Minnesota Dept. of Health-Blood Lead Electronic Lab Reporting Onboarding Coordinator

Minnesota Department of Health


Job Details

Job Class:  Research Scientist 2

Working Title:  Blood Lead Electronic Lab Reporting (ELR) Onboarding Coordinator

Who May Apply:  Open to all qualified job seekers.
Date Posted:  1/9/2019
Closing Date:  1/29/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit:  Health Department
Division/Unit:  Environmental Health / Health Risk Intervention
Work Shift/Work Hours:  Day Shift / 8:00am- 4:30pm
Days of Work: Monday - Friday (40 hours per week)
Travel Required:  No
Salary Range: $26.30 - $38.75/hourly
Class Option: Health Informatics
Classified Status:  Unclassified
FLSA Status: Exempt Professional
Bargaining Unit/Union:  214 – Professional Employees (MAPE)
End Date:  9/30/3019

Connect 700 Program Eligible:  No

Job Summary

Job Summary

This temporary position will collaborate with laboratories reporting blood lead test results to Minnesota Department Health (MDH) to understand and overcome barriers to sending data via Health Level 7 (HL7) 2.5.1 messages that meet meaningful use standards. The position will be responsible for communicating with internal and external stakeholders as laboratories register for electronic laboratory result submission and move through the onboarding process.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Health Informatics, Epidemiology, Community Health, Health Information Sciences, Public Health or closely related field AND three (3) years of professional experience.


Bachelor's degree in Health Informatics, Epidemiology, Community Health, Health Information Sciences, Public Health or closely related field AND five (5) years of related experience.

Professional and related experience must include:

  • Knowledge of theories, principles and practice of public health informatics and public health information and systems.
  • Strong ability to organize, coordinate and lead groups for specific projects and to establish and develop ongoing business relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to prepare accurate and professional reports; write grants; prepare and deliver presentations; prepare powerpoint presentations collaborate on research projects; and establish and maintain good working relationships with others.
  • Ability to be self-directed in completing tasks.

A Master’s degree in Health Informatics will substitute for two years of experience as described above.

A PhD in Health Informatics will substitute for three years of experience as described above.

A Master’s degree or PhD in a related field will substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of public health informatics aspects of information systems, including development of use cases, business cases, workflow analyses, management of resources, contracts, personnel and system evaluation.

Knowledge of public health and population health systems at the federal, state and local level including the types of systems and information needs.

Knowledge of inter-operability and health data standards including controlled vocabulary, transport standards, and health data standards organizations.

Knowledge of theories and principles of practice of change management including change as transition, objectives of change management, and methods to deal with performance, enthusiasm, reactions and resistance to change.

Knowledge of theories of informatics and systems design including conceptualization, design, development, implementation, evaluation and maintenance.

Knowledge of the factors in an informatics savvy organization involving the stages of data and information.

Knowledge of information architecture, including data, processes, and technology used in public health settings.

Knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to state and local public health requirements, security, confidentiality, and privacy including policies, authentication, encryption, firewalls and www security.

Knowledge of theories, principles and practice of public health, community and population-based programs, information and systems.

Knowledge of theories, principles and practice of system evaluation, improvements and its application within health and health care systems.

Experience tracking progress on projects using the application JIRA.

Demonstrated ability to organize and collect data and to manipulate databases using spreadsheet and programming software such as Excel, Access, and SAS.

Considerable knowledge and skill regarding project management.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasional lifting and carrying of less than 10 pounds.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

Must successfully pass a background check.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.


If you have questions about the position, contact Yerly Lee at yerly.lee@state.mn.us or 651/201-5788.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Health ADA Coordinator at Health.Inclusion@state.mn.us


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.


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City of Bloomington, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431 is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Environmental Health Intern.

Position Description: 

The City of Bloomington is seeking 3 individuals to serve an internship from late May through August 2019. Under the direction of a registered sanitarian, interns will be responsible for conducting rental housing inspections, inspecting licensed public swimming pools, collecting beach water samples, and working in other environmental health areas as needed. Opportunities may be available to do directed projects if they fall within the scope of our division.

ANTICIPATED WAGE: $17.70 hourly - Approximately 40 hours per week.

POSITION STATUS: FT Temporary, non-Benefits-Eligible; Non-exempt; Non-Union

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 PM, Sunday, March 3, 2019

TO APPLY: Apply online at www.BloomingtonMN.gov/hr?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email


Position Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or earning a degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry
    or a related science field.  If in the process of earning a degree in any of these fields, candidate must have completed at least their second year of the degree program.
  • Valid driver's license.

Desirable Qualifications:

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or equivalent.

Experience inspecting public pools, licensed rental houses, or collecting beach water samples.

Customer service experience.

Knowledge of/familiarity with the City of Bloomington.

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Career Posting: Environmental Health Technician (Housing and Code Enforcement Division)

Career Posting: Environmental Health Technician (Housing and Code Enforcement Division)

City of St. Cloud is seeking qualified candidates. To fill the position of Environmental Health Technician (Housing and Code Enforcement Division)

Position Description:
Work within the Housing & Code Enforcement Division includes:
• Inspecting rental and owner-occupied properties
• Ensuring compliance with property maintenance code, nuisance and zoning ordinances, and other related regulations
• Frequent use of enforcement actions to obtain compliance with related codes under the supervision of the Assistant Health Director and Health Director
• Occasional assignment to the Animal Control Division which includes: impoundment of strays, bite investigations, and enforcement of appropriate City Ordinances regarding dog licenses.

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree OR associate degree plus 4 years related work experience; must possess valid class D Minnesota driver's license; must have basic computer skills and must provide reliable transportation to perform all described duties and responsibilities.

If minimum requirements are met, candidates will be invited to the written exam tentatively scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2019. The top passing scores will move on to the interview process, tentatively scheduled for the week of January 21st.

Where to apply: https://www.ci.stcloud.mn.us/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=95&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Environmental-Health-Technician-Housing--249&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

Additional Information: https://www.ci.stcloud.mn.us/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=95&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Environmental-Health-Technician-Housing--249&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

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