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UCHC Staff Nurse Per Diem GSYCF

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Recruitment/Posting Title
UCHC Staff Nurse Per Diem GSYCF

Job Category
Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Nursing

Department
UCHC-Ph-GSYCF-Rn-.3 Positions

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, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a motivated Per Diem Staff Nurse at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, located in Yardville, NJ.

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.
  • Utilizes effective communication skills by demonstrating respect, concern and courtesy in all interpersonal relationships.
  • Uses current knowledge to promote a safe environment for providing health care to inmate-patients.
  • Attends appropriate in-services and continuing education offerings to obtain and maintain necessary skills.
  • Maintains required annual licensure and credentialing requirements for the nursing personnel of the health care unit and assumes responsibility for his/her continuing education and professional development and contributes to the professional growth of co-workers.

Position Status
Per Diem

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift

Work Arrangement

FLSA
Nonexempt

Grade
99H

Position Salary
$51.05/HR

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

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview.
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.



COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Rutgers University requires all new employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.



Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment
Staff - 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility
None

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing with a license to practice in the State of New Jersey.

Certifications/Licenses

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • CPR Certification.
  • Computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) or its equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a correctional setting preferred.

Equipment Utilized

Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Computer literacy, typing, ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Department of Corrections in shared office environments, ability to speak clearly and write proficiently is essential, extensive reading required, extended sitting is required, ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities, frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls, intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities, manual dexterity and mobility for charting, lifting of up to 50 pounds, hearing and sight are essential, ability to speak clearly is required, may be required to travel within the state, ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions.

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

Posting Details

Posting Number
22ST2308

Posting Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus
Off Campus

City

State

Location Details
Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, located in Yardville, NJ

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

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