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
                             Management Position, Salary Exempt
                             O*Net 21-1021.00

Duties:

  • Leadership for School Wellness Program (SWP) and supervision for program staff.
  • 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.
  • Directs and manages fidelity to fiscal program budgets.
  • Submits reports and necessary program evaluations.
  • Represents the Agency at community meetings, Board meetings, and networking alliances.

Requirements:

  • Masters of Science
  • Licensed as a Social Worker in State of Michigan.
  • Provide services to vulnerable populations in a culturally competent and non-judgmental manner.
  • One year of providing community health, pediatric, and/or maternal/infant services preferred.
  • Valid Michigan identification and reliable transportation.

Salary:   $69,390 starting salary, increasing to $71,663 after a successful probation period, plus excellent benefit package.

 

 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 6/18/24.

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

 

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Public Health Nurse – Hillman Community Schools, School Wellness Program
Full Time, Grant Funded

 Classification:   Public Health Nurse- Associate Degree in Nursing required, BSN or higher preferred
AFSCME 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 school health and wellness, communicable disease, immunizations, and other Health Department services.

Duties:

  • Providing skilled nursing care to individuals to meet their needs both in office and off-site, school setting.
  • Seamlessly integrate this nurse wellness role into the school community by attending school events, programs, and meetings, which may require flexible scheduling.
  • 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.

 Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing – BSN or higher preferred
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in Michigan.
  • Ability to provide services to vulnerable populations in a culturally competent and non-judgmental manner.
  • Valid Michigan identification and reliable transportation.
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages beneficial.

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

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 1/26/24.

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


 
 

Information Technology (IT)
FULL TIME (35 Hours per week), Non-Exempt AFSCME Position

 

Classification:    IT Support Specialist II
                              Full-time position, Non-Exempt
                              O*Net 15-1232.00

Duties:

  • Provide technical support to end-users, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and connectivity issues.
  • Support seamless day to day IT operation for the district.
  • Respond to work orders submitted by staff in timely manner.
  • Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications.
  • Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software.
  • Confer with staff and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.
  • Maintain records of all assignments, onboarding, and deactivating access timely as necessary.
  • Support and maintain user information including rights, security, and system groups.
  • Monitor computer system performance to ensure proper operation, ensuring compliance to all HIPAA, State, and Federal laws.
  • Conduct end-user training and workforce development on utilization of technology to gain effective and efficient workforce.
  • Assist in maintenance, setup, and coordinate operations of all agency cell phones and business phone system.
  • Read technical manuals and/or attend conferences and seminars to maintain knowledge of hardware and software used by the Agency.
  • Accept other duties as assigned by the IT Supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Three (3) years of IT experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of computer systems and mobile devices.
  • Hands on experience with diagnosing and resolving technical issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with diverse individuals with culture competency.
  • Print and electronic services/secure printing experience.
  • Valid Michigan identification and reliable transportation.
  • Strong Office 365 knowledge, certificate preferred.
  • Associate degree in computer science or related field required, Bachelor of Science preferred.

Physical Requirements:

This job requires the ability to perform the essential functions contained in this description. These include, but are not limited to, the following requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants unable to fulfill one or more of these requirements:

  • Lifting and moving computer equipment weighing up to forty (40) pounds.
  • Bending, stooping, crawling, sitting, and climbing to install computer cables and equipment.

Wage:      $23.16 per hour, increasing to $24.08 after successful completion of probationary period, in accordance with Union contract. Full benefit package.

Submit resume and cover letter describing IT experience to Kendra Bartz, HR Director, kbartz@dhd4.org. This posting will remain open until filled, with preference given to applications received by May 7, 2024.

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

 

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Health Resource Advocate (HRA) Clinical


Classification
:            Health Resource Advocate (HRA) Clinical
                                    Management- Salaried Exempt- Non-Union

General Summary:

This is an executive leadership position that directs, supervises, trains, monitors budgets, writes grants, audits, and provides leadership to professional staff ensuring continuity of quality public health service delivery. The HRA will provide front-line support for COVID-19 testing and reporting, help school districts identify emerging COVID related health concerns, and strengthen best health practices by providing consultation, prevention services, and appropriate public health strategies for the district. The HRA will help to access and address the greatest needs in school health.

 Duties:

  • Provide consultation, leadership, and professional development opportunities for quality public health services to the school district for prevention of COVID-19.
  • Works within the context (characteristics/needs/circumstances) to determine health strategies appropriate for the district.
  • Monitors, interprets, synthesizes, and disseminates relevant research findings and other information related to COVID-19, public health, current legal issues, and new legislation that impacts school health programs and services.
  • Reviews and disseminates model policies, standards, and best practices to promote safe, legal, and effective COVID-19 prevention strategies.
  • Plans and uses professional judgment and acts effectively to carry out the functions of this position.
  • Serves as the public health representative providing guidance and training to the school programs, infectious disease reporting, and contact tracing.
  • Reviews policies developed for school start-up to address COVID prevention including classroom set up plans, class staggering schedules, other social distancing activities.
  • Trains staff, students, parents and guests about COVID-19 and best practices for prevention, testing, and handwashing.
  • Follow HIPAA confidentiality and privacy rules and regulations in all matters.
  • Communicates urgent matters timely to the Administrative Health Officer, Medical Director, and/or Epidemiologist.
  • Establishes program priorities along with the Medical Director and Health Officer and ensures procedures and practices comply with Public Act 368 of 1978 (Public Health Code) and accreditation minimum program requirements.
  • Directs and manages fidelity to fiscal program budgets.
  • Represents the Department at community meetings, Board meetings, and networking alliances.
  • Mentors staff. Creates a culture of learning. Implements Continuous Quality Improvement and Performance Management indicators.
  • Responds to public health emergencies, exercises, and trainings. Completion of all Incident Command/NIMS requirements.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, common sense and principles of influence and rational systems in the performance of tasks.

    The list is not inclusive of the total scope of the job functions to be performed. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or modified at any time. 

    Education/Experience/Training:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
    • Registered Nurse in Michigan.
    • Strong knowledge of principles and practices related to executive management and public health operations.
    • Prefer Master’s degree in Public Health or Nursing.
    • Prefer one-year experience as charge nurse or supervising staff.

    Other Requirements:

    • Valid Michigan Identification and own means of transportation.
    • Initial and annual OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen Standard is required.
    • Current Health Care Provider CPR.
    • Attend meetings, seminars, etc. which may require overnight travel and evenings and/or weekends.
    • Present during regular office hours. Not a virtual position.

    Salary: Starting annual salary of $66,667, increasing to $69,390 after successful completion of probationary period, plus full management benefit package.

    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 6/21/24.

    DHD No. 4
    Human Resources

    100 Woods Circle, Suite 200
    Alpena, MI  49707


 
 
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

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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