Health Educator III

College of South Jersey
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 51688.
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Health Educator III

Job Category Staff & Executive Department NJMS-Medicine-Infectious Disease Overview

New Jersey's academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark's University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Health Educator (HE) III for the Department of Medicine within the New Jersey Medical School. The (HE) III is responsible for community engagement activities that involve recruitment, education, retention and support activities for clinical trials. Community engagement activities will stimulate public awareness and knowledge around clinical trials conducted by the department, promoting evidence based and sound health practices as well as local resources, and building/maintaining community and team-based partnerships.. Promotion of public awareness of infectious diseases that include but is not limited to HIV, STIs and COVID-19 as well as opioid use and substance use disorders will also be the responsibility of the HEIII.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Performs outreach to participants of NJMS Research With A Heart as needed and engages in providing appropriate referral services to participants. Maintains knowledge of referral sources in the Greater Newark area and updates team as appropriate.
  • Assists with the development and facilitation of community service projects, events, and other special projects.
  • Assists with development of social media education, posts, and campaigns in support of current studies and departmental goals.
  • Maintains client records confidential and in compliance with the standards set by local, institutional, and federal guidelines.
  • Assures that all protocol specific enrollment and retention targets are met; if targets are not being met, assesses in collaboration with research team to identify new approaches and strategies.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 20S Position Salary 51,688 Annual Minimum Salary 51688.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 61720.000 Annual Maximum Salary 73062.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description HPAE, Local 5094 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field; equivalent experience, education, and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with health education, marketing and social media content creation and management.
  • Experience with CANVA, Qualtrx, Redcap.
  • Working knowledge of Newark and the Greater Essex County Community.
  • NJDOH certified HIV counselor preferred or willingness to obtain within 1 year of hire.
  • Proficiency in Spanish/Portuguese is preferred.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to exert or lift up to 10 lbs.
  • Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 22ST2751

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS) City Newark State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

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