Saint Peter's Healthcare System
  • New Brunswick, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

The Community Health Specialist is responsible for Operating Mobile Health Unit according to operator's manual specifications and safety measures. Provides for security when operating the unit at health screening and/or community health fair. Inventories equipment and supplies; maintains testing equipment. Assists with recordkeeping, documentation and in health screening activities as assigned per competency and protocol.

This includes:

  • Assists clients in to and out of the mobile health unit, includes ambulatory
    and wheelchair access
  • Assists clients with registration
  • Performs and accurately records BP, pulse, respiration and temperature
  • Troubleshoots issues and assures medical equipment is serviced and
    maintained, sending equipment out for repair when necessary
  • Act as lead in all medical testing equipment for the department;
    maintaining familiarity with all troubleshooting of department medical
    equipment
  • Maintains contact with laboratory quality management, to assure all
    medical equipment is up to date
  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications and computer skills

Requirements:

  • Minimum HS Diploma or equivalent, Associates Degree preferred
  • Health/Social Services experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focus on customer service.
  • Valid NJ driver's license.
  • Case management experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Knowledge of cultural and lifestyle diversity issues with ability to network with a specific population.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team; Strong organizational, case management and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have reliable source of transportation.
  • Bilingual preferred.

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