Missoula County

Missoula County consists of over 30 departments to meet the needs of our citizens, from registering a motor vehicle to providing quality medical care through the health department and our federally qualified health center, access to the justice system in the form of the Sheriff’s Department and County Attorney’s office to public works projects.  Each department strives to fulfill the County’s mission:

Missoula County Mission:

Provide quality public service to protect and enhance the well-being of the people, communities, and environment of Missoula County.

Vision:

Missoula County is a trusted community leader enhancing the quality of life so people can thrive and realize individual and collective potential.

Core Values:

Integrity: We are accountable, ethical and transparent.

Innovation: We choose to develop sustainable solutions that pursue opportunities and foster creativity.

Teamwork: We are a diverse, interdependent organization that supports collaboration to work effectively.

Community: We honor diversity and respect people, heritage, culture, and natural resources.

 

 

 

 

 

25 job(s) at Missoula County

MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter and Resume. Please address in your Cover Letter your experience working in a medical office, dental office, or a call center. Incomplete applications and applications without required attachments will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula! Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time. Performs a variety of clerical and reception duties; assesses patient income information and determines eligibility for discounted fees or services at Partnership Health Center (PHC). Patient Services Representatives may work in our Call Center, Dental, Medical or Satellites around Missoula County. Representative Examples of Work Greets and registers patients for appointments; receives and screens incoming telephone calls; records messages and routes calls to appropriate departments. Schedules patient appointments and enters patient information into the computer following established protocols; prints and distributes daily schedules; makes appointment reminder calls to patients. Reviews patient charts for required updates to medical forms; verifies income and payor sources; updates patient information in charts and computer system. Interviews patients in need of financial assistance. Informs patients about the sliding fee scale and eligibility requirements. Obtains proof of income documentation, determines eligibility, and places patient on the sliding fee scale. Maintains documentation and follows up with patients to ensure completion of application process. Refers patients to a Senior or Lead Patient Services Representative if eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, or for help purchasing insurance. Calculates nominal fees and collects money for patient visit and outstanding amounts owed by patient. Balances end-of-day posting report against cash on hand. Reconciles any errors before submitting daily deposit. Works as member of a patient care team(s) assisting clinical staff to ensure efficient, accurate scheduling practices and quality patient care. Facilitates patient flow so patients are seen in a timely manner. Communicates schedule delays and changes to patients. Assures that front and back doors are locked at the end of the shift. Straightens chairs and magazines in lobby area. May be responsible for managing waiting and/or cancelation lists for assigned care team(s). May assist patients to fill out medical information/forms. May assist with medical records or secretarial support services. Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. EDUCATION : Requires high school graduation or GED. EXPERIENCE : Requires one year of face to face customer service experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires frequent standing; sitting for lengthy periods of time; occasional light lifting and carrying of files or supplies (up to 20 lbs.). Work may include early morning or evening hours. The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter , Resume, copy of MT Pharmacy Technician License, and valid MT Driver's License. Incomplete applications and applications without required attachments will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula! Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time. Responsible for filling medication orders, maintaining stock, and billing all appropriate third responsible parties for payment. Representative Examples of Work Facilitates proper billing of prescriptions through insurance plans. Maintains controls of the use of the 340B discount drugs used in the Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. Interprets prescription orders, enters data into the QS1 pharmacy system, prints labels and receipts, identifies insurance company to be billed, submits on-line essential data, fills and labels medication and sets up for pharmacist inspection. Orders, receives and stocks drugs. Implements and maintains controls to monitor and control medication inventory. Controls separation of the four types of medication stock per regulations of a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQCHC). Files new prescriptions and locates prescriptions for refills. Maintains prescription records in accordance with the laws of Montana and the Federal Government. Takes telephone requests for refills to be refilled or sent off for authorization by the provider. Prepares daily logs and monthly reports for the pharmacy program and insurance billing. Participates in daily inventory of controlled substances. Maintains perpetual inventory of all medication; enters all incoming stock in the proper category; and restocks all prescriptions that are not picked up. Acts as liaison between primary care providers, pharmacy students, other employees and PHC patients with regard to all aspects of the drug delivery system unique to FQCHCs. Assists the Medication Assistance Program (MAP) coordinator with getting eligible PHC patients into the program. Inventories and reports all activity in the Share the Care (STC) program by electronic voucher in order to maintain replacement stock from Pharmaceutical Companies and to ensure that PHC patients have access to these medications. Trains and develops other technicians, students and interns. May collect payment and use cash register POS system. May help balance the POS system and troubleshoot errors for daily balance. Performs work-related tasks as assigned by the Pharmacy Director. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Requires P.T.C.B. certification as a Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Technician license issued by the State of Montana Board of Pharmacy; OR a Pharmacy Intern License. EXPERIENCE: None. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : This position requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands The work is commonly performed in an office setting. The work is performed while walking or standing most of the time. Requires considerable typing and computer use. The position requires multitasking and intense mental concentration in a busy setting with distractions. The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases. The job may require occasional medium lifting (21-50 lbs).
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Aug 10, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter, Resume, copy of current Montana licensure as a social worker (LBSW or LMSW) or candidate (LBSWC or LMSWC), and copy of valid Montana Driver's License. Please address the following in your Cover Letter: 1.) Describe your experience in delivering community resources and working in fast-paced environments. 2.) Please include your reasons for wanting to work at PHC and act as a social service resource person for PHC staff and other community organizations. 3.) Please explain the value of working in a team based setting and provide reasons why you wish to serve community members in that way. Incomplete applications and applications without required attachments will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula! We currently have a Primary Care Social Worker position open at Partnership Health Center (PHC). Our health center is a 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center and winner for the 2019 and 2022 of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula. We offer impeccable integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families which includes medical (family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics providers), dental, integrated behavioral health, clinical pharmacy, a pharmacy on-site, medical -legal, housing navigation, mobile support team (w/Missoula Fire Department), primary care social work, and much more. Our Social Work Department is under the Behavioral Health Department which includes, BH Clinicians, BH Care Managers, a BH department director, a BH department administrative manager, and social work supervisor. We are excited about adding a new member to our team. An ideal candidate is someone who is curious, creative, detail-oriented, takes initiative, familiar with community resources, and works well with others in a team-based environment. We are seeking candidates who are licensed or eligible for license as a social worker in the state of Montana (LBSW or LMSW) or candidate (LBSWC or LMSWC). Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time. Performs professional level duties in the field of social work for Partnership Health Center. Representative Examples of Work Develops, implements, monitors, and evaluates individual client care plans based on social needs. Triages non-medical or needs related, but not limited to, housing status, food security, transportation, physical safety, and social support of clients. Communicates with clients' care teams in person and through documentation into ECW; ensures that all case files comply with policies, regulations and procedures. Facilitates coordination of care for clients with outside social, medical and behavioral health service providers. Identifies and makes contact with high risk clients and specific target populations. Assesses and monitors crisis situations when necessary; maintains records; uses mandatory reporting systems. Identifies available community resources for specific client populations and acts as a social service resource person for PHC staff and other community organizations. Makes appropriate client referrals to community resources and organizations. Provides education to clients, staff and community members. Facilitates and collaborates in the development of social service protocols including protocols for accessing medical and financial resources. Administers psycho-social assessment and assesses screening tools as needed. Assists with program development and coordination including client eligibility, program requirements, and program benefits. May participate in and facilitate community task force or coalition meetings, trainings and workgroups to strengthen community partnerships to address social and environmental concerns related to population health. Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION : Bachelor's degree in Social Work required. EXPERIENCE : Requires one year of experience providing case management services to clients. Experience working in a health care setting desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires current Montana licensure as a social worker (LBSW or LMSW) or candidate (LBSWC or LMSWC). Without Montana licensure as a social worker, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Social Worker License Candidate (SWLC) may be accepted. Requires a valid Montana Driver's License. Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires some physical exertion such as walking, bending, lifting (20 pound range). Crisis intervention work may involve exposure to potentially dangerous situations. The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases. The employee may be required to provide service in home settings, which may require climbing stairs and driving a vehicle.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Temporary
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: The results of a Montana Job Service E-Skills typing test. Please call Julissa Hensel at 406-218-7480, or Laurie Dunagan at 406-728-7060 and they will e-mail you the link to the test. Please attach a printed version of your test results that shows your wpm (words per minute score). Typing tests from other agencies/companies will not be accepted. Links to typing test results will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs a variety of duties in the Clerk & Recorder's Office related to indexing legal documents to facilitate improved public access to records. Representative Examples of Work Scans legal documents into software. Identifies relevant information from the documents and enters the data into the software for the correct scanned document. Critically evaluates scanned images. Rescans and adjusts scan settings to ensure image quality. Maintains control of confidential documents and information. Periodically receives courthouse visitors and directs them to the correct department. Locate historical documents and research other assigned subjects; responds to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Assists in obtaining and compiling information and data for use in special reports. Troubleshoots and aids other staff in resolving computer issues. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Physical/Environmental Demands Employee commonly remains in an office setting and spends a considerable amount of time using a computer keyboard. Work requires the ability to lift books (30-40 lbs.) while climbing a ladder or bending to retrieve books.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter addressing your leadership skills and experience, Resume, a copy of your Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification and BLS certification, a copy of certificate showing completion of Dental Assistant program, and a valid MT Driver's License. Incomplete applications and applications without the required attachments will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula! Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time. Performs dental assistant duties in a dental clinic for either Partnership Health Center or the Missoula County Detention Facility; and performs duties as a lead worker for Partnership Health Center Dental Clinic. Representative Examples of Work Serves as a lead worker for the dental assistants to coordinate daily duties and schedules, including setting lunch and break schedules. Provides lead direction to employees in the dental clinic; trains dental assistants and aids in assessing competency of essential duties. Ensures proper infection control and OSHA compliance practices (including SDS sheets) are maintained. Seats patient, reviews medical history, and prepares patient for dental work. Arranges appropriate dental instruments and materials for patient treatment. Assists in taking x-ray films Assists the dentist and dental hygienist in performing patient services including: placing or removing rubber dam, applying topical drugs to patient as prescribed by dentist, placing or removing celluloid, plastic or metallic strips between patients' teeth, providing suction/evacuation function as needed. Sterilizes, cleans and maintains dental instruments and equipment. Assists with maintaining patient charts, progress notes and records. Assists clerical support to schedule patient appointments. Assists with maintaining dental supply inventories. Assigns and oversees additional assistant duties including testing and maintaining autoclaves, maintaining eyewash station and other clinic equipment, and properly disposing of biohazard materials. OTHER DUTIES: Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION : Requires completion of a training program as a Dental Assistant (DANB certification). Requires current Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification. EXPERIENCE : Requires a minimum of two years of experience working as a dental assistant. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a current Healthcare Professional BLS certification or the ability to obtain it within 90 days of hire. Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires lifting of supply boxes in the medium range (up to 30 pounds). The employee may risk exposure to radiation due to taking and developing x-ray films. The employee may risk exposure to biohazards (ex. blood and disinfectant chemicals), and communicable diseases. Work is performed walking or standing much of the time. May work in the Detention Facility, which involves exposure to potentially dangerous persons and situations.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 29, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is requested. Please include with your completed application: College transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest, and a resume. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs a variety of duties in the analysis, development, and maintenance of computerized information reporting, and communications systems for the Missoula County Office of Emergency Management, (OEM). Representative Examples of Work Oversees day-to-day operations for a network of computers serving the 9-1-1 Center; maintains computers, servers, and software. Performs maintenance including all back up activities. Tests, debugs, documents and implements complex programs for 9-1-1and other public safety agencies. Serves as administrator for the computer assisted dispatching (CAD) system, and other computerized communications systems. Serves as the primary OEM contact for emergency response agencies requesting technical assistance. Assists emergency response agencies and 9-1-1 end-users in the development and implementation of solutions to ensure the 9-1-1 system works correctly to get the correct responders on the scene of a call. Evaluates capabilities and limitations of existing hardware and software configurations. Evaluates computer interfaces to various systems, (ex: E911, Motorola, CJIN, and County IT. Serves as primary contact for software vendors including: MEANS, Reverse911 and Smart911. Assists agencies in the development, implementation, training and use of the emergency notification systems including Mobilization Plus, Reverse911, HipLink and other software. Serves as the OEM point of contact for GIS projects including implementation of ARC SDE and for the Master Street Addressing Guide. May serve as the project manager as assigned for new information systems. Maintains response boundaries for dispatch of emergency personnel using ArcGIS. Maintains, updates and performs quality control for mapping/GIS interface with GIS division. Provides data analysis to emergency response agencies through the use of custom reports and GIS data. Researches and evaluates new and current software and hardware upgrades for 9-1-1 and user agencies. Makes recommendations concerning the feasibility of revising existing operations or adapting new applications for the 9-1-1 Center. Submits recommendations for budget needs to cover technology for OEM for management approval. Trains Dispatchers in the use of Computer Aided Dispatch software, and assists with other end-user training. Sets up and maintains Emergency Operations Call center computers. OTHER DUTIES: May assist with the programming of radios for field units and radio system testing as required. Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications Requires a bachelor's degree. Degrees best suited to this work are computer science or GIS. Requires three years of experience in the development and maintenance of computer-based information solutions. Physical/Environmental Demands Work is primarily performed indoors in a communications center. May require long periods of sitting at a computer workstation. Requires occasional lifting at a medium to heavy range (50 to 75#). Requires occasional stooping, bending, crawling under desks, and climbing ladders. May involve work outside of normal business hours, including evenings and weekends. May require serving in an on-call capacity and carrying a pager. May require some travel to training or meetings.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 28, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest, and the results of a Montana Job Service E-Skills typing test. Please call Julissa Hensel at 406-218-7480, or Laurie Dunagan at 406-728-7060 and they will e-mail you the link to the test. Please attach a printed version of your test results that shows your wpm (words per minute score). Typing tests from other agencies/companies will not be accepted. Links to typing test results will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs a variety of complex clerical duties for the Missoula County Justice Courts to provide legal and administrative support; and to process and maintain court records. Representative Examples of Work Prepares and maintains physical and electronic court records and documents for processing including: criminal and civil complaints, traffic citations, over-due notices, warrants, disposition records, driver's license suspensions, marriage licenses, orders of protection, writs and documents for service. Schedules court activities such as: civil and criminal cases, bench or jury trials, court appearances and hearings, mediations, and weddings. Monitors the progress of court proceedings and status of individual cases. Assists the Justice of the Peace when court is in session, including data entry in the courtroom. May summon prospective jurors for duty; may excuse individuals from duty as instructed by the Judges. Maintains records to ensure proper payment to jurors. Establishes payment schedules for defendants in accordance with established guidelines. Performs a variety of tasks related to monitoring and processing overdue and non-compliant cases. Makes referrals to collection agencies. Follows up with defendants and outside agencies to ensure compliance and completion of sentencing requirements including; participation in alcohol treatment, anger management, community service and jail work release programs. Utilizes Full Court case and jury management computer software to update and maintain information and files for the various types of cases processed in Justice Court. Updates and maintains a conventional paper filing system. Reviews files to provide information to members of the public and other government agencies. Processes payment transactions involving cash, credit cards, checks and money orders. Issues receipts; counts back change, updates payment records in files and exonerates/converts bond payments. Responsible for daily balancing of money/receipts. Responds to inquires from the public, attorneys and other agencies in person, in writing or by telephone. Refers inquiries to appropriate agencies. Assists in maintaining order and security for Justice Court by observing established security practices and ensuring prohibited items are not taken into the court rooms. When assigned to the front desk, makes visual contact and identification of visitors entering Justice Court. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or GED. Requires two years of clerical or retail work experience that included face to face public contact and data entry experience. Experience working in a criminal justice or legal environment desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Offer of employment will be contingent upon successfully passing a background investigation. Physical/Environmental Demands The work is performed in a professional office setting and requires little physical activity. May involve lifting boxes of records (20-40 lbs.) and long periods sitting at a computer work station performing data entry. Requires hearing (with or without aids) within normal limits to understand verbal communication within the courtroom to record information and respond appropriately. Requires the ability to assist with court security, to visually identify visitors entering Justice Courts and to manually push a panic button to summon help. May occasionally require travel locally or out of town for the purpose of training.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 26, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: a letter of interest, current CPR certification, a resume and a copy of your MT Nursing License or LBSW in MT. Incomplete applications may be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources Performs administrative and professional duties within the public health nursing field and participates on the management team of the Missoula City-County Health Department. Manages a wide variety of health and nursing programs; supervises a large number of professional and support personnel in the Health Services Division of the Missoula City-County Health Department . Representative Examples of Work Serves as a member of the Health Department management team in cross divisional teams and other department and division-wide teams as assigned. Participates in the department's on-call infectious disease team as well as the emergency preparedness and response team and serves as part of incident command during emergencies. Participates in administrative reviews and board meetings. Conducts coaching and provides leadership in departmental, divisional, unit, and program quality improvement efforts. Plans, organizes, coordinates services and supervises personnel in Home Visiting Unit, Health Services Division including: hiring, training, performance management, and discipline of employees. Develops a training program and provides professional development opportunities. Implements methods to assure employee safety. Plans and directs work assignments; reviews quality, accuracy and quantity of work. Establishes program policies and procedures, implements quality assurance systems, and assures delivery of evidence-based practices. Monitors home visits and performance requirements to ensure compliance with contracts and mandated activities. Serves as a resource for assigned staff. Promotes cooperative team efforts and productivity among staff and with other County and divisions and departments. Meets regularly with individual employees, teams, and project committees to provide information, to educate, to support, exchange feedback, and coordinate work. Carries out responsibilities of Fetal Infant and Child Mortality Review (FICMR) according to Montana Statute. Ensures that delivery of services conforms to standards, policies and legal guidelines. Manages and administers specialized public health programs in the home visiting unit including but not limited to universal home visiting and other evidence-based programs, manages home visiting billing services and contracting with 3rd-party payer sources and grants, Medicaid, and local or state agencies. Develops program policies and procedures; implements quality assurance systems. Carries out FICMR responsibilities as mandated by Montana Statute. Participates in the development and implementation of the Health Services division's strategic plan; quality improvement and performance management, workforce development, and accreditation requirements. Participates in the department's strategic programs across divisions. Coordinates internship and student programs providing field and clinical experience for graduate and undergraduate students in health promotion, nursing, nutrition and related studies. Researches and writes grant proposals. Negotiates and administers memoranda of understanding and contracts for delivery of public health home visiting services. Prepares program budgets, monitors revenues and expenditures, resolves problems with invoices and reimbursements, compiles statistics, and prepares reports on grants and program activities. Prepares the Home Visiting Unit budget. Prepares program budgets and grant applications for approval by Health Services Director; monitors revenues and expenditures; responds to billing problems; compiles statistics and prepares reports on grants and program activities. Oversees home visiting services use of electronic health record. Oversees home visiting billing services and contracting with payer sources. Minimum Qualifications Requires a baccalaureate degree in nursing or social work. Master's degree in Nursing, Social Work, Public Health or other related field desired. Requires three years of professional experience in public health nursing or community-based social work experience. Requires two years of experience in direct staff supervision and progressive management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a current driver's license. Requires current license as a registered nurse or social worker in the State of Montana. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires current CPR certification. Requires successfully passing a criminal background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires little physical activity and the employee commonly remains in an office setting. Requires frequent travel out of office and out of town to meetings. Requires participation on the Infectious Disease On-Call Team on a rotational basis. Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 15, 2022
Temporary
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: College Transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest, a resume, a copy of your MT Nursing License, and current CPR certification. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs professional level duties in the field of public health nursing for the Missoula City-County Health Department . Will be assigned to Covid 19 Vaccination services within the Health Services Division or communicable disease within the Health Promotion Division. Filling one full time (40 hours per week) or two part time (20 hours per week) temporary position(s) ending on December 31, 2022 or sooner. Representative Examples of Work Promotes and supports the health of individual families and the community through assessment, teaching, counseling and other appropriate interventions. Duties may involve primary focus in areas such as infectious disease, asthma, immunizations, maternal and child health, etc. Works with public and private agencies to improve community health through the collection and assessment of health data and the implementation of recommended policies to address critical concerns. Applies the nursing process in identifying patients who have physical, social and emotional needs. Serves as case manager in the assessment of nursing needs of individuals and families. Develops nursing care plans and provides documentation as appropriate or required. Assists individuals and families to identify, access and utilize appropriate community health resources. Provides service in community, home and clinic settings. Provides health-education to individuals and groups, including other health professionals. Acts as a health resource person to other health and social agencies. May assist citizen groups in organizing community health programs. Assists with mentoring and providing guidance for nursing students assigned to the Health Department. Plans, develops and evaluates projects as assigned. Prepares reports to indicate project progress and outcome as needed. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. DESIGNATED AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: Immunization Clinic Services : Works with all ages to assess historical vaccine records and to administer Covid-19 vaccines based on age and/or medical condition. Responsible for coordinating with Infectious Disease office on reportable communicable diseases. Works with the public and other health care providers to inform and educate on vaccine-related topics. Primarily works in a clinic setting but may also work in the community setting. Minimum Qualifications Requires a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Requires a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Montana. No prior experience is required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a current Montana driver's license. Requires current CPR certification. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires successfully passing a criminal history background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires some physical exertion such as bending, walking and lifting boxes of files and small children (up to 40 lbs.). Requires the manual dexterity to perform manual nursing skills, such as drawing blood, giving injections, filling syringes, etc. The employee may risk exposure to potentially dangerous situations, including exposure to communicable diseases. Varies by designated area of responsibility: The employee will be required to provide service in home settings, which may require climbing stairs. The employee will be required to serve in an on-call capacity on a rotational basis that requires carrying a pager and a cell phone. Requires working outside of the normal workday hours. Requires driving a vehicle to off-site locations for conducting immunization clinics or home visiting.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 15, 2022
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: College Transcripts (unofficial accepted), a letter of interest, a resume, a copy of your MT Nursing License, and current CPR certification. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs professional level duties in the field of public health nursing for the Missoula City-County Health Department . Will be assigned to clinic services within the Health Services Division or communicable disease within the Health Promotion Division. Representative Examples of Work Promotes and supports the health of individual families and the community through assessment, teaching, counseling and other appropriate interventions. Duties may involve primary focus in areas such as infectious disease, asthma, immunizations, maternal and child health, etc. Works with public and private agencies to improve community health through the collection and assessment of health data and the implementation of recommended policies to address critical concerns. Applies the nursing process in identifying patients who have physical, social and emotional needs. Serves as case manager in the assessment of nursing needs of individuals and families. Develops nursing care plans and provides documentation as appropriate or required. Assists individuals and families to identify, access and utilize appropriate community health resources. Provides service in community, home and clinic settings. Provides health-education to individuals and groups, including other health professionals. Acts as a health resource person to other health and social agencies. May assist citizen groups in organizing community health programs. Assists with mentoring and providing guidance for nursing students assigned to the Health Department. Plans, develops and evaluates projects as assigned. Prepares reports to indicate project progress and outcome as needed. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. DESIGNATED AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: Immunization Clinic Services : Works with all ages to assess historical vaccine records and to administer immunizations based on age and/or medical condition. In addition to vaccinations, may draw blood, administer TB skin tests and interpret results, and do lice checks. Responsible for coordinating with Infectious Disease office on reportable communicable diseases. Works with the public and other health care providers to inform and educate on vaccine-related topics. May be required to work in the International Travel Clinic to perform travel consultations. Primarily works in a clinic setting but may also work in the community setting. Minimum Qualifications Requires a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Requires a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Montana. No prior experience is required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a current Montana driver's license. Requires current CPR certification. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires successfully passing a criminal history background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires some physical exertion such as bending, walking and lifting boxes of files and small children (up to 40 lbs.). Requires the manual dexterity to perform manual nursing skills, such as drawing blood, giving injections, filling syringes, etc. The employee may risk exposure to potentially dangerous situations, including exposure to communicable diseases. Varies by designated area of responsibility: The employee will be required to provide service in home settings, which may require climbing stairs. The employee will be required to serve in an on-call capacity on a rotational basis that requires carrying a pager and a cell phone. Requires working outside of the normal workday hours. Requires driving a vehicle to off-site locations for conducting immunization clinics or home visiting.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 15, 2022
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please attach to your completed application: a letter of interest, a resume, current CPR certification, and t he results of a Montana Job Service E-Skills typing test. Please call Julissa Hensel at 406-218-7480, or Laurie Dunagan at 406-728-7060 and they will e-mail you the link to the test. Please attach a printed version of your test results that show your wpm (words per minute) score. Typing tests from other agencies/companies will not be accepted. Links to typing test results will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs duties requiring responsible judgement and close adherence to Vaccine for Children (VFC) and private payor policies and protocols, including a variety of advanced clerical, reception and claims duties such as assessing client payor source and income to determine eligibility for publicly and privately funded vaccinations, and other support duties for the Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD) Immunization Clinic. Representative Examples of Work Greets and registers clients for walk-in or scheduled appointments; accurately enters client information into computer system following established protocols; receives incoming telephone calls; answers inquiries from the public and/or directs to appropriate department. Reviews and updates client electronic health record (EHR) including demographic and insurance information; verifies income and payor sources. Data enters historical immunization records into the state immunization registry, de-duplicates and merges immunization records, processes immunization records requests. Scans paper files into electronic health records. Interviews clients to determine health coverage as it applies to private and public funded vaccine programs. Informs clients about publicly funded vaccine programs, the sliding fee scale and eligibility requirements. Determines eligibility and communicates eligibility status to clinical staff. Keeps up to date with changes in insurance protocols as it relates to immunizations. Schedules appointments according to CDC recommended vaccine schedules and international traveling recommendations. Makes appointment reminder calls/emails. Responsible for managing waiting list. Calculates client visit fees, collects money and outstanding amounts owed by client and assists with claim preparation. Submits claims to third party billing entities. Balances end-of-day posting report against cash on hand. Reconciles any errors before submitting daily deposit. Takes notes and prepares meeting minutes as directed. Compiles data for reporting requirements for contracts, grants, and general clinic operations. Works as member of a client care team, assisting clinical staff to ensure efficient, accurate scheduling practices and quality client care. Communicates courteously and effectively with clients, families, visitors and staff. Utilizes language translation services for non-English speaking patients. Facilitates client flow so clients are seen in a timely manner. Communicates schedule delays and changes to clients. Drives a County vehicle and transports supplies to off-site locations for conducting immunization clinics. Participates in the development and implementation of the Division's strategic plan; quality improvement and performance management, workforce development, and accreditation requirements. Participates in the department's strategic programs across divisions. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. Performs regular quality assurance checks on scheduling, check-in and check-out processes, insurance eligibility, and immunization data. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Requires one year of face-to-face customer service experience or working in an office or medical setting. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Requires CPR certification. Requires a current Montana driver's license. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires frequent standing; sitting for lengthy periods of time; occasional light to moderate lifting and carrying of files or clinic supplies (up to 50 lbs.). The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases. Requires working outside of the normal workday hours.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 14, 2022
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter, Resume, a copy of your Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification and BLS certification, a copy of certificate showing completion of Dental Assistant program, and a valid MT Driver's License. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Without required Radiation and Safety (RHS) certification, Sterilization Technician at reduced rate of pay may be considered. Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula! Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time. Performs dental assistant duties in a dental clinic for Partnership Health Center, satellite dental clinic locations (Seeley), and the Missoula County Detention Facility. Representative Examples of Work Seats patient, reviews medical history, and prepares patient for dental work. Arranges appropriate dental instruments and materials for patient treatment. Assists the dentist and dental hygienist in performing needed patient services, including: placing or removing rubber dam, applying topical drugs to patient as prescribed by dentist, placing or removing celluloid, plastic or metallic strips between patients teeth, providing suction/evacuation function as needed. Assists in taking and developing x-ray films. Provides appropriate patient education regarding treatment rendered. Sterilizes, cleans and maintains dental instruments and equipment. Assists clerical support to schedule patient appointments. Assists with maintaining dental supply inventories. Assists with maintaining patient charts, progress notes and records. Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. EDUCATION : Requires high school graduation or GED. Completion of a Dental Assistant training program is desired. EXPERIENCE : None. Experience working as a dental assistant is desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires current Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification. Requires a current Healthcare Professional BLS certification or the ability to obtain it within 90 days of hire. Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands T he work requires lifting of supply boxes in the medium range (up to 30 pounds). The employee may risk exposure to radiation due to taking and developing x-ray films. The employee may risk exposure to biohazards (ex. blood and disinfectant chemicals), and communicable diseases. Work is performed walking or standing much of the time. May work in the Detention Facility, which involves exposure to potentially dangerous persons and situations. Will require traveling to satellite clinic locations such as Seeley Lake or Lowell School.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 13, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Letter of Interest, resume, college transcripts if applicable (unofficial accepted). Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job descriptions available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs work requiring specialized knowledge and procedures to review and issue a variety of physical and electronic permits, plans and customer service for the Public Works Department (PW) and to relieve department officials of important detail work. Representative Examples of Work Performs a technical review of building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, land use & zoning, excavation, approach and address permit applications, both electronic & paper, to ensure completeness and compliance with existing regulations and procedures. Uses Missoula County Public Works permit workflow procedures to process and route applications within PW, other county departments and to customers, engineers, architects or other consultants. Communicates verbally and electronically with the public and staff. Research and compiles data as needed to process permit applications, including but not limited to, GIS, legal descriptions, geocodes, subdivisions, and COS. Coordinates with the Community and Planning Services Department and the Health Department to maintain a current training and knowledge level; to share information; and to ensure a process for permit applications and the provision of excellent customer service. Calculates and collects permit fees; performs bookkeeping tasks related to permit review. Scans plan sets, maintains records or data related to permits. Performs administrative and support tasks including: reception of callers and visitors, in person, on the phone, by email, or video chat; directing visitors to the correct county or city offices; and participating in training, continuing development, and special events. Answers complex inquiries requiring interpretation of county or departmental policies, rules and regulations and procedures used to apply for and receive permits. Obtains and compiles information for special reports; may conduct research on assigned subjects and develop information for management review. May act as a liaison between the supervisor and other employees or the general public; attends meetings as departmental representative as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications Requires three years of experience in building construction, community planning or permit review or enforcement. Requires experience in serving the public, reading electronic maps, site plans, construction drawings, legal descriptions, and specification sheets. Requires a Bachelor's level degree. Degrees best suited to this position are public administration, planning or a physical science. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires a valid Montana Driver's license. Physical/Environmental Demands The work is commonly performed in an office setting with a considerable amount of time using a computer workstation. May require light lifting, up to 20#.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jul 01, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with a complete application the following attachments: The results of a Montana Job Service E-Skills typing test. Please call Julissa Hensel at 406-218-7480, or Laurie Dunagan at 406-728-7060 and they will e-mail you the link to the test. Please attach a printed version of your test results that shows your wpm (words per minutes score). Typing tests from other agencies/companies will not be accepted. Links to typing test results will not be accepted. Incomplete applications may be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources Performs a variety of complex clerical duties in the Treasurer's Office involving motor vehicle registration and titling and county tax payments. Representative Examples of Work Provides customer service to members of the public in-person, online, and by telephone. Uses a computer system involving multiple applications to process transactions and assist the public. Processes payments by cash, check, and credit card. Completes a variety of motor vehicle transactions relating to ownership and/or registration in compliance with state laws. Reviews documents relating to ownership. Researches out-of-state and foreign laws to ensure motor vehicle transactions comply with applicable laws and regulations. Receives property tax payments, assists in the collection of delinquent taxes, and performs a variety of tasks relating to property tax liens. Calculates fees and penalties. Ensures payments are accepted in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Receives and records deposits for other agencies. Performs daily financial reconciliation for individual and office activity. Compares actual receipts to reported receipts, researches discrepancies, and makes corrections as appropriate. Provides information to the public by phone, email, and in writing. Assists in training and supporting new employees. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Requires one year of experience working with the public. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires successfully passing a criminal history background check. Physical/Environmental Demands The work requires little physical activity, but does require long periods of sitting and performing computer data entry. Requires the ability to maneuver in confined areas and frequent medium lifting (up to 30 lbs.).
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs work in an institutional kitchen to provide meals for inmates at the Missoula County Detention Center. Oversees inmate workers in a secure facility. Representative Examples of Work Prepares food and ensures meals are delivered in a timely manner. Records detailed information regarding: time of meals, meal content, number of meals served, and food temperature. Has direct contact with inmate workers; provides instruction on proper food handling and preparation; facilitates cooperation among inmate workers to ensure kitchen safety. Tracks and logs inmate activities; ensures schedules of inmate activities are completed. Oversees inmate workers to ensure worker and staff safety in a hazardous work environment; supervises handling of knives and other kitchen implements that could be used as weapons. Monitors kitchen for evidence of restricted activities as outline in the inmate rule manual and detention center policy. Follows approved menus to ensure prepared meals comply with State regulations, medical orders, nutritional and other required standards. Oversees inmate workers assigned to kitchen duty; documents infractions and refers to kitchen supervisor or manager. Oversees kitchen clean up. Complies with standards of cleanliness and health regulations and follows safety and security measures in the kitchen including daily inventory of knives and utensils. May receive deliveries. Ensures food and supplies are handled and stored properly. May operate a forklift to store and retrieve food product and supplies. Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Graduation from a culinary arts program or an equivalent food prep/cook training program desired. Requires one year of experience in meal planning and food preparation in a high-volume setting. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass an extensive background investigation. Requires a valid Montana drivers' license. Physical/Environmental Demands Requires physical exertion such as bending, walking, standing for long periods. Occasionally lifts items (case goods, filled kettles and roasting pans) weighing up to 60 pounds. May operate a forklift to move pallets. Requires the use of safety precautions with kitchen equipment. May work under stressful conditions and must be able to maintain professional and courteous behavior with all contacts. Work with inmates in a hazardous institutional kitchen environment involves some inherent risk of injury.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 22, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Cover Letter and Resume. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. **First round of interviews are being held on 7/22/22. Second round of interviews will take place mid August. Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula! Partnership Health Center (PHC), 2019 and 2022 winner of the Employer of Choice Award for Missoula, and 2022 winner of the Montana Employer of Choice Award, offers impeccable, integrated services to over 16,000 individuals and families. A 7-site, co-applicant Federally Qualified Health Center with Missoula County, PHC fulfills its mission through the provision of a full range of primary care services - medical, dental, behavioral health, and an on-site pharmacy with a dedication to attending to the social determinants of health. Please visit our website to see the amazing benefits you will receive by joining our team such as medical (no cost for employee), dental, and vision insurance, loan forgiveness, retirement plan contributions, and generous paid sick and vacation time. DEFINITION : Serves as part of the care team to provide referral and order coordination in all aspects of serving the patients of Partnership Health Center (PHC). Responsible for developing personal, trusting, supportive coaching relationships with patients to understand any barriers to care and assist in coordinating with specialty services and vendors to facilitate completion of patient referrals and orders. Representative Examples of Work EXAMPLES OF DUTIES : (The following are intended to illustrate typical duties; they are not meant to be all-inclusive or restrictive.) ESSENTIAL DUTIES : Functions as a member of a care team to ensure appropriate and timely access to services, durable medical equipment, and other internal and external needs. Assists care teams with patient outreach and follow up. Assists in scheduling of appointments for procedures and diagnostic tests with other medical providers and hospitals. Distributes test results to providers and assures entry into patient records. Ensures current and standardized referral policies and workflows. Ensures complete demographic, insurance and pertinent clinical information is sent to external specialists and partners. Identifies and establishes relationships with servicing providers and personnel and maintains referral database. Prioritizes referral and order follow up by their urgency and addresses them in a timely manner. Reviews referral details and expectations with both ordering providers and patients. Requests new referrals to be ordered when applicable. Serves as point of contact for patients and specialists for any questions or concerns. Assists in problem solving potential issues related to language or social barriers, or refers patient to appropriate resources for assistance. Contacts insurance companies to ensure prior approval requirements are met. Presents necessary medical information such as history, diagnosis and prognosis to insurance companies if deemed necessary to prove medical necessity of services. Participates in the orientation and training of care coordinators. Develops and implements systems as required by EMR functionality and/or regulatory agencies. OTHER DUTIES : Performs related work as required or directed. Minimum Qualifications An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : EDUCATION : Requires high school graduation or GED. EXPERIENCE : Requires two (2) years of related experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands PHYSICAL/ ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS : The work is commonly performed in an office setting with a considerable amount of time using a computer. May require occasional light lifting (up to 20 lbs.). The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please attach to your application the following documentation: Proof of US Citizenship - Copy of birth certificate, Social Security Card, or an unexpired Passport. Copy of a valid Driver's License. Documentation of Highschool graduation or GED certificate. College transcripts if you would like to be considered for a Juvenile Detention Officer position. These will also suffice for documentation of Highschool graduation/GED. Copy of a DD214 and or DPHHS certification if claiming a Veterans' or Persons with a Disability hiring preference. If you are not claiming a preference our application system will still require you to attach a document in this field. You may use it to attach any additional information you would like to submit with your application materials. Waiver/Authorization to Release Information CLICK HERE FOR REQUIRED WAIVER for link to waiver. Complete job descriptions available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Incomplete applications that are missing attachments may be disqualified. Performs work involved with the supervision, care and transport of Detention Center inmates and related activities as assigned. This is an entry level probationary position used for training and evaluation of a probationary officer at the Missoula County Detention Facility and at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy.. Representative Examples of Work Participates in a prescribed detention officer training program to learn required, policies, procedures and practices for dealing with the needs, demands and requirements of incarcerated adults. Oversees inmates and provides for their needs and requirements in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provides or obtains emergency medical aid to inmates. Searches inmates and inspects cells to control contraband and verify cleanliness and sanitation according to policies and procedures. Observes conduct of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes. Directs activities from a control room, including opening and closing doors, logging inmate locations, preparing count sheets and ensuring that daily schedules of inmate activities are completed. Patrols the detention center for evidence of forbidden activities as outlined in the inmate rule manual and policy manual. May supervise inmate workers in the detention center on cleaning and other assignments. Records booking information including booking questions and medical and mental health questionnaires. Escorts inmates to and from court and medical appointments. Enters and retrieves information from the Criminal Justice teletype system. Tabulates miscellaneous data in report form. Writes incident reports on inmate activity, violations of facility rules and criminal activity in the detention center. Minimum Qualifications Must meet minimum requirements as set forth by Montana POST Council: must be a citizen of the United States must be at least 18 years of age must be fingerprinted and subject to a background check to disclose any criminal records may not have been convicted of a crime for which he or she could have been imprisoned in a federal or state penitentiary must be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation must be a high school graduate or have passed the general education development test and have been issued an equivalency certificate by the superintendent of public instruction, an appropriate issuing agency, another state or the federal government must meet any additional qualifications established by the POST Council SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a valid Montana Driver's License. Due to occupational requirements, applicants must successfully pass a review of their driving record and a criminal history check to qualify for consideration for this position. Upon offer of employment, applicants must pass a background investigation and physical examination. Successfully pass and maintain departmental standards for firearms qualification - transport and court support staff only . Physical/Environmental Demands The employee may be exposed to potentially dangerous situations. Requires adjusting to changing shifts and exposure to a stressful environment. Must be able to physically respond in the event of an emergency to provide for the safety and welfare of co-workers and the inmate population. Requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing and frequent walking on concrete surfaces and occasional pulling or dragging of weight of up to 150 pounds. May be required to drive a passenger van to transport inmates.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: Documentation of High School Graduation or a GED certificate, unofficial college transcripts will also be accepted, and a copy of a valid Driver's License, or state issued Identification card. Incomplete applications may be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND APPLICANT TESTING/INTERVIEWING WILL OCCUR MONTHLY. Performs work involved with 9-1-1 call taking and emergency service dispatching from a communications center. This is an entry level training position for the 9-1-1 Center and is used to train employees to take emergency and non-emergency phone calls, and to dispatch emergency medical and fire services. Representative Examples of Work Works as part of an effective team to provide public safety emergency communications. Receives telephone calls to 9-1-1 from citizens seeking assistance. Gathers information from callers and initiates the appropriate response to information received. Prioritizes telephone calls, and radio communications from the public and emergency service agencies concerning emergency and non-emergency situations. Records and updates pertinent information in the CAD (computer aided dispatch) system and relays information to appropriate agencies and individuals. Makes referrals to other community resources. Monitors and communicates using radio frequencies, to dispatch and coordinate activities of emergency service fire and medical agencies. Receives training and certification in CPR and EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch), and provides instruction in first aid prior to arrival of first responders. Assists in training new employees as assigned by the Training Coordinator and provides documentation of trainees' progress for use in their evaluations. Performs routine equipment checks to insure proper function, and reports any failure or malfunction to the technical support staff. Maintains and updates records and resources, both hard copy and computerized. Minimum Qualifications Requires high school graduation or GED. Requires one (1) year experience working in an environment that involved public contact. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employment is subject to a background investigation which is conducted by the Sheriff's Department. Successful candidates must pass hearing and drug screening provided by the County. Employees must attain and maintain CPR & EMD certification; and CJIN, NCIC and POST certifications as a condition of employment. Physical/Environmental Demands Requires working rotating shifts ranging from 8 to 12 hours, but not to exceed 14 hours in length; working nights and weekends; and working overtime shifts as needed to provide coverage for a 24/7/365 emergency communications center. Requires providing contact information to include primary and alternate contact information for emergency scheduling. May require carrying a pager as assigned and serving in an "on call" capacity as assigned. Requires exposure to a stressful environment. Work is primarily performed in a communications center and requires long periods of sitting at a computer terminal and performing data entry while wearing a headset. Some bending, reaching and lifting in the light ranges is involved. Requires hearing which falls within normal limits for both pure tones and speech, per audiogram. (An average will be taken of 500, 1000, 2000, 3000HZ. The applicant must have an average threshold of 20dBHL in each ear.) May require some travel for training or meetings.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted/requested. Please include with your completed application the following attachments; College Transcripts (unofficial are accepted), a letter of interest that includes motivation to work in Environmental and Public Health field, a resume that includes volunteer and professional experience and professional association activities related to environmental health. Answer to the supplemental question (responses need to be between 300 - 800 words). Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Performs technical work in environmental health disciplines, typically with an emphasis in air quality, wastewater and wells, licensed establishments or water quality. Employees hired as Environmental Health Specialist I, must become a Sanitarian in Training within one month of hire and a Registered Sanitarian with the Montana Board of Sanitarians within one year of hire. Employees are eligible for promotion to Environmental Health Specialist II after completion of registration as a Sanitarian. Representative Examples of Work Inspects regulated facilities to ensure compliance with state and local environmental health regulations. Responds to citizen complaints; works with public to help them comply with relevant rules and laws. Conducts enforcement activities. Conducts investigations and evaluates control methods for food, water and animal borne disease outbreaks. Collects environmental samples, collects and analyzes data, maintains records, reports data, and conducts research projects. Attends meetings as department representative. Prepares and delivers public presentations. Responds to public inquires and requests for information. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within the incident command structure during emergencies. Serves as on-call officer for emergency environmental health, air and water quality incidents. Inspects restaurants, day cares, pools and spas, trailer courts, public lodging and other establishments and public facilities to ensure compliance with state and local regulations. Performs plan review. Teaches food safety classes. Issues septic and well permits. Conducts site evaluations for on-site wastewater systems; conducts groundwater monitoring. Reviews applications for subdivisions and certificates of survey and conducts on-site inspections of proposed developments. Establishes, operates and maintains air monitoring sites; performs quality assurance. Monitors air pollution and issues alerts and health advisories. Inspects and recommends air pollution control to industry and small businesses; manages outdoor burning; participates in transportation planning; ensures compliance with federal air quality standards. Collects water samples; maintains monitoring wells. Evaluates water quality data. Coordinates pollution prevention permitting and inspects facilities for compliance. Reviews and comments on cleanup plans for sites managed by other agencies. Participates in household hazardous waste collection. Coordinates restoration and water quality improvement projects. Maintains a certified water testing laboratory using standard procedures. Analyzes water samples; Contacts owners of contaminated water supplies. Advocates water resource protection. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in environmental health, or in the biological or physical sciences required. Applicants must meet minimum standards for sanitarians in training In accordance with Montana ARM 24.216.502 which requires a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter credit hours in physical and biological sciences including at least one successfully completed course in chemistry, biology, and microbiology (microbiology can be taken after hire). EXPERIENCE : Requires one year of professional experience in any one, or a combination of, the following fields: Environmental health A physical or biological sciences field related to environmental health Public health Education Enforcement or government regulation SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires valid Montana driver's license. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Physical/Environmental Demands Requires some physical exertion, bending, climbing; above average agility and dexterity. Requires lifting 10 pounds frequently; moving 50-100 pounds occasionally. Work involves moderate risks which require special safety precautions and outdoor exposure to extreme weather conditions. Work involves exposure to laboratory chemicals, pathogens and toxic or hazardous materials. Requires travel to remote sites and scheduled weekend work.
MISSOULA COUNTY, MONTANA Missoula, MT, United States
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time
Definition TO APPLY : Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted or requested. Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest that includes your motivation to work at Animal Control, and a resume. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources. Promotes and facilitates dog licensing and responsible pet ownership for the Animal Control Division of the Missoula City-County Health Department to ensure the health and safety of domestic animals and the community. Representative Examples of Work Promotes dog licensing through direct contact with the public and through social and traditional media outlets. Canvasses neighborhoods to evaluate and promote licensing. Develops promotional and educational materials. Uses creative and innovative methods to promote dog licensing within Missoula County. Provides information about licensing, rabies vaccinations, spaying and neutering pets, and animal control ordinances. Updates and maintains Animal Control website and social media platforms. Coordinates outreach events. Processes new licenses and license renewals. Follows up on expired licenses by creating reports, sending letters, making follow up calls, and working with animal control officers. Dispatches animal control officers; records and relays required information. Performs data entry, handles cash, makes deposits, produces reports, retains records as required. Takes minutes at Animal Control Board and other meetings. Orders supplies for the shelter including medications, vaccines, food, litter, cleaning supplies, microchips, gravel, etc. Cleans front office space, bathrooms, and other areas daily. Fills in as a Shelter Attendant as needed. Feeds and waters animals, cleans indoor and outdoor kennels and other areas within the building, does dishes and laundry. Participates in quality improvement projects and strategic work plans. Works within incident command structure during emergencies. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED. Requires one year of experience that includes one or more of the following: marketing, promotion, clerical duties, data entry, animal care, or animal handling. Requires experience working with the public. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires a valid Montana Driver's License. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person. Successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment physical examination. Physical/Environmental Demands Work involves regular exposure to animals, primarily dogs and cats, of all sizes and temperament. Occasional bites and scratches are likely. Work requires regular physical activity including standing and walking on hard surfaces, bending, reaching, the ability to climb steps in order to contact residents, medium range lifting (25-50#) and occasional heavy lifting (50#). Work is performed in the office and outdoors, occasionally during inclement weather, and involves driving a county vehicle. May require scheduled evening and weekend work.