Employment Opportunities


Finance Supervisor

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan seeks a dynamic, results driven individual who can provide leadership in motivating, directing, reviewing, and coordinating the efforts of our Finance department.

This position -
-- Provides leadership and supervision to the Finance team to assure compliance with accounting standards and billing practices for multiple programs throughout the agency.
-- Educates, lends expertise, and serves as a resource for division directors and supervisors in all areas of financial management.
-- Demonstrates extensive knowledge of accounting practices and utilizes software products to track and produce documentation required for billing, financial management of programs, and financial reporting.
-- Prepares accounting reports and maintains accounting records for organizational units.
-- Provides budgetary and/or business management control.
-- Exercises central fiscal control activities.
-- Prepares, reviews, and analyzes all types of accounts and records of financial transactions.
-- Ensures compliance with all Federal, State, and Local financial requirements and filings.

Four years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting and financial analysis, including two years of experience in a governmental agency; and one year in a lead or supervisory capacity are required. Certified Public Accountant candidates are preferred.

We offer a competitive wage, generous time off, and an excellent benefit package. If you're a financial professional with the skill set listed above, who wants a challenging position within a progressive Health Department, we want to talk with you. Send your (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) HDNW application to careers@nwhealth.org by October 5, 2018 for first consideration.


Regional Lab Technician - Gaylord

Working in collaboration with team members from all divisions and community partners (realtors, well drillers, pool operators, licensed facilities, public water supply operators, etc,) the Regional Laboratory Technologist 1 performs laboratory functions of the Northern Michigan Regional Laboratory by performing clinical and environmental testing in a public health laboratory setting located in Gaylord. The position performs bacteriological and chemical analysis of drinking water and recreational water in compliance with MDEQ and USEPA regulations. In addition, the position will perform limited clinical testing, in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) standards.

Applicants should have good organizational, customer service, and technical problem solving skills, the ability to perform environmental and clinical testing, and to navigate basic and complex computer applications.

Possession of a Bachelor's degree in medical technology, microbiology, biological science or related field is required, along with a minimum of two years of clinical and/or environmental testing experience in a CLIA / EPA approved laboratory. A strong background in microbiology is desirable. Registration with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) is optional, but desired.

We offer competitive pay ($25.86 - 30.96 / hour,) generous time off, and an excellent benefit package. Qualified applicants should send a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) completed HDNW application to careers@nwhealth.org by Friday, November 16, 2018 to be considered for the position.


IT Professional

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan seeks a full time IT Professional to provide support for all aspects of information technology related to our eight dental clinics, which are located across northern Michigan.

Responsibilities include:
-- Support of dental clinical application servers, including SQL Database server, Application Terminal servers, and Image servers
-- Maintain and monitor WAN, LAN, and Wireless networks
-- Administer Windows Active Directory, MS Office 365, and MS Exchange
-- Monitor and manage network security and anti-virus software
-- VMWare experience preferred

This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, extensive trouble shooting and problem solving experience, and initiative.

Education
Possession of a Bachelor's degree in computer science with appropriate certifications preferred.
Experience with Dentrix Enterprise software and Cisco networking is a plus.

Wages / Benefits
We offer a competitive wage, generous time off, and an excellent benefit package.

If you're an IT professional with the skill set listed above, who wants a challenging position within a progressive Health Department, we want to talk with you. Send your (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) completed HDNW application to careers@nwhealth.org by November 21, 2018 for first consideration.


Dental Biller


The Health Department of Northwest Michigan seeks applicants to fill a full time position working with our eight dental clinics located throughout northern Michigan.

The position involves performing a variety of activities related to billing, such as reporting information concerning billing issues and the status of client account to authorized individuals, clinic reconciliations, chart audits, pre-billing edits, submitting claims to third party payors, payment posting, claim denial follow up, and maintaining aged receivables for the programs assigned. Applicants should have an understanding of billing concepts, accuracy and attention to detail, deductive reasoning, ethical behavior when dealing with sensitive financial information, strong customer service skills, and proficient use of computer applications.

A high school diploma or GED is required, and dental billing experience is preferred.

This position is currently located in Charlevoix, but will be re-locating to our Petoskey office early next year. We offer a competitive wage, generous time off, and an excellent benefit package. Interested and qualified applicants should send your (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) completed HDNW application to careers@nwhealth.org by November 14, 2018 for first consideration.

Health Department of Northwest Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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