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Public Health Nurse Part-Time- Mount Olive Township, NJ

Start Date: January 2, 2019

Salary Range: $30.00 - $35.00/hr

Description: Mount Olive Township (Morris County) is seeking a part time, experienced Public Health Nurse (work location will be in Wharton, NJ). The Public Health Nurse works under general supervision to promote and protect the health of populations through the performance of core public health functions and the delivery of essential public health services. Responsibilities include communicable disease investigation and reporting, immunization audits, administration of vaccines with standing orders, well child services, adult health screening programs and follow up, public health emergency preparedness and response, and related work in collaboration with the Health Officer and staff as required. Excellent communication skills a must. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Public Health Nursing Science, a NJ State Board of Nursing License, and a valid NJ driver’s license. Salary hiring range is $30-$35/hr. DOQ. Application available online at www.mountolivetownship.com.

Please submit application/resume by November 26, 2018 to the office of:

Health Officer

Mount Olive Township

PO Box 450

Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Email: tweigle@mtolivetwp.org

Phone: (973) 691-0900 ext. 7330

Mount Olive Township is an equal opportunity employer

Added: 11/7/2018

Full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist – Freehold Area Health Department, Monmouth County 

Permanent Full-Time REHS (35 hours per week) Salary: Competitive The Freehold Area Health Department is seeking a full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Candidates include those individuals who possess a valid NJ driver’s license, a valid NJ REHS license, or is qualified to sit for the licensing exam (trainee position). Under the direction of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigation of complaints and enforcement of state and local codes regarding public health nuisances, environmental lead risk assessments, retail food establishments, communicable disease, onsite sewage disposal systems, potable water systems, public recreational bathing facilities, body-art facilities, youth camp facilities, school immunization audits and pet shops/kennels. Candidates should have strong communication, writing and electronic field reporting skills. Freehold offers a competitive benefits package. 

Interested candidates please forward a cover letter of interest, resume and three references via mail or email to: 

Margaret Jahn, Health Officer 

Freehold Area Health Department 

1 Municipal Plaza Freehold, NJ 07728

mjahn@twp.freehold.nj.us

Added:10/19/2018

Full or Part-Time Housing Inspector and/or Public Health Investigator - Bloomfield, NJ

The Township of Bloomfield Department of Health & Human Services has an immediate opening for a full or part-time Housing Inspector and/or Public Health Investigator. The successful candidate will need to possess knowledge of and Ability to perform inspection work involved approved inspection methods involved in preventing and eliminating blight and restoring and/or eliminating subnormal housing accommodations, state and municipal housing codes and zoning ordinances. Qualifications: One (1) year of experience in building inspection, building repair, building maintenance, construction, construction inspection, NJ State Licensed Home Inspector or equivalent, REHS, and/or other work concerned with building structures and/or building repair. NOTE: Successful completion of a course in Principles of Housing Inspection may be substituted for six months of the work experience.

How to Apply: Send cover letter detailing experience and qualifications to: 

Email: Health@bloomfieldtwpnj.com 

Or Mail to: Bloomfield Twp. Department of Health and Human Services 

1 Municipal Plaza Room 

111 Bloomfield Twp. NJ 07003 

Alternatively, you may wish to respond to Michael Fitzpatrick, Health Officer either by email mfitzpatrick@bloomfieldtwpnj.com or telephone at (973) 713-9504 

Added: 10/19/2018

Full or Part-Time Public Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) - Bloomfield, NJ

The Township of Bloomfield Department of Health & Human Services has an immediate opening for a full or part-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations, under the supervision of staff management, involved in the enforcement of State and local environmental and health regulations including, but not limited to the State Sanitary Code for Retail Food Establishments, Public Recreational Bathing Code, State Housing Code, Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems, Department of Environmental Protection regulations; Epidemiological case investigation and monitoring; and lead-hazard risk assessments. Applicant must possess excellent communication skills. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred in Chemical, Biological, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, or Public Health with a concentration in environmental health or science. How to Apply: Send cover letter detailing experience and qualifications to: 

Email: Health@bloomfieldtwpnj.com 

Or Mail to: Bloomfield Twp. Department of Health and Human Services 

1 Municipal Plaza Room 

111 Bloomfield Twp. NJ 07003 

Alternatively, you may wish to respond to Michael Fitzpatrick, Health Officer either by email mfitzpatrick@bloomfieldtwpnj.com or telephone at (973) 713-9504 

Added: 10/19/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (2 Positions) - Jersey City, NJ

The Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Environmental Health is currently accepting resumes in order to fill two Registered Environmental Health Specialist positions. The starting salary for these two positions will be $47,000 per year. The work schedule will be 11:30 AM until 7:00 PM and each position will involve working a Saturday or Sunday each week. Interested parties should submit their resumes to: 

H. James Boor, Director of Environmental Health,

Happy@jcnj.org or via phone (201) 547-5285.

Added: 10/19/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist – (Per-Diem)

Closing Date: Open Until Position is filled

Job Type: Part-time (up to 20 hours per week; flexible evenings, weekends, or weekdays)

Location: South Brunswick Township Health Dept., Monmouth Junction, NJ

The South Brunswick Township Health Dept. has an opening for a part-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The applicant must hold a valid New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist license and a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Duties may include retail food inspections, recreational bathing inspections, youth camp inspections, complaint investigations. Applicant must be proficient with mentioned duties and two years’ experience is preferred.

Additional duties include preparing reports and utilizing various types of electronic information systems.

Complete an application online at:  http://www.sbtnj.net/employment

Contact for questions and to send in a resume:

Lester Jones, Health Officer

PO Box 190

Monmouth Junction, NJ  08852

732-329-4000 ext. 7237

Added: 10/05/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist OR REHS Trainee – 2 positions 

The Burlington County Health Department is seeking to hire 2 Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS) or REHS trainees (an individual who is eligible to sit for the REHS exam in November). One position will primarily support the Well and Septic program while providing backup to the Consumer Health Program. The other position is for the Consumer Health Program which consists of conducting inspections of retail food establishments, body art facilities, camps, recreational bathing and other regulatory inspections. Position will be 40 hours Monday-Friday with an on-call rotation of holidays and weekends as needed. Burlington County residency required within one year of employment. Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services is preferred but applicants that are scheduled to take the REHS exam in November are encouraged to apply. Licensed REHS position starts at $42,581 and REHS trainee starts at $37,851. Submit resumes to: Robin Sutton, RSutton@co.burlington.nj.us. 

Added: 9/27/2018

PART-TIME HEALTH DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT

The Township of Denville is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as Part-Time Health Department Assistant. This position shall be part-time at 20-25 hours per week.

SALARY: Minimum of $16.00/hr

GENERAL JOB DUTIES:

1. Professionally and courteously assist customers with all public health, environmental, vital statistics and animal licensing inquiries;

2. Efficiently and accurately process birth, marriage and death certificates and take incoming marriage applications;

3. Process and record animal license applications and renewals;

4. Assist with the timely collection and processing of Open Public Records Act (OPRA) requests;

5. Process all incoming mail which may include animal license applications, vital statistic requests and other Health-related licensing applications; and

6. Systematically maintains essential Health Department records including computer data bases and serves as administrative support for the Public Health Officer, Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health Nurse and Registrar of Vital Statistics.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and must be willing to attend and successfully complete NJ Registrar Certification Program;

2. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interact with the public and co-workers in a professional and courteous manner at all times; and

3. Ideal applicant shall be self-motivating, have the ability to pay close attention to detail and follow state statutes and Township ordinances as they relate to the Health Code.

Interested and qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application on or before Friday, October 19, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. to:

Mr. Steven Ward

Township of Administrator

Township of Denville

1 St. Mary's Place

Denville, NJ 07834

Employment applications may be obtained at the following web link:

http://www.denvillenj.org/docs/employment_contract.pdf

No telephone inquiries. The Township of Denville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified employees will be given full consideration.

Added: 9/27/2018

Public Health Graduate Nurse (PHN/GN) - Entry Level

The Bergen County Department of Health Services is has an immediate opening for an entry level Public Health Graduate Nurse (PHN/GN). Under close supervision, the successful candidate will provide professional nursing services on behalf of the public health agency in home, school, clinic, or health center settings. The successful candidate will focus on competency building and skill development in public health nursing in a structured environment. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited, to public school nursing -non-public school nursing - municipal assessments and oversight in: vision, hearing, school wellness status, facilitate agreements, scoliosis, immunizations, monitor CDRSS and follow up – communicable disease, senior citizens- health consultation /wellness, and immunizations compliance and follow-up of public schools. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units. Applicants must possess an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and have a valid registration as a professional nurse in the State of New Jersey. The applicant must hold a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey. One (1) year of nursing experience in a public health field or, nursing experience gained while working under the close supervision of a licensed Public Health Nurse is required. Competitive salary and benefits.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by emailing their resume to:

Noemi Dominquez, Director of Public Health Nursing

Bergen County Department of Health Services

Email: NDominquez@co.bergen.nj.us


Added: 9/15/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist 

County of Mercer, NJ

The County of Mercer, Department of Human Services is seeking to hire a licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). This position will primarily support the Well Program while providing backup to the Consumer Health Program.

Position will be 35 hours Monday-Friday with an on-call rotation of holidays and weekends as needed.

Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services is required. MCHS would consider a candidate for a trainee position who has qualified for the REHS licensing exam.

Licensed REHS Salary range $46,668 - $77,677

REHS Trainee Salary range $40,654 - $63,029

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations. 

Send resume with cover letter by September 14, 2018 to: 

Raissa Walker, Personnel Director

Mercer County Administration Building

640 South Broad Street

PO Box 8068

Trenton, NJ 08650-0068.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 9/11/18

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Bergen County Department of Health Services

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has five (5) immediate openings for full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialists. The successful candidates will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code in such areas as: retail food establishments; public recreational bathing; tanning facilities; youth camps; body art procedures; public health nuisances; communicable disease control, and kennels, pet shops, shelters and pounds. Applicants must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist license issued by the New Jersey Department of Health is required.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending their resume to:

Thomas Longo, Program Coordinator – Public Health Activities

220 East Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 201

Paramus, NJ 07652

Email: tlongo@co.bergen.nj.us

Phone: 201-634-2783

Added:9/10/2018

Part-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission

The Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission is seeking a part-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Qualified candidates include those individuals who have a valid NJ driver’s license and a valid NJ REHS license. Under the direction of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigation of complaints and enforcement of state and local codes regarding public health nuisances, environmental lead risk assessments, retail food establishments, communicable disease, onsite sewage disposal systems, potable water systems, public recreational bathing facilities, body-art facilities, youth camp facilities, and pet shops/kennels. Successful candidates must have strong communication and writing skills and be proficient at both written and electronic reporting methods. Experience as an REHS and Spanish speaking is preferred. 

To apply, please send resume with cover letter to: 

Kevin G. Sumner, Health Officer/Director by email to ksumner@middlebrookhealth.org or by fax to (732) 968-5331.

Added: 8/20/2018

Public Health Nurse (Temporary Full-Time)- Montclair, NJ

Description: The Public Health Nurse performs professional public health nursing duties in Montclair and contracting towns; performs work related to Montclair Lead Poisoning Prevention Program work as required. Arranges for provision of lead poisoning screening to young children in accordance with New Jersey regulations; Provides case management for children identified with elevated blood lead levels within prescribed time frames consistent with NJAC 8:51; Documentation of service provision in the Childhood Lead Information Database (LeadTrax). Prepares reports on activities, keeps records of cases and takes part in program planning; conducts outreach and education to promote lead poisoning prevention; assists families with referrals to agencies and/or physicians for medical follow up; initiates and maintains correspondence with physicians and referral sources as needed to ensure medical follow up and care is being properly administered; assists in management of grant reporting, evaluation and coordination of activities; attends professional conferences and lectures as related to lead poisoning prevention and reports to staff new and current trends; participates in trainings and assists department in becoming Medicaid Provider to seek reimbursement for case management and environmental intervention services. Responds to health questions by individuals and/or families during home visits, in clinics or schools, or while giving health demonstrations and lectures to community groups to educate the public on preventive health measures. Visits homes of individuals and/or families in the community in regard to lead poisoning prevention and gathers initial background information used to assess their health needs and problems to develop a health care plan. Interviews patients and/or families with children identified with elevated blood levels to evaluate health needs and coordinates with Registered Environmental Health Specialists to identify environmental hazards in the homes. Implements actions to prevent lead poisoning by instructing high-risk individuals or groups in the proper control measures. Conducts investigations when children are identified with elevated blood levels; visits homes of identified cases and interviews family to compile information on potential risk factors and exposure to potential environmental sources of lead. Maintains medical records and files. Performs related duties as required. Work is performed under general direction from the Director of Nursing who assigns duties and reviews performance for completeness, conformance to instructions and regulations.

Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree with at least one (1) year of public health nursing background preferred. Applicants must possess a current and valid registration as a Professional Nurse (RN) in the State of New Jersey. Candidate must have a valid New Jersey Driver’s License or equivalent mobility.

Salary: $32.43 per hour, temporary, full-time (35 hours per week)

Apply: Please apply online through the Employment/Human Resources section of the Township of Montclair website at: www.montclairnjusa.org

Closing Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Added:8/18/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Burlington County

The Burlington County Health Department is seeking to hire a licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). This position will primarily support the Well and Septic program while providing backup to the Consumer Health Program.

Position will be 40 hours Monday-Friday with an on-call rotation of holidays and weekends as needed. Burlington County residency required within one year of employment.

Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services required.

Submit resumes to: Robin Sutton, RSutton@co.burlington.nj.us

Added: 8/15/2018

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