Offenders (ASO) assessment treatment and treatment is essential. Necessary certifications include State certified to teach Sex Education, CPR Instructor, American Red Cross first aid and stress management instructor’s certification.

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HCS - Clinical Services
Salary Range:$19.96-$22.95/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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Circuit Court Juvenile Home
Starting Salary: $10.62 hr
On-call position, 8-30 hrs. /wk
Posting: #109-15
Date Posted: 11/01/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 01/04/2016
Daily preparation of nutritious and varied meals utilizing Federal Standardized Recipes.  Follow daily cleaning schedule for assigned shift (see attached).   Inventory all knives at the beginning and end of each shift.   Properly operate and maintain kitchen and appliances.   Provide direction to Day Treatment participants who are assigned to kitchen duty.  Clear knowledge of and adherence to all facility policies and procedures.  Insure that all foods are prepared, served and stored at proper temperatures.
High school diploma or equivalent. Certification through the Michigan School Food Service Association.  Two years experience working in moderate size kitchen.  Knowledge of volume cooking and maintaining high vitamin content in foods.

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Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Salary: $10.75/hr
On-call position, 8-30 hrs./wk.
Posting: #063-15
Date Posted: 05/31/2015
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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HCS - AAA & Veterans
Starting Salary:$17.28 - $19.86/hr.
Part-time, 32 hours/week
Posting: #117-15
Date Posted: 11/15/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 11/30/2015
Conduct comprehensive client assessments to determine social, financial, emotional and environmental strengths and limitations of potential clients. Develop care plans in conjunction with the Choices for Independence Nurse(s). Coordinate the client's eligibility process for program assistance. Monitor client condition and provision of service pertaining to plans for care. Adjust plan as determined through reassessment or normal monitoring. Work with family members and volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal supports. Provide feedback to AAA staff regarding any problems or concerns with service delivery from purchase of service providers. Establish and maintain liaison with hospital discharge planners, human service providers, home care agencies, long-term care facilities, Department of Human Services and other referring agencies.  Provides information, advocacy, and linking to resources for older adults, caregivers, and persons with disabilities.

Licensed Social Worker with the State of Michigan with Bachelor's degree in Social Work is required; Masters preferred. Formal education with an emphasis on gerontology and two years experience working with older adults is strongly preferred. Extensive interviewing and assessment skills and highly developed organizational skills preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer/database management skills desired. Knowledge of community resources, especially geriatric and chronic care resources preferred. Reliable transportation and current Michigan driver's license is required.

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Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo MI 49048

Circuit Court- Administrative Division
Salary Range $15.61-$17.94/hr.
Pending Boards Approval
Full-time M - F 8am-5pm
Posting: #118-15
Date Posted: 11/22/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 12/04/2015
Interview and screen potential Treatment and Recovery Court participants.  Case manage, implement comprehensive treatment plans, provide face to face guidance and report progress to related parties and the court.  Participate in planning sessions to coordinate and problem solve with other criminal justice and human service agencies to address multiple problem areas affecting participants.  Coordinate a team of service providers including both treatment and ancillary services.  Complete biweekly court document reflecting participant progress.  Conduct drug and alcohol testing using urine specimens, breath analysis and other drug screenings.  Provide crises intervention and resolution.  Develop and maintain written policies and procedures to guide the operations of the Treatment and Recovery Court in compliance with any statewide guidelines, generally accepted best practices, and the special needs and resources of the local jurisdiction.  Compile information on participant compliance with the Treatment and Recovery Court and assure it is accurately communicated to and considered in team progress staffing, including preparation of case compliance and progress summaries for court status hearings. 

Bachelors in Social Science, Criminal Justice, Psychology or related field.  Knowledge of common mental health diagnosis and addiction as well as case management approaches, including drug testing processes, service referral and available community resources.  Experience in the criminal justice system preferred.  Experience in counseling/therapy/case management preferred.  Valid Michigan Driver’s License.  Strong written and verbal communication skills and basic computer experience including word processing and data entry.

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Ann Filkins
227 West Michigan
Kalamazoo MI 49007


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