|Job Specification 05632
COORDINATOR, COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES
Under direction, develops, organizes, coordinates, directs,
supervises, plans, administers, and monitors several community
oriented health programs and services provided to participating
municipalities by a county health agency on a contractual basis;
does related work as required.
NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job
specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may
not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Meets with local officials, community groups, and health
officials to assess community health needs and provides technical
Plans, develops, and administers various community health
programs and the delivery systems to be utilized.
Supervises subordinate staff.
Maintains active liaison with state and local government agencies
and organizations to discuss health and health related programs
and qualifying conditions for participation in
Is responsible for the administration and supervision of several
community oriented health programs and services such as health
education, communicable disease prevention and control,
immunization, and so forth.
Develops program policies and procedures.
Coordinates program activities internally within the agency
and/or with state, county, and municipal government agencies,
community groups, and so forth.
Monitors program activities to ensure that implementation and
prescribed activities are carried out in accord with the
specified objectives and/or contracted agreements.
Interprets funding guidelines and ensures compliance.
Participates in the selection, training, and evaluation of staff.
Takes affirmative action on complaints, requests, or internal
Effectuates quality control activities entailing the monitoring
and evaluation of the programs for efficiency and effectiveness.
Supervises the establishment and maintenance of essential records
Directs and supervises the providing of certain community health
services to participating municipalities to ensure conformance
with the regulations for minimum standards of performance for
local municipalities promulgated by the New Jersey Department of
Health and Senior Services.
Delegates and assigns specific duties and functions to staff
prioritizing such functions as required by community needs,
available manpower, equipment, and resources.
Schedules and allocates human resources and equipment resources
to various community health activities.
Supervises assigned employees in the performance of their duties
Prepares the unit's annual budget.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used
by the agency, office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Master's degree in Health Care Administration, Health Services
Administration, Public Health or Hospital Administration, Health
Sciences, Public Administration, Business Administration, Human
Services Administration, or Environmental Sciences.
Five (5) years of experience in public health administration
involving the planning, organizing, and coordinating of health
care services to individuals or the community, two (2) of which
shall have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
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 position.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local public health laws, rules,
regulations, ordinances, policies, standards, procedures, and
their application to specific situations.
Knowledge of the provisions of the local and state sanitary code
and their proper application.
Knowledge of techniques used in public health administration.
Knowledge of records required in a public health program.
Ability to organize assigned public health work, analyze public
health programs, and develop effective work methods.
Ability to analyze and interpret basic public health laws,
regulations, rules, and procedures, and apply them to specific
Ability to make epidemiological investigations of contagious
diseases and to take the proper control action.
Ability to make effective use of modern preventive disease
Ability to work harmoniously with citizens, physicians, and
others on community health matters.
Ability to give appropriate assignments and instructions to
technical health and other staff and supervise the performance of
Ability to make effective use of available funds, personnel,
equipment, materials, supplies, and space.
Ability to conduct presentations before health professional and
nonhealth professionals, community groups, and the general public
concerning problems and programs in public health.
Ability to draft correspondence.
Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative
statistical and other reports containing findings, conclusions,
Ability to work harmoniously with associates and the general
Ability to supervise the establishment and maintenance of
essential records and files.
Ability to analyze, comprehend, interpret, and apply the theory,
principles, practices, and techniques of community health.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If
the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the
employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
CODES: LG-05632 CAH/hw 1/16/97
This job specification is for local government use only.