Employment

District Health Department No. 4 is an equal opportunity employer and will not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, gender, national origin, age, or marital status.

District Health Department No. 4 is a dedicated and passionate team that provides leadership in promoting environmental and personal health through health promotion, disease detection, disease prevention, education, and regulation. Our vision is in creating a healthier community and environment for all.

 

 

 

 

Social Worker- Hillman Community Schools, School Wellness Program
Full Time, Grant Funded

 

Classification:   Masters Prepared and Licensed Social Worker

                              AFSCME Position, Non-exempt
                              O*Net 21-1022.00

Duties:
• Provide direct assessment and counseling services, by appointment, to children K-12.
• Participate in individual care planning for high-risk participants.
▪ Provide services in the school setting, office setting and/or via tele-health.
▪ Provide constructive, cooperative working relationships with clients, coworkers, peers, and supervisors.
• Complete and maintain accurate, adequate, and timely records in computer software products such as Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records software, and similar products.
▪ Utilize effective communication and conflict resolution skills to serve clientele in a tactful, objective, respectful manner while maintaining privacy and HIPAA compliance.

Requirements:
• Masters of Science
• Licensed as a Social Worker in State of Michigan.
• One year of providing community health, pediatric, and/or maternal/infant services preferred.
• Valid Michigan identification and reliable transportation.

Salary:   $26.44 per hour in accordance with current Union contract plus full benefit package.
               Wage increases to $27.54 after successful probation period.

Submit resume and cover letter if interested to kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to those applications received by 2/5/24.

DHD No. 4
Human Resources
100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
Alpena, MI 49707

Job Description


 
 
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
FULL TIME (35 Hours per week)

Classification:  BreastFeeding Peer Counselor
                              AFSCME Position, Non-exempt
                                  

General Summary:  A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is a role model, educator, and support person with a commitment to promote breastfeeding as the method of infant feeding to primarily WIC pregnant/breastfeeding women and their families.

Duties:

  • Provide encouragement and act as a resource to women who plan to breastfed or are currently breastfeeding.
  • Assist clients in making an infant feeding decision and to have a successful breastfeeding experience.
  • Become familiar with resources available to clients.
  • Anticipate the needs and questions of a new breastfeeding mother.
  • Recognize when to refer mother to other resources during critical periods when mothers may experience difficulty.
  • Receive day-to-day direction by the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Coordinator as needed and supervision by the Nursing Directors.
  • Receive breastfeeding support referrals through MI-WIC, DHD4 Staff, community organizations, local hospitals, and provider offices.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Must have breastfed at least one baby for a minimum of six (6) months, be enthusiastic about breastfeeding, and want to help other mothers be successful in their journey.
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
  • Must be a resident of Cheboygan, Montmorency, Alpena or Presque Isle County.

Salary:      $14.95 per hour, increasing to $15.93 after successful completion of probationary period, in accordance with Union contract.

Submit resume and cover letter describing breastfeeding experience to Kendra Bartz, HR Director, kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled, with preference given to applications received by April 5, 2024.

DHD No. 4
Human Resources
100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
Alpena, MI 49707

Job Description


 
 
Nurse Practitioner Coordinator

 

Classification:   Master’s degree Prepared and Licensed Nurse Practitioner

AFSCME Position, Non-exempt
O*NET 11-29-1171.00

Duties:

• Provide direct care and education on pregnancy and family planning methods so clients can make an informed decision.
• Engages with diverse populations, creates nursing care plans, and advocates for high-risk populations.
• Provide services in the school setting, office setting and/or via tele-health.
• Oversight and detailed work on clinical services and mentoring staff.
• Works in a culturally competence and non-judgmental manner with all clients, coworkers, peers, and supervisors.
• Works in cooperation with the Medical Director on creating, implementing, and training on policies and procedures.
• Insures program fidelity to accreditation requirements and nursing standards of care.
• Complete and maintain accurate, adequate, and timely records in computer software products such as Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records software, and similar products.
• Utilize effective communication and conflict resolution skills to serve clientele in a tactful, objective, respectful manner while maintaining privacy and HIPAA compliance.

Requirements:
• Master’s Degree of Nursing
• Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in State of Michigan.
• One year of providing community health, pediatric, Women’s Health and/or family planning services preferred.
• Valid Michigan identification and reliable transportation.

Salary: $34.42 per hour in accordance with current Union contract plus full benefit package. Wage increases to $35.44 after successful probation period.

Submit resume and cover letter if interested to kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to those applications received by 10/27/23.

DHD No. 4
Human Resources
100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
Alpena, MI 49707


 
Registered Dietician- Alpena
FULL TIME (35 Hours per week)

Classification:            Registered Dietician
                                       AFSCME Union Position, Non-exempt

 Duties:

  • Provide direct counseling services to high risk and prenatal clients with emphasis on good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
    • Develop individual care plans for high-risk participants.
    • Create or order nutrition education resources.
  • Facilitate and/or provide nutrition in-service training to agency staff who provide nutrition services to clients.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the agency Nutrition Services Plan.
  • Provide services in office, via tele-health, and in home settings.
  • Provide technical assistance and consultation to local agency staff and other health professionals in nutrition services areas.
  • Utilize effective communication and conflict resolution skills to serve clientele in a tactful, objective, respectful manner while maintaining privacy and HIPAA compliance.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, adequate, and timely records in computer software products such as Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records software, and similar products.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Registration as a dietician (RD)
  • One year of providing community health, pediatric, and/or maternal/infant nutrition services preferred.
  • Ability to provide services to vulnerable populations in a culturally competent, inclusive, and non-judgmental manner.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Salary:   Starting at $24.54 per hour in accordance with current Union contract plus full benefit package. Wage increases to $25.84 after successful probation period.

Submit resume and cover letter if interested to kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to those applications received by 2/17/23.

DHD No. 4
Human Resources
100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
Alpena, MI  49707

Job Description 


 

Public Health Nurse- Cheboygan
FULL TIME (35 Hours per week)

Classification:  Public Health Nurse-Registered Nurse
                                  AFSCME Position, Non-exempt
                                  O*NET 11-3021-00 

General Summary:  A licensed registered nurse working to assist the public and serve their needs in the areas of reproductive health, communicable disease, immunizations, vaccinations, children’s special health care, and other Health Department services.

Duties:

  • Providing skilled nursing care to individuals/families with their needs both in office and off-site.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, adequate, and timely records in computer software products such as Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records software, and similar products.
  • Utilize effective communication and conflict resolution skills to serve clientele in a tactful, objective, non-judgmental, respectful manner while maintaining privacy and HIPAA compliance.

Requirements:

  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Michigan.
  • Ability to provide services to vulnerable populations in a culturally competent and non-judgmental manner.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages beneficial.

Salary:   $24.48 per hour starting wage, increasing to $25.89 upon successful probation period in accordance with current Union contract plus full benefit package for Associate prepared RN. $25.24 per hour starting wage, increasing to $26.61 for Bachelor prepared RN.

Submit resume and cover letter if interested to Kendra Bartz, Human Resources, kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to those applications received by 4/5/24.

DHD No. 4
Human Resources
100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
Alpena, MI 49707

Job Description- Public Health Nurse


 

Public Health Nurse- Alpena
FULL TIME (35 Hours per week)

Classification:  Public Health Nurse-Registered Nurse
                                  AFSCME Union Position, Non-exempt
                                  O*NET 29-1141.04 

General Summary:  A licensed registered nurse working to assist the public and serve their needs in the areas of Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP), immunizations, Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS), Harm Reduction, and other Health Department services.

Duties:

  • Providing skilled nursing care to individuals/families with their needs both in office and off-site.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, adequate, and timely records in computer software products such as Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records software, and similar products.
  • Utilize effective communication and conflict resolution skills to serve clientele in a tactful, objective, non-judgmental, respectful manner while maintaining privacy and HIPAA compliance.

Requirements:

  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Michigan.
  • Ability to provide services to vulnerable populations in a culturally competent and non-judgmental manner.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages beneficial.

Salary:   $24.48 per hour starting wage, increasing to $25.89 upon successful probation period in accordance with current Union contract plus full benefit package for Associate prepared RN. $25.24 per hour starting wage, increasing to $26.61 for Bachelor prepared RN.

Submit resume and cover letter if interested to Kendra Bartz, Human Resources, kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to those applications received by 4/12/24.

DHD No. 4
Human Resources
100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
Alpena, MI 49707

Job Description- Public Health Nurse


 

Licensed Dental Professional Public Health – Contractual, Temporary/Seasonal

Classification:   Contractual
 

General Summary: A registered dental hygienist, dental therapist or dentist participating in the Kindergarten Oral Health Assessment (KOHA) program and other duties as assigned under the Oral Health Services Program following the direction of the Community Health Director.                        

Duties:

  • Conduct oral health assessments during KOHA clinics.
  • Provide dental case management with community outreach, scheduling and education with schools, families, and providers. Ensuring children with oral health needs are referred in a quality follow-up process.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, adequate, and timely records in computer software products such as Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records software, and similar products.
  • Utilize effective communication and conflict resolution skills to serve clientele in a tactful, objective, non-judgmental, respectful manner.
  • Compliance with HIPAA and MI-OSHA blood-borne pathogen requirements.
  • Understanding and acknowledgment of role as a mandated reporter.

Requirements:

  • A licensed registered dental hygienist, dental therapist, or dentist in the State of Michigan.
  • Ability to provide services to vulnerable populations in a culturally competent, non-judgmental manner.
  • Valid Michigan identification and reliable transportation.
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages beneficial.

Salary: $40.00 per hour and up to $320.00 per day for oral health services clinics.
$38.00 per hour and up to $240.00 per day for dental and medical case management for children with oral health referrals and follow-up

Submit resume and cover letter if interested to kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to those applications received by 2/9/24.

DHD No. 4
Human Resources
100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
Alpena, MI 49707