Public Health Consultant 1, Nursing

Trenton, New Jersey
$75,243.18 - $107,223.96
Feb 11, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Public Health
Contract Type

The Department of Health received a Civil Service Commission decision on August 26,2020 approving interim appointments for Unclassified Service positions within the Department of Health for an interim Public Health Recovery Division, Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity     

Enhancing Detection. This interim division is currently established and is expected to remain operational until November 30, 2022.

Public Health Consultant 1, Nursing



R28 $75,243.18 - $107,223.96

Posting Number


Position Number


Number of Positions


Posting Period *

From: 12/23/2020 To: 03/30/2021


Division of Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health C

Communicable Disease Service

     135 E. State Street, 2nd Floor

      Trenton, NJ 08625

Scope of Eligibility/Open to:

Applicants who Meet the Requirements


Under direction of the Communicable Disease Service, plans, initiates, ensures implementation of and evaluates COVID- 19 nursing related program activities; supervises the performance of Public Health Consultant 2 or other personnel.

Plans, develops, coordinates, and evaluates the consultative, supervisory and other nursing services essential to implementing COVID-19 program objectives. Serves as senior technical consultant to other nursing and public health professionals concerning nursing-related program activities to prevent and respond to COVID-19 transmission; may include work with healthcare settings, long-term care facilities, schools, daycare, camps, and other congregate settings. Provides consultation and participates in design and implementation of research activities with nursing and public health implications related to COVID-19 transmission. Facilitates and initiates interdisciplinary collaboration among various programs, agencies, and departments engaged in health and educational activities to prevent and control COVID-19. Assumes responsibilities for interpretation and education concerning the nursing knowledge base essential for maintaining standards of nursing practice. Prepares clear, sound, accurate, and informative statistical and other reports and correspondence containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations for COVID-19 and other infectious



EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing supplemented by a Master’s degree in nursing specialty or other related field.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of nursing experience in public health and/or hospital nursing, two (2) years of which shall have included teaching, administration, and/or consultation, one (1) year of which shall have been supervisory in nature.


If interested in this position, you can reply in one of two ways:

·  Forward the required documents electronically to:

[email protected]

·  Mail the required documents to:

Steven Bors, Executive Assistant 4

Epid., Environmental and Occupational Health

Reference Posting #E311-20

New Jersey Department of Health

PO Box 369

             Trenton, NJ 08625-0369

Required documents:

·         Cover letter

·         Resume

·         Completed application, found at:

*Responses received after the closing date MAY be considered if the position is not filled.

Ø Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting.

Ø If you are a candidate for a position in our Public Health and Environmental Laboratories, you may be subject to pre- and /or post-employment alcohol and drug testing.

Ø If you are a candidate for a position that involves direct client care in one of the State facilities/programs, you may be subject to pre- and/or post-employment drug testing/screening. The cost of any pre-employment testing will be at the candidate’s expense. Candidates with a positive drug test result, or those who refuse to be tested and/or cooperate with the testing requirement, will not be hired.

Ø In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Ø In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, the "New Jersey First Act", all employees must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under the law. If you do not live in New Jersey, you have one year after you begin employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey.

Ø The New Jersey Department of Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ø RESUME NOTE: Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.

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