Career Opportunities

Administrative Assistant

The LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant in our Newberry office. Duties include: meeting coordination, agenda setting, client surveys, correspondence, coordination of activities, and acting as liaison to various work groups. Special or technical training equivalent to several years of college, with course work in medical secretarial, office management, office machines, computers, etc. preferred. A minimum of three to five years of progressively more responsible secretarial/clerical experience or the equivalent required, preferably within a health department setting.

School Nurse

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a Registered Nurse based in one of our four district offices. This position is temporary, full-time with benefits. The successful candidate will provide nursing services in various schools within the district including health screenings, administering medication, educating students and staff on health procedures, and consulting teachers, administration and other school staff regarding student care.

Michigan nursing license and BLS/CPR certification is required.  Electronic health record experience desirable; computer literacy is a must. Travel will be required.

Resumes/applications may be submitted to:

 

LMAS District Health Department
Attn:  Human Resources
14150 Hamilton Lake Rd.
Newberry, MI  49868

 

By e-mail: hr@lmasdhd.org

 

Click here to print an application.

*An application must accompany a resume*

Clerical/Technician Position

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time clerical/technician position in our Manistique office.  Job duties include computer data entry, filing, customer service, typing, compiling reports and other clerical duties as needed, as well as conducting hearing and vision screenings for children. Excellent people and computer skills, and experience in an office environment required. Travel will be required.

Clerical Position

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time clerical position in our St. Ignace office.  Job duties include computer data entry, filing, customer service, typing, compiling reports and other clerical duties as needed. Excellent people and computer skills, and experience in an office environment required. Travel may be required.

School Based Mental Health Specialist

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a school-based Mental Health Specialist to independently provide on-site comprehensive mental health services from mild to moderate severity on location at Engadine Consolidated Schools.  This position is regular full-time with benefits. The ideal candidate will have experience in providing confidential intake, risk assessment, treatment planning and evidence based treatment delivery to children, adolescents and young adults.  The successful candidate will work closely and collaborate with community resources (health providers, school staff, etc.) as appropriate to develop a comprehensive treatment plan in effort to meet individual and/or family needs. 

 

Requirements: Must hold a minimum of a master’s level degree in an appropriate discipline and shall be licensed to practice in Michigan as a Licensed Master Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor.

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

LMAS is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with previous experience in the treatment of substance use disorders (SUD).

The right candidate will have an opportunity to work with a committed team of professionals to provide increased access to evidence-based SUD treatments.

Job Duties include:

  • Coordinating CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation of organization 

  • Coordinate patients’ progress and treatment plans with an active multi-disciplinary team including peer recovery coaches, nurses, and social workers.

  • Evaluate patients for medication-assisted treatments, working collaboratively with staff to ensure continuity of care after discharge.

  • Acquire knowledge of the most up-to-date evidence-based practices in the field.

A buprenorphine waiver and experience with outpatient rehabilitation is a plus but not necessary. If not waivered, application for one must be done upon hire.

Social Workers & Registered Nurses

LMAS District Health Department is seeking to contract Licensed Social Workers & Registered Nurses for our Maternal Infant Health (MIHP) home visiting program in Alger, Delta and Menominee Counties. Candidate must have a minimum 1 year experience providing community health, pediatric and/or maternal/infant services.

 

Please send letter of interest and resume to Leann Espinoza at lespinoza@lmasdhd.org

Positions Open Until Filled

Community Health Worker

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a Community Health Worker (CHW) in Delta County. The CHW will facilitate needed health and human services for their clients to secure better health outcomes for them. CHWs are valuable to their clients because they are culturally and geographically connected to the community where they work. Through home visiting, the CHW links clients to community resources, and assists them in overcoming barriers to health, social services, education, and employment.

 

Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent is required, CHW credential and experience with social services or public health is preferred. Possession of a MI driver's license, reliable transportation, and ability to travel as required. Excellent customer service skills and knowledge of the core functions and essential services of public health a plus.

Peer Recovery Coach

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a Peer Recovery Coach. This position is full-time with benefits. A Peer Recovery Coach is someone who has lived with Substance Use Disorder and is committed to recovery. The main job duties are to offer support, guidance, and share personal experience with individuals in the early recovery process. The successful candidate will provide services within the LMAS four-county district, in collaboration with a registered nurse.

 

A high school diploma and minimum of two years of sobriety while working a recovery program preferred. Good verbal and written communication skills a must. Willingness to share personal substance use recovery experiences with clients as appropriate.

Family Support Worker

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a Home Visiting Initiative Family Support Worker. This position is regular full-time with benefits. Job duties include but are not limited to: initiating and maintaining regular and long-term support with families, primarily in the family’s home. This person will assist parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment; improving the family support system; increasing the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children.

 

An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a human services field preferred, a valid driver’s license is required. Must be available to families after-hours on an emergency basis.  Work experience with children 0-5 years of age with a knowledge of child growth/development and parent-child relationships preferred.  Travel will be necessary.

Environmental Specialist

LMAS District Health Department is currently accepting applications for an Environmental Specialist to be based in one of our four district offices.  This position is temporary full-time with benefits, with the possibility of becoming a permanent position. Duties include: inspecting and evaluating premises and establishments having public health significance, such as food service establishments, on-site waste water, public swimming pools, private water supplies, etc., to ensure compliance with applicable codes and laws; plan review and issuance of permits.  Successful candidate will have knowledge of state and local laws pertaining to Environmental Health, and the ability to use a computer for word processing and program applications related to Environmental Health, and a valid drivers license.  Position requires a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science or related field.  Registration in the state of Michigan or REHS is preferred. Travel will be required.

EUP Opioid Response Consortium Program Associate

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for an Eastern Upper Peninsula Opioid Response Consortium (EUP-ORC) Program Associate to work in one of our four district offices. This position is regular full-time with benefits. The successful candidate will strive to continually improve the EUP-ORC program by assisting in the implementation of the work plan services, support special projects, and assisting the EUP ORC Project Director with various meetings and minutes.

The successful candidate will be proficient in Word, Excel; have excellent verbal and written communication; have the ability to work with multiple partners, organizations, and community leaders; provide reports as requested; adept at organizing and prioritizing activities and have the ability to multi-task and work independently. Travel will be required.

 

Possession of a high school diploma, experience working in healthcare, human services,

or public heath related field preferred. Experience as a Peer Recovery Coach and/or having lived with addiction and recovery preferred.