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1/16/2014 - Program Specialist - Special Child Health Services


County of Cumberland

Cumberland County Health Department

309 Buck St., Millville, NJ 08332


January 16, 2014


Program Specialist, Special Child Health Services

(Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures)

Salary Range: $39,305 - $53,464


Open to:                      Open to residents of Cumberland County.

Duties:                        Under direction performs field and office work involved in obtaining services for handicapped and potentially handicapped children and their families, and 
organizes/maintains all current and background information regarding a child's handicap, potential treatment, referrals, and social ramifications of
disability; does other related duties as required.  *This position is grant- funded.  Position may be eliminated if grant funds become unavailable.


Requirements:           EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Nursing. A Master’s degree in Social 
Work or Nursing may be substituted for the educational requirement. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work preferred.  

LICENSE:  Appointees who possess a degree in Nursing must possess a valid registration as a Professional nurse in the state of New Jersey.


EXPERIENCE:  One (1) year of experience in providing social work Services, public health or nursing services in pediatrics working with handicapped or chronically ill  

Note:                          Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing to include drug screenings and criminal background checks.

 Applicants should submit letters of interest to Health Officer Megan Sheppard ( by January 24, 2014.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.