Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST1357
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Health Educator II for the Department of Psychiatry for the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under direction of the Principal Investigator, trains professionals and the public on recognizing opiate overdose, rescue breathing, and naloxone (i.e., opiate overdose medication) administration. Distributes naloxone kits to professionals and the public to prevent opiate overdoses in New Jersey.
Develops and conducts face-to-face trainings, webinars and on-line trainings.
Participates in training and other project evaluations.
Contributes to the development of distribution plan and distributes naloxone kits to professionals and the public.
Seeks and responds to training and naloxone distribution opportunities and target communities.
Travels to various agencies, organizations, and communities (e.g., criminal justice, drug treatment, healthcare, syringe access, community center settings) throughout NJ; most travel will be in Central and Southern New Jersey.
Attends and participates in key state and regional meetings regarding coordination of opiate prevention and treatment efforts in New Jersey.
Completes required documentation and reports.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick
Experience in full-time counseling, health care, or training experience preferred. Computer skills preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Flexibility with work assignments required.
Department: RWJ-Div. Of Addiction Psychiatry
Valid Driver's license required. Must have own car. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
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