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Public Health Nurse - RN - Monmouth County Regional Health Commission # 1

Closing Date: November 11, 2017

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 will have an opening for a Public Health Nurse. The successful candidate will be responsible for public health nursing, conducting some communicable disease investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey Sanitary Code/essential public health services. Cross training in lead poisoning case management, Welligent/LeadTrax, Tuberculosis Directly Observed Therapy (DOT), and immunization clinics. Applicant must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. Subject to background check. Salary: $55,000 - $70,000, commensurate with experience. Start date: December 1, 2017.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.
  • 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.

NOTE: Nursing experience gained in a public health field may include experience with an internship, volunteer work, community service, Visiting Nurse Association, hospital or other community-based public health partner agency or organization that provides direct services to the population or, that contracts such services to local health departments.

  • Must possess a valid license as a registered professional nurse in the state of New Jersey.
  • The successful candidate will be required to possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English.
  • Ability to interact with patients in a caring and professional manner.
  • Ability to understand medical terminology.
  • Ability to cope with interruptions and multiple tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak Spanish.
  • Working knowledge of the NJ Communicable Disease Reporting and Surveillance System (CDRSS) and New Jersey Immunization Information System (NJIIS) preferred and will be required upon hire.
  • Background in communicable disease, laboratory science, or infection control.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added:10/15/2017

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Bergen County Department of Health Services

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has three (3) 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. Two (2) years of experience as a REHS at either a local, county, or state health department is preferred but not required. Preferred Additional Qualifications: In-depth working knowledge of on-site wastewater disposal systems (septic systems) and lead inspector/risk assessor license. 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: 10/5/2017

Communicable Disease Case Investigator (MCRHC/MPHC)

Closing Date: October 19, 2017

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1/Monmouth Public Health Consortium will have an opening for a Communicable Disease Case Investigator. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting communicable disease investigations, tracking, reporting and maintaining records of communicable diseases occurring in 24 towns covered by four local health departments in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey Sanitary Code. Subject to background check, applicant must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems including, but not limited to computer, facsimile, email and MS Office. An understanding of medical terminology, working knowledge of the NJ Communicable Disease Reporting and Surveillance System (CDRSS), background experience in communicable disease, laboratory science and/or infection control desired. Ability to interact with patients in a caring and professional manner is a must. High school diploma required. Associate’s degree or higher with NJ Registered Nurse License is preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English helpful. Salary: $32,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience. Start date is December 1, 2017.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added:9/20/2017

LINCS Coordinator - PT

$27.50 an hour ~ 19 Hours a week 

Responsibilities: Position is responsible for the electronic dissemination of health alerts from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) to local health agencies and public health partners. In addition, this position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Somerset County CHAIN (Community Health Alert Information Network) which identifies medical service providers, emergency response partners, pharmacies, schools, home health agencies, police and fire departments, and any other entity that would be needed in response to a natural or man-made disaster. The Local Information Network and Communication System (LINCS) Coordinator participates in monthly meetings of the NJDOH and coordinates communications activities, trainings and exercises with similar positions in neighboring counties. The position also requires the ability to work closely with the Public Health Emergency Response Team in both an administrative and operational capacity, and any other duties as assigned. This position is funded by a Federal pass through grant in response to the national directives for homeland security. This position is essential in public health emergencies and the employee may be called in after-hours in case of an emergency.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in health education, community health, public health nursing, epidemiology, public health administration, public relations or a related field. Two (2) years of professional experience in public health. Ability to analyze and interpret County policies, and to work harmoniously with all departments, associates, subordinates, and others. Ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet and data base computer applications, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Ability to monitor and update a website to assure it stays online, functions appropriately and assures new media users a rich online experience. Ability to learn and utilize information systems related to the duties of the position. Mustpossess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

Preferred: Thorough knowledge of Somerset County policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of regulations, procedures, and responsibilities of the NJ LINCS Program; experience in the preparation of and delivery of media messages regarding public health concerns; demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Federal, State and Local Officials, county employees, public health professionals, hospital administrators, media personnel, and the general public.

To apply click here: https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/finance-and-administrative-services/human-resources

Added: 9/18/2017

Public Health Inspector

Salary $37,120 $46,400 (40 Hours)

Responsibilities: Position will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the inspection, investigation and enforcement provisions of the NJ County Environmental Health Act (CEHA) as they pertain to the approved Somerset County CEHA Work Plan. This includes but is not limited to: performing regulated facility inspections, compliance investigations and enforcement hearings for the NJDEP’s Solid Waste, Recycling, Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Safe Drinking Water, and Noise Control programs. At the direction of the Environmental Health Coordinator, and/or Sr. Registered Environmental Health Specialist, the incumbent may also conduct inspections and investigations of general environmental and/or public health nuisances and may supervise County personnel, as well as outside subcontractor agencies, in the performance of duties consistent with the CEHA Program and other related duties as required. In anticipation of expanded responsibilities, this position will require the ability of the incumbent to commit to and obtain a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) license issued by the NJ Department of Health within 12 months upon hire, to ensure compliance with N.J.A.C. Title 8. This position reports to the Environmental Health Coordinator.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental science, or other physical, chemical or biological sciences, or public health. Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years of similar work experience may be substituted for baccalaureate degree. Ability to ability to analyze, develop, and interpret County policies, and to work harmoniously with all departments, associates, subordinates, and others having an interest in County government. Ability to take a leading role by providing needed advice and assistance. Ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. Must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

To apply click here: https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/finance-and-administrative-services/human-resources

Added: 9/18/2017

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Monmouth County Regional Health Commission

Closing Date: October 16, 2017 

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 will have an opening for a Registered Environmental Health Specialist 1 (REHS-1).  Possession of a valid Registered Health Specialist License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health is required.  The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey 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; childhood lead poisonings; rabies control follow-up; rabies specimen transport to the State Lab.  Subject to background check, applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office.  In-depth working knowledge of on-site wastewater disposal systems, lead inspector/risk assessor and air/odor certifications are preferred.  Experience and the ability to speak Spanish/English are desirable. Salary: $45,000 - $55,000. Start date is December 1, 2017.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added: 8/30/2017

REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST – WASHINGTON TWP, MORRIS COUNTY 

Applicants must hold a valid New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist license and a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Duties include retail food inspections, recreational bathing inspections, youth camp inspections, complaint investigations. Applicant must be proficient with mentioned duties. Risk based food training and HACCP knowledge a plus. Additional duties include preparing reports containing findings and recommendations. PT 12-18 hrs/wk during normal business hours; Rate commensurate w/ exp. 

Send application (available at wtmorris.org), resume to acoppola@wtmorris.net or fax 908-876-5138. 

The Township of Washington will continue to accept applications if the position is not filled. EOE.

Added: 8/30/2017

STD/ TB Division Director - New Jersey Department of Health

This position directs all activities of the reorganized STD Program, which recently expanded to include not only all aspects of statewide STD servics, including prevention, care and surveilland, but also newly integrated HIV Partner Serices. Initiates, develops, implements, reviews and provides interpretation of program policies and procedures and ensures compliance. Prepares the federal grant applications, STD/HIV research projects and budgets. Directs and provides guidance in regard to activities between the STD program and local public health departments and state and federal agencies. Provides oversight of the medication program, laboratory services, program evaluation, special projects and monitoring of health service grants. State subject matter expert on best practices for STD prevention, intervention, eliminiation and care methods and STD/HIV partner services. Directs the activities of a newly formed intergrated HIV and STD partner services program within the STD Program by ensuring that STD and HIV are fully integrated into patient education and partner referral for all treatment and care, and assumes direction over additional staff to perform these functions. Directs the operation of employees of the STD Program with responsibility for hiring, firing, promoting, disciplining and employee performance reviews. Prepares STD program reports and studies to include findings, conclusions and recommendations to the Office of the Assistant Commissioner and other requesting agencies. Plans and supervises the collection of data for the preparation of state and federal STD budget requests. Makes critical decisions concerning STD expenditures in accordance with budget allocations for each fiscal year. Represents the Department of Health related to STD. Develops training programs with the support of other state and federal agencies as it relates to STDs. Educates the public on the importance of STD prevention and treatment. REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSES)

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is expected. An advanced degree in management, administration, or other areas related to the particular position would be helpful. Five (5) years of supervisory/managerial experience and a variety of management experiences and organizational responsibilities would be helpful. Successful completion of the Certified Public Managers (CPM) Program will be a factor in selection. Participating in any portion of the CPM program or related programs would be helpful. Evidence of major professional accomplishments is required, as is demonstrated ability in communication and leadership skills. Demonstrated managerial skills, including such factors as inter-personal skills, decision-making, problem analysis and creative thinking, administrative judgment, delegation, managerial, or financial control, interdepartmental cooperation/liaison, development of subordinates and organizational awareness are required.

Click Here for application instructions and more information.

Added: 8/21/2017

Animal Control Officer /Environmental Health Inspector - Princeton, NJ

Under direction of the Health Officer, handles and captures wild and stray domesticated animals and birds.  The position will be responsible for the enforcement of the municipality’s rabies control program. The position will also be responsible for environmental health compliance and enforcement activities for a local health department which includes field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code in areas such as: retail food establishments, public recreational bathing, tanning facilities, youth camps; body art procedures, public health nuisances, communicable disease control, kennels, pet shops, shelters and pounds.  Applicant not currently holding Animal Control Officer Certification will be required to attend and successfully complete Animal Control Officer Certification Training within 3 months of hired date. Applicant 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 the Municipality.

Requirements: State of NJ Animal Control Officer Certification or proof of registration in upcoming certification course must be provided.  State of NJ Registered Environmental Health Specialist License DESIRED.  Excellent written & oral communication skills and proficient PC skills. Must satisfy employer paid physical, drug screen and criminal background check. NJ residency required by State Statute. R.S.52:14-7.

Submit application, cover letter of intent and resume AS ATTACHMENTS to: humanresources@princetonnj.gov

Application available online at http://www.princetonnj.gov/employment.html                                    

EOE - M/F/V/H

Added: 8/03/2017

Part-Time Temporary Public Health Nurse Supervisor/ Advanced Practice Nurse, APN

Northern NJ Health Dept. serving local communities (Morris, Essex and Union Counties) has an immediate opening for the position of a Part-Time Temporary Public Health Nurse Supervisor/ Advanced Practice Nurse, APN. The successful candidate must have a minimum knowledge/experience/training in one or more of the following Systems / Programs:  CDRSS, Lead Trax, VFC(A), School Immunization Audits, Flu vaccination program, Chronic Disease programs and Clinics along with Health Education components /follow up.

Qualifications:  RN State of NJ with BSN Currently Licensed, Preferred Master Degree or APN- MSN or DNP with a minimum of 2 years of supervisory/leadership experience in a Health Department or equivalent Education and training.

14-21 hours per week                            

Competitive Salary with Experience and Education

Please respond via email to 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 e-mail  mfitzpatrick@bloomfieldtwpnj.com or telephone at  (973) 713-9504

Added: 8/03/2017

Part-time Public Health Nurses

Regional Health Dept. serving multiple local communities (Morris, Essex and Union Counties) has an immediate opening for the position(s) for part time Public Health Nurses (:  21-25 hours per week). The successful candidate(s) must have a minimum basic knowledge/experience/training in one or more of the following Systems / Programs:  CDRSS, Lead Trax, VFC(A), School Immunization Audits, Flu vaccination program, Chronic Disease programs and Clinics along with Health Education components /follow up.

Qualifications:  RN State of NJ with BSN or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree- Currently Licensed with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a Health Department or equivalent Education and   training

Please respond via email to  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 e-mail  mfitzpatrick@bloomfieldtwpnj.com or telephone at  (973) 713-9504

Added: 8/03/2017

Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health- Sussex County

The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health has two (2) full time, 40 hour/week positions available.

LICENCE: Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services required; Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the positon.

JOB DUTIES: Under direction, performs sanitary inspection and environmental health work involving in the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws and rules within the concerned jurisdiction; conducts inspections, investigations, and educational outreach activities; performs other related duties as required and/or necessary.

Please mail resume to: 

The County of Sussex

Office of Employee Services

One Spring Street

Newton, NJ 07860 

or Fax: (973)579-0355; 

EOE

Added:  8/03/2017

Part-Time Registered Environmental Health Specialist – RINGWOOD BOROUGH, Passaic County

Ringwood Health Department is seeking a candidate for a part-time position of 20 hours per week. Applicant must hold a New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist license and a valid driver’s license. Responsibilities include, under direction, performing sanitary inspections and environmental health work involving the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws and rules within the Borough; conducting inspections, investigations and educational outreach activities; performing other related duties as required and/or necessary. Applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills. Salary negotiable based on experience. 

Send resume, references, salary history and requirements to: 

Scott Heck, Borough Manager

60 Margaret King Ave.

Ringwood, NJ 07456 or 

e-mail to sheck@ringwoodnj.net 

Close Date: July 23, 2017

The subject of the e-mail should read PT Environmental Health Specialist-Health Department. 

Ringwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Added:7/11/2017

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Randolph Township Health Department.

Posting Date/Closing Date:  June 28, 2017/ July 28, 11, 2017

Salary: $40,000

Job Type: Full time

Location: Randolph Township Health Department, Randolph, NJ

Randolph Township is a local health provider municipality seeking a self-motivated individual to perform sanitary inspections and environmental health work including but not limited to, the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, housing, property maintenance and public health laws and rules with the township and it’s recipient communities; conducts inspections, investigations and; performs other duties as required.

Possession of an active Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services and a valid New Jersey driver’s license required. State housing inspectors and lead inspector risk assessors licenses are conditions of employment and must be obtained within one year of appointment. Minimum 1 year local health agency experience. Previous experience in other disciplines may be considered.

Forward resume and salary requirements to:

Mark Caputo, Health Officer,

Randolph Township, 502 Millbrook Avenue,

Randolph, NJ 07869 or mcaputo@randolphnj.org

Added:6/27/2017

Registered Environmental Health Specialist City of Elizabeth, Union County

Applicants must hold a New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist license and a valid driver’s license. Responsibilities include conducting retail food inspections, lead paint investigations, recreational bathing inspections, investigating public health nuisance complaints and ability to provide assistance to Health Officer in daily office functions. Applicant must have excellent communication & costumer service skills. Must be dependable, self-motivated and a team player. Preference will be given to residents of the City of Elizabeth

Submit resume & cover letter to: 

City of Elizabeth Department of Health and Human Services

City Hall 50 Winfield Scott Plaza

Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Attention: Mark S. Colicchio, Health Officer

mcolicchio@elizabethnj.org

Added:6/27/2017

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