Administration/Administrative Services

Administrative Services supply the leadership and support for employees to accomplish their job duties. Services include personnel recordkeeping, benefit information, assurance that tools and vehicles are kept in good repair, and funds are available to accomplish the assigned tasks and objectives of the Department.

The Director provides leadership and vision for the Health Department, represents the Township in all matters concerning public health, and oversees the performance of all duties necessary to satisfy federal, state and local public health regulations. The Director answers to the Board of Health and acts as their Chief Executive Officer. The Administrative staff performs the many tasks that keep the Department running efficiently. These include such functions as; telephone and reception, accounting and budgeting, grant and contract administration, personnel, recordkeeping and public information dissemination, emergency disaster and evacuation planning, community interaction and inter-governmental relations, information technology, and program planning.

The Health Department is governed by the Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey, N.J.A.C 8:52 and the "10 Essential Public Health Services".

  1. Monitor health status to identify community health problems
  2. Diagnose and investigate health problems in the community
  3. Inform, educate and empower people regarding health issues
  4. Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
  5. Develop policies and plans which support individual and community health efforts
  6. Enforce the laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure health care when it is otherwise unavailable
  8. Ensure a competent local public health system and assure a competent personal health care workforce
  9. Evaluate the effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services
  10. Research for innovative solutions to health problems

For questions on Administrative Services please call the Health Department at 973.680.4024 or email us at health@bloomfieldtwpnj.com