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Company Name :
Rutgers University
Company Location :
Newark, NJ 07102
Job Position :
Public Health Representative III
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Job Description :
Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title

Public Health Representative III

Job Category

Staff & Executive – Medical (Clinical) – Infectious Diseases/Geographic Medicine


NJMS-Medicine-Infectious Disease


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 Public Health Representative III (PHR III) for the Department of Medicine – Division of Infectious Diseases, within the New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Program Manager, the PHR III will administer HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral Services in various settings on the Newark campus. The PHR III will also actively participate in community engagement as it relates to HIV Testing and prevention services.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Promotes goals and objectives, internally and externally for HIV and Hepatitis C Counseling, Testing and Referral Services (CTRS) for the Rutgers Newark campus and Essex County.
Follow guidelines and procedures set forth by the New Jersey State Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHHS) around HIV and Hepatitis C CTRS.
Conducts quality controls daily and weekly (e.g. room temperature, freezer temperature, run controls, run performances, in-house and RWJ testing logs).
Performs HIV and Hepatitis C testing, counseling and referral services in various settings on the Newark campus and in the community.
Engages and links newly identified HIV-infected patients into care and treatment as per Standing Operating Procedure (SOP).
Provides referrals to Partner Notification Assistance Program as necessary as per SOP.

Position Status

Full Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift





Position Salary


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Union Description

HPAE, Local 5094

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

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Under Policy 60.1.35, 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. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment

Staff – 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility



Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
One (1) year of experience in the development and/or operations of community programs.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the educational requirements.


Must be certified in phlebotomy.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Computer literacy with competence in Microsoft Office components.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills; detail oriented; able to function independently and work flexible hours; friendly, outgoing, sociable; open-minded & non-judgmental; caring, empathic, compassionate; committed, dedicated, persistent; creative & resourceful.

Preferred Qualifications

NJDOH HIV counselor certification.
Knowledge of Newark community.
Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDOHHS) training and certification preferred and/or obtained/recertified within 90 days of date of hire.

Equipment Utilized

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Extensive reading, extended sitting, ability to move from unit to unit across the Newark campus.
Position requires lifting up to 10 lbs.; on occasion more based upon patient demands.

Special Conditions

Day and night shift, weekends and holidays.

Posting Details

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus

Newark (RBHS)





Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

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

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

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