UCHC Staff Nurse Per Diem NSP

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
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Position Details


Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Staff Nurse Per Diem NSP
Job Category Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Nursing
Department UCHC-Ph-NSP-Rn-.3Positions
Overview

University Correctional Health Care (UCHC), operating within Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is dedicated to excellence in providing physical, mental health, dental and sex offender treatment services to those involved in the criminal and juvenile justice systems in New Jersey. UCHC operates with a total budget of $150 million and approximately 1,100 staff serving roughly 20,500 inmates in twelve adult correctional facilities, 400 residents in fourteen JJC locations, and 1,000 individuals in ten state parole board offices.

We are committed to being a leader in the delivery of effective, compassionate and accessible care informed by research within correctional environments.

We Care. We Teach. We Heal. We Improve.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Posting Summary

Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Per Diem Staff Nurse for the Northern State Prison, located in Newark, New Jersey.

The Staff Nurse utilizes the nursing process to meet a variety of health care needs with ambulatory care as a primary focus. Works with a variety of health care professionals and security officers in a correctional environment. Frequently functions guided by nursing protocols. Functions as a team leader as assigned. Demonstrates competency in assessment and identification of the physical health of adults (18 to 64 years), and geriatrics (65+) all population groups and their personal strengths. Identifies inmate-centered goals and nursing objectives and implements prescribed interventions and solutions for the identified problems.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Provides direct and indirect nursing care to meet physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the inmate patient including adults (18 to 64 years), and geriatrics (65+) and their family within the framework established by the correctional system.
  • Participates in problem-solving activities of the health care team by attending unit meetings, utilizing positive interpersonal skills and appropriate channels to initiate change.
  • Functions as a role model for other health care unit personnel and maintains harmonious relationships with security, inmate-patients and members of the health care team.
  • Attends appropriate in-services and continuing education offerings to obtain and maintain necessary skills.
  • Participates in offering education to inmates, security officers and other members of the health care team.
Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $49
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 1.00
Union Description HPAE, Local 5089
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing with a license to practice in the State of New Jersey.
Certifications/Licenses
  • CPR Certification.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Computer literacy.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a correctional setting.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

As a first responder must have the physical capacity to perform CPR for at least 10 minutes. Physically able to lift and carry upstairs an emergency treatment bag that can weigh up to 45 pounds and assist in lifting and rotating patients who are unable to ambulate (up to 50 pounds).

Special Conditions

Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.


Posting Number 21ST1592
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details

Northern State Prison, located in Newark, NJ





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