Kalamaoo County

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May 3, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Starting $14.64/hr
20/hrs. Day, evenings,some weekends
Posting: #044-16
Date Posted: 05/02/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 05/16/2016
 
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 Medicaid 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 SERVICES SPECIALIST II
Circuit Court - Family Division
$14.64/hr
Mon.- Fri, 8am - 5 pm
Posting: #043-16
Date Posted: 05/01/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 05/09/2016
 
 Direct and specify appointment of attorneys for the indigent. Perform bailiff duties for jury trials.  Assist Judges and referees at hearings, schedule hearings, resolve scheduling conflicts of Judges, referees, attorneys or pro per parties, prepare and personally serve court orders and petitions on parties present at court hearings. Prepare Court orders and reports from dictated, handwritten and computer drafted documentation.  Research, analyze, docket, scan and enter accurate information into the court’s case management system.  Certify documents, release information to appropriate parties, and research court files. Respond to inquiries regarding court procedures, and case information from attorneys, court staff, other agencies and the public by using the court’s case management system and other resources. Direct, monitor and provide notice of hearing for all traffic cases, including reporting to the Secretary of State office.  Attend and monitor court proceedings, prepare and draft reports and orders, mark exhibits, operate audio and video recording equipment and maintain logs.  Coordinate a complete program of case management, file management and quality control for child protective, delinquency, and domestic matters.   Jointly coordinate, collaborate and assure movement of all court cases in cooperation the other court- related units.  Review, analyze and monitor legal documentation within court files, and/or submitted for judicial review for legal sufficiency and compliance with court rules and court orders.  Compile, analyze, and monitor statistical data for reports as needed. Coordinate courtroom security and arrange for appearance of parties, in person, telephonically, or via videoconference, arranging for interpreters and special accommodations as needed.  Monitor case management functions to be in compliance with trial court standards set forth by the Michigan Supreme Court, including set-asides, transfers apprehension and detention orders, bench warrants and appeals.  Monitor court files and orders for compliance with Title IV-E funding requirements.  Monitor and distribute reports from caseworkers, public and private agencies, and attorneys.  Ensure proper service of all parties, including those to be summonsed, attorneys, outside, agencies and those who are required to notice of hearing.  Interview and prepare bail bonds for delinquent juveniles upon their release.  Collect court filing fees, restitution and other court-ordered payments.   Provide back-up for Judicial Aides if needed in her/his absence.  Back-up security as needed to take fingerprints on juveniles in delinquency matters using knowledge  and skills pertaining to the use of Live Scan fingerprinting equipment.

Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or related field; two years court or related field experience; or comparable combination of training, education and experience. Basic knowledge of Microsoft package; propensity to learn new computer applications. Must possess ability to handle multiple priorities and continuous interruptions; work independently and as team member; produce high volume capacity; maintain composure in confrontational situations; excellent organizational/prioritization skills; excellent communication skills with judges attorneys, public; maintain confidentiality; and potential for LEIN certification.

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Kay Budas, Administrative Assistant
1536 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




DENTAL ASSISTANT
HCS- Clinical Services
Salary range:(K03) $12.26 - $16.54/hr
40 hours/wk Days
Posting: #127-15
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 - Clinical Services
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




EXPO CENTER OPERATOR
Parks & Fairgrounds
Starting Salary: $13.56/hr.
4 - 10 hour days; Sat-Sun-Mon-Tues
Posting: #030-16
Date Posted: 03/13/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Perform all routine and some preventative maintenance to Expo Center, fairgrounds buildings, grounds, and equipment.  Provide services for rental clients including setting up tables, chairs, and sound equipment; electrical needs; clean up; and other special requests or problems.   Serve as an after-hours contact person for clients, resolve problems, may collect fees, and must enforce rules and regulations.  Store and inventory recreation vehicles in rental storage.  Supervise work crews assigned to fairgrounds including assigning work and supplies.  Responsible for securing building.
 
High school diploma or equivalent with two years building maintenance experience and two years public service experience.  Must have experience driving vehicles with standard transmissions and must be able to operate a forklift and tractor. Valid Michigan driver's license with good driving record required. Must be bondable and able to pass a security check. Must be able to work independently and willing to work nontraditional hours, weekends, and some holidays. Schedule is Sat 6am-4pm, Sun 7am-5pm, Mon 7:30am-5:30pm, Tues 12pm-10pm.
 
 

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Lisa Conley, County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048




NURSE HOME VISITOR
HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range (K08 a-d): $20.41-$23.47/hr.
Full-time, M-F Days,Flexible Schedule
Posting: #023-16
Date Posted: 02/28/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Performs home visiting in accordance with the essential elements of the evidence-based NFP model.  Develops therapeutic relationships with women and their families in a home visiting environment.  Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as relate to the NFP domains.  Provide education, support and referrals to assist women and their families in attaining their targeted goals.  Consults and collaborates with other professional involved in providing services to women and their families.  Actively engages in professional development and skill building to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
 
Current Michigan Registered Nurse license with two years experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental health/behavioral health nursing preferred.  Bachelor of Nursing required.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  Valid driver's license and transportation required.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some early evenings depending on client needs.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road, PO Box 42,
Nazareth, MI 49074




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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PARK ATTENDANT
Parks & Fairgrounds
$9.53/ hr
M-F,7:am-3:pm/varies 20-37/hrs per wk.
45 Seasonal Positions
Posting: #028-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Issues Park permits, collects fees and monitors vehicles for valid permits.  Provides information and assistance to the general public.  Prepares receipt records, daily deposits and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Assists in providing clean and safe facilities by performing light maintenance work, including driving Parks vehicles.

10 Positions:  Monday - Friday 7:00am- 3:00pm focusing on mowing, trimming, and park maintenance.

35 Positions, variable hours, evenings, weekends & holidays:  20-37 hours per week focusing on customer service in parks and campgrounds, performing light park maintenance duties and cleaning park facilities.

Must have a high school diploma or GED certification, and be a minimum of 18 years old. Effective communication skills, ability to do simple math, ability to operate vehicles with either an automatic or standard transmission. Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license , pass a security check and drug screen.
 

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Daniel Ward, Kalamazoo County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




PROGRAMMING SESSION LEADER
Community Corrections
Starting Salary: $15.96/hr.
Fulltime
Posting: #040-16
Date Posted: 04/24/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 05/07/2016
 
Prepare and conduct SAMHSA-congruent, group-based, motivational training programs designed to build skills in the areas of basic communication, anger management, trauma intervention, cognitive behavior and other related topics.  Conduct screening of offenders and provide appropriate bond recommendations to the Judiciary. Conduct assessments of incarcerated individuals and provide referrals to appropriate cognitive training programs. Assist in collecting and processing specimens from clients for drug and alcohol testing.    Pick-up released inmates from jail and process into pre-trial supervision program.  Assist with Electronic Monitoring Devices.
 
Bachelor's degree in criminal justice/corrections, education- related curriculum, psychology, sociology or related allied health field with two years experience (1) facilitating restorative practices with adults and youth, including in a correctional atmosphere; and (2) providing statistical analysis for inclusion in evidence-based practices.  Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice system and substance abuse theory and cognitive interventions.  The ability to work independently and simultaneously handle multiple tasks of varying degrees of difficulty as well as to appropriately respond to crisis situations.  Proficiency with standard office applications.  Certified in SAMHSA-congruent, evidence-based curriculum in cognitive behavior training, including CBT, MRT, DV, Anger Management and Trauma Intervention.  Valid and unrestricted Operator license.
 

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Edee Hunter
1421 Healy St. Suite 2
Kalamazoo MI 49048

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PSYCHOLOGIST
Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
K10 (A-D)$24.46 - $28.13/ hr
Mon.- Thrus. 10am - 6 pm
Posting: #039-16
Date Posted: 04/24/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 06/04/2016
 
Develop, coordinate and direct all psychological services to wards of the Court.  Conduct court-ordered psychological evaluations of Court wards and file written reports of findings to the Court.  Provide routine psychological as well as specialized (suicide, substance abuse, sex offender, etc.) screening, treatment and/or referral services to residents of the Juvenile Home.   Provide individual and group in-service training and continuing education programs to Youth Specialist staff of the Juvenile Home.  Provide psychological consultation services to the Court as well as to service agencies of Community Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Public Health.   Testify as an expert witness for the Court.  Provide psychological consultation and education services to staff of the Youth Center School and the Intensive Learning Center.   Participate in daily change-of-shift reports and Youth Specialist staff meetings.   Participate in weekly Population Management Meetings.   Participate in Special Projects, such as weekly Treatment-Planning Meetings and periodic Competency Exam Policy Meetings.   Supervise psychology and counseling graduate students doing internships, practice and field placements.

Knowledge of psychological terminology, principles and theory, including the topics of statistical analysis, tests and measurement, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, cognition, motivation and emotion, human development, personality, mental health disorders and treatment, and social behavior. A working knowledge of the circuit court system. Specialized knowledge, skill, experience and training in child and adolescent development, in juvenile or criminal justice issues, and in evaluating competence and criminal responsibility of juveniles in the context of specific legal proceedings. Ability to comprehend, evaluate and analyze problem situations. Ability to apply knowledge to new situations. Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with youth, families, colleagues and superiors.
 
Master's Degree required (Doctoral degree preferred) in psychology or closely related discipline. A minimum of five year's clinical experience is required, with extensive skill in working with adolescents in a mental health, correctional, or similar residential setting. Must be licensed to practice in Michigan as a Psychologist. If the license is limited, there must be supervision available by a fully licensed psychologist.
 

 

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
HCS - Clinical Services
(a-d) $20.41 - $23.47
Fulltime M-F, days
Posting: #026-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
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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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Circuit Court Juvenile Home
Starting Salary $23.47/hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5 PM
Posting: #032-16
Date Posted: 04/17/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 06/04/2016
 
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 regulations 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 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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Stephanie Slawson
1424 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048